Speculations on Consciousness: A Quantum, Cosmic, Spiritual Phenomenon – Part 2

January 12th, 2018

The natural and the spiritual appear to be two different, but intersecting planes of existence. The nature of this intersection is a mystery – but perhaps an answer lies in the phenomenon that David Chalmers famously labeled the “hard problem of consciousness.” This post, the second of two (see Part 1), follows PJ Buehler and George Gantz into the curious world of consciousness theory.

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My Big TOE – a Personal Lens to Knowledge Acquisition

March 3rd, 2016

My nephew Cody and his wife Natalie began a food blog called the Gantzery about a year ago focused on healthy and nutritious recipes, but with a strong personal flavor. It often contains interesting philosophical remarks. This week, these remarks asked about one’s “personal lens” in how we approach the world in the search for knowledge and understanding, and it inspired some deep personal reflection.  What is my lens? My Big TOE!

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