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Category: HUMANKIND

What is Consciousness?

“Our perception of the world around us, and ourselves within it, are ‘controlled hallucinations’ that the brain uses to help keep itself alive” By:  Anil Seth, Professor of Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience at the University of Sussex, UK. I am so interested in the research of consciousness. I wonder every day about what it is. Here is an article and a TED talk by Anil Seth that is fascinating and at the same time, uplifting. article and ted talk

Change

What does change mean? Do we ever change? What is it that changes, if anything? Looking deeply into the concept of change, what is it? A leaf changes from bud, to spring green, to summer green, to autumn rust, to shriveled up. It goes through change but in reality, it is still a leaf. Buddhism talks about impermanence as a fact of life and therefore, everything changes constantly. Like the leaf. And our challenge is to yield to that. I’d like to think that I can implement change. Change that I think… Read more Change