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From Neuroscience to Neuro-Consciousness. Towards an Integrated Science. Second of Two Essays on Neuroscience

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Essay 1. How Much Does Neuroscience Rely Upon Inference? (see next blog)

Headings

  • Consciousness and its Content
  • Shortcomings of Looking into the Brain
  • Pleasure and Pain
  • Mind the Gap
  • No Getting Away from Consciousness
  • The Consequences of Exclusion
  • The Buddha and Science. Never the Twain Shall Meet
  • Intelligence and the Brain
  • A Perverse Duality
  • Meditation on the Infinite.

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How Much Does Neuroscience Rely Upon Inference? First of Two Essays on Neuroscience

5000 words

(Essay 2. From Neuroscience to Neuro-Consciousness. See next blog)

Headings for Essay 1.

  • Movements in the Brain
  • A Clean Start to Life?
  • Are We Like a Computer?
  • The God Gene
  • The Brain and Love
  • Tracing Neural Activity
  • The Offshoots of Neuroscience
  • Determinism or Freewill
  • Consequences of Flaws in Science

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Four Human Aspects to Address the Climate Emergency. A Talk given in Australia on 30 November, 2019 while the fire storms raged

Public Talk in the Workers Club, Lismore, NSW, Australia on 30 November 2019.

Talk given to workers, local residents, community members, meditators, activists,  firefighters, Extinction Rebellion supporters and more. The following consists of a transcription of the talk, edited and adapted. Continue reading 



From the Sickness of Economic Growth to Eco-nomics

Capitalism, Economic Growth and Consumerism Belong Together like Wood and Trees.

The agents of capitalism refused to consider the Earth as its only capital. Science, religion, education, work, travel and social life function as means to make profit. Continue reading 



Slow Suicide of Life on Earth. The Climate Emergency. 25 of the Areas for Technical/Legal Solutions

The knowledge, expertise and materials have developed to enable the end of the climate emergency.  Sadly, there is not the political/corporate will, which resists tackling the emergency.

Economic growth, profit and consumer demand take priority over life on the Earth. Continue reading 




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