May 182014

Question by Golden Brown: Does conciousness begin inside the mind or at the extremities of the senses?
Is the signal sent from my eyes to my brain where consciousness begins, or does consciousness only begin once that signal is received?

Something of a philosophical question, this.

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Answer by r
Well, everything is conciousness :P so the conciousness is there when its sent , being sent , or received. Everything is made of atoms, so small that Quantum Physics say its similar to a thought. And as we know, a thought is our concioussnes in our mind.

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Feb 152014

Question by Mister: Am I just the body or the mind?
Am I the body? Am I the mind? Who am I?
AND WHY? Please explain your answers.
To Joseph Rose Carpender. So I am not the body or the mind since those things are a manifestation of the Universe?

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Answer by BCwoman
You are both and more. You are also a spiritual body you have a psychological body you have an energetic body you have mental and emotional body. This is what holistic means it’s everything. This is a ridiculously simple answer but it is so very complex. You are more than a mind and you are more than a body.

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Jan 212014

Question by David L: Psychology; is religion a disease of the mind?
I’m an undergraduate in Pyschology. Religion and the human brain has always intrigue me. What does religion play in the development of personality and character?
When some believers had some mystic “fly out of the body” or ” getting high” experience, is there any scientific evidence to show this. Is it some neuro-disorder or mental instability?

From my weekly observation of charismatic christians, they seemed to be in a state of euphoria with the loud/rock music. The music gets ever louder, and it seems that more rock, more of that “opmh” in the music is needed to drive them; sounds like a building of tolerance to stimulants, with a vague similarity to people taking drugs.

And religious fanaticism; i compared it to alocholism. We know that alocholism is an abuse of alcohol. Religious fanaticism is basically an abuse of religion, to justify one’s actions and criminal behaviour with God’s or a higher being’s acceptance.

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Answer by Osiris
What an earth are you talking about…i think you need to see a shrink maybe.

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Jan 082014

Question by The Godfather: What’s the different between mind, consciousness, awareness, cognition?
When philosophers and scientist talk about mental stuff, what’s the difference between mind, consciousness, awareness, and cognition?

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Answer by love dolly
awareness” is also used to describe the kind of “knowing” that comes from the use of the thinking mind when trying to solve problems or figure out what’s going on…such as “I am now aware that when I say these words in this way, many people in this group may be offended by how I have expressed myself.” In that sense, “awareness” is “coming to an understanding” of something that isn’t stated outright, OR that you cannot understand because of the limits of your perceptual abilities, due to your prejudices, blind spots, lack of knowledge and information, the miscommunication of others, etc. But it’s directly related to the world of the 5 senses and is a product of our mental processes…thinking.

•Mind is the aspect of intellect and consciousness experienced as combinations of thought, perception, memory, emotion, will, and imagination, including all unconscious cognitive processes.

Conscious: a quality of the mental life of the ego. The ego uses consciousness to manage reality, which includes allowing pleasurable id gratifications that don’t collide with everyday demands or provoke the “thou shalt not”s of the superego.
Counter-transference: the therapist’s transference projections–in other words, enactment of old conflicts from the family of origin–onto the patient. Example: when “Anna O” (Bertha Pappenheim) fell in love with Freud’s partner Josef Breuer, he fled because the situation aroused intolerable emotions in him. (For an example of Freud’s countertransference, see his Dora paper.) The meaning of countertransference has broadened since Freud’s time to include all the therapist’s reactions toward the patient.

cognitive- a term that describes the process people use for remembering, reasoning, understanding, and using judgment

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Nov 032013

Question by freeorbit2000: Is it possible that consciousness or “mind” is a missing force in energy/space/mass equations?
From what I understand, we do not totally understand consciousness. The body has physical mass, mind?where? Could a new formula taking into consideration, (could a someone that understand physics equations..) consciousness, for example what if Einstein´s equations, where things like mass was replaced with consciousness, where consciousness is not fully understood. could this not answer some questions, like light speed, string theory, black energy, time travel.
Imagine that maybe consciousness is a consistant force, variations are just individually preceived. Again I believe one would have to suspend some laws/beliefs to properly address question. Consciousness could be x, but taking into consideration a universal idea of it. As some people have gone off the deep end with “intelligent design ideas” other ideas of order in the universe. I am not trying to work God into the equaition, I am thinking maybe physicists have a fobia that prohibts them from considering forces unknown. Has consciousness ever been considered a “force”. Could there be a global consciousness that prevades brain and interacts with other universal forces.

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Answer by Steve N
Too deep for me

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Oct 032013

Question by chocolate: Is it normal for the mind to switch into an altered state of consciousness when it is memorizing vast amounts?
of material? Such as constant studying for tests? Have you ever noticed changes in consciousness while studying?

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Answer by Hibiscus
Hey i did sense that with me too…with a head full of memorised facts, sometimes i feel like some zombie n semi-conscious..or other times i may just feel like my head has switched on to another mode where i may seem like a bit shock or very innocent…these were those days..i do miss those times n how stressed up i used to be…n i also did wonder if i was abnormal or am i the only weird one to be experiencing this, or if something was wrong with me…but duh, i just went through that n made sure i did well in exams..anyway i do not know if u experience the way i do…

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Oct 022013

Question by meow: how do other people’s minds exist and work?is the human mind and consciousness part of the evolutionary proces?
how do other people’s minds exist and work?is the human mind and consciousness part of the evolutionary process?is man condemned to be free because he is conscious of himself?

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Answer by Masonic Knight
condemned to be free?

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Jan 132013

Question by Supply Side Jesus: What are the most mind boggling problems in current mathematics?
For example, in Physics we don’t know WHY the physical constants are what they are. We don’t know WHY gravity is an inherent property of all mass. We don’t know what came before the Big Bang, if anything, or even if that question makes sense. In Neuroscience we don’t even appear to be close to having either a workable conceptual or physical model of consciousness.

So, what are some similar mind boggling, unsolved problems in modern mathematics?

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Answer by Bruce lee
Is 0^0 undefined or 1 ?

Do odd perfect numbers exist ?

Are there infinitely many Fibonacci primes?

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