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Answering the critics. Back to basics.

“Is there anything sacred or secretive or mystical or metaphysical or supra/super natural here about conscious behaviors (as some one recently raised objections to such physical allusions to sacred consciousness, or was it sacred behaviors?)?” Reply: To the extent that only a living … Continue reading

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A Critical Analysis of Real Time Existential Reality in our Vital Biosphere.*

  Thanks RKS for bringing into focus several necessary constitutive components of quotidian existential reality as experienced/narrated in our real time spatial ecosystem environment (‘behavioral phenotype’). It is clear that the historical account of such narrative is a function of … Continue reading

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Reconciling the immanent/pragmatic ‘now’ with transcendental but probable ‘tomorrow’.

Reconciling the immanent/pragmatic ‘now’ with the transcendental but probable ‘tomorrow’. A critical analysis of statements by distinguished experts in neurophilosophy of consciousness. Statement 1: “Tolerance and empathy are not the same thing,” Twenge said. “Millennials believe that everyone can live … Continue reading

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Is language at the roots of life and conscious free will?

(cw) Then what do you mean by control all of nature if string THEORY has free will? Am I not part of nature?   The advantage of all these discussions is that one is challenged to search for the common denominator(s) connecting … Continue reading

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The sequence sensory conceptual creative critical thinking.

A previous participant most likely was quoting HELEN Blavatsky: “Critical thinking is the intellectually disciplined process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing, and/or evaluating information gathered from, or generated by, observation, experience, reflection, reasoning, or communication, as a … Continue reading

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The rationale behind religious services. Part two reply to a New Zealand scholar.

Dear Chris, we agree much more than you are able to discern when judging with your individualized framework filters on. When you say: “…You are right that religion brings people together….. Life IS immortal. Animals since the dawn of history have … Continue reading

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BioPsychoSocial Integration of Emotional and Rational Reality.

The survival of humankind depends on the survival of the JudeoChrIslamic rituals. BioPsychoSocial integration of the emotional and rational components. The ‘emotional’ elements in one’s quotidian life inside our vital mesoscopic environment is not very different to that of other … Continue reading

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The practical ongoing human survival now & the ideal survival forever…

View Source Statement: “The validity of this version of the ‘Design Argument” for God’s >>existence depends essentially upon “watches, and worlds” being  >>indistinguishable. Does that bother anyone else? That’s my question to  >>the group.“ Reaction: Of course it should bother any … Continue reading

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Questions and probable answers.

Once again, I have to give credit to X’s more objective perspective in reconciling Y’s extreme conservative ‘mind’ perspective with Z’s extreme liberal physical ‘brain’ views, both of which IMHO are necessary but by themselves not sufficient for a credible, … Continue reading

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An Involuntary Short Tour of Dante’s Psychosocial Legal Inferno

An Involuntary Short Tour of Dante’s Psychosocial Legal Inferno. A Dantesque Not So Divine Comedy of Institutionalized Intimidation. No, this experience did not happen more than 800 years ago in 13th. Century Florence, Italy, it happened a few days ago … Continue reading

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