The face has long been regarded as one of the major weapons in the arsenal of cinema—as a tool of characterization, a source of visual fascination, and not least, as a vehicle of emotional expression. — Read on blog.oup.com/
Led Zeppelin ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Case Goes Back to Trial https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/28/arts/music/led-zeppelin-stairway-to-heaven.html?partner=rss&emc=rss — Read on www.nytimes.com/2018/09/28/arts/music/led-zeppelin-stairway-to-heaven.html
Cognitive scientist Donald H. Hoffman asserts that not only do we invent our own personal views of reality, it’s an evolutionary necessity. — Read on bigthink.com/robby-berman/we-survive-because-reality-may-be-nothing-like-we-think-it-is
On the Origins of Genius: How — Read on bigthink.com/videos/daniel-dennett-how-human-minds-evolved
Scientists disagree on whether other creatures are conscious or can suffer. Whether consciousness serves an evolutionary purpose and when it might have evolved are also hotly debated.
How does experience, which is so intimately tied to our perception of time and space, arise from timeless, non-spatial ingredients? Panpsychism holds that even the smallest layers of reality have experience. Fundamental particles have minute levels of consciousness, and in a watered-down sense, they are subjects of experience. When particles are in extremely sophisticated configurations, [...]
A new paper argues that the condition now known as “Dissociative Identity Disorder” might help us understand the fundamental nature of reality -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Source: Could Multiple Personality Disorder Explain Life, the Universe and Everything?