A surge of interest in the consequences of poor sleep has gotten people worried about what is perceived to be a growing epidemic.
"A long time ago, before I can even remember, I saw a picture of a balloon-like animal conjectured to live in the atmosphere of Jupiter. That image caught my imagination, and stuck with me... and now I have
This piece is about what we think is real and the difference between sensation and feeling. It is about the worlds of imagination and dreams, and the process of making feelings into sensations, that is making dreams real.This confusion about real and imagined disease is just plain dumb. It is a fallacy that imagination is not real, it can have as much effect as any other perception. In fact, everything sensed through perception is an act of imagination.
I have wondered about consciousness, journeyed through conformity, and communed with insanity. I believe nature is the best mirror in which to see one’s mind. I have been led to recognize awareness as key. One
"There are well-documented reports of people healing ailments beyond what's considered possible. It is my own experience that many people with chronic ailments are already exercising an unusual skill in maintaining these ailments, although how
"I discovered that someone I briefly met and never worked with was actually closely aligned with me in almost every way. This discovery comes at a time when I'm called to follow my heart
"With the advent of quantum and chaos theory physics has made progress in modeling free will. The first step to understanding free will versus determinism is to appreciate that neither hold up under scrutiny. Free
The cyborg idea is prehistoric and comes out of the use of tools. The notion of our responsible action ranges from the Judaic notion that we'll never be responsible users of power, and thereby forever
An exhortation to expand your understanding beyond the bounds of reason. Presented at MIT, 2011, at the Memorial to Jerome Lettvin. "Our scientific world view is rooted in the power of governments and corporations. A