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Andrew108 wrote:Mental consciousness is in the brain. That's its location. Reality or Mind or life itself has no location. That's its characteristic.
Andrew108 wrote:Mental consciousness is not at the heart center. Rational mind is not there.
conebeckham wrote:Andrew108 wrote:Mental consciousness is not at the heart center. Rational mind is not there.
Andrew108 wrote:conebeckham wrote:Andrew108 wrote:Mental consciousness is not at the heart center. Rational mind is not there.
asunthatneversets wrote:Andrew is a die hard proponent of physicalist materialism, so the notion of consciousness being anywhere but the brain is no doubt blasphemous in that context.
smcj wrote:So are we saying that there is a StarTrek type holodeck inside everybody's skull? How does one fit the awareness of so much that is exterior into the interior of the skull?
"I tell you, friend, that it is not possible by traveling to know or see or reach a far end of the cosmos where one does not take birth, age, die, pass away, or reappear. But at the same time, I tell you that there is no making an end of suffering & stress without reaching the end of the cosmos. Yet it is just within this fathom-long body, with its perception & intellect, that I declare that there is the cosmos, the origination of the cosmos, the cessation of the cosmos, and the path of practice leading to the cessation of the cosmos."
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