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Until recently, the scientifically unfathomable quality of human consciousness inhibited the very scholarly discussion of the subject.
To make this shift in the geo-politics of knowledge in the context of Islam, what is necessary is the shift away from Descartes and Western modernity's centering of human consciousness in the mind, to a re-centering of consciousness in the spiritual heart (qalb).
He argues that cinema mimics the structure of human consciousness in its very principle of joining, or montaging, disparate elements into a single temporal flux (15).
The teachings of Jesus and the saints have not been understood, says Marion, because they involve "levels of human consciousness beyond that of even psychologically well-adjusted, creatively functioning adults.
While there is no ecology untouched by human life and waste, there are huge areas untouched by human consciousness, other than imagination.
Olby does a masterful job of showing Crick in action as a scientist, from the time he began his doctoral research in physics until his pursuit of a scientific explanation for human consciousness at the end of his career.
The keynote lectures cover the self-organization of social systems of animals; the adaptive and maladaptive nature of the social stress response; emotional signalization, domestication, and animal welfare; the emergence of human consciousness from fetal to neonatal life; social consequences of surprising incentive devaluation; how social network analysis can contribute to social behavior research in applied ethology; and why captive animals perform repetitive abnormal behavior.
The author shows how uncovering the mind/soul of infants through hypnotherapy has been a gateway to understanding the larger issues of human consciousness.
An interesting article, but the question of human consciousness seems no closer to solution in "Humans wonder, anybody home?
He includes very practical chapters that present a sequence of meditations the reader can undertake, showing that though West and East differ in their belief systems, their methods of cognitive inquiry provide similar insights into the nature and origins of human consciousness.
Consciousness for Spinoza is a certain complexity in thinking that is the correlate of the complexity of a body; while human consciousness is nothing but the correlate in Thought of the extraordinarily high complexity of the body in Extension.
The Human Consciousness Project will also examine the nature of the human mind and its complex relationship with the brain.

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