[Q] Consciousness ?

James Howard jmhoward at sprynet.com
Wed Jan 28 07:59:06 EST 1998


I suggest "consciousness" results from the development of control of one part of
the brain over that of another.  More specifically, I intend to say that
consciousness results from the control of appetites and aggression by the frontal
lobes.  In evolutionary terms, this would be the first recognition of "self," in
that it is a form of "I" will not act lower drives.
James Howard

Tae-Young Ahn wrote:

> Hi, all.
>
> I have several questions about consciousness.
>
> Can we explain consciousness as term of energy and matter ?
>
> Or, is consciousness metaphysical problem ?
>
> I have some articles related to perception, binding problem, and
> temporal synchronization. does this temporal coherence give us lucid
> explanation to reductionistic solution of consciousness ?
>
> I have been baffled at above question. Plaease, help me.
>
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>
> Tae-Young
>
> "We all agree that your theory is crazy. The question which divides us
> is whether it is crazy enough." -- Niels Bohr






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