Sunday, September 30, 2012

The self-created EGO-Tunnel!

Brain, bodily awareness, and the emergence of a conscious self: these entities and
their relations are explored by German  philosopher and cognitive scientist Metzinger.
Extensively working with neuroscientists he has come to the conclusion that, in fact,
there is no such thing as a "self" -- that a "self" is simply the content of a model
created by our brain - part of a virtual reality we create for ourselves. He will share
his thoughts on consciousness, the self and talk about the concept of the Ego-Tunnel.

Prof. Dr. Thomas Metzinger:
(*1958 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany) is currently Professor of Theoretical Philosophy
at the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz In 2009, he published a popular book,
"The Ego Tunnel -- The Science of the Mind and the Myth of the Self", New York: Basic Books)

On the No-Self (Anatta) Doctrine, Selflessness, Soullessness and Anti-Egoism:'I'-dentification.htm'I'-dentification.htm'I'-dentification.htm
Have a nice & noble day!
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