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The Objective Consciousness Revisited – Understanding the Nature of Consciousness

In a significant revision of his earlier article “The Objective Consciousness,” Robert Heyward explores the fundamental foundations of consciousness and the primal duality of subject and object. (cgjungpage.org) Any answers to the hard problem of consciousness will need to satisfy two distinct and differing lines of inquiry. Firstly they must align coherently with our scientific [...]

The INTJ in-extremis. Martyr to Uncertainty.

Whether you agree with the more defining forms of personality typing or not, the fact remains that there is a particular way of being a person; a particular relationship between ego, unconscious and the world beyond self which accurately fits with the MBTI type known as INTJ. Like all personality types cast in this way, [...]

Is the hard problem of consciousness really “hard”?

When we try to think about what it is that is aware within us, and how it is aware, we come up against a what can only be described as a “semantic wall”.  Regardless of whether we subscribe to a materialist or dualist philosophy, this wall remains. While the “problem of consciousness” is easy enough [...]