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The Problem with Consciousness

Our cognition fools us into thinking we’re in charge

I’m on a mission — one that flies in the face of so-called intuition and common sense. My mission is to describe how our human consciousness, our higher-order cognition, doesn’t work the way we think it does. We believe — more than that — we know our day-to-day consciousness enables us to perceive our environment, dictates…

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Author of Darwin’s Apple: The Evolutionary Biology of Religion, a new take on the function and purpose of religion. http://www.darwinsapple.com

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Mitchell Diamond

Mitchell Diamond

Author of Darwin’s Apple: The Evolutionary Biology of Religion, a new take on the function and purpose of religion. http://www.darwinsapple.com

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