For questions that have to do with a sense of being awake and aware in the literal sense, but also those having to do with the nature of the mind and the formation of the individual.

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What is our higher self? [closed]

Some religious or philosophical systems hold that there is an immaterial divine component to human existence, like the Soul or the Higher Self. Is there any kind of scientific evidence that such a ...
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Is the Orch-OR Penrose-Hameroff model for consciousness sensible? [duplicate]

I would definitely consider myself a fan of Penrose, but I know very little about Hameroff. My questions, basically, are: Do you think that the theory seems sensible and well based? Why do you ...
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Has a Split Brain patient's right brain been asked if he has qualia?

For split brain patients, usually only the left brain is capable of language and thus deep communication is done only with that part. However, some split brain patients have a more or less language ...
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Assuming everything has conciousness, can technical hardware have higher level of conciousness than a rock? [closed]

If we assume that everything has conciousness – plants, animals, even rocks, then can we say that technical hardware, like a calculator for example, has a higher level of conciousness than a rock?
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Can thought be shifted between subconscious and conscious awareness? [closed]

While awake, can thought activity be transferred between the subconscious and conscious awareness, by will?