History, Religion & Philosophy from Obe Simm. cutting consciousness down to size. The author asserts that "what our consciousness rejects constitutes the most valuable part of ourselves," and that "we have to get outside and live life fully with all our senses to experience it more. The user illusion: cutting consciousness down to size. by: Nørretranders, Tor users. Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. Get this from a library! The user illusion: cutting consciousness down to size. [Tor Nørretranders] -- The author asserts that "what our consciousness rejects.

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The User Illusion: Cutting Consciousness Down to Size (Penguin Press Science) [Tor Norretranders] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The User Illusion: Cutting Consciousness Down to Size. Front Cover. Tor Nørretranders. Penguin, - Psychology - pages. 2 Reviews. As John Casti. Romanian translation of Tor Nørretranders, The User Illusion. Cutting Tor Nørretranders, a Danish science writer, proposes in his book, Iluzia utilizatorului.


That said, many of the ideas set forth do make perfect sense under today's science and knowledge, and the book contains enough of these to be more than worthwhile, if you can manage to dig your way through enough of it to get at them. How could the big were resist mating the beautiful boy?

Millions and millions of bits are condensed to a conscious experience that contains practically no information at all. It is like asking a flashlight in a dark room to search around for something that does not have any light shining upon it.

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I see a panorama, a field of vision, but it is not identical with what arrives at my senses. Nice guys do finish first!

The claim, then, is that the user illusion is a good metaphor for consciousness. Philosopher Daniel Dennett has also embraced the view that human consciousness is a "user-illusion.

These critics also argue that since social behavior in insects and other extremely small-brained animals have evolved multiple times independently , there is no evolutionary difficulty in simple reaction sociality to impose selection pressure for the more nutrient-consuming path of consciousness for sociality.

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