“My name is legion,” said the dæmoniac, “for we are many.” In fact, we all have a great host of dæmons within us. Not devils in the Christian sense (at least not until we reject them and they go into our shadow); more like daemons in the computing sense: background…

Yesterday I wrote about how you only use a small percentage of your brain. But the notion that you use your brain is actually an illusion. Your brain is not your possession. Saying that you use a portion of your brain is like saying a wave uses a portion of…

There’s a popular myth that “you only use 10% of your brain”. Neuroscientists are quick to point out the fallacy in the “use 10%” part of that sentence. …

What it is and isn’t

In order to have a conversation about consciousness, we need to have a clear idea of what we are talking about. It often gets muddled up with other concepts like “will” and “identity” which are actually quite separate. “Consciousness” is, at its core, subjectivity. It is “what it’s like” (as…

Alessandro Gagliardi

Student of Cognitive Neuroscience and Multi-Religious Studies, former Neuroscience PhD candidate @CMBNRutgers and Ministerial Candidate @StarrKingGTU

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