elephantjournal.com -- There is not a single scientist from the most prestigious university in the world who can tell us how a piece of matter called the brain produces consciousness.
The current scientific paradigm is based off of materialism, and this paradigm treats the brain as if it is mechanical. The present thought in neuroscience is that consciousness is nothing more than the result of activity going on within the brain.
This problem called “The Hard Problem of Consciousness,” in scientific circles, is one of the hardest problems to solve. Maybe even harder to solve than Einstein’s theory of relativity. There are hundreds if not thousands of theories and books on this topic. A lot of the books and scientific journals are bogged down with very heavy scientific jargon, but at the end of the day this question is still elusive.
My argument is as follows: The first person to measure the energy system in the human body will have the missing link to understand how the brain produces consciousness. The brain is no doubt the orchestra, but the conductor of the orchestra is elusive—it’s hiding, it’s a magician, and it’s playing the greatest sleight of hand to any scientist who is looking for it.
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