Donald Hoffman explains how our perceptions have evolved to become like a computer interface.
Imagine life was just a game and it had the following rule: The primary rule was you are not allowed to know you are playing. How do you enter a game that you can’t know you are ever playing?
Cognitive scientist Donald Hoffman is trying to answer a big question: Do we experience the world as it really is … or as we need it to be? In this ever so slightly mind-blowing talk, he ponders how our minds construct reality for us.
Robert Lanza talks on Biocentrism at the Science and Nonduality Conference 2010, likening it to a paradigm shift equivalent to realising the world is round, not flat. h/t Bikes for Fish