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By Steven E. Romer

This ebook describes a brand new thought of the foundation and function of attention, and binds jointly all summary notion in background right into a coherent framework. Then it provides a version for explaining the binding challenge through glial cells (and the physics of time), which inevitably interface with and impact neuron functionality. extra, and most significantly, a strong new technique for buying genuine valuable information regarding realization is gifted by utilizing chances and the research of which means. Many examples are awarded from years of doing this new process.

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They reflect the whole, the “Tao”, of which they are a part. Mr. Smith is a builder, among many other great builders this civilization has had, who reflected the glory of our future. Henry Ford had a vision of a country filled with automobiles bringing it together and increasing commerce and the connectivity of the nation. He actually said that if he thought he was just producing gadgets he would have quit long ago. Much ◊ The Textbook of the Universe ◊ 23 of our advertising emphasizes the “spirit” of the company, behind the effort and quality they put into things.

Those who have developed this ability might notice the coherence of the behavior of others and project this higher ability onto their behaviors when it actually does not exist. The dangers and pitfalls to our future of these errors and deceptions in invisible intellectual environments are just as real as those in the old red in tooth and claw environments of classical Darwinism. There is an Indian parable of the “blind men and the elephant” where several blind men describe an elephant differently depending on whether they are feeling a tusk, an ear, a tail, the side, or the nose of an elephant.

We make them available to our children knowing that they have similar motivations and will value and heed these things. Our greatest and most motivating books portray previously unutterable truths in their stories which we resonate with. They capture portions of the “will” of the author of the universe. First, life learns about the universe (its coherence) physically through the selective process of evolution to the extent it can. Second, life learns about itself—its own brain—to match the coherence of the universe and be CONSCIOUS of it at a higher level.

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