Exploring consciousness through anti-representationalism. No, we are not connected to a world of things through our bodies. Our connection is much more fragile: a gossamer network (of nerves, says the best theory we have) that admits a few bits of information at a time is all we have to make do with. Meaning is what we construct in our minds, not what we find in the world.
Discussing social constructionism with my daughter
How can there be meaning without intersubjective reference?
Don’t be that Reptile
The parts of our brains that are responsible for the majority of our decisions predate our history as primates, or even mammals. You may be familiar with the idea of the ‘triune brain’…