It just felt right to include a daily poem from Thom on our Gonzo blog and when I approached him to do so, he replied with in seconds!!! Thom is a great talent and just wants to spread poetry, light and positive energy across the globe. If we at Gonzo can help him do that - why not?"
to the assigning of relationships
to spatial dimensions,and quantum links
to all states of being.Emotions,thoughts,feelings-
all have electrical valence.Their speed and alacrity defy us.
Robots may imitate/yet their very existence is proof
that consiousness holds both space and time in this moment.
Your awareness can be quantified.Your IQ measured.
Why then dispute that consciousness is a parallel state of being/
a self-reflexive meditation.Action/reaction-like pain /or love.
States of being are vital to our connection with all sentience.
Matter is easy to measure.As are electrical impulses.
Vital it is ,in these days of Higgs-Boson/that we enlarge our concepts
of what form consiousness takes,and how we can find a larger space for it in our own time...
This seems limited to me. A key element of all consciousness is reflection (this is why one questions whether sociopaths have consciousness). Conscience, shame, epiphany. I don't see assembling of information as a prerequisite, because I don't see epiphany as necessarily logical / a conclusion
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