Posts tagged Consciousness
Mindfulness and Meditation is Not the Same Thing.

http://www.businessinsider.com/everyone-touts-the-power-of-mindfulness-but-we-dont-know-what-it-is-2017-10

To be clear, mindfulness and meditation are not the same thing. There are types of meditation that are mindful, but not all mindfulness involves meditation and not all meditation is mindfulness-basedMindfulness mainly refers to the idea of focusing on the present moment, but it's not quite that simple. It also refers to several forms of meditation practices that aim to develop skills of awareness of the world around you and of your behavioral patterns and habits. In truth, many disagree about its actual purpose and what is and isn't mindfulness.

 

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Is the Universe Conscious?
“The only dominant theory we have of consciousness says that it is associated with complexity — with a system’s ability to act upon its own state and determine its own fate,” Koch says. “Theory states that it could go down to very simple systems. In principle, some purely physical systems that are not biological or organic may also be conscious.”
https://www.nbcnews.com/mach/science/universe-conscious-ncna772956
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