509. Engaging Mud

June 24, 2017

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508. Journeys

June 23, 2017

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507. Stories

June 22, 2017

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506. Schematic Mind

June 21, 2017

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505. Five Questions

June 20, 2017

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504. Mind Diagram

June 19, 2017

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503. Situations

June 17, 2017

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The situations we place ourselves in are localized cosmic situations. Our physical responses to those myriad situations are cosmic responses in which we act as conscious agents of the cosmic forces that gave birth to our planet and, subsequently, to each of its inhabitants….

In our human one-celled state of existence–as egg or sperm–we live with the prospect of uniting the two as a fertilized egg, so bringing a wholly new situated life into cosmic being. Our long-term survival depends on such events, so in a sense, that is the mission our bodies are shaped by evolution to accomplish. In striving to provide situations with appropriate outcomes, we vastly increase the probability that we will achieve reproductive success, so it is no surprise that our minds are structured to make that possible.

The engagement of one-celled animals with their surroundings is very similar to our mindful engagements with our surroundings as powered by our turning situations to account in our many activities. There is an inherent method in our mindfully responding to situations with appropriate actions and accomplishments. That method is what I refer to as making our mental rounds of engagement.

Minds Inside Out, Sections 1.4 & 1.5, page 2.


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500. Back in Action

June 15, 2017

I’ve taken leave to work on my introspective study of consciousness. Now I’ve posted my new little book on academia.edu, along with a Powerpoint containing pithy tidbits and illustrations.
To see what I’ve posted, check out this link:


Click on the file names and they’ll open up so you can scroll through them.

Best to all, –Steve