Time to Integrate

3 August 2016

The Internet and more specifically the social media sites represent a microcosm of life - a Tower of Babel! Individuals express their subjective view points and obsessively defend their turf, quick to negatively judge other individuals with differing, but valid opinions. Unless we commit to genuine dialogue, seek authentic information and INTERGRATE, we shall remain ignorant and boxed into our little silo's. So here's my personal response: The bio-medical model specifically in support of cognitive neurophysiology and consciousness is inadequate and flawed. There has been a retraction rate of 80% of published neuroscientific articles over the past 5 years due to questionable supporting data, which seriously questions the validity of 'scientific' proof. Meanwhile on the quantum physics side of things, nonlocality and the influence of human consciousness on matter and energy at a distance is proven - re-validated again last year. I would contend therefore that the answers to the subject of neuroscience and consciousness cannot be found at a purely mechanistic level. We will need to broaden our substrate of investigation to include the traditional neuroscience domain, quantum physics and documented 'psychic' experiences.

This is my personal quest. I am a neuroscientist by training with a long standing interest in quantum physics (following on from under-grad physics), a pioneer in applied psychoneuro-immunology (PNI - the scientific study of the influences of consciousness upon body physiology) and previously a member of the Society for Psychical Research ( scientific study of para-normal phenomena). Time to get real! There is enough substrate out there to begin selecting out the wheat from the chaff and establishing a more integrated and authentic model of an extended reality and consciousness. But first we will need to transcend our subjective biases and limiting beliefs and seek a more comprehensive truth.

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Conscious Integration

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The Toxicity of the Social Media

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Effective Intervention

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The re-emergence of the right hemisphere

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11 May 2014
A Strong Determinism

15 February 2014
The Physiology of Mindfulness

16 August 2013
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Systemic Degeneration

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