Tuesday, March 29, 2005

Do You Know Where You Are? Body and Self Not the Same

"This finding suggests that 'when people are playing with computer games on a screen, that they temporarily locate their self at their location on the screen rather than within their physical body.'"

Quantum entanglement and the "holographic universe" theory indicate there may be an empirical basis for accounts of OBEs and other sensations of displacement. But what happens to the definition of "empirical" when the supposed nature of "self" is shattered?

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