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Yesterday, talking to Sarah Baker, i was led to saying that we humans are not computers, something in which i mostly believe. But i also think that, in another sense, we are not more than computers: we are physical systems, just as computers are. Read More »

In the long process of evolution that lead to us humans (amongst many many other things), life’s organic goo has developed many violence-delivering tools. One of the most revolutionary was the dick. Here i am using dick in a somewhat generic form, you can swap it with vagina. I mean the sexual organs, or actually the act of sex. But the new kid in town is the Brain. Read More »

I fell into a LSD cauldron when i was a kid and the effects have become permanent.That’s why when i use drugs i just feel myself different, not crazier, not less worried, just different. And it gets boring pretty fast.

I used to say that, but, seriously, now i think we are all constantly delusional. I think most of the best features of mankind are delusions. Conscience, for example. I think conscience is a sort of chemical unbalance in the brain, which by the way we train our babies to provoke in themselves, which causes us to believe in something we call “awareness” or “soul” or “identity”.

I think the brain is basically a huge, complex, sophisticated, powerful drug-producing facility.

And one can teach oneself to produce best or worse drugs. Like happiness, for example. This one is a very good one.

We are used to think about our so-called souls (or self, or personality, or individuality) as the centre of our being. Ironically, brain anatomy contradicts this: the tissues most likely to account for the soul are the peripheral ones, the cortex and the gray matter. Read More »