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Awareness comes first. Within awareness, a world emerges by way of our senses, a world in which we interact. We experience this world; we have sensations, feelings, and thoughts — pushing and pulling our behavior to gain energy, survive, keep life going, while avoiding pain or damage. Our world then moves to a different level. As humans, our superior ability to conceptualize allows us to label, sort, evaluate, and communicate our experience. This ability leads to feeling the push and pull toward and away from the symbols. These have personal meaning; stories are attached to them. The same emotions that…

John R Lucy

I’m a curious person trying to make some sense of the human experience in relationship to the bigger scientific/spiritual picture.

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