Category: Mind & Brain

The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language defines mind as follows: “The collective conscious and unconscious processes in a sentient organism that direct and influence mental and physical behaviour.” This definition attributes mind to sentient organisms and identifies it with processes that control behaviour. According to the view of contemporary science, these are brain and nerve processes, cognition, motor, and sensory processes.
Some people think that the mind is the brain or some other part or function of the body, but this is incorrect. The brain is a part of the body that can be seen with the eyes and that can be photographed or operated on in surgery.
The mind, on the other hand, is not a physical object. It is a formless continuum that functions to perceive and understand objects.

On Human Consciousness

Human Consciousness is Like a Tea Cup (via OM Times Magazine) “All the good, fine, noble, and creative acts of humanity were conceived as a spark in a single human consciousness.”~ Peter McWilliams Ami Chen Mills-Naim teaches about thought and…