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How can we define consciousness as an essential part of a unified field theory of everything?

Feb 14, 2009 10:51 PM
by Leon Maurer

For purposes of determining a scientific theory of everything --  
which must include all aspects of total matter-energy, space,  
information, and consciousness (awareness, will qualia, etc.) -- I  
would like to suggest the following definition:

At the most fundamental level of subjective experience (by all  
sentient beings) -- consciousness is the subjective ability of an  
organism to perceive, and respond appropriately to external stimuli.

At a higher level of neural and mental development -- in addition to  
those capabilities -- consciousness gains the added ability to  
intentionally access, recall and perceive short and long term memory  
information, in order to consider, integrate, differentiate, and  
combine them into comprehensible thought images, so as to gain  
knowledge and/or to sort, select and determine appropriate responsive  

Phenomenal consciousness, apparently being a continuous (i.e.,  
eternal) property of unconditioned absolute space (see Note below**)  
can function (based on its access to memory and/or sensory  
information along with the appropriate neural interconnections)  
attentively, inattentively, overtly, subliminally and/or  
autonomically... Whether in wakeful, sleeping, dreaming, or  
sensorially/responsively-blocked states of awareness and intent  
(e.g., anesthetized, knocked out, brain-nerve damaged, etc.).

**Note:  Since consciousness must be capable of discriminating and  
differentiating between the finest vibrations of radiant energy -- in  
order to allow the perception of the subtlest sensory information  
(such as the smell of a wolf, the hearing of a porpoise, or the sight  
of an eagle, etc.) -- in itself, it must be entirely inert and  

Therefore, it can only be a fundamental quality of the entirely  
unconditioned absolute space underlying all physical spacetime  
(aether) and ALl its ponderable material forms -- whose zero point  
centers of origin ("singularities") are located everywhere in the  
Planck vacuum... (At the centers of all the "virtual particles,"  
microleptons or sub quantum ZPE fields -- some of which, on the  
cosmic level, could extend harmonically into the higher frequency  
phase orders of hyperspace surrounding or adjacent to all radiant  
fields of metric space.)

For an illustrated overview of these possibilities, and an  
explanation of how subjective consciousness might interface with  
objective matter on the level of information -- carried as wave  
interference patterns on radiant electromagnetic fields throughout  
"total space" -- see:

Beat wishes,
Leon Maurer

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