Who’s in Charge Inside Your Head?

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“What can parasitic flukes and zombie bees tell us about love and free will? A lot. … Here, then, is heresy: maybe there is no one in charge — no independent, self-serving, order-issuing homunculus. Buddhists note that our skin doesn’t separate us from the environment, but joins us, just as biologists know that “we” are manipulated by, no less than manipulators of, the rest of life. Who is left after “you” are separated from your genes? Where does the rest of the world end, and each of us begin?”

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One Response to “Who’s in Charge Inside Your Head?”

  1. Anthony Says:

    Super interesting, and also somewhat similar to suggestions in the Bohm’s dialogue article. Synchronicity.


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