What is consciousness? The concept of consciousness without contents is irrational and invalid

Many traditions in the East have proposed that consciousness without content is possible and could be achieved with mental training. In my analysis, the concept of consciousness without contents is irrational and invalid. Consciousness is the natural principle, the vital principle that moves and animates all Life. It has a set of defining features; it …

THE THEORY OF CONSCIOUSNESS

THE THEORY OF CONSCIOUSNESS :  What is Man? The motivation for asking this question comes from a statement expressed in Sanskrit language: “Sarvesham Swastir Bhavatu”, a statement which seeks the well-being of all humans, of all races, of all cultures, of all religions, and of all nations. The meaning and purpose of human life are …

THE FUNCTION OF CONSCIOUSNESS

THE FUNCTION OF CONSCIOUSNESS: To make the fundamental distinction between the animate or living, and inanimate or non-living things, we may have to describe the nature of functions that can be observed in the actions performed by things. There is a difference between mechanical performance and intelligent performance. In the actions performed by the living …

WHAT IS CONSCIOUSNESS?

WHAT IS CONSCIOUSNESS? Consciousness is described as a state of knowing, or awareness, or recognizing the existence, truth, or fact of ‘something’. What is that ‘something’ that is known or recognized by Consciousness ? I propose to explore the contents of Consciousness to answer the question of what is Consciousness ? CONSCIOUSNESS IS A SENSE EXPERIENCE: …