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new-logo25© Copyright December 2013 by James Roger Brown. All rights reserved. 12/30/2013

Sociologist, Intelligence Collection and Analysis Methodologist

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The unwarranted claims and assumptions that transhumanism will result in improved human existence and physical immortality through technology that transfers the “mind” from the biological body to a computer operated electro-mechanical body are based upon mistakes and misunderstandings.

The most profound mistake is that consciousness (mind) is contained in the central nervous system or “brain.” This is, in part, due to confusion between awareness and consciousness. Awareness is a product of self-referencing computer programs or self-referencing biological programs constructed by the central nervous system in the form of neural structures. Awareness functions within the properties of existence length, width, height, and duration. (I use “property of existence” here instead of “dimension,” because the term “dimension” has been so misused that most people think it represents a complete universe and not a single property.) More