Is Consciousness Really Such a ‘Hard Problem’?

Not if we are willing to accept that it is built into the fabric of the universe.

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Consciousness is, for many philosophers, considered a baffling mystery. The philosopher David Chalmers is commonly credited with labeling consciousness the “hard problem.” In his book The Conscious Mind: In Search of a Fundamental Theory, he writes:

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After more than 10 years in Canada, now living my love of the desert in Moab, Utah. I enjoy writing, painting, hiking & nature generally. Motto: stay curious.

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Craig Axford

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After more than 10 years in Canada, now living my love of the desert in Moab, Utah. I enjoy writing, painting, hiking & nature generally. Motto: stay curious.

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