Consciousness





Carl Jung called meaningful coincidences and parapsychological occurrences by the term “synchronicity,” but noted that some things are merely attributable to “probability of chance.” Writing on Reality Sandwich, Nick Meador wonders: do…




Reality Sandwich, a magazine curating content for transformational culture, is expected to launch a fully redesigned site early this week. Curious about what to expect? For starters, more community participation: upvotes, downvotes,…


Via Wired, neuroscientist Christof Koch argues that there are consciousnesses that exist outside of biological entities: Consciousness arises within any sufficiently complex, information-processing system. All animals, from humans on down to earthworms,…










MiddayVeil_SubterraneanRitual2Another super freaky video by my favorite purveyors of psych rock goodness, Midday Veil. All the lyrics are basically a riff on the classic Occultist mantra: As Above, So Below:

Remember child: you are a universe within yourself

All the sun and moon and stars above all have their parallels

Inside each microcosmic vessel of your human cells

You are the alpha, the omega, heaven and hell 

Make sure you watch the entire thing. The whole planets colliding motif is awesome, but when Emily’s disembodied eyes and mouth enter the picture and impart this ancient message to the viewer, things get all kinds of trippy. Oh, and they’re about to embark on a brief West Coast tour which starts tomorrow. If you haven’t seen these cats live, check it.





Michael Graziano, professor of neuroscience at Princeton University and author of Consciousness and the Social Brain, thinks neuroscience has discovered how consciousness comes about. He explains at Aeon: Scientific talks can get…