Links of the Quarter: June 2018

How to Save the World

What we “experience” as the world is merely our mental model of it. And the experience of being a self is also a controlled hallucination generated by the brain… We ‘predict’ our selves into existence.”. Cartoon by Lisa Rothstein for The New Yorker.

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Links of the Quarter: March 2018

How to Save the World

cartoon by David Sipress in The New Yorker. cartoon by Will McPhail in The New Yorker. cartoon by Mick Stevens in The New Yorker. image via Ulf Parczyk on Jim Newman’s Facebook Page.

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Self-Impression

How to Save the World

cartoon by the late, wonderful Charles Barsotti. And everything the illusory self thinks is happening to it is just an experience, a story, an embodied, felt rationalization, and inherently as unreal as the self that invented it.

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Links of the Quarter: March 2017

How to Save the World

Winning caption, submitted by Audrey Orr, to a recent New Yorker cartoon caption contest; cartoon by Joe Dator. Will the Crash of 2018 Be the First Stage of Civilization’s Collapse?:

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