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An Unconscious Part, Not An Unconscious Whole

In response to this, Oakley and Halligan argue that free will and personal responsibility are notions that have been constructed by society. As such, they are built into the way we see and understand ourselves as individuals, and as a species. Because of this, they are represented within the non-conscious processes that create our personal narratives, and in the way we communicate those narratives to others.


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“An idea is something that won’t work unless you do.” - Thomas A. Edison

If consciousness is analogous to the rainbow which accompanies physical processes in the atmosphere but exerts no influence over them, what does this mean for the rainbow and what for us?

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