Consciousness has less control than believed, according to new theory

This was already formulated in a book I read in 2004 for college: 
According to Morsella’s framework, the “free will” that people typically attribute to their conscious mind — the idea that our consciousness, as a “decider,” guides us to a course of action — does not exist. Instead, consciousness only relays information to control “voluntary” action, or goal-oriented movement involving the skeletal muscle system. Source: Consciousness has […]

Author: landzek

My name is Lance Kair, a philosopher, a counselor and a musician who is being questioned.

One thought on “Consciousness has less control than believed, according to new theory”

  1. Yes, philosophy has become a tool of propaganda and the foundation of many false ideologies, but this is nothing new. Philosophical ideas, right or wrong, have formed the basis of political and religious ideologies for millennia. it is the unconscious that relates information to the ego and the conscious mind that determines the values that are often in error. Sorting overloads of information correctly is likely not even possible much of the time because of the unintended consequences of decisions and actions.


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