“What is the relationship between the world out there and my internal experience of it – between objective and subjective reality? … Experiments my collaborators and I have performed to test the form of sensory perception that evolution has given us suggest a startling conclusion …. that we may all be gripped by a collective delusion about the nature of the material world. If that is correct, it could have ramifications across the breadth of science – from how consciousness arises to the nature of quantum …”

Read on in New Scientist: https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg24332410-300-is-reality-real-how-evolution-blinds-us-to-the-truth-about-the-world/

 

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