Don Hoffman

Cognitive scientist, Dr. Donald Hoffman returns to the mind meld! Donald Hoffman is a professor of cognitive science at UC Irvine who is proposing something radical yet fully backed by scientific rigor — First, you perceive zero percent of reality. You live in an evolutionarily convenient illusion akin to a computer desktop interface. Second, what’s truly real underneath that illusion (and all of our scientific models) is a realm of consciousness populated by what Don calls “conscious agents.” The physical world emerges from that realm.


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