Anil Seth, proponent of the “hallucination” theory of consciousness, vows that researchers will find that consciousness spot or circuit in the brain.
Anil Seth explains away consciousness away using fashionable terms like that. As a pediatric neurosurgeon, I know from clinical experience that he is wrong.
One might add that this analysis applies to the world of life as a whole.
A peculiar habit of disassociation is widespread among many who study the brain.