Sabine Hossenfelder, Taking on Consciousness, Tackles Panpsychism
She wants to apologize to all carrots who are watching her video — but carrots are not watching and that’s the point.
Should Spider Dreaming Really Give Us “Ethical Pause”?
The discovery of REM sleep in spiders is morphing into vast claims that we have “urgent and inexorable ethical obligations” to them and other life forms.
Researcher Says Plants May Be Conscious, Too
Paco Calvo has authored many papers in respected journals; his view is another instance of panpsychism overtaking materialism in science.
What Is It Like to Be a Bee?
What, exactly, does “consciousness” or “feel and think” mean when applied to a bee? This usage is no remote outpost.
Evolutionary Psychologist Argues that Worms Feel Pain. But How?
Wait. Barash’s hypothesis overlooks the fact that suffering is more than an alarm system. An alarm could be going off in an empty building.