#Cyberpeacefare #The Brain #David Eagleman

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" I am sentient. When I think about who I am, there's one aspect above all that can't be ignored. I am a sentient being. I experience my existence - I feel like I'm here, looking out on the world through these eyes, perceiving this Technicolor show from my own center stage. Let's call this feeling consciousness and awareness.

Each individual brain is embedded in a world of other brains.  Across the space of a dinner table, or length of a lecture hall, or the reach of the internet, all the human neurons on the planet are influencing one another, creating a system of unimaginable complexity.

Each decision involves our past experiences (stored in states of our body) as well as the present situation.......But there's one more part of the story of decisions - predictions about the future.

Normal brain function depends on the social web around us.  Our neurons require other people's neurons to thrive and survive.

Who we become is up to us."

(Shouldn't we consider becoming CyberWorldPeaceCitizens ? )

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Comment by Valentine Olushola Oyedipe on November 14, 2015 at 6:12am

Thanks Mr. Al. It cannot be gainsaid that the impulse that put the brain to work in writing the new book obviously emanated from the platform (Global Ethics Network- GEN) created by Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs. A network that brings teachers, students and professionals to  re-imagine ethics in international relations. A network that stimulates one at any time; brings innate potentials to bear and ideas into reality as well as solutions to contemporary  global challenges.

Thank you Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs for the kind gesture,I sincerely remain humble.

Comment by Al LeBlanc on November 11, 2015 at 12:54pm

Valentine:  Appreciate your comments from across the Atlantic and being my Number 1 in the World CyberPeaceCitizen !  I have been looking forward to buying your new book on Amazon. Hope things are looking up ?  In the meantime, would you mind sharing a half-dozen or so concise excerpts so that I can help "spread the word" ?  Al

Comment by Valentine Olushola Oyedipe on November 11, 2015 at 8:16am

Unimaginable complexity indeed ! Global consciousness through interdependency for world peace and planet survival...who we become is up to us...Systems theory, systems approach...Social web around us.

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