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Does consciousness have a size?

  1. Dec 22, 2005 #1
    Does our consciousness have a size?
    If so, what size would that be?
    If not, does that mean that it is everywhere or nowhere(nonlocal)?
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  3. Dec 22, 2005 #2
    size of your brain.
  4. Dec 22, 2005 #3
    Yes, consciousness has a size: 13 letters.

    How do you define 'size' ?
  5. Dec 22, 2005 #4
    The content of consciousness has both size and quality; one's mental content, knowledge.
  6. Dec 23, 2005 #5
    Lets ignore the supposed neural correlate for a second and focus on consciousness itself.

    Its 3D volume.

    What do u mean the content has a size?
    That when u look into a room, the content of ur consciousness is the size of what u see?
    Last edited: Dec 23, 2005
  7. Dec 23, 2005 #6


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    Consciousness has different sizes depending upon which weekday you're talking about.
    For example, my consciousness is a whopping 10 cubic metres big on Mondays, but a mere cubic inch on Thursdays.
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    Since imagination is certainly part of consciousness, my consciousness is bigger than the universe! Because it includes the universe and also Middle Earth, Narnia, the Land of Oz, ....
  9. Dec 23, 2005 #8
    But the real universe also includes narnia...
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