Truth versus Reality
About the Book
Throughout the course of human history, assumptions have been made regarding the nature of existence. In a simplistic sort of way, these assumptions can be viewed as being similar to facing a fork in the road and having to decide which path to follow. One such fork in the road appeared when we discovered the peculiar nature of electrons, although I am not sure that people realized it was a fork in the road at the time. By choosing to view these particles as unthinking bits of matter/energy, mankind was essentially forced to follow a certain path. We have been forced to try and conceptualize thought, or consciousness, as being some sort of phenomenon that arises from the functioning within an entity. That there is a separate thought process in each entity and that there is a division between entities that think and those that do not. Obviously, we were also forced to try and hypothesize how this state of affairs developed. Needless to say, the resulting theories on the origin and nature of consciousness have created a considerable amount of disagreement. The key to unlocking the mystery of consciousness lies in recognizing that we took the wrong path
About the Author
John Erickson is a philosopher living in St. Louis, MO. He has dedicated his life to developing a unified theory of human behavior that unites the seemingly disparate ideas from physics, biology and religion. The resulting theory provides mankind with a more dynamic interpretation of our role in the universe.