- The mind is occupied by several parallel "drafts"
- A "draft" is a narrative that occurs in the mind, triggered by some interaction with the world
- At every point in time, there are many drafts
- One of the drafts is dominant in the brain, and that is what we are conscious of
- "Consciousness" simply refers to the feeling of the overall brain activity
- There is no place in the brain where consciousness resides
- Consciousness does not flow at all, there is no single stream of consciousness
- The continuity of consciousness is an illusion
- It doesn't even exist all the time: "probing precipitates narratives"
- The goal of the parallel drafts is to manage "memes"