The Nature of Consciousness

Piero Scaruffi

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These are excerpts and elaborations from my book "The Nature of Consciousness"

Child's Play

Why do children play? Isn't that also a way of rehearsing real-life situations based on the genetic repertory? Doesn't play also have the irrational quality of dreams? Isn't playing a way to accelerate the same kind of learning that occurs during dreaming? Could it be that at the beginning of our life everything is but a dream, and then slowly reality takes over (thanks to social interaction) and dreams are relegated to sleep?


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