A ghost in the Cartesian theatre

The problem of human consciousness has plagued psychologists and philosophers since formal discourse commenced in these fields. William James, for example, spent a large proportion of his career investigating the nature of human consciousness as a basis for human psychology. James thought that if we can understand the source and function of consciousness, we will … Continue reading A ghost in the Cartesian theatre

Digital shamanism and non-physical worlds

I was inspired to write this article after listening to James W Jesso's podcast with his guest, artist Sander Bos, "Virtual Reality and Digital Shamanism". During the podcast, Sander spoke of how art and creative potential can transcend into virtual realms. In his work, he impressively captures artistic worlds in 360-degree virtual reality (VR) as a … Continue reading Digital shamanism and non-physical worlds