Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Primate Muse Tuesday THE REAL YOU

Primate Muse

One of the best known philosophers in the UK asks the question "Is There A Real You? "  He draws on some of the research supporting his latest book
The Ego Trick
In this short video from Ted talks, he challenges
his audience to reflect on their understanding of the 'Self'.
He Also Wrote
Should You Judge This Book by It's Cover? 
This video gives a brief taste of it


Karen Wallace said...

I really enjoyed the talk by Julian Baggini. Thanks. Hugs Karen

grace Forrest~Maestas said...

the layers are really beginning
to make "themselves" evident, huh.

Nancy said...

Enjoyed his talk. The second book reminded me how my kids would tell me that I said these types of proverbs all the time (when making some point, I think) I didn't even realize I did that!!

*jean* said...

thank you for sharing this! i love watching TED, so many amazing things being shared there...happy tea tuesday!

deanna7trees said...

what he says might be liberating but i tend to think we are more than just the sum of our parts. interesting.

Ms. ∆×∆p×≥h/4π said...

Layers and layers and if I understood it all I'd stop listening. I am a listener and a gleaner. It's in the code. And to think it all started with seaweed and potatoes!