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DOI: 10.14704/nq.2016.14.4.927

Directly Facing up to the Hard Problem of Consciousness with a Fundamental Theory of Consciousness

Jianfeng Li


In this article, a pre-spacetime quantum theory of consciousness is presented, which reveals the structural position of consciousness to the rest of universe. We focus on extracting as many structural ingredients as possible from the conscious experience and try to identify its possible theoretical correspondence in theory. Based on this fundamental theory of consciousness, it is found that the entity that produces the consciousness must be an elementary particle with an extraordinarily large inner freedom. We further propose that this conscious particle originally comes from among the dark-matter particles (like Wimpzillas) and can be possibly stabilized by the indistinguishable principle of temporarily identical particles. This proposition has, actually, provided a physical model of our brain beyond the neurological science, which explains how our brains capture and stabilize the dark-matter particles and use them to produce conscious experiences together with the precursor particles of consciousness. In other words, our brain might be just a Nature-made collider which is much smaller but much more powerful than that of Large Hardron Collider. The model indicates that during the dying of the consciousness, the brain will lose some weight which is a testable prediction.


quantum entanglement; conscious machine; dark matter; timeless and spaceless

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