The Path of Mirrors

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  In chapter 17 we looked at personal experience as a private affair. That could have been the end of this book. Yet human everyday life is also a shared experience. At first glance this seems like a paradox, but there is a simple explanation: Each individual human Consciousness is unique and independent to some degree, and at the same …

Private Property

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  Human experience is a baffling phenomenon. We think we know it. We even think we know it better than anything else. And yet, our private experience might be the greatest unsolved mystery of humankind. The French philosopher Maurice Merleau Ponty pointed out that “the world which is revealed to us by our senses and in everyday life, seems at …