What this optical illusion tells us about the nature of consciousness

The phi phenomenon reveals a certain ‘gap’ or inconsistency with our most intuitive conception of the self.

Is our experience of seeing a color change mid-way along the path due to an ‘Orwellian’ or a ‘Stalinesque’ revision?

Dennett’s perspective on consciousness gives primary importance to what is ‘written down’ by your mental processes: there is no singular Cartesian observer moving through absolute time




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