Understanding the mind

Inside the three-pound lumps of mostly fat and water inside our heads we can, in a very real sense, find the root of everything we know and ever will know. Sure, the universe gave rise to our brains. But what good is the cosmos without brains and, more specifically, minds? Without them, there’d be no…


This entry originally appeared at www.technologyreview.com/2021/08/25/1032153/mind-editor-letter, and may be a summary or abridged version.