E171 | The Reality Illusion | Donald Hoffman, Maria Baghramian, Hilary Lawson

E171 | The Reality Illusion | Donald Hoffman, Maria Baghramian, Hilary Lawson

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"Seeing is believing". "Seeing is the truth". Yet cognitive scientists seem to have uncovered these views as incorrect. Evolution led us to perceive what is best for survival and it turns out this has little to do with what we call 'reality'. Is reality then a creative construct that helps us to live but doesn't reflect the world? Are physical objects a useful hallucination? Or is the very idea of reality perhaps a mistake, and neuroscientists have just got it ... See More

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