Which comes first awareness or agency?

Awareness is the state of being conscious of something. More specifically, it is the ability to directly know and perceive, to feel, or to be cognizant of events–synonymous to consciousness. (Wikipedia) So awareness is being aware. But when do we first have agency? Agency may either be classified as unconscious, involuntary behavior, or purposeful, goalContinue reading “Which comes first awareness or agency?”

What if DNA is our personal Book of Life as mentioned in Revelation?

Bill Bryson in his best-selling book, “A Short History of Nearly Everything” (published 2010, p. 498), tells us to start with a cell. “Inside the cell is a nucleus and inside each nucleus are the chromosomes–forty-six little bundles of complexity, of which twenty-three come from your mother and twenty-three from your father. […] Chromosomes constituteContinue reading “What if DNA is our personal Book of Life as mentioned in Revelation?”