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 vibrating strings of string theory are qubits of information?

Physicist Brian Greene, The Elegant Universe (2013) p. 15, “But we will see that, rather than producing musical notes, each of preferred patterns of a string in string theory appears in a particle whose mass and force charge are determined by the strings oscillatory pattern.” Quantum mechanics explains the aspects of nature at small scalesContinue reading “What if vibrating strings of string theory are qubits of information?”