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Statistically speaking, You are a disembodied brain. You just came into being randomly out of the Chaotic Void. Your memory of your entire life just came into being through a chance arrangement of particles, that includes that last statement . and that one . and that one. You my friend are a Boltzmann Brain, statistically speaking. 'As Relayed from Video'
The Boltzmann Brain paradox is an argument against the idea that the universe around us, with its incredibly low-entropy early conditions and consequential arrow of time, is simply a statistical fluctuation within some eternal system that spends most of its time in thermal equilibrium.
But if we talk about cerebral brains we get to some interesting thought's and fact's that are simply not funny just very enlightening, there are people whose cerebellum was impaired, they should have been brain dead and yet were perfectly normal showing that it is not the size of the brain but how the neuron's are arranged that is more important and that the brain can adapt to some pretty awful damage, even people with only half a brain, a single hemisphere of there brain intact have had normal lives with little or no impairment to there functionality.
The Boltzmann brains concept is often stated as a physical paradox. It has also been called the Boltzmann babies paradox. The paradox is that to contemplate the universe, intelligence is necessary; however, much of the machinery that humans use to think (complex organs, muscles, etc.) are not. All that is required is the brain. Since simple organisms ought to be easier to form than complex ones, the vast majority of intelligences in the universe ought to consist of these disembodied but self-aware "Boltzmann brains".
Got to add this, I believe that consciousness is actually independent of mind and mind is a tool of consciousness so I regard some thing's reverse to the usual argument that mind gives rise to consciousness and instead regard consciousness as giving rise to mind.
But sorry about my joke, not to be confused with Membrane theory (hypothetical universe's floating around in superspace collide and sometime's created new universe through there collision's - these are also called brain's but are not actually brain's it is just a spelling thing and more accurately they should be called brane's) or anything like that the Boltzmann brain is a genuine theory that is very interesting in itself, is it only a theory but then again could it be a reality.
originally posted by: dfnj2015
a reply to: Blender5L
If it were not for entropy imbalances I would never speak!
Also had a similar experience when I was under three myself, it was more like receiving information and then losing it like a different ego taking over then leaving or being forced out again. That could be explained as well as spirit's of the deceased trying to take over the young, if so then reincarnation would be really a type of possession as I believe that each individual has a unique soul BUT are all of those soul's part of a greater self or are they distinct and independent, is ego what separates us or is it more fundamental than that?.