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"All forms, all structures, all organisms, all events were television productions pulsing out from the central eye. Everything that I had ever experienced and read about was bubble-dancing before me like a nineteenth-century vaudeville show. My illusions, the comic costumes, the strange ever-changing stage props of trees and bodies and theater sets... I have never recovered from that ontological confrontation."
"Suddenly I am on camera in an ancient television show"
- T. Leary
"I often find myself believing that pandimensional beings who exist outside of the space time continuum are watching everything in our univserse as a film." - Mr. M.
"I attribute this sensation to our actual film like stream of consciousness. As one mind moment fades another one unfolds, on a continuous basis like the frames of a movie." - RedGreenVines
"I perceive that the world as I know it is projected out of my body like a 360-degree film projector." - Physics Envy
"Our eyes are not viewers, they're also projectors that are running a second story over the picture that we see in front of us all the time."
"We’re not the pictures on the film stock. We are the light that shines through it."
- Jim Carrey
Over the years my students have noted that the allegory of the cave describes the experience of seeing movies. The cave and the prisoners inside it remind them of a darkened movie theater. The shadow-play fully engrossing the prisoners’ attention seems like a film. In fact, plato describes the wall behind which the puppeteers work as be- ing “like the screen in front of puppeteers above which they show their puppets.
originally posted by: IgnoranceIsntBlisss
originally posted by: Allaroundyou
Sooooo umm have you ingested anything you weren’t supposed to lately?
That's Big Pharma talking.
If you’ve ever “gone with your gut” to make a decision or felt “butterflies in your stomach” when nervous, you’re likely getting signals from an unexpected source: your second brain. Hidden in the walls of the digestive system, this “brain in your gut” is revolutionizing medicine’s understanding of the links between digestion, mood, health and even the way you think.
You're stressed and your gut knows it—immediately. The enteric nervous system is often referred to as our body's second brain. ... The enteric nervous system is so extensive that it can operate as an independent entity without input from our central nervous system, although they are in regular communication.