Scientists Seminar 1 - Brockwood Park,England - 8 June 1984
Can one observe the structure and nature of the brain in oneself, rather than externally?
Is it necessary to have a theory or model to see what is actually going on?
Why do we divide the brain at all?
What is thought? What is thinking?
The observer is the past, memory, knowledge, experience. Can I look at something without the past?
Psychologically, why should I accumulate?
If action is ‘I will do’ or ‘I have done’, it is not action. Action is now.
When the observer is the observed there is a radical change in the brain.
To change a physical habit is fairly simple but a psychological habit demands much greater energy.
I have an insight that going north is futile, and the insight says go east, and I move. There is no interval in this movement.
Series title: Can the brain ever be quiet?
Video Duration: 81 minutes