On Fri, 2009-08-07 at 11:35 -0700, Brent Meeker wrote:

> But as Bertrand Russell, David Hume and many mystics have pointed out you can 
> wake up and 
> realize there is consciousness but the "I" that possesses it is a fiction.

There are also many common reports of what is colloquially called "ego
loss" in the hallucinogenic literature.  Users report the experience of
being "conscious" in that they are awake, perceiving sensory data, and
performing motor functions, but they have no sense of self or "I".

Johnathan Corgan

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