I learned a lot about my own mind about two years ago when I had minor surgery. I was told before the surgery that I would not remember the doctor talking to me immediately after I woke up. After the surgery I woke up and asked where the doctor was. Sure enough I was told she had been there and she told me everything was all right. I thought this was incredible because I had no memory of it at all. I laughed and asked the nurse what I had said. She said I was very relieved and had thanked the doctor many times. Well, at least I was in character.
I went home and I really thought about this. If you can have lapses in memory and not know it, then what IS your consciousness? Certainly NOT as concrete as we might like. JODY ------------------------------------ Current Book Discussion: any Zen book that you recently have read or are reading! Talk about it today!Yahoo! Groups Links <*> To visit your group on the web, go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Zen_Forum/ <*> Your email settings: Individual Email | Traditional <*> To change settings online go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Zen_Forum/join (Yahoo! ID required) <*> To change settings via email: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] <*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] <*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to: http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/