Human Consciousness Articles
I stumbled across a short article in LiveScience discussing human consciousness using some complexity language:
... A professor in the article also talks about consciousness as "an irreducible aspect of the universe, like space and time and mass," adding that consciousness "didn't need to evolve... [it was] part of the fundamental furniture of the world all along." Hmm.
You can read a snippet of what Robert Wright says in Nonzero about humanity as a "giant brain" and the potential emergence of a "global brain" or consciousness via the Internet and other communicative technologies here: