Living Luminously

Lu­minos­ity, as used here, is self-aware­ness. A lu­mi­nous men­tal state is one that you have and know that you have. It could be an emo­tion, a be­lief or alief, a dis­po­si­tion, a quale, a mem­ory—any­thing that might hap­pen or be stored in your brain. What’s go­ing on in your head?

0. Background Material

Sort­ing Out Sticky Brains

Men­tal Crystallography

Gen­er­al­iz­ing From One Example

1. Living Luminously

Liv­ing Luminously

You Are Likely To Be Eaten By A Grue

Let There Be Light

The ABC’s of Luminosity

Lights, Cam­era, Ac­tion!

The Spotlight

High­lights and Shadows

City of Lights


2. Bonus Posts

Ureshiku Naritai

A Suite of Prag­matic Con­sid­er­a­tions in Fa­vor of Niceness

On En­joy­ing Disagree­able Company

Seven Shiny Stories