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Dissociative identity disorder

2019-02-11T19:19:30-05:00

Dissociative identity disorder (DID), previously known as multiple personality disorder, is a mental disorder characterized by at least two distinct and relatively enduring personality states. There is often trouble remembering certain events, beyond what would be explained by ordinary forgetfulness. These states alternately show in a person's behavior; presentations, however, are variable.[3] Associated conditions often include borderline personality disorder, post traumatic stress disorder, depression, substance misuse disorder, self-harm, or anxiety. From

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Consciousness

2018-11-26T07:23:10-05:00

[catlist name="consciousness"] "We don’t see that the hard problem is not what consciousness is, it’s what matter is — what the physical is." ...So the hard problem is the problem of matter (physical stuff in general). If physics made any claim that couldn’t be squared with the fact that our conscious experience is brain

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Curation

2018-11-26T06:07:12-05:00

[catlist name="curation"] Through the ongoing process of organizing content and media elements which create personal profiles, social media users inadvertently curate versions of themselves. Social media turns users into curators as they create distinct incarnations that are separate, yet become the objectified digital presentation of one’s physical self. Personal curation is content primarily for

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As-If

2018-11-26T05:49:52-05:00

[catlist name="as-if"] Also see Elaboration Paranoia is a thought process believed to be heavily influenced by anxiety or fear , often to the point of irrationality and delusion . Paranoid thinking typically includes persecutory beliefs, or beliefs of conspiracy concerning a perceived threat towards oneself. Historically, this characterization was used to describe any delusional

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Identity

2018-11-26T07:30:25-05:00

[catlist name=”identity”] From Wikipedia Although Socrates —who was the main character in most of Plato ‘s dialogues—was a genuine historical figure, it is commonly understood that in later dialogues Plato used the character of Socrates to give voice to his own philosophical views. The Socratic problem refers to the difficulty

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Games

2019-01-18T05:33:15-05:00

 Play -> Acting Out -> Games -> Enactment -> Awareness   [catlist name="as-if"] A labyrinth as opposed to a maze In common usage, the term refers to text adventures , a type of adventure game ... The first adventure games to appear were text adventures (later called interactive fiction ), which typically use a

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