You Are The Ghost in The Machine…

The biggest problem in the world today is our lack of recognizing and acknowledging the existence of imaginary sense data and it’s concomitant- imaginary facts. Acknowledging the existence of these two new concepts allows us to better understand how to produce the contents of lucid dreams and with such regularity, and predictability that we have every possibility to make lucid dreaming into a science.


This kind of subjective ‘science’ can’t be accomplished by modern scientific means as scientific instruments cannot find either the height, width, weight, length, density nor volume of consciousness.Consciousness=conscious experience. Our current understanding of science disallows the ability to conduct science on subjective experience as our personal experiences are only experienced subjectively, privately. However, there is a way to build a science of lucid dreaming. Reasoning and the scientific method is an invaluable tool in propelling a science of consciousness forward by contributing a new terminology to the debate. The scientific method must be applied from the subjective point of view on the world of experience which surrounds us in order to not only learn more about consciousness but experience the function of consciousness.

Imaginary Facts & Imaginary Sense Data: An Argument for the Existence of…

A child playing with a wooden block as if it were a submarine is interacting with imaginary sense data. And for the child, it’s an imaginary fact in his own conscious experience that he’s playing with a submarine. Imaginary sense data and imaginary facts are all around us.


Actors interact with imaginary sense data and imaginary facts as part of their profession. The sounds in movies and TV shows are embedded with IMSD. The screeching of tires is made in a sound studio, by sound experts who have an assortment of everyday items the smash, rub or grind together to make the sound we hear in films.


Movies, books, — anything envisioned within the human mind and rendered into the real world is an imaginary fact. I remember when I began writing my thesis deciding a thesis for my master’s degree I wanted to do a textual analysis on the number of Imaginary Facts (IMFG) presented in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. A popular kind of a local Chicago school skips school to have a romance with imaginary facts — a romance with knowledge. LINK.


originates in a conscious mind and

Without an awareness of the function of consciousness we don’t, it’s ability — we don’t know how to use it

without the awareness of your abilities you wouldn’t know how to use them, except in life-threatening moments

something imagined made real. given independent existence.

IMGF’s come in 2 kinds True Imaginary Facts— composed of imaginary sense data. Take, for instance, this blank canvas:



Standardized objects showing few hints at individual conscious experience touched the canvas. It doesn’t convey IMSD.


 This is painting is an imaginary fact. It has imaginary sense-data covering its surface. I see gears and a window and some kind of 3-d objects attached to its surface. This painting is an imaginary fact — something imagined and brought into the physical world to exist as an object in its own right.

Kurt Schwitters — Merzbild 29a — assemblage, 93 x 113 cm, Sprengel Museum

Not many parts of this painting trigger my imagination into interpretation. I don’t see any faces, human figures or representations of any living things. Big patches of dark blue color swash the surface, making me think almost nothing. Many areas of the canvas are abstract and don’t render anything meaning in the viewing of it.


The fact that this painting was derived from my own past experience and was painting onto the canvas makes it an imaginary fact.


In terms of quantity, we can say that this painting lends object-oriented details for the imagination to chew on. In fact, we could say it leaves little to the imagination as it communicates tragedy quite clearly. It is much less abstract with overtones of surrealists, abstract expressionists, a bit of color fields and minimalism as well as a solid sense of realism brought about by the presence of the two dominate human figures.


What do we see here?

Tragedy, heartbreak,


Postmodernist artwork at it’s finest. A mish-mash of styles derived from the Modern Masters.

Close up “The SubCon

A woman seeking liberty from a generic, introspective, standard production line Ken or cartoony man who lacks any character or individuality or memorable originality. A magnifying glass capturing a perhaps an alternate identity — a man in an iron mask? The body lays prone, is maimed, and deformed as the arm blends into a leg carrying a putrid brown mask of shame, or guilt perhaps? bearing a grimace of humiliation.

A smattering of deep dark red separating the female from the male figure. The violent red streaks depicting motion as she thrusts herself away from him.


colored white depicting innocence. and located in the area of the navel where all great mystics


The sense data in it is highly imaginary and seems to disclose a narrative — an. It is true that I suffered great heartbreak and expressed in on the canvas.


Her face must

Facing the breakup her face must become a distant memory but the pain is all to present. In the area of her left breast a pyramid or a staircase to unfinished plans for the future perhaps?

Her face, sad hurt, at the tragedy between them. Her arms transforming into a flag pole with the United States Flag of Liberty flies. Along the left edge of her arm are deep blue streaks sained into the canvas appearing like scythes farmer once used to harvest wheat in the fields. Also, remind me of the grim reapers harvesting tool of choice.


A Huge phallic symbol depicts strong sexual attachment drive and the long white also


double phalic images one depicting what appears to be a strong sex drive and the other a wand made of white innocent


Robot stalking a munchkin of man’s imagination tied down away from the source of all things. Robot’s spirit?


Not false IMGF’s but fictive- made up i

perhaps is escaping out down the hatch of dreaming into the eternity of singularity presented on the canvas. A patch of infinite density or infinite awareness?


Collasceing around the black hole we see life-sustaining water. ground, a house, village perhaps, indicating human awareness,


a kind of inventory the black-hole singularity is going to chew threw but the painting depicts a huge earthworm, at least in my interpretation, surrounding the seemingly significant black sphere, placed in a Hopperesque position on the canvas.


Is Meaning is relayed to the viewer evoking similar memories of heartbreak.


Imaginary facts classify our subjective experience in a new way allowing us to examine the nature of consciousness at a deeper level. Yes, imaginary facts classify our subjective experience in a new way. By definition, your entire experience of the world is an imaginary fact.


You are the first and only person to experience the input from your senses, thus your entire experience of the world is kind of an imaginary fact. Since conscious experience is a cognitive synthesis between the objects of the world and your conscious awareness is not detectable by any known scientific instrument. The machine is the world and our cognitive processes. You are the Ghost in the Machine. The world isn’t out there like we’ve been taught to believe it is.


THus the world you perceive is an imaginary the sensory data your senses detect are transformed into imaginary sense data — a synthesis of the raw sensory sensations of objects and your conscious mind’s experience of that raw or abstract sensation.


IMFG allow us to bridge the gap between our understanding of objects and our lack of understanding of what consciousness is how consciousness is produced, what the function of consciousness is. The body produces awareness and through life, our bodily awareness experiences itself as conscious of its own awareness. of the awareness generated by the body. Bridging this gap which is often called the ‘Explanatory Gap’ is needed in order to begin to move in the direction that leads humanity to forge lucid dreaming as a science. This is hugely important as right now our world is going through an extinction event. And if the stories are true of Monks, Yogis and shamans accomplishing acts in dreaming that defy our linear reasoning then using these new concepts can help facilitate action in my fellow humans who hear the call.


There s something not quite right about our existence. Why can we imagine the impossible — putting a human being on Mars, and yet achieve what we once deemed an impossibility? IMFG delineates a function to consciousness. The function, as first analyzed in the 16th century by philosopher Immanuel Kant — — – He reasoned that of all the faculties of mind humans being inherited — emotion, reasoning, moral compass, ethical nature, it had to be the imagination bound together with our perception of the world and the objects around us.


That is to say, Kant’s Synthesis of the Transcendental Imaginnationn turned raw sensory information of objects into understandable concepts and independent objects. the imagination, which in Kant’s time was synonymous with a word they were forbidden by the Church to mention — consciousness. For Kant consciousness and imagination were the same thing. Although he couldn’t discover what it was made of he did delineate an idea theory that lasts to our day and has influenced thousands, upon thousands of students of the world, to acknowledge it’s the “BLIND POEWROF MINAGON that unifies the self and world.


In a similar frame, famous child Psychologist of the ’50–’60s, Jean Piaget, claimed that only at 1.5 years old does an infant learn to ‘put together’ objects and understand that objects exist on their own. and in their own right. During the first 1.5 years of life, the infant interacts with hundreds of objects along the way making a cognitive map of the objects. Why is this important?


This is important because this same faction that Piaget called ‘object constancy’ does a fine job of synthesizing object constancy recreating our sense of self and objects in our nightly dreams. The function of consciousness then is to cohere and unify collections of IMSD into a stable, whole, fluid, flowing perceivable experience. OBJECT CON or rather instantiation of randomly collected bits of IMSD creating our natural dream state. Dreaming then can be defined as an all-natural bodily function that replicates the act of object constancy with random bits of sensory data collected throughout the day.


Given that definition, we can reason that Lucid Dreaming then can be defined as the pragmatic enhancement of the all-natural bodily function that replicates the act of object constancy with prechosen and intentionally collected bits of IMSD memorized in small moments throughout the day. Specifically, the ENMASSS LD Tech pragmatically enhances a


consciousness in another into another state of awareness complete with its own perceptual environment.


Everybody has a collection or inventory of Imaginary Facts that are true to them and them only. A person who pursues sports does so because they spend a great deal of their time ‘imagining’ themselves playing the sports they are passionate about. The more time they spend playing sport, reading books, playing musical instruments, the larger a person’s inventory is. The larger the inventory the more all incoming raw sensation received by senses are interpreted by past experiences.


Traumatic experiences can forever alter our interpretation of ourselves in our lives and force us to relive these painful memories. The pain is true in ourselves and anyone can witness the pain another person is in and is and verify that your conscious experience is true for you. Giving traumatic experience the labeling of ‘imaginary fact’ does not make the pain go away or disappear, rather it enables us to yet come to the grips that imaginary facts are TRUE. As such one when achieves a lucid dream, that too is an imaginary fact. Lucid dreaming is not only an imaginary fact but also a real scientific fact.


In 1998, LaBerge scientifically verified a person having a lucid dreaming and he did it by having the person communicate a prechosen signal that they both agreed he would do when he went lucid. in 2013 Planck’s institute also validated the fact the human beings can lucid dream. Since both the ludic dreamer and the scientists’ machines verified the lucid dream state, the only thing that is an imaginary fact are the contents of the person’s lucid dream. Science can not yet verify the contents of our minds or witness what we experience in a lucid dream. Does this scientific fact also imply the fact that humans beings can experience themselves in two places at one time? Does it also verify that other cognitive spaces and/or perceptual environments are available to those who probe the dream space? I’d say yes, they do. And these facts lend further validity to bridging and filling in the gaps in our understanding of consciousness.


Imaginary Facts

Imaginary facts are true in other peoples experience

How do we create a more stable collection of IMSD instead of these unconscious collections of random bits of IMSD?


A painting is an imaginary fact. IMGFs It was made in someone’s imagination and via is now a vivid real 3-dimensional object that has the indelible touch of human consciousness. IMGF’s are true. 2 Kinds of IMGF’s 1) There is the imaginary fact of ‘being aware’ that for example — the ultraviolet spectrum exists, that Mastodons exist of video games but never having any conscious experience of these possibilities. Not having an experience of the ultraviolet spectrum, is still


Potential imaginary fact

Being aware of or imagining possibilities false Imaginary Fact as not having EXP ULTA means it’s not true to your own conscious experience. YOu can imagine a possibility but it is only that a fleeting, Freeplay of concepts and sensations that point out. These of which you can wrap a narrative around. Take for instance these close-ups of the painting:


It existed as a conscious experience within the that took place during the course o my life.


What do we see here?
The sense data in it is highly imaginary and seems to disclose a narrative — an. It is true that I suffered great heartbreak and expressed in on the canvas.

Robot stalking a munchkin of man’s imagination tied down away from the source of all things. Robot’s spirit?

perhaps is escaping out down the hatch of dreaming into an eternity of the singularity presented on the canvas. A patch of infinite density or infinite awareness? Collasceing around the black hole we see life-sustaining water. ground, a house, village perhaps, indicating human awareness,

a kind of inventory the black-hole singularity is going to chew threw, but the painting depicts a huge earthworm, at least in my interpretation, surrounding the seemingly significant black sphere, placed in a Hopperesque position on the canvas.


Is Meaning is relayed to the viewer evoking similar memories of heartbreak.

Enmass Dreaming Technique:

Scientists say dreams are made from random bits of data collected into our memories of the day. At night these random bits that catch our dreaming attention eye are brought to life in the dream state. It’s been asserted that the human body and mind take in up to the equivalent of 35GB of sensory information every day.,

What the secrets of Yogis, Buddhists and shamans have hidden deep within their writings is the en masse technique. Take for instance the Buddhist technique that supposedly produces a lucid dream:


If this is so then the production of altered states of consciousness involves a rigorously disciplined interaction with abstract and imaginary sense data. For instance, Buddhists practice the following body position because it is believed to induce lucid dreaming in those who can master it — “Sleep on the right side, as a lion doth. With the thumb and ring-finer of the right hand press the pulsation of the throat-arteries: stop the nostrils with the fingers of the left hand: and let the saliva collect in the throat. (Evans –Wentz, 216). Scientific lucid dream researcher, Stephen LaBerge, comments on this body position, “ . . . a major part of the desired effect is to maintain a certain degree of consciousness as one falls asleep. “ (238). This body position, at least for westerners, is not a part of everyday cognitive processes. The body position certainly could be considered a form of performance art and therefore aesthetic in the nature of practicing or witnessing someone trying to sleep in this position. And if practiced rigorously, may produce a lucid dream experience.


The Dali Lama lays claim that, “for the most part Buddhism is an introspective, disciplined, rigorous and empiricist examination and production of states of awareness that are verified by repeated individual and communal experiences (Dali Lama 26).


Buddhism is a science and that has an empirical methodology that engenders the production of other perceivable and experiential perceptual environments to exist. But how do they do it?

things are needed to enact the

Enmasse dreaming technique.

We find the Buddhist such a position makes one more aware of their body and mind and therefore constitutes the basis for aesthetic experience. The unusual position contributes to opening the dreaming attention prone to collecting more IMSD in the practitioners dreaming awareness. By memorizing the IMSD, and constantly reminding one’s self of one’s intention to wake up in a dream the practitioner spends more time collecting IMSD into her cognitive processes. For instance, let’s say that out of the 35GB of sense-data collected into the body and mind one intentionally devotes 5GB of the 35 GB a day to intentions to lucid dreaming. Let say it takes 5GB of the 35GB to induce a ludic dream, It would mean spending a few hours a day dedicated to collecting the IMSD. It may not happen on the first day, nor on the second, but I’ve had more luck with 3 days of more of intending produce a lucid dream of my choosing. LINK BLOG::


But that was with the help of a Buddhist and Shamanistic technique of life review. A common practice of meditators is to close their eyes and review their entire day while breathing in and out the scenes of the day and releasing with an exhale and a turn of the head from either right to left of all the unwanted energy or rather IMSD collected into the body. In conjunction on inhaling the desired IMSD of the events of the day and major events of one’s life preps one’s dreaming arms one’s dreaming awareness with two things — 1) a cognitive space in which to go lucid and 2) arms releases IMSD from the memories of the day (not in any way making memories go away, but making memories lighter and more fluid, more transparent and flexible. IMSD release with the breath can be intentionally deposited into space where dreaming occurs.


As one can imagine the larger the collection or cache of IMSD one collects the more the inventory puts a strain on the reasoning mind. Our reasoning limits the internal processing of sense data


Cubist Art Work is an Imaginary Fact and a Real Fact thereby co-joining our understanding of what was once imagined in the mind of the cubist was transferred to the canvas. The surface of the canvas is covered with imaginary sense data. Looking at it instills in some who suspended disbelief, an aesthetic experience. Since it’s given that a 100-year-old on the cognitive nature of the Cubist aesthetic it lends consideration to the idea that perhaps other movements of modern art depict and represent other processes involved in interpretation of the world.


Cubism as COg Process instantiates auto-instantiates object schemas from past experience so we don’t have to bite, lick and try to eat, objects we encounter over and over.

Anything man-made is an imaginary fact.

Futurist Art Works are Imaginary Facts

IMFG’s bridge the subjective world with the objective world forming a solid foundation upon which to build a map that can detail and visually explain what occurs in our cognitive processes.


objective and subjective experience

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Easy Techniques to Induce A Lucid Dream:

Alarm Method

  1. Set your alarm to go off every 2 hours while you sleep.
  2. Set your alarm relatively close so you don’t have to move that much when it goes off. Large movements tend to make one immediately forget what they were dreaming.
  3. When the alarm wakes you up recollected you were doing in the dream. Repeat to yourself this is a dream, this is dream over and over as you gently fall back to sleep.

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Lama, Dali. “Contemplative Mind, Hard Science.” Shift: At the Frontiers of Consciousness, December 2005 –February 2006, No 9. 24–28.

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