Tag: bliss

bliss = diminished self awareness ?

Taken from http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=the-neurobiology-of-bliss-sacred-and-profane “Absence of pain is predictably akin to pleasure, but the other two—losing a sense of identity and of bodily limits—are less obvious. Self-awareness, apparently, is no picnic. William James described the self as that kernel of consciousness…