Is Reality Real? Neuroscience Vs. Philosophy
Can Science Prove That Reality Is Real?
“I believe in everything until it’s disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons. It all exists, even if it’s in your mind. Who’s to say that dreams and nightmares aren’t as real as the here and now?” — John Lennon
What is reality? Is it a simulation created by our brain? Is it just a dream? Or is it something else entirely? Are we living in a simulation?
Maybe we live in an infinite number of simulations, meaning there is no single reality. We could be living in an endless number of simulations or just one, and there would be no way for us to know which one we are actually in.
We’ll have to rely on philosophy and neuroscience to explore these questions.
Neuroscience tells us that our brain creates our reality. It takes in input from our senses and creates a model of the world we experience. This model is what we call reality.
Philosophy tells us that reality is something that exists independent of our minds. It exists outside our brains and can be …