Dr. Susan Jane Blackmore Quotes

The way I really think is more like this "I am a scientist. I think the way to the truth is by investigation. I suspect that telepathy, clairvoyance, psychokinesis and life after death do not exist because I have been looking in vain for them for 25 years. I have been wrong lots of times before and am not afraid of it".

Dr. Susan Jane Blackmore

The other key to my failures seemed to be belief. I was told that I didnt get results because I didnt believe strongly enough in psi, because I didnt have an open mind!

Dr. Susan Jane Blackmore

If everyone understood evolution, then the tyranny of religious memes would be weakened, and we little humans might find a better way to live in this pointless universe.

Dr. Susan Jane Blackmore

Parapsychology seems to be growing further away from the progress and excitement of the rest of consciousness studies.

Dr. Susan Jane Blackmore

Memetics appears to have a lot of implications that we humans are machines, which people have never liked. Of course we're machines, we're biological machines. But people don't like that. Free will and consciousness is an illusion, and the self is a complex of memes. People don't like that. My view is that if these things are true it doesn't matter if we like them or not.

Dr. Susan Jane Blackmore

Consciousness is an illusion constructed by the memes.

Dr. Susan Jane Blackmore

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