| Published: December 31, 2020
Psychological implications of consciousness and ego in society
We make a modest attempt to seek plausible resolutions to some seemingly intractable psychological problems afflicting our society, with special reference to the situation emerging from the current pandemic, by employing the cherished principles of consciousness essentially in a qualitative way. While the chief motivation to undertake this endeavor is to primarily establish a sophisticated paradigm of value system within the general framework of human consciousness, it would necessarily require liberal recourse to theoretical prescriptions with a view to avoid uncertainties caused by the presence of ego which is known to have the dubious distinction of corrupting the purity of the very train of thought of the conscious mind. Relevant allusions will be made to the well – established formulations from physics and neurological sciences to consolidate our perspectives to effectively bolster the techniques in order to maximize the serenity and efficacy of consciousness by minimizing the uncertainties due to ego. We realize that since we cannot, in principle, completely eliminate these uncertainties, we have no other option but to live with these uncertainties. The ultimate goal, however, is to look for a mathematical model to not only consistently explain the prevailing conscious actions and priorities thereof, but also to devise an unambiguous mechanism that is robust enough to explicitly make quantifiable and verifiable predictions. Towards this end, we are tempted to succinctly append a remark that an appropriately quantification model can hopefully be developed through the introduction of a meditation variable, in much the same way as the analogous time variable in natural sciences, in the context of a larger continuum of space-time-meditation. Such an ambitious goal is expected to be realised only by active and collaborative participation of practising psychologists, mathematicians, natural scientists and neurologists in this pursuit towards an ideal blending of physical and psychological attributes within the all-pervading field of consciousness.
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© 2020, Mukherji N. & Parashar D.
Received: November 03, 2020; Revision Received: December 24, 2020; Accepted: December 31, 2020
Published in Volume 08, Issue 4, October-December, 2020