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greg dahlen

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how to prove that plants have consciousness?

I think plants have emotions and thoughts, rudimentary but there. How to prove it?

I tried putting my ear against some trees to see if I heard anything.

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    Jul 21 2013: There's no proof needed only a definition of consciousness that excludes the image of "I", me or self because any organism is conscious if it can sense and respond, communicate and interact with living - and non living nature.
    Under natural circumstances plants can react and change behavior according to information they send each other above as well as below ground. They operate intelligent with existing plant, fungus or animal species.
    In fact everything is conscious for being is conscious but to have consciousness is to hold to the self created image of self.
    • Jul 22 2013: " ...definition of consciousness that excludes the image of "I", me or self ..."

      You provide me with a missing link in not existing definition of consciousness :)
      Consciousness is a kind of resonant relationship of everything to everything else, that excludes the image of "I", me or self ..."

      ".... everything is conscious for being is conscious ...."

      Thanks, Frans !!!
      You've made my day ! :)

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