Consciousness and the Incompleteness of Science

Who are you?

When you hear a question like that, what is the first response that comes to mind? You might say something like “I’m John Smith,” but your name is just a label; it doesn’t really describe who you are. You might go on to elaborate, saying, “I’m a doctor” or “I’m a millionaire,” but you could lose your job and your money and still be you.

Some people identify with their bodies, considering themselves to be handsome or beautiful or healthy or physically fit, but you could lose those things over time and still be…