‘Physics generally ignores it. Medicine frowns upon it.
If people could actually change their emotions and thoughts using the principle of “mind over matter,” what would happen to the pharmaceutical drug business, psychiatrists, “therapists,” psychologists, and the like? Most of them would be out of business quickly and only the best would survive, which means that only quality people who are effective at producing real, positive changes in people’s lives could carry on making a living doing change work.
I find it disturbing (and also ridiculous) that people can call themselves “experts” in matters relating to consciousness, when they can’t even give a decent, rational explanation of what consciousness is.’