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What is Post Naivety?
Post naivety, also called post naive realism, or post naive materialism (PNM) refers to what comes after "naivety", as a phase in human understanding. "Naivety" - expressed in modern terms - refers to the belief that the material world itself, as we encounter it is other than a construct of brain function.

Circles, Myth and Imagination

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Post naivety or post naive realism acknowledges the full implications of the most profound statement of modern neuroscience: that the world we experience is a construct created by the principle of the brain, the same principle that creates our experience of self. Circles, Myth and Imagination is a series of ten connected short essays in post-naive realism, explored through ancient myth, musical science, quantum physics, brain science, the renaissance musician and philosopher Marsilio Ficino, and William Blake.

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