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What causes consciousness? Our inner sense of awareness is at once most mundane and most bizarre. No explanation makes sense. Here are three novel candidates for explaining consciousness.

Extrasensory perception (ESP) probes reality. If ESP does not exist, then today's physical world may be all there is. If ESP does exist, then reality may go beyond the physical world. But can ESP be tested by science?

Does God exist? What are God's attributes and traits? How to examine such questions about God? Philosophy enables analysis and provokes insight.

Since God (supposedly) knows everything and can never be wrong, including about future events, how could those future events not come to pass? If we cannot do other than what God knew prior, how then free will?

Of what is reality made? What are the most basic building blocks from which the cosmos is constructed? Particles? Mass-Energy? Forces? Fields? A new candidate is 'Information'-'IT from BIT'.

What constitutes good science? Are there limits to science? If so, what are the boundaries? How deep can science dig into the foundations of the world?

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