From Big Think: The simplest descrip­tion of a black hole is a region of space-time from which no light is reflected and nothing escapes. The simplest descrip­tion of conscious­ness is a mind that absorbs many things and attends to a few of them. Neither of these concepts can be captured quan­ti­ta­tively. Together they suggest the appealing possi­bility that endless­ness surrounds us and infinity is within. · Go to Conscious­ness: The black hole of neuro­science →