If this does not blow your mind, i dont know what will.
if you get this article, you are in! feedback is welcome.
(the mind, perception, and the soul...infodynamics is here)
information given the right environment and mechanisms could maintain its own structure and systemic connectivity with the information's informational sub-components (bundled together based on energetic expenditures, acting on energy or matter creating structure) like sequential words in a sentence that exist as a thought, giving the thought meaning. Hence such information stays relatively intact (although highly predisposed/exposed to various entropic forces (e.g.: cosmological entropy)) and is able to be recalled, but how does it amount to an actual human experience? The mind uses its physical structures (neuro-pathways) and energetic configurations (highly complex ion driven positively charged resonating electrical system) to make sense of this information relative to its own experiences (which are retained as fluidly-discreet bundled informational units. They are discreet so memories do not blend into on another). Nevertheless, such memories or informational units are fluid due to their predisposition to changes brought on by entropy. Now imagine that raw information, (the force, properties, and meaning of information) is an entity only carried/relayed or stored (or processed) by energy or matter. Raw information intertwines with energy (picture carried by light wave/particles) or matter (a word written on paper with ink), which allow it to not only exist in the Universe, but allow it to be processed, transduced (changing shape/type of information such as a math formula vocally described OR written on paper, it is the same information, but exists either as sound waves or as ink matter), to be stored, to be changed/altered, to propagate through spacetime, and TO ACT AS AN INFLUENTIAL FORCE. This raw information can skip from energetic state or material state to a variety of other energetic or material states (when the information is contained in the physical shape of a clay-vase, it is able to be extracted from the material object and placed onto wave/particles of light which then carry this information, perhaps into one's eye, then brain/mind which then process it, the picture being less informationally robust than the actual clay-vase because typically light does not bend). This raw information also has certain properties such as the ability to proliferate, to infect, to influence the activity of matter (such as genetic information which is able to impact protein kinetics or as when sound causes cymatic affects on matter), and to simply exists, otherwise, this information which is really only a fragment of a once relatively random and chaotic (high entropy) environment which has been structured into a relatively ordered unit(s) of information (such as the creation of bio-molecules which are relatively highly structured molecules from primordial conditions such as mud, water, and air which are not as structured on the given scale or of experiences which are complied to in part form a personality). As the information jumps from the clay-vase to the wave/particles of light, it briefly exists in an intermediate state hosted by an unknown and mysterious realm. In fact, the laws of physics exist in this unseen, intangible, and ethereal realm (not a mathematical dimension), coming into play as called for, nearly instantaneous, unforgivingly precise, and relentlessly consistently 100% accurate). Thus, information acts as the opposing force to entropy/chaos. However, there exist upper and lower limits to these forces opposing each other. For example, too much information may increase entropy (such as overcrowding of information which makes sequestering of a particular component of that information pool difficult). On the other hand, not enough entropy or chaos and the information may not evolve. Hence, entropy places the key cosmological pressure on information to evolve, becoming the leading contributing factor and cause of evolution. Also, too little information and there may not exist enough structure to complete the new system, impacting its processing ability and functionality.
In either case, this raw information (such as human experiences) find their way to our mind where they are able to be hosted/housed. The infectious properties of information in part allow this housing process to take place along with information's ability to entangle with different systems (either statically/permanently or temporarily). Once this information has entangles with the brain (physically changing the brain's neural communication kinetics and pathway structure) AND mind (abstractly existing as a new memory and forming a platform to evaluate other memories with), it changes them and vice versa, becoming integrated/entangled with each other. In other words, we become our experiences guided by our temperament (which is to some extensive degree guided by genetic composition/quality). Our essence of being, this soul that we seek, exists in an intangible and abstract electric informational cloud (using the electrical activity as temporary entangling hosts so that it can; 1) stay structured/exist, 2) be semi-stored in the mind (semi because both the physical and electrical activity of the brain are fluid and plastic due to prediction to entropy in their bound or raw state), and 3) to be processed for creative, survival, and constructive reasons which are not only programmed into our genes and neural pathways, but also in the holistic essence of who we are for it involves us and our minds entirely. The act of perception is beyond a simple process. Due to the systemic effects of the brain giving rise to and being intertwined with the mind, this information becomes us and thus our reaction to it is holistic in the sense that we have a conscious, unconscious, and physical/visceral reaction to it as similar information pre-assimilated allows this process to take place. Thereby, the experience of reality becomes robust and is further colored (elaborated, and structurally and functionally complicated) by emotions and thoughts. Emotions serve to evaluate such experiential information we refer to as memories. New memories are compared to older ones or are judged based on either physical reactivity to the information or to mental calculations/cognitive associations in parallel using emotions. For example, when someone breaks a bone, they react to this experience in a negative way which is forever associated with such a memory. Similar experience may trigger the recall of such memories and/or their associated thoughts and emotions for survival reasons. Associated thoughts are typically verbal and form conclusions about the self and also contribute to the composition of a belief systems which in turn, when interrelated to other belief system compos a mental schema or framework or understanding....our interconnectivity with this ethereal realm, cosmological entropy, the physical laws of the Universe, the mind, the body, the environment/society and the ability for information to process other information (to be processed too) is what gives experiences to our being, active power to and within our minds and experiences....who wants to know more?
you can read more about this in my book, Infodynamic Psychology 2nd Ed. on Amazon etc...
Without Information, it would be an empty universe! Ray Mansuri, PhD