There are a few theories that attempt to explain hypnosis, all with their own strengths and weaknesses. I don’t particularly want to get into them all here to prove anything, but I will touch on a few that resonate with my intuitions and experiences the most.
Recently through studying the idea of conscious will being an illusion, I got to thinking about how:
the feeling of conscious will and voluntariness,
the nature of imagination and automaticity…
…tie together. Read More