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Duane Elgin
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Ursula–I’m not sure what you mean by matter? Does your question include “dark matter” which is invisible but accounts for most of the matter in the universe? Does your question about matter also refer to the constituents of quarks and gluons? In turn, what are the constituents of quarks and gluons? Strings of resonance? It seems to me that there is no single universally agreed scientific meaning of the word “matter.”  If so, materialism rests on a very precarious foundation. You ask if consciousness is non-material–but what is “material”?