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Pondering Mental Analogies And Metaphors

Some of our analogies about thinking and consciousness historically tend to mimic the contemporary technologies of their times. For instance, mechanical automatons were popular in the seventeenth century. The mechanical or clockwork devices performed lifelike tasks for entertainment. Rudimentary manufacturing … Continue reading

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Like A Galaxy

Our lives have often been called a microcosm of the universe. I stumbled upon that viewpoint as I contemplated and concentrated on the thoughts in my head this morning as I geared into meditation.  Galaxies are endlessly fascinating structures that … Continue reading

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