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Old 08-02-2012, 04:34 PM
 
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Going to the second page of the article, where the meat is. We confabulate to explain stuff and we are good at it.

The "Interpreter" in Your Head Spins Stories to Make Sense of the World | Mind & Brain | DISCOVER Magazine

The desire to create cause and effect scenarios is engrained in us. It may be a lesson not to take such ideas too seriously.
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Old 08-04-2012, 07:29 AM
 
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That was very interesting, Thank you for posting it.

Consciousness is very interesting indeed.
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Old 08-10-2012, 03:33 PM
 
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The Politics and Other Controversies Forum is ample proof of this. A compendium of millions of postings by people who have no capacity at all to think logically. Ideas get planted in one of their hemispheres, and they spin out of control in fatal illogical argument.
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Old 08-10-2012, 09:41 PM
 
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The Politics and Other Controversies Forum is ample proof of this. A compendium of millions of postings by people who have no capacity at all to think logically. Ideas get planted in one of their hemispheres, and they spin out of control in fatal illogical argument.

just had a good one of those on a thread i just posted but i was not the one doing the arguingsome people get really uptite over such trivial stuff!! it so amazing..
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Old 08-12-2012, 02:05 PM
 
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The Politics and Other Controversies Forum is ample proof of this. A compendium of millions of postings by people who have no capacity at all to think logically. Ideas get planted in one of their hemispheres, and they spin out of control in fatal illogical argument.
You lie!
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Old 08-12-2012, 02:07 PM
 
Location: southern california
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the typical post on CDF OP is vague. not much detail. this is useful. then people like me will guess and assume and then the arguments begin. if the facts were known we would not fill in the blanks and there would be no CDF.
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Old 08-14-2012, 06:56 AM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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You lie!
No, I have supporting data (I got it on the internet!): 4,206,324 posts on the P&OC Forum.
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