Originally Posted By: NW Ponderer
I didn't mean to sell your post short, my friend. I was just amusing myself.

A) it is a fascinating subject, and "how our minds work" is a true conundrum. B) the concept of seven "minds" is an interesting way of expressing it, and has some logic to it. It's elegant. C) I love the word perseverating.

You should know I like a bit of good wordplay... where's ol' Teddy boy, anyway? Say whatever you will about Señor Remington, he was a masterful punster.

A couple more thoughts...

The four basic "minds" function without attention, aka mechanically, or without true consciousness. Performing a task, or just being aware, while engaging two or more minds at once, is an intentional act requiring attention, which also increases consciousness. The "higher minds" are not in play without attention.


Edited by logtroll (08/23/19 12:16 AM)
Edit Reason: punk-choo-ayshun
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