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Current time: May 22, 2022, 4:53 pm

Poll: Does the mind produce thoughts or do thoughts produce the mind?
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Mind produces thoughts
26.67%
4 26.67%
Thoughts produce mind
6.67%
1 6.67%
Both
13.33%
2 13.33%
Neither
53.33%
8 53.33%
Total 15 vote(s) 100%
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Mindfulness or Mindlessness?
RE: Mindfulness or Mindlessness?
AST is a machine theory. I'm curious, what mind-body problem do you think a machine has?
I am the Infantry. I am my country’s strength in war, her deterrent in peace. I am the heart of the fight… wherever, whenever. I carry America’s faith and honor against her enemies. I am the Queen of Battle. I am what my country expects me to be, the best trained Soldier in the world. In the race for victory, I am swift, determined, and courageous, armed with a fierce will to win. Never will I fail my country’s trust. Always I fight on…through the foe, to the objective, to triumph overall. If necessary, I will fight to my death. By my steadfast courage, I have won more than 200 years of freedom. I yield not to weakness, to hunger, to cowardice, to fatigue, to superior odds, For I am mentally tough, physically strong, and morally straight. I forsake not, my country, my mission, my comrades, my sacred duty. I am relentless. I am always there, now and forever. I AM THE INFANTRY! FOLLOW ME!
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RE: Mindfulness or Mindlessness?
Hi, I'm back and all caught up.  I got caught up with other stuff.

Here's the answer to the poll:
One person has it right so far.  Well done @Jackalope

Although I'll accept the last answer too because I sneakily didn't define terms.  

Thanks to @The Grand Nudger for the ... erm... nudge, because I think I need to add a couple of slides to my powerpoint based on post #80, so I'll probably disappear for while why I work on that.

And thanks too to @HappySkeptic for the term 're-entrant'.  I think that's a bit more digestible than 'feed-back loops'.

Cheers.
The PURPOSE of life is to replicate our DNA ................. (from Darwin)
The MEANING of life is the experience of living ... (from Frank Herbert)
The VALUE of life is the legacy we leave behind ..... (from observation)
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