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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%
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Mindfulness or Mindlessness?
#21
RE: Mindfulness or Mindlessness?
No offense but I'm not going down the philosophy debate hole, I'm out.
I don't have an anger problem, I have an idiot problem




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#22
RE: Mindfulness or Mindlessness?
(August 26, 2021 at 9:12 am)brewer Wrote: No offense but I'm not going down the philosophy debate hole, I'm out.

No offence taken. No worries.

I'm not up (or down) for debate either... hoping more for a peer review.

BFN
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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#23
RE: Mindfulness or Mindlessness?
*Waves*

Hope you'r doing great DLJ

Sorry to just be posting something so random. Blush

Not at work.
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#24
RE: Mindfulness or Mindlessness?
(August 26, 2021 at 5:42 pm)Peebo-Thuhlu Wrote: *Waves*

Hope you'r doing great DLJ

Sorry to just be posting something so random. Blush

Not at work.

Watcha Peebs and g'day!

Random's good.

Doing OK. Still stuck in Straya. Remotely celebrated my dad's 99th birthday a couple of days ago. Otherwise, it's all quiet (too quiet).

How's it going down there in mouse-plague, pandemic-central?
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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#25
RE: Mindfulness or Mindlessness?
Still waiting for a coherent presentation of promised solutions...
<insert profound quote here>
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#26
RE: Mindfulness or Mindlessness?
Maybe we should start thinking in terms of how useful our thoughts really are......perhaps most thoughts are stupid and useless. Of course, that could just be my own mind expressing itself. But I really feel like thoughts are strange things, which ought to be ignored. If you should have a thought that actually seems intelligent, it should be recorded, in some form, as soon as possible.

Dreams are much more important than thoughts, in terms of indicators of the inner workings of one's mind. Dreams should be recorded, ideally in a dream journal. Freud had it right with the dream analysis stuff.......given more time to come to fruition, dream analysis could've very well proved to be an indispensable part of modern psychiatry.
"Imagination, life is your creation."
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#27
RE: Mindfulness or Mindlessness?
(August 26, 2021 at 8:08 pm)Neo-Scholastic Wrote: Still waiting for a coherent presentation of promised solutions...

Can you be more explicit?
And without delay Peter went quickly out of the synagogue (assembly) and went unto the house of Marcellus, where Simon lodged: and much people followed him...And Peter turned unto the people that followed him and said: Ye shall now see a great and marvellous wonder. And Peter seeing a great dog bound with a strong chain, went to him and loosed him, and when he was loosed the dog received a man's voice and said unto Peter: What dost thou bid me to do, thou servant of the unspeakable and living God? Peter said unto him: Go in and say unto Simon in the midst of his company: Peter saith unto thee, Come forth abroad, for thy sake am I come to Rome, thou wicked one and deceiver of simple souls. And immediately the dog ran and entered in, and rushed into the midst of them that were with Simon, and lifted up his forefeet and in a loud voice said: Thou Simon, Peter the servant of Christ who standeth at the door saith unto thee: Come forth abroad, for thy sake am I come to Rome, thou most wicked one and deceiver of simple souls. And when Simon heard it, and beheld the incredible sight, he lost the words wherewith he was deceiving them that stood by, and all of them were amazed. (The Acts of Peter, 9)
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#28
RE: Mindfulness or Mindlessness?
Yeah. Someone claimed to have solved the Theseus's boat and the mind-body problem. I was hoping to see a coherent hypothesis.
<insert profound quote here>
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#29
RE: Mindfulness or Mindlessness?
(August 26, 2021 at 8:27 pm)Neo-Scholastic Wrote: Yeah. Someone claimed to have solved the Theseus's boat and the mind-body problem. I was hoping to see a coherent hypothesis.
That's a tall order.
"Imagination, life is your creation."
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#30
RE: Mindfulness or Mindlessness?
(August 26, 2021 at 8:27 pm)Neo-Scholastic Wrote: Yeah. Someone claimed to have solved the Theseus's boat and the mind-body problem. I was hoping to see a coherent hypothesis.

No brain = no mind.
And without delay Peter went quickly out of the synagogue (assembly) and went unto the house of Marcellus, where Simon lodged: and much people followed him...And Peter turned unto the people that followed him and said: Ye shall now see a great and marvellous wonder. And Peter seeing a great dog bound with a strong chain, went to him and loosed him, and when he was loosed the dog received a man's voice and said unto Peter: What dost thou bid me to do, thou servant of the unspeakable and living God? Peter said unto him: Go in and say unto Simon in the midst of his company: Peter saith unto thee, Come forth abroad, for thy sake am I come to Rome, thou wicked one and deceiver of simple souls. And immediately the dog ran and entered in, and rushed into the midst of them that were with Simon, and lifted up his forefeet and in a loud voice said: Thou Simon, Peter the servant of Christ who standeth at the door saith unto thee: Come forth abroad, for thy sake am I come to Rome, thou most wicked one and deceiver of simple souls. And when Simon heard it, and beheld the incredible sight, he lost the words wherewith he was deceiving them that stood by, and all of them were amazed. (The Acts of Peter, 9)
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