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Human as 'World'

One of my philosophical goals is to build a comprehensive and consistent account of… pretty much everything I can manage to stuff into it. I think that I’m a systems builder at heart – I want to build edifices out of words which will amaze and astound those who read it. 887 more words


Devotion and Dogmatism

I am truly agnostic. I am one might call wishy-washy. But not in the sense that wishy-washy means I do not care to understand or attempt to understand. 1,063 more words

Primates, brain stimulation, free will, dogmatism...

When electrical pulses are applied to the ventral tegmental area of their brain, macaques presented with two images change their preference from one image to the other. 61 more words


Psychology, Materialism, Assumptions, Dogmatism.

IMAGINE you are a doctor before the advent of modern medical tests and your patient is gasping for breath. Is it asthma, a chest injury, or are they having a heart-attack? 194 more words


Cells, brain, mind - Delicate dogmatism...

Deep in the young rat brain, a seahorse-shaped structure churns out thousands of new cells destined to die just weeks later. But these new cells can escape death if the brain is kept busy learning a task, scientists report April 23 in Frontiers in Neuroscience. 74 more words


Psychology, ADHD, genes, dogmatism.

Psychologists have made a brain-related discovery that could revolutionize doctors’ perception and treatment of attention-deficit disorders (ADHD). This discovery opens up the possibility that environmental and/or genetic factors may hinder or suppress a specific brain activity that the researchers have identified as helping us prevent distraction. 100 more words