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Darwin’s inversion of reasoning? And what about funny?

Darwin’s strange inversion of reasoning

Why are babies cute? Why is cake sweet? Philosopher Dan Dennett has answers you wouldn’t expect, as he shares evolution’s counterintuitive reasoning on cute, sweet and sexy things (plus a new theory from… 1,048 more words

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dangerous memes, dan dennett, and another way of understanding the ego from the i ching perspective

….asking the question, have human minds been hijacked by parasitic ideas? Carol had also written an article about this discussion> infections of the mind.

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The Reality of Perception

I originally wrote this article for a brilliant new website – http://openforideas.org – which is an online magazine focussed on opening up creativity for everyone. It’s about sharing practical skills and techniques so that we can all get better at coming up with ideas. 840 more words

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Dan Dennett

​Find something more important than you are, and dedicate your life to it. – Dan Dennett

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Parlour Trick of the Mind

Think of two names.

Okay, now throw ’em away. Think of two more. Any two will do.

Got them? Good.

Now, choose one of them and think really hard about it. 412 more words

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