Archive for Philip K. Dick

The Internet and How It Affects Our Ability to Develop, Maintain, and Manipulate Mental Containers (part II)

Welcome to part II of this two part blog series. In part I, I spent considerable time talking about what mental containers are and how they are used. In this post I’d like to take a look at how our mental container skills get set up in the first place. I’m assuming you have read […]

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COMMENT: Mystery of How Social Isolation Messes with Brain Solved | LiveScience

Mystery of How Social Isolation Messes with Brain Solved | LiveScience. by Stephanie Pappas – LiveScience Senior Writer – September 13, 2012 Just a few comments and observations on the above LiveScience article by Stephanie Pappas. I found this article interesting because in many ways it describes research that is, in effect, replicating the controversial […]

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Repent for the Cosmic Castration Is Upon Us (part III)

Lets engage in a bit of a thought experiment. Over the weekend you complete a workshop on dream interpretation. The presenter suggests that you buy a dream journal and put it by your bed. The presenter also makes note of the fact that it is imperative that you write your dream down in your journal […]

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Comment: We Can Go Home Now … The “Singularity” Is Here

Comment on: Singularity: Kurzweil on 2045, When Humans, Machines Merge – TIME. By Lev Grossman – Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011 Hello all. I’ve been away nursing a rather nasty head cold (turned nasty cough now). While I was convalescing, I happened upon Lev Grossman’s article over at entitled Singularity: Kurzweil on 2045, When Humans, […]

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