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    Consciousness in Funes the Memorious and Meursault Consciousness separates humans from sense perceiving “garbage heaps.” Jorge Luis Borges, in “Funes the Memorious,” and Albert Camus, in “The Stranger,” explore the causes of consciousness. They are philosophers who write fiction to answer the question, “What makes us aware?” An imperfect memory and imagination define our reality. Funes can be aware of other realities because has a perfect memory. Meursault reveals that the missing element for Funes to possess

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    on the Reality of Time As humans, we live in a linear timeline, never getting the chance to redo the past nor jump into the future without going through the present. In his short stories, The Garden on Forking Paths, The Secret Miracle, and Funes the Memorious from the collection Labyrinth, J.L Borges reflects on the nature of time and how the manipulation of the perception of time can play a role in people’s lives. Time, he suggests through these stories, is not as straightforward as people experience

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    'force' because it is not always a pleasant confrontation) is through the thematic use of memory. I. Total Recall "It is because I forget that I read." -Roland Barthes, S/Z One of the most masterful treatments of the memory theme is in "Funes the Memorious", the brilliantly, (and somewhat absurdly), touching story of a man who cannot live under the strain of his natural and inescapable ability to remember everything perfectly. The story begins with the words "I recall", and immediately we are

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    The Psychology of Intuitive Judgment

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    The power of our mind comes not from its ability to observe, but its ability to apply these observations to create assumptions about the world around us. In doing so our mind goes beyond the information given, our sensory information, and uses these assumptions to respond in an appropriate manner. For our purposes an assumption is any belief or prediction we have about an object or situation that could not be ascertained solely from the information given to us by our senses and is based on prior

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