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  • the mind

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    Free Your Mind - Free Your Life. Escape entrapment by developing: thought emotion, and communication. Clear out your mental garbage and Develop new ways of thinking. Avoid being overwhelmed - by your emotions or by another's. Be in control of your feelings and be in control your life. Renew your mind and renew your existence. We are trapped within our minds within our universes. Like the maker of the computer who becomes controlled by his creation, we as spiritual beings have become entrapped within

  • Strong Minds And Weak Minds

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    Socrates once stated “Strong minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; weak minds discuss people”. According to this quote individuals with closed minds and biased thoughts have the propensity1 to develop gossip about what people are supposed to be doing, what they might be doing or what others said they are doing. Strong minds usually don’t care too much what others think, therefore when it comes to building up an opinion they are not malleable2 thus they don’t let what others think shape

  • Dualism: The Mind And The Mind

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    17th century. Descartes proposed that there was in fact a mind that had conscious thoughts and awareness and that there was the physical body that one could see. Descartes’ thoughts and ideas proposed that the ideas, consciousness, and self- awareness that make up the mind, are in fact different from the brain. Other theories that were proposed at this time include materialism, and reductive physicalism. The ideas of dualism, that the mind and the brain (the body) are two separate entities are the

  • on minds

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    The question of if we have minds is ages old. While there are many theories on the existence of minds, as with all things, there must be on idea that is correct. Being raised around religion and growing up in a mostly christian society, I believe in the idea of Dualism. Dualists believe that we are made up of something that is physical and a separate mind or mind that is directly connected to the physical body. This theory proves to be true for most religions but there are other people who challenge

  • mind

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    the first to tackle the issue of mind and body was Plato, who founded the original hypothesis of dualism. Later his contemporaries expanded on the subject and altered it to form several variations including rationalism. All these theories try to combine the mind, body, physical and mental events into some sort of order that we can make sense of and to form a relationship in between the physical world and the unseen world Dualism Descartes Plato postulated that the mind was not dependent on the physical

  • Peace Of Mind: The Ideas Of The Peace Of Mind

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    Peace of Mind Can peace of mind ever be achieved during one’s lifetime? For many years, some of the greatest thinkers of all time have pondered this question. Philosophical questions such as this one can often become intimidating due to the fact that peace of mind can have different meanings depending on the person and his or her life experiences. For example, peace of mind may be described as being healthy or having a strong network of friends for some people, while for others, it can be defined

  • Mind Muscle Vs. Mind Mush

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    influences attacking us at the same time there still exist the same emotions and motivations that moved the masses of Hitler’s era. In the face of this barrage, how can mankind possibly keep its mind muscle when society is being pushed to mind mush? Armed with the proper intellectual tools, mankind’s mind muscle will remain strong. For about a century now, literature and films like The Hunger Games, Harry Potter series, Logan’s Run, Terminator, I Robot, and others include control of the masses or

  • Mind and Soul

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    function if it is plugged into a functioning brain. Destroy the brain […] and the soul will cease to function, remaining inert.” Given his position, Swinburne’s idea on the role of the mind and the soul, as well as the mortality of the soul are what I will be exploring. For Swinburne, the soul is essentially what our mind is. It is the part of us that analyzes information, thinks on it, and decides on a course of action. Whereas the brain exists as a sort of intermediary between our soul and the physical

  • Metaphors Of The Mind

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    <a href="">Sam Vaknin's Psychology, Philosophy, Economics and Foreign Affairs Web Sites The brain (and, by implication, the Mind) has been compared to the latest technological innovation in every generation. The computer metaphor is now in vogue. Computer hardware metaphors were replaced by software metaphors and, lately, by (neuronal) network metaphors. Such attempts to understand by comparison are common in every field of human knowledge. Architects and mathematicians

  • Theory of Mind

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    Describe what evolutionary psychologists mean when they employ the term ‘theory of mind’. Use examples and research studies from Book 1, Chapter 2 to show why this theory is important in evolutionary psychology. Evolutionary psychology is a specialist field within the spectrum of psychological enquiry, which seeks to examine and understand some of the predominant reasoning behind the concept of why the human species, whilst biologically similar to other species on the planet, is so very distinct