Monthly Archives: May 2013

Avoiding the Unpleasant

Of course it is completely natural to want to avoid that which is unpleasant–meaning unwanted. Pain, conflict, confusion, despair, rage, or disgust. We would rather not experience those distasteful feelings, thoughts, or bodily sensations. Even amoeba move away from that … Continue reading

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First Person Versus Third Person Views of the Mind

When we enter into a genuinely intimate knowledge of our own selves, we can approach our understanding from a first person or a third person view. This is one of the subtle characteristics of pronouns in general, by the way. … Continue reading

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