You did all those things because of learned behaviour. You already have all that information, combinations of ideas, time to do them, etc etc stored in your brain, as is every single other thought, idea and observation. Things you do are either determined or random. To know this does not alter your choices, it just makes everything you do more understandable and therefore, to me anyway, that is far, far more exciting, wonderful, etc than imagining they are controlled by some mythical something.Quote
Something told my brain to tell my legs to get up and walk the dogs. It had stopped raining at last, so we could walk. I also pulled out some prickly weeds before they get to hang on to dogs and humans. They call them Bindy here. There will be heaps more out there.
The conservation of water is something I fully understand. When I was in Port Lincoln for that year, the house I was living in had mains water, but tanks as well. The next-door-but-one neighbour (who is still a friend) had only tanks.Quote
Now I am back in the armchair. I totally understand people's addictions to their phones. But I would rather be outside when the rain stops. Great to get it, though, in my tank. The only water I have. Raining again, but not much. It is foggy, a spooky day, nearly evening. Nice inside.
Not that I know of. The brains we have have taken millions of years to evolve and our ability to use language to pass on abstract thoughts and ideas, as well as to give practical instructions is unique to our species. Why think that the brain is not enough?!Quote
The chocolate made me get up. It is good for my digestion anyway, so I do not feel guilty. But for other things, what tells the brain a split second earlier to give orders? Why is it not just the brain? Is there something bigger than the brain?
Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 05-Nov-18 08:00 by Susan Doris.