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Luis Javier López Arredondo

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Where do thoughts come from?

Where do thoughts come from?
A thought active connections in the brain or vice versa?
If I control my thoughts, do I control my brain connections?
Consciously I do not control my brain... Are my thoughts random emanating of pure subconscious?
Do I really control my thoughts?

Topics: mind philosophy
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    Nov 20 2012: @Don Re work and play.

    Here is what Mark Twain has to say:

    "What work I have done I have done because it has been play. If it had been work I shouldn't have done it.

    Who was it who said, "Blessed is the man who has found his work"? Whoever it was he had the right idea in his mind. Mark you, he says his work--not somebody else's work. The work that is really a man's own work is play and not work at all. Cursed is the man who has found some other man's work and cannot lose it. When we talk about the great workers of the world we really mean the great players of the world. The fellows who groan and sweat under the weary load of toil that they bear never can hope to do anything great. How can they when their souls are in a ferment of revolt against the employment of their hands and brains? The product of slavery, intellectual or physical, can never be great."

    "Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do. Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do."

    You are a happy man, Don. You are also quite unique. My dad is 83, and people say, he is the only person of his age they know who uses computer. So, I'd like to pay my respect.

    By "game" I meant the interactive unpredictable nature of it, not the seriousness. Things are only as serious as we make them to be.

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