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Anand Kannan

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Is Thinking an act of Multi-Tasking ?

I was thinking about how we think and couldnt get very far.
As I think, I felt there were two parts, like one part talking and one part listening. And the part talking seems to be doing so from nowhere.
Has anyone else had similar or different thoughts about it ?

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    Dec 22 2012: I think there is another, much deeper level of our thinking which lays 'hidden' from us, and which does not 'talk' in a language 'we' are capable to understand. This level works much faster and incorporates facts and details, which stays unnoticed by our 'conscious' and 'talking' minds. Yet even the creation of this 'talking mind' happens unnoticed on that level, and may just be a 'simulated' and slower environment for our 'awareness' to form somewhat 'outside the box'.

    Yet as long there is just ONE 'person' listening and another talking, everything is just fine ... :o)


    This TED talk may be of your interest:
    http://www.ted.com/talks/jill_bolte_taylor_s_powerful_stroke_of_insight.html
    • Dec 23 2012: 'Yet as long there is just ONE 'person' listening and another talking, everything is just fine ... '

      Liked this :P

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