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A weird model | Neuro-patch
A while ago Tiny Buddha site had an article by Lisa Esile. I often like Tiny Buddha articles but not those of this sort: "7 Secrets Your Mind Doesn't Want You to Know". My reaction is to wonder what is the 'you' that does not include 'your mind'. There is the type of dualism that we have been encountering for many years, since Descartes' time, and then there is this other new kind of dualism. A 'you' have can know things but is not 'your mind' seems a crazy idea. What exactly is this 'you' thinking with? The article starts with, "Our mind is inherently scared. That's its job, to be cautious; to keep us alive, to have us cross roads safely, and not get eaten by a lion. But left unchecked, it can become paralyzed with fear and meaner than a cornered crocodile." Who says that we are likely to be paralysed with fear or mean? What sort of mind is being envisaged here? So we are careful and do not endanger our lives but that does not make us paralysed or mean. The idea is that a power