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Re: Can we think without, thinking?

PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2018 10:04 am
by Karpel Tunnel
MagsJ wrote:What? No! Bruce Lee :D
Sure, especially if he is still fighting.

Re: Can we think without, thinking?

PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2018 10:17 am
by Karpel Tunnel
WendyDarling wrote:
Gloominary wrote:Are we able to understand reality without exactly thinking about, or labeling it in some way?

Yes, but not deeply, more akin to instinctual reactions.

Depth cuts a bunch of different ways. We couldn't abstract without what most people call thinking. But sometimes that direct experiencing is very deep and all that mental babbling is much more shallow, even when nicely packaged in an academic paper.