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Re: Reality? - "Mental Processes Shut Down Without

From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul>
Date: Sun, 13 May 2012 19:00:27 -0300
Archived: Sun, 13 May 2012 20:03:02 -0400
Subject: Re: Reality? - "Mental Processes Shut Down Without


>From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul>
>To: <post.nul>
>Date: Thu, 10 May 2012 19:46:58 +0100
>Subject: Re: Reality? - "Mental Processes Shut Down Without Our Knowledge"

>>From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul>
>>To: <post.nul>
>>Date: Thu, 10 May 2012 13:31:47 -0300
>>Subject: Re: Reality? - "Mental Processes Shut Down Without Our Knowledge"

>>>From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul>
>>>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul>
>>>Date: Thu, 10 May 2012 11:02:50 +0100
>>>Subject: Reality? - "Mental Processes Shut Down Without Our Knowledge"

>>>www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/05/120508173511.htm

><snip>

>>Fascinating stuff, Ray. You on the right List? Ropes for snakes,
>>gnats for mosquitos perfect in detail as seen from the corner of
>>the eye. Are the rest of us - except KK - supposed to read
>>something into these revelations? If so you've never been in the
>>field have you?

>Hello Don,

>The accumulating evidence says that we cannot trust our brains:
>they lie to us by ignoring `painful' words (when that can't
>endanger us) and will lie again by creating non-existent shapes
>(i.e snakes - when it might be advantageous).

>Seems to me that should be considered as important by anyone
>investigating witness perceptions of phenomena, especially high
>strangeness phenomena.

>Even if you happen to possess the one brain on the planet which
>is unaffected by such influences. [Or thinks it is.]

Resorting to the "only brain on the planet", eh. Not the case,
maybe billions. I don't base any reasonable explanation on new-
age psych 101 type clap-trap such as gets bandied about on here
by those who don't do the grunt work.

BTW - accumulating evidence from the soft sciences - actually
barely science; really?


Don Ledger




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