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Brain and Culture

V.S. Ramachandran (Director of the Center for Brain and Cognition and Distinguished Professor with the Psychology Department and Neurosciences Program at the University of California, San Diego, and Adjunct Professor of Biology at the Salk Institute) – lecture begins at … Continue reading

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Teaching Cartoon – Systems are not in Nature, they are in the mind of humans.

h/t The Wizard of Id (used without permission) “The fixity of the milieu supposes a perfection of the organism such that the external variations are at each instant compensated for and equilibrated…. All of the vital mechanisms, however varied they … Continue reading

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Master and Emissary

Iain McGilchrist The last two paragraphs from Iain McGilchrist’s Introduction [pdf] to his book The Master and the Emissary There is a story in Nietzsche that goes something like this. There was once a wise spiritual master, who was the … Continue reading

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