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Tuesday 2 October 2012

The Partisan Mind

People really don't like this concept.  They prefer to think they are in complete control of their thoughts and actions.  Alas, evidence doesn't seem to point that way.
The brain is a storage, filter and executive command system; it has its own internal threat-assessment guide that you didn't consciously build - evolution and life experience have done that for you.  But, like every other part of your body, the mind can be harnessed and channeled:

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