Is thinking more like a thunderstorm or like a calculation?

thefool thefoolish at
Wed Mar 24 09:35:47 EST 1999

sorry .. 
i have no idea where that 'a' came from ;)

take care and stay happy

On Mon, 22 Mar 1999 15:51:22 GMT, friendly hp at (Hutchinson) wrote:

> doesn't seem to go anywhere....???
>On Mon, 22 Mar 1999 05:47:26 GMT, thefoolish at (thefool)
>>shalom :)
>>thinking just is ...
>>what ever you put after the is .. is your own autogenic metaphor to what ever
>>you experience from thinking..
>>and because it is a subjective experience, your metaphor to it can mean
>>something to you, and something totally different to some1 else..
>>if you don't know for yourself what is your exact metaphor for thinking..
>>then you can do some exploring..
>>(all of this is a new way of thinking for me... after finishing the 7days
>>symbolic modeling and grovian metaphor therapy (  for
>>articles and explanations about it and about clean language) ..
>>and it sure gives a total different view on ppl and their systems!!!)
>>take care and stay happy
>>On Sat, 20 Mar 1999 19:23:14 GMT, friendly "Bisqwit (Joel Yliluoma)"
>><joelhy at> wrote:
>>>I don't think thinking is like a thunderstorm.
>>>It is not like a calculation, but it is nearer.
>>>Thinking - and logical decisions - when brains make a
>>>decision, it is always data comparing.
>>>You have a group of assertions, and then you put them
>>>into balance - whichever weights most, it helps making
>>>the decision.
>>>When you sit on chair and hear a sound from outside,
>>>you choose between assertions:
>>>  - It is comformtable to sit - don't leave
>>>  - You are curious to know about the sound source - leave
>>>  - You can not recognize the sound - investigate it
>>>  - It is good weather outside - leave
>>>  - You have sat for a long time,
>>>    it would be good to go out - leave
>>>  - You have important job to do - don't leave
>>>  - You have a cat sleeping in your arms
>>>    and do not want to wake it. - don't leave.
>>>Then you multiply then results for the assertion tests
>>>by some constants... With the 'how'-factors.
>>>Then, if 'leave' wins, you leave. Otherwise you stay.
>>>If they are in balance, you think about it until you
>>>decide something or something else comes to your mind.
>>>I don't know how does this work on the biological level,
>>>but I don't find it difficult to think about.
>>>Sorry if I did not give you anything new to think about,
>>>but I found the topic (subject) interesting and wanted
>>>to write this. I read the group
>>>and have no experience of neural nets programming.
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