Originally posted on kendunning:
This post pertains to the realities of learning, change and the importance of truth. When we learn, beginning as small children, we take in abstract thoughts and ideas, we learn how to get around and deal with our world. Like programming a computer we fill our minds with data, and like children, we look to our future. But the computer analogy only goes so far, we’re not computers, we’re complex organic beings. Educating a human being is not exactly the same as programming a personal computer. A major difference is that with us the software (ideas, thoughts, mental constructs we take in) significantly direct the physical development of our brain. Our neurons create connections and pathways to accommodate our growing body of information. You might say our software significantly directs the development of our hardware.
In our day to day lives are we creating an internal “map” of the…
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