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Hi Dace, Vincent,
The following haunted me for a few days,
Outside the context of
> self-referential mentality, there can't be any self-propagating ideas.
I don 't know, but the first thought I had about this sentence was, and what
about the " subconsciousness " !?
Are we pretty sure that it has a self- referentality structure !?
Are we pretty sure that there are no self- propagating ideas in the subconscient
levels of our minds !?
Maybe I lack a decent understanding of what the subconsciousness is for,
and what it does, but from what I do understand I conclude that there might
be an ' invisible ' process going on, on which the consciousness builts itself
up and therefor builts our minds.
Why, in other words, calling itself the subconsciousness and using at the
same time a self- referential structure !?
There is no need, the subconsciousness " supports" the conscient mind
which possesses as we do know a self- referential level, why the need for
one other more !?
IMO, the subconsciousness is out of reach, yet. Can we grasp what is
going on there !?
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