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> > Dimensions are just ways of looking at
> > space by comparing one arbitrarily chosen section of it to another.
> > Again, the comparison takes place in the brain and not in space.
> > Grant
>How can it take place in the brain, a spatial object, when it doesn't even
>take place in space?
Because that's what the brain does. Along with recognizing recurring
patterns, it compares them with previous patterns stored in the brain. The
rest of our body they uses the result of that comparison to come up with an
appropriate reaction based on previous experience. I know they're stored in
the brain because we don't have to go outside the brain to find them. We
can lay back in our chairs, eyes closed, and contemplate them at our
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