What then shall we do? Some reforms are not difficult to envisage. We must purge our vocabulary, we must clean up our language to say what we mean.
Consciousness is linear; goes, you know, one step after another. And the brain doesn't work that way. The brain is parallel and has lots and lots of parallel tracks going on at once in thought and in characterizing the substrate of what it is you understand and express. There's no way you could possibly be conscious of most of or even a small part of what you're thinking. Read more →