Tag: thinking

I model therefore I am.

Mental modelling explains everything your do within your mind, using an incredibly restricted set of mental assets. Three, in fact. Even more incredibly, those three components are just the conceptual expression of an even simpler underlying two-piece toolkit, namely nodes, and the connections between them. That's a good thing, because in the real world, that's ...

Believing… So Much Easier Than Thinking…

'Belief' is an expression of one of the fundamental talents humans possess; we naturally pigeonhole things, pending more data. It's much easier than thinking, in mental modelling terms. However, taken to extremes, it's about as dangerous as it gets. Religions rely on belief, and the suspension of anything higher, because as the wiz said, better keep those curtains ...