Exploring Internal Time

26/05/2016

Ian Deavin performs Laojia

Martial artists, philosophers, medical specialists, artificial intelligence engineers and psychotherapists to name a few are greatly interested in the conscious/sub-conscious/ unconscious process employed by the human bodymind in dealing with external reality. From my own reading and experience I have found the following approach useful:

The conscious appears to be a survival tool developed to run “what if?” thought experiments and intellectual models as a way of greatly improving living conditions, adapting to new environments, new social situations etc. – clearly these cannot run in real time but there is a survival benefit to running them as fast as possible in the conscious mode where they can be used as a constant moment by moment “reality check” against internally accepted norms, or used in planning situations where the model can be observed and adjusted or adapted to consider input/action/outcome relationships.

 

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