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The Pursuit Of Order From Nonsense

A story in the NY Times called How Nonsense Sharpens the Intellect outlines a new theory about how the mind can work better after being exposed to nonsense or illogical situations. Near the end of the story is this conclusion: "The urge for order satisfies itself, it seems, regardless of the quality of the evidence."



I immediately thought of religion, where the "quality of the evidence" is extremely… Continue

Added by Nix Manes on October 6, 2009 at 4:08am — 2 Comments

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