Brains...... Naming it-self was the easy part.. Ofthe brain were so simple we could understand it, we would be so simple we Couldn' t. Lyell Watson. That's some deep right there Lyall Watson Quo
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#17 - I Am Monkey (07/25/2014) [-]
That's some deep **** right there
#2 - thatonecommunist (07/24/2014) [+] (22 replies)
We can understand it, we just don't yet...
#4 to #3 - thatonecommunist (07/24/2014) [-]
***** , thats like saying "we don't know if there's life on other planets right now, so there can't be"
#25 - novus (07/25/2014) [+] (4 replies)
"A very important science, Biology deals with living organisms, their characteristics and their use in our society. Thanks to it, the value of Oil is revealed; and great advancements in Medicine become possible. They're represented by the Hospital, a late game food-production building. "
User avatar #20 - tiddycats (07/25/2014) [+] (1 reply)
Ooh that reminds me that I should be playing more Civ V right now, thanks.
#36 - nimithecat (07/25/2014) [+] (32 replies)
Or how about the realization that even if we gain the textbooks of knowledge to understand our brains, we will be spending over 200 years in denial thinking that we have spirits and souls.

If a soul is a metaphysical non-tangential part of the body, then brain damage and compromised nervous systems would not interfere with judgement, emotion, and sensory perception.

How about we accept that we're no more supernatural than the computers we are typing on? it's not necessarily a bad thing... computers can render incredible imagery and do countless amazing things- they just lack a will of their own.

Who's to say that we're nothing more than biologically constructed computers developed through countless eons of evolution? Do we really have to be so ungrateful for what we have that we have to dismiss its freakin' abilities for the sake of a mythical know... the brain is clearly in the proven observable world?

Hell, even a seemingly retarded individual has the mental processing power to crunch numbers and make advanced calculations, it's just a matter of adjusting the mind and optimizing it to use the best capabilities of its hardware.

Some of us have good hardware, and others have poor hardware, but with the right optimizations, we could all easily perform wonderfully on the high standards required.
Through the use of mind-altering chemicals, stimulants, and regulators combined with the proper training, we can use our limited hardware to its finest. it all depends on the cooperative capability of the user.

This is why it's nice that our brains contain all of our information, and not our "souls".

Take for example if our personalities and existences were directly written into our soul's memory, this would imply that brain damage and nervous disorders could interfere with the memory writing process and "corrupt" the soul's memory, therefore giving a scrambled personality,memory, permanent neurological disorders for eternity.

Nice design, God
#22 - maxpwnzzz (07/25/2014) [+] (1 reply)
And here i sit, having trouble to make sense of this sentence.
It took longer then i am willing to admit.
#21 - myitems (07/25/2014) [-]
I feel the need to post this because of the brain. Made this for neocortex about a month ago.
I feel the need to post this because of the brain. Made this for neocortex about a month ago.
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#53 - captainganto (07/25/2014) [-]
everyone in the comments is debating philosophy and biology, and im just thinking "Yay, another civ5 player"
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User avatar #32 - pictureperfectt (07/25/2014) [+] (1 reply)
Simple Explanation.

Our eyes aren't real.
#74 - Myccaynen (07/25/2014) [+] (1 reply)
"If the brain were so simple we could understand it, we would be so simple we couldn't." - Civilization V guy
#96 - eatmysartre (07/25/2014) [-]
clearly we remain a bit simple. we still watch the unwatchable.
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User avatar #78 - hokeymon ONLINE (07/25/2014) [-]
Talking about brains this excites me about the upcoming game Evil Within.
User avatar #11 - razerdude ONLINE (07/24/2014) [+] (3 replies)
that is in fact a paradox
#9 - cloakedone (07/24/2014) [-]
we cant understand it
so it could be simple
That quote is simple
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