Note that the way we think about the reliability of our thoughts is generated by the same brain we evaluated.
Why is it so easy to soothe a sore ingesting a sedative body counter and is almost impossible to break free of anxiety, anxiety, uncertainty?
From my point of view, the human mind can not see what they do not believe. If I did not believe in the existence of tangible objects, as for example a vase full of flowers, we would not see the vases.
In other words, we see the vases because we believe there are tangible objects made by man or by nature.
When we believe that humans are the sum of one body and one spirit we are conditioning our attitudes assuming that Cartesian dualism is true (1). As scientists are human beings as subject to the beliefs as any of us, the pharmaceutical industry has found solutions for somatic difficulties and solutions found for the intangible, spiritual.
I would not rule that suffering technological backwardness psychiatry, psychology and psychoanalysis to obey, consciously or unconsciously, we believe in the existence of a mysterious spirit, magical, heavenly, mystical, inaccessible, belonging to a higher reality, another world.
We are in the minority who assume that the spirit (soul) is a cerebral production, a subjective, an invention that is validated by consensus, for all, in one way or another, we have a brain that secretes those thoughts, with such intensity that homologamos, we consider real and worthy of being integrated into our decisions.
Note that this approval, such confirmation is produced by the same organ we evaluated. Our brain becomes judge and jury.
The brain says he thinks good and we should believe him.
Note: Original in Spanish (without translation by Google): El cerebro se autoevalúa positivamente.
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