Re: Subjective brain speed
Tue, 6 Jan 1998 17:07:02 -0800 (PST)

I guess I just don't know what you mean by "thinking" here. "Loafing on
autopilot" starts to approximate being dead if the piloting program
gets robust enough. Way too much of my aliveness as a person comes from
my thinking life to ever value the prospect of its effacement. I'll stick
to my eek. Best, Dale

On Tue, 6 Jan 1998, Michael Butler wrote:

> I'll see your "eek", and raise you: This thread dovetails nicely with,
> among other things, de Bono's observation that the primary purpose of
> thinking is to abolish thinking. Crank the mill faster, get out of that
> uncomfortable state faster, more subjective *and* objective time to loaf
> on autopilot.
> Michael Lorrey's comment gets added to my sig quotes file.
> On Tue, 6 Jan 1998 wrote:
> > On Tue, 6 Jan 1998, Michael Lorrey wrote:
> >
> > > People don't want to be wise, they want to be 'smart'
> >
> > Eek!