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If we interpret 'following logic' in the mathematical sense, i.e reasoning correctly step-by-step beginning with axioms and arriving at conclusions, then it is still possible to be biased: The bias may be built into the axioms. This is particularly pernicious as of course it is not possible to fix the axioms by purely logical reasoning (where would one ...


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The general and blurry line between folk psychology and scientifically rigorous psychology is one, first and foremost, about representations in a presumed (mostly) realist metaphysical position about the world. What the behavioral sciences purport to give is more accurate, more confident propositions about the world than the back-of-the-envelope calculations ...


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Is is possible to explain the psychological experience of the flow of time? An excellent writer on this topic is Hermann Weyl. He denies the possibility of experiencing time, and if you look closely you'll see that we do not experience it. It can be explained only as a psychological phenomenon. Thus Weyl speaks of mathematical time, which would be the folk-...


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Is is possible to explain the psychological experience of the flow of time? If time itself is irreversible but does not flow. Experiences can be explained as illusions: a dot does not actually have to move in order for it to seem to move, as in film reels. I think that this illusion in this instantaneous case is then applied to all persistence. https://...


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The psychological experience of time has all its keys in the human memory. We percieve things in our memory like we percieve things from reality through senses (by the way, in an equally or even more approximate manner, subject to many false perceptions, "hallucinations" or false memories). We simply believe past second was what it was because we percieve ...


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