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Paul Grobstein's picture

reality, illusion, story, and evolution

Not at all a "bit late," I don't think.  It its all evolution/stories then we're going indeed to need to rethink what we mean by "illusion" as distinct from "reality".  And that's entirely consistent with the quite unclear borders that emerge form explorations of brain function re perception.  Cf

So maybe we need to come up with a distinction between reality and illusion that is less dependent on a "mirror of nature" approach and more in line with evolutionary change?

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