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less wrong

Less on neurobiology specific, more on the story telling way of "getting it less wrong"... I was thinking about stories- how they're as "good" to us as useful as we can make of them... how we build off of them, and potentially go a "less wrong" place each time.  I think part of the reason why we'll never be "right"- why there can't really be an absolute- is because of these stories, and because we're the interpretters.  We're the ones who design the stories- maybe not the actions or the thing we're telling a story about, but the words, and method of story telling. I think that stories are as useful to you as they are in the present moment, and just that. I think experience makes us want to believe- or find more useful, things that we may not have considered before a certain point, and I think that makes us biased, and by that, we can't judge a story simply for the story, but for what it lends us- whatever comfort, explanation, anything, it gives us.  I think that we look to these stories to inspire us- to make us think, to make us understand a little better, so that we can come up with more questions, more possibilities. I think that with this, our biased minds will find useful what they will as a result of how we've come to be who we are, and by that, no story can ever really be "right", unless it's purely by chance, by randomness- something we may never know.


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