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Conscious - Unconscious

If a significant part of behavior is going on indifferent to what we are doing, why do I have uncontrollable urges to behave in ways that are detrimental to my well being? How many things are going on inside me that are so important to my existance that I have absolutely no control over? It seems to me that what I do control (sensory neurons) is very critical to my being(my opinion), but according to Paul, account for a small proportion as compared to the interneurons. Am I wrong? Am I looking at this incorrectly? Just because the interneurons account for 99.9% of my nervous system, maybe the other fractional parts play a larger role in my psychological framework that is what we actually see that seems more important.

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