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Paul Grobstein's picture

brains, minds, and labels/categories

For the sake of the record, and because I've been writing about this recently in a different context, I hope I didn't say "the mind is the brain."  What I hope I said, and certainly meant to say, is "there's no mind and brain as separate entities. the mind is a part of the brain." 

On another note, I like/want to flag "maybe structure isnt bad. but structured structure - the holding on and incessant need for structure is what causes claustrophobia. if structure existed and loose boundaries, maybe we'd be alright."  For my own way of saying something along these lines, see Deconstructing and reconstructing cultures and individuals.   Its something we'll return to in thinking about the brain.  

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