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aybala50's picture

 I've been thinking about our discussion on categories. There were arguments supporting both sides of what to do with categories. Most of the class seemed to be on the side of keeping these categories, however there was still some discussion on 'how' we could get rid of the categories. What occurred to me, however, is that we can't get rid of categories. Our nervous system is based on pattern formation. On a purely biological level we work by making categories. I was discussing this with my group and that is partly why we argued for keeping categories. We couldn't get rid of them even if we wanted to, it's in our nature. 



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