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8 Wacky Math Models

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Rather than trying to remember what this volume is about (something to do with the STARTLING insight that EVERYTHING is made of MATH. Does ANYTHING we come up with, however ridiculous, actually ever STARTLE US? To the point of saying "Do it AGAIN. But use your BRAIN this time ... ), I will explain the cover image, obvious though it may be. We are, our brain is, we are built from, we have evolved INTO, a monkey riding on the back of a Tyrannosaurus Rex. We are having a lovely time, being clever, OCCASIONALLY logical but mostly not, chattering away and pulling on the reins, hanging on for dear life; not noticing that we actually have very little control (and mostly, when it matters, NO CONTROL WHATSOEVER) over the QUALITY of our 'thinking' and the USEFULNESS of the behavior we display. We spend our lives angry, or anxious, or depressed, or guilty, or ashamed; we FIGHT, or we FLEE, or we FREEZE and DISAPPEAR. We swallow what we are fed, and regurgitate it in our turn. We play it... More > SAFE. And then we die ...< Less
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Product Details

ISBN
9781387397747
Edition
First
Published
November 26, 2017
Language
English
Pages
166
File Format
PDF
File Size
40.95 MB
Product ID
23425283

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