Brain Research Changes Everything: Historography and Historians Thinking Magically

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With subjective experience, everyday language and consciousness pretty much relegated to correlation with behavior (at best) and probably not very causal (if at all) – that leaves the written and verbal reports, on which history is based, suspect if not worthless, in explaining events. Continue reading

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Simple Definitions: Magical Thinking, Knowledge, Ideology, Scientism, etc.

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By definition, knowledge is statements that can predict measurable events in the future.  Other statements are merely ones of opinion or subjective reports of claimed private and personal experiences.  Many or common and popular subjective reports/statements using common, everyday words and syntax we define as cultural beliefs. Continue reading