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originally posted by: crowdedskies
originally posted by: neo96
what are thoughts and how are we able to perceive them?
I view thoughts much like a blank painting canvas.
Everyone starts out the same.Blank.
Through external stimuli information gets added.
As new information is added the canvas changes.
This process never ends.
So in my perception.
In a world devoid of external stimuli would thoughts be our own,
Haven't quite figured out just what my thoughts would be like in that respect.
Which makes me ponder this question.
Is anyone truly an individual.
Nice perspective on thoughts.
I would add that , without the external stimuli, we become truly creative.
Much has been written and discussed about thoughts (where they come from and who owns them , etc) but little is being discussed about the benefit of learning to control thoughts. Thought Control has been a magician's primer for centuries and yet gets pooh poohed on ATS.