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Ethical Quotient (EQ)

Facts that are useful become knowledge. It is simple to create the ability to access large amounts of facts. Google does this. We don’t consider Google to be intelligent, in fact, we don’t consider intelligent, a human being who does nothing but access large amounts of facts with no further reasoning involved. It is the …

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Simple Observation

A simple observation process involves: Input – many different forms, starting with simple sensory input from a single channel Storing – abstracting some of the characteristics of the input and some form of making and storing a replica of them Indexing – a means of finding the replica copy of the abstractions Recall – a …

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Replication

Replication takes many forms: Atomic/Chemical – Strings combine into basic particles which combine into atoms. Atoms and molecules of atoms bond to each other according to the position of electrons in the outer shell. When atoms combine into crystals, they seem to seek a spatial symmetry that mirrors a harmony of energies. Across the scale …

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Simple Abstraction

When we abstract something, we single out an individual element from a collection of elements and separate it as a mental construct. This usually involves finding some kind of pattern of similarity, but it also involves discriminating between similarities and noticing differences. Because a truly motionless object is rare in the extreme, most of what …

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A Postulate of Mind

A mind is a system of thinking, analyzing and predicting. Simple organisms have simple minds that react to their environment in simple ways. Mostly, it involves a process of observation and some form of copying or replicating. A simple trial and error program might respond to a stimulus by either moving toward it or away …

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