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I'd like to see those self-healing OSes one day. Would make my work a lot easier. So far, the promise has been all vaporware.
You know it's coming.
Yes, psychotherapy works for most disorders
Psychotherapy and most all psychology doesn't touch the toes of a true theory of mind, because a theory of mind has to also be a theory of reality. And I'm working with a pretty good one and it's awesome.
Good for John Nash! But to generalize from that one case you move onto rather uncertain ground.
It's just an observation of an EXTRAORDINARY case and a lot of people have looked into it and some have even come up with interesting insights, like the one you had; the relation between abstract thought in solving complex systems and schizophrenia. I mean, that one is a no-brainer, but it is the tip of an iceberg into some features of the mind.
My point exactly. So, does mind determine living conditions like capitalism and schooling systems, or do living conditions determine what minds can do? So far, I read you as positing the primacy of the mind, now you sound like you changed your mind?
The nature/nurture debate is the very definition of stagnation, but I digress.
Primacy is of the mind and the civilization you and I experience are a product of minds. We have faulty systems like the ones forementioned because faulty minds created them. I assume this is self evident, don't think its anything new, people already know the world leaders are insane and savages.