How do we learn how much of something makes up something? We are hardwired to be able to quantify amounts — that tree has more fruit than the other; that river is faster than the one upstream; that basket can hold more corn than that pail — but how is the next step learned between that quantification and the ability to divide, subtract and multiply using cognitive and associate math that even preschoolers can comprehend?
What do our dreams tell us? Do our dreams reveal secret wants? Or do our dreams give us permission to envision the extraordinary? Do we really want to tempt the Gods by mapping our dreams to publicly divine and then tie our inner desires to our cognitive reality?
In the comments stream for a previous article — A Semiotic History of Playing with Brains — I revealed the following:
The mind is a liar.
The body is incapable of fostering a lie.