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Animals with a computer strapped on…

“Where most people get it wrong is they believe we are computers with an animal strapped on, whereas in truth we are animals with a computer strapped on. In the end that wonderfully powerful computer is mostly used to justify what the animal has already decided.”

– Me

System 1 vs. System 2

Just putting this here for future reference:

“System 1” in “Social Psychology” parlance is your “unconscious” or “emotional self” (or perhaps “ego”), whereas “System 2” is your “conscious” or “intellectual self” (or “id”).

Most humans generally believe, or should I say, would prefer to believe that it is “System 2” that controls “System 1”.

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