Bruce Hood

Our self illusion is so interwoven with personal memories that when we recall an event, we believe we are retrieving a reliable episode from our history like opening a photograph album and examining a snapshot in time. If we then discover the episode never really happened, then our whole self is called into question. But that's only because we are so committed to the illusion that our self is a reliable story in the first place. /self/ Bruce Hood quotes

Quotes of the month

Eugene Ryabyi Time heals only those who can forgive. [10/23/2020 03:10:26] More


Archpriest Dimitri Smirnov One to another - you are a brute. I am not a brute, because you are a brute. And they will never agree that we are both brutes. [10/22/2020 10:10:44] More


Segrey Burunov I always repeat: an artist must be synthetic. An artist is clay in the hands of a director, a good director. [10/07/2020 04:10:27] More


Jan Sikorevich If you keep a person on a chain for a long time, he will begin to think that he is being treated like a dog. [10/14/2020 04:10:48] More


Michail Leontiev The Nobel Prize in Economics has become a comedy. You know, this is the Darwin Prize! [10/21/2020 02:10:46] More