03 Apr '13, 6am

tavi gevinson's blog: five years

Getting a bit philosophical here but I believe some famous ideas apply to this: First, "cognito ergo sum" - not so much in the sense that I exist, but that if I imagine/dream/experience something, that memory of experience happened and is now real. So basically if I think something, it becomes real. (I study psychology so you can also back this up with cognitive brain scans - you can literally see the neurons in people's brains light up as they think about things. Active neurons are real.) Secondly, have you heard of the Ontological Argument for god's existence? It basically says that god is the greatest, most perfect thing ever and you try can imagine the most perfect thing ever but because its only in your head its not the greatest, so god must be real. I don't wanna talk about god here but I think the argument is interesting: personally I believe that what I can ("can" ...

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