The father of general semantics, Alfred Korzybski coined the term “A map is not the territory”. This is to say, how we perceive reality is not reality itself, but our own version of it. We individually generate a ‘map’ of reality and this becomes how we navigate our perceptions. Read further here: http://www.seriouswonder.com/navigating-attention-neural-nirvana
- SeriousWonder.comExecutive Director, presentKevin, who also goes by the moniker 'The Techno-Optimist', is a transhumanist, philosopher, futurist, researcher, lecturer, founder of Simulet.com, and the Executive Director of Serious Wonder.com. He enjoys educating and debating positively about technology, and plans on embarking on a stand-up philosophy tour sometime next year.
- Mt. Carmel High School2001
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