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How to Hack Your Brain

How to Hack Your Brain
@septentriones: Haha, what you're saying is actually quite indeed close to correct, though there is a bit more. We are a culmination of our experiences, but that doesn't mean that our minds cannot advance further than that, for all that is required is the idea of an experience, for example, I have never been sledding down a mountain. However, I can imagine a sled, imagine a mountain, and myself in motion, so I can build the idea of the experience. If you can transcend your own personal experiences and create new ones idly, your potential for knowledge is increased 10fold.

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