Searle, Edmund, Youtube discussed on Stuff To Blow Your Mind


But I wonder if there's a correlation between people who fail to see the gorilla suit in the experiment and people who are actually better at focusing on work projects in relationships and other meaningful pursuits while blocking out the constant chess, beating distractions coming at them through their connected devices are people who fail to see the gorilla in general people who are also better at focusing their attention on what they want. You know, it'd be an interesting spin on the study for sure, and another great excuse for for research facility to purchase a nice gorilla. Custom. Yes, really. It's big grill costume that's benefited from all of this work. If somebody does one of these studies again, I don't want just a regular gorilla suit. I want the full robot monster suit from the moving robot monster. So it's the gorilla suit on bottom, but the fishbowl thing on top. Okay. Or maybe maybe they could mix it up with pink or white gorilla custom there. Multiple ways you could go with this. So, yeah, I guess at the end here I'm still wondering if our. Our way of thinking about perception and seeing an attention is is really hurt by this concept of obviousness. If we if we need to realize the flaws and the very idea of thing being obvious will. Yeah, you can certainly argue that it does. And one person who would agree with you would have agreed with you is a German philosopher. Edmund hustle who lived a eighteen fifty nine through nineteen thirty eight. Okay. Well, what was who Searle's idea? All right. So basically like here's a question, what what is the opposite of obviousness thing being unexpected or hidden? Well, you could argue that it's astonishment and that's that's kind of that's kind of what an outrageous over statement of the obvious attempts to do right. Take the obvious and make it astonishing. Okay, times it works and sometimes it it falls flat. And generally that's why one might discourage it is that it might fall flat, but what's so great about astonishment. Well, it's not the invisible gorilla, but the. Grill made whole. It's the unavoidable guerrilla. It is the gorilla itself. It is to not only see the gorilla, but to be hold the gorilla in be changed by the experience. Okay. And in this we touch on the realm of phenomenology, okay, a philosophical approach that concentrates on the study of consciousness and the objects of direct experience, and it is largely of the early twentieth century work of Edmund hustle. Okay. So taking up the the banner of pheonomenon legiti you could argue that the only true way of knowing something is through astonishment. Every other form of knowing is based upon preconceived notions, worldview accepted facts or assignments given to you before washing YouTube video. That sort of thing to experience astonishment is to experience the thing in absence of all of this free from the shackles of reason and language, and even scientific reason. And as such a hustle outlined a process. Yes, called defend illogical reduction a meditative practice by which one liberates oneself from the obvious. And then this would arguable allow us to view the world as a quote world of essences free from any contamination. I feel like I'm detecting a sort of connection that who Searle is making between the idea of obviousness and the idea of like the known, yeah, known obvious versus astonishment is like known versus unknown. Yeah, in our our tendency to perhaps perceive the known as not even perceived the number to sort of discount the known like the known is established ground and we don't think about the ground. We're standing on a unless, you know we're high or we really stopped to think about the ground if someone says, whoa, stop what you're doing. Look at the ground and really think about what you're standing on. It also brings to mind the Hindu concept of the ultimate underlying reality of Brahman. Which we've touched on the show before, you know, this is what it gets into kind of religious territory..

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