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What is mind? how would you describe mind?

What is mind? how would you describe mind? Topic: How to write a scientific method question
June 17, 2019 / By Day
Question: For Those that really like to think. Answer the initial question or express more opinione on the folowing. Mind, Conscious, subconscious. Is it confined to our brain and in our head or is it everywhere? is it possibly everything? a universal mind with all minds within it and connected to it? God is everything, is everything a constant creation? Is everything a form of thought? Does mind come from brain or does brain and everything come from mind?
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Brianna Brianna | 2 days ago
Consciousness and reality have some pretty close ties, but the mind itself is too vast a thing to define completely. Scientifically, thought is a product of the brain which never ceases until death, while consciousness could be more easily defined as what our brain processes as real during waking hours. (Hope that makes sense...=P). Some describe mind as the "soul" while others claim its intangibility is due to our lack of ability to locate a scientific process to attribute it to. I personally tend to look at consciousness as an unknown, complex process, even a biological phenomenon, if you will. While a bit theologic at times, Descartes wrote some excellent articles about the mind-Discourse on the Method would be a great starting point if you wanted to reasearch it further.
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Brianna Originally Answered: How would you describe the heart, soul, and mind?
The Biblical Heart The word “heart” is used more than 1000 times in the Old and New Testaments. It is one designation of the non-material side of man, along with soul, spirit, mind, conscience, and will. It is unusual, if not rare, for "heart" to be used to describe emotion, but two examples are I Samuel 1:8 and 2:1. Far and away the common use of “heart” concerns the thoughts of man. “As (a man) thinks in his heart, so is he” (Proverbs 23:7). “Do not think in your heart” (Deuteronomy 9:4). “Nor does his heart think so” (Isaiah 10:6). “Why do you think evil in your thoughts” (Matthew 9:4). “If anyone among you thinks he is religious, and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his own heart” (James 1:26). Thus, the heart is inseparable from the mind and the understanding. The heart gives values to the things that the mind understands. At this point, the reader should do his own research. Simply, use a concordance and look up verses on “heart,” Old or New Testament, and study the context and meaning of the use of the word. He or she will confirm what follows here. (You can also use the Bible Gateway word/phrase Search at the end of this article. “Heart in the Bible is the inner life that one lives before God and himself, a life that is unknown to others because it is hidden from them… the most fully developed, most far-reaching and most dynamic concept of the non-material man.” (1) One is tempted to say that "heart" is the "real you" -- the real person. But, that is not the case. Each person has many thoughts, both good and especially evil, that never "overflow" into the physical world. These thoughts are never acted upon by the will. The "real you," or better, the "total you," includes the restraining forces (conscience and will, for example) that prevent these thoughts of the heart from overflowing into speech and actions. Yet, the overflow of the heart does reveal ourselves in ways that sometimes surprise us and others. In these ways, we find more of the reality of who we really are, often to our consternation, but testifying to the accuracy and depth of a truly Biblical psychology in which only God can fully "search the heart" (Jeremiah 17:9-10). The importance of a right understanding of “heart” can be more fully understood in the First Great Commandment, “you shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength” (Mark 12:30). The reader should note that the emphasis here is on the non-material side of man (heart, soul, mind). Strength could be physical or spiritual, but is more likely both. This commandment is not some mystical, powering up of emotions but a concrete command to have knowledge of God in all His attributes, His names, His history, His redemption, His Second Advent, and more, much more. Then, we are to have a thoroughgoing knowledge of His statutes, directives, laws, and commandments in order “to love our neighbors as ourselves.” Our salvation is dependent upon a right understanding of “heart.” “If you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation” (Romans 10:9-10). The mind and the heart are inseparable in these verses. In the heart is where regeneration takes place. The following was added after the original essay. However, I believe that is fits well with the flow of this article and adds much to it. The Distinction between the Heart and the Head (Mind) The following is a quote, as cited: The heart, regenerate or apostate, gives the mind its basic “set,” but it does not, in this life, completely control the mind. The unregenerate heart, because of common grace, does not come to full expression in the unbeliever’s mind. The regenerate heart, because of sin, does not come to full expression in the Christian’s mind. There is an unqualified and absolute antithesis between the regenerate and unregenerate heart. There is not an absolute antithesis between the Christian and non-Christian “mind.” He who in his heart is a Christian, in principle Christ’s, may have a mind that embraces egregious error and breathes a reprehensible spirit. He who is in his heart a non-Christian, in principle Satan’s, may have a mind that embraces much of truth and breathes a temperate spirit. In the case of both the Christian and the non-Christian, the mind, though for different reasons, can be false to the heart." (Henry Stob, Theological Reflections, Eerdmans, 1981, page 236)
Brianna Originally Answered: How would you describe the heart, soul, and mind?
What the Bible says is irrelevant to the real world. The heart: Get a college level text on physiology and read it. The soul: There is no such thing as a soul. The mind: Take up neuropsychology or cognitive-behavioral psychology. There you go. While on the subject of mind, as long as you seek simplistic answers you will have a simplistic mind. A simplistic mind is likely to mistake religious propaganda as profound insight into reality. That is a very stupid mistake given the availabilty of education and the philosophy of science. Your perceptions and desires are products of conditioning and other sentient experience you have acquired up to this point in life. You can change the contents of your mind, and you can shape your mind to be pro-social, rational, and smarter, too. (That task is part of what is called mental development and, in my opinion, requires a long-term commitment to high quality self-education about the natural world, one’s place in nature, and the history of the evolution of the real world including the life on it.) MINDFULNESS MEDITATION Consciousness is a function of a cognitive neural network processing both sensory data and memory. Sentient experience can be subjectively deconstructed into four foundations of mindfulness: 1. Mindfulness of body. 2. Mindfulness of sensation as pleasant, unpleasant, or neutral (physical sensation). 3. Mindfulness of state of mind (attitude, emotion). 4. Mindfulness of content of mind (ideas, learned skills, memory, mental images, beliefs).

Alexis Alexis
The mind is instantiated in the brain and is fully emergent of biological processes. That much we know. The rest is coming along in the science daily.
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Tylar Tylar
the mind is how, and what you think. Your philosophy, your religion, everything you say, do, feel, want, or ANYthing else comes from your mind. It its both subconsious and conscious, it does things we know about, and things we dont. Our mind truly, is the one thing, human beings can never truly understand
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Tylar Originally Answered: What is the difference between the unconscious mind and the mind that governs the universe?
I'm very familiar with the book and technically, there is only one mind. Yet there appears to be two minds. The Holy Spirit and the ego. The ego is responsible for creating the universe. The Holy Spirit is our memory of God. Neither are real because the only thing that is real is spirit, which is how God created us. Both minds are aware of all of time. However, each mind views it from a different perspective. The ego mind is fear and the Holy Spirit is love. Enlightenment is about going past the mind and getting in touch with what you truly are; spirit. If you need more clarification, e-mail me.

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