but the moment we forget that the brain is NOT the metaphor we use, we end up going astray from what the brain really is:

Woah that was a harsh article. lol I don’t disagree with it either.

I’m glad he took a shot at Kurzweil. He’s inspirational to many people but he’s become a religious figure of a new cult and is going in the wrong direction with it and leading people the wrong way with it.

I don’t know if I would’ve used some of the examples he did but it’s true that we utilize metaphors for “the brain is” based upon the latest and greatest technology.

This is fine for limited educational purposes, but the moment we forget that the brain is NOT the metaphor we use, we end up going astray from what the brain really is:

 

https://aeon.co/essays/your-brain-does-not-process-information-and-it-is-not-a-computer

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