In short, the brain is not like a computer. The computer is like a brain.

Brain plasticity alone though defeats a lot of those notions. We _believe_ that somehow, mathematically, it may someday be possible to accurately predict every choice we will ever make.

But I don’t think so. I believe the study is worth while, but as a species, if we begin believing that our choices are ultimately hard-wired, we run into a dangerous situation of lack of culpability. We already are starting to see signs of that in the courts systems around the world.

We’re patterning our conceptualizations about the mind based upon machinery forgetting that we have it backwards. We have patterned the machinery based upon a limited understanding of our own cognitive processes.

In short, the brain is not like a computer. The computer is like a brain.

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