Comment: WOW AGAIN

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WOW AGAIN

I don't know where you get these but keep them coming, please. Fascinating... LOL.

I was just saying to my wife, YESTERDAY afternoon no less, that real intelligence is the ability to throw out everything you have learned when necessary, and that it is usually a painful process, because you have usually spent a lot of time and effort learning the things you think you know. However, it is also like lifting weights, because even though there is pain, you benefit in the long run, when you learn what is actually going on.

My wife's family is full of "highly intelligent" people, who can't seem to do the trick of letting go of what they think they know. Also, I have "highly intelligent" engineering friends, that just fall short when it comes to new ideas. But I have studied the way neural networks make decisions, and that is how our brains work; it is like parachuting into a valley, where the lowest part of the valley is the closest you will get to the best solution, which of course is sea level. Sometimes peoples valley's are thousands of feet above sea level, but they won't climb out over the surrounding mountains to look for a better answer. In artificial neural networks, you just add some randomness to the simulated neurons and force them out of that valley.

What is a rocket mass heater? BTW, a book that may interest you, and make you view the world from a different (and somewhat painful) model, is sold at http://www.thefinaltheory.com/ , and it provides a pretty thorough alternate way of explaining everything... I'm not saying this model is 100% accurate either, but it sure makes you think, and realize these models are just viewfinders.