May 1st, 2012

From the Minds of Babies -

Dr. Spelke studies babies not because they’re cute but because they’re root. “I’ve always been fascinated by questions about human cognition and the organization of the human mind,” she said, “and why we’re good at some tasks and bad at others.”

But the adult mind is far too complicated, Dr. Spelke said, “too stuffed full of facts” to make sense of it. In her view, the best way to determine what, if anything, humans are born knowing, is to go straight to the source, and consult the recently born.

Insights in Human Knowledge, From the Minds of Babies -

hank you amaebi

Ah, our original mind, maybe.  Our Buddha nature, perhaps
The kingdom of heaven is like a four pound bag of oranges.
and a familiar voice.