While a genetic program specifies the gross anatomy of our brain, the all important details are determined by experience.
In fact, the best metaphor for the mind might be our immune system.
Modern psychology tells us time and again that it’s far far better to provide positive rather than negative reinforcements for any required practices and it seems sensible enough that this would also apply to any aspect of ULD operations.
The answer is the same to both questions: because that’s what I’m attracted to. On the other hand, when Asian men hear about my preference, one of two things happens. I get reprimanded for some purely sexual fetish and how I’m a White Female so I’m supposed to like White guys too, and how can I dislike my White counterpart?
Last year, I DJed a wedding for a friend-of-a-friend: Indian/White.
Given all this, I was more than mildly surprised to learn in this new Pew Research Center report that of all the current marriages in America, only 8 percent are mixed.
On the day before he was due to be sentenced to prison for his crimes, he had his brain scanned. When it had been removed, his paedophilic tendencies went away. When the regrowth was removed, they vanished again. His case dramatically illustrates the challenge that modern neuroscience is beginning to pose to the idea of free will.
The instinct of the reasonable observer is that organic changes of this sort somehow absolve the sufferer of the responsibility that would accrue to a child abuser whose paedophilia was congenital. The chances are that the latter tendency is just as traceable to brain mechanics as the former; it is merely that no one has yet looked.