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Latest revision as of 06:30, 20 October 2011

Proper beliefs pay rent by functioning as anticipation-controllers; a proper belief is not just a string of words, but a cognitive structure fully integrated with the believer's model of how the world simply is. Unfortunately, many students in traditional schools become accustomed to guessing the teacher's password, repeating back words that make it superficially sound as if they understand the topic, when in fact they don't.

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