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Losing the capability for abstract thought

walfin

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When you feel it slipping away, how do you get it back?
 

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What is going on in your head? Why do you feel it is slipping away?

Is something missing or are thought obstacles in your way?

Side question: Are you sure you even want it back?
 

Cherry Cola

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Try not to think about it and wait for it to pass even though it feels permanent.
 

Nick

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Is there not a medicinal way to increase abstract thinking... also spatial acuity.
 

CrayCrayPoTayTay

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"Abstract thought" as a concept is itself, abstract. The ability to think in abstract formats requires the freedom to do so (and of course so many other things inate to our personality type, which don't require expounding upon for obv reasons). I pose that we give and remove our own freedom to think abstractly. My question in response to your question is similar to Appropriate Behavior's response: Why are you placing limitations on your ability to think abstractly?
 

TBerg

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The great bulk of language itself is metaphor and simile, which are channels of abstracted formations.
 

CrayCrayPoTayTay

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I like that TBerg, there's a great suggestion for the expansion and continuation of abstract thinking: post more frequently :Þ
 
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