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JasonDG @LivingWithoutLogic said:
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Nice interview! It definitely helps explain some of the ideas in the essay (which I think is true for all the interviews). Question: Do you think the world would be a better place if more people embraced/relied on kisceral connections? If no, why not? If yes, why/how so? To reveal my own bias, I think yes. But in saying that, a lot of philosophical complexities arise.
Thank you @JasonDG for the question, it is Kristine or @LivingWithoutLogic here! This is a tricky question. As you point out, a lot of philosophical complexities come along with dismissing logic, or even emotional argument, for reasons more in tune with the extra-sensual, energy, vibe, or other-worldly oomph that may guide decision-making in one instance over another. That is why I tend to think of arguments, and the reasoning therein, as more of a combination of logical, emotional, visceral, and kisceral (ala Gilbert, 1997) and visual means of communication. When real messages take form in life, we are making sense of them through layered modes of reasoning.
Thanks for the response, Kristine. I totally get what you are saying. Also as a side note, I just realized that your handle @LivingWithoutLogic) is quite interesting in relation to your response (and overall essay). LOL :) is a non-commercial project run by Phish fans and for Phish fans under the auspices of the all-volunteer, non-profit Mockingbird Foundation.

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