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Running head: NATURE OF THOUGHT 1 Nature of Thought Suellen Lambert PHL 251 December 8, 2010 Keith Faust
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NATURE OF THOUGHT 2 Nature of Thought Forming a mental image or picture of a particular person, place, or thing is a fairly accurate definition of thinking. The ability to reach intelligent conclusions, to grasp or comprehend the spoken or written word, even simple body language is the mind’s way of attempting to apply reason to sensory perception. Due to the incredible workings of the human mind and brain however, reason does not always apply to the thought process. Imagination and misconception often interfere with logic and oftentimes this has negative results. For example, last month, November 2010, my daughter and only child both believed that one was angry with the other due to a miscommunication. She and I are both experiencing the many pitfalls in life, though we live in different areas of the country and our issues are dissimilar. We communicate mainly via phone calls and the Internet and usually are successful with these mediums. Both my daughter and I suffer from mental illness and unbeknownst to either of us, we were both having major difficulty handling our illnesses. The problem arose
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