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Intuitive/imaginative based can actually be scientific/logical?

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I might be getting carried away with this, and I might sound very incoherent in my writing..but let's explore 'what if' for a while.

What if some of the things we tend to consider as highly intuitive/imaginative in nature can actually turn out to have very scientific and logical explanations that are not fully discovered yet?

If airplanes had came to be in the skies all of a sudden years before they were invented, humans would've thought they were magical creatures.

So what if some of the things we consider as imaginative and eccentric can actually someday be explained with more advanced scientific terms? What if there are still many connections between imagination and outer reality that we haven't fully established yet?

What if certain aspects of reality are paradoxes? (Damn my word of the month: paradox :crazy:)
What if the dualism nature in the universe has inner hidden connections that we have not tapped into yet? What if creativity and science are closer than what we think for now? What if abstract can be concrete, concrete can be abstract beyond what human reasoning can perceive for now?

I don't claim to be big on maths or science, I'm more into arts obviously, I was just wondering bout the possibilities.

I don't claim what I wrote to be valid either, I'm not sure. I do ''feel'' but I still question.

I view that only the Creator has knowledge of all of unseen. The human views of how the world works are still very, very limited.
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I have three words for you Izzie: The Overtone Series. If my knowledge wasn't based on how I felt about it, I'd actually have a chance at explaining it.
*Editted* It has something about modes of vibration, I might read it....

I'm not good enough with logic yet :crazy:
I see where you are going , and not to derail the thread, but I think it's worth looking at on the side, is a psych term known as latent inhibition. Particularly low latent inhibition. It's seen as a personality trait which kinda seems to apply to a lot of infp's , I think anyway.

Low latent inhibition

Most people are able to ignore the constant stream of incoming stimuli, but this capability is reduced in those with low latent inhibition. It is hypothesized that a low level of latent inhibition can cause either psychosis or a high level of creative achievement[3] or both, which is usually dependent on the subject's intelligence.[4][2] Those of above average intelligence are thought to be capable of processing this stream effectively, enabling their creativity. Those with less than average intelligence, on the other hand, are less able to cope, and so as a result are more likely to suffer from mental illness.[5]

High levels of the neurotransmitter dopamine (or its agonists) in the brain have been shown to decrease latent inhibition.[6] Certain dysfunctions of the neurotransmitters glutamate, serotonin and acetylcholine have also been implicated,[7]

Low latent inhibition is not a mental disorder but an observed personality trait, and a description of how an individual absorbs and assimilates data or stimuli. Furthermore, it does not necessarily lead to mental disorder or creative achievement—this is, like many other factors of life, a case of environmental and predispositional influences, whether these be positive (e.g., education) or negative (e.g., abuse) in nature


Also an interesting study of low latent inhibition plus intelligence: FuturePundit: Low Latent Inhibition Plus High Intelligence Leads To High Creativity?
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The authors hypothesize that latent inhibition may be positive when combined with high intelligence and good working memory - the capacity to think about many things at once - but negative otherwise. Peterson states: "If you are open to new information, new ideas, you better be able to intelligently and carefully edit and choose. If you have 50 ideas, only two or three are likely to be good. You have to be able to discriminate or you'll get swamped."
Yes o_O
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Honestly? I confess that sometimes I get scared that my constant wander and thoughts might eventually drive me to madness. So I have to also learn organized, disciplined filtering as well as keep my emotions in check.
I'm the same way. I love the creativity that comes with it, and the level of attention to details, but at times it's too much and if I'm feeling overly depressed or anxious it will take me places I don't want to go. I practice more acceptance than out right filtering, accepting that my mind will go to "negative" spaces, but trying to remain objective and observant about it when it happens and deconstructing it in CBT like fashion.
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I feel a little envy towards that subtle sign of assurance you have shown in accepting certain storms of your thoughts :)
Thanks, I think it was the only route left for me though, after years of banging my head against the wall trying to block/filter it out, I realized I just have to accept that this is what my brain does and disconnect by watching from the sidelines and making notes.

Sorry if I've hijacked your thread at all.
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Anyone's free to hijack my thread.. (Damn INFP's are as unnecessarily apologetic as I am :crazy:) ..Like a typical INFP, I feel bad for dominating this forum
Maybe certain intuitive cues, signs and avenues actually have more detailed scientific reasoning behind them that has not been fully expanded yet
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