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A Thought Experiment by Jon Irenicus - Fri, 21 Apr 2017 06:01:51 EST ID:l7gq50Wx No.4538631 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Imagine yourself without an imagination. Now try to imagine that self thinking about you imagining them. What would they think of you?
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Donald Duck - Fri, 21 Apr 2017 07:23:06 EST ID:sA1E7/kK No.4538640 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I couldn't even imagine what it would be like
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François Marin - Fri, 21 Apr 2017 07:55:12 EST ID:UJIh17vI No.4538644 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>4538631
If the version of me without an imagination existed in some timeline where imaginations are unheard of - I imagine that version of me would be no more intelligent than the earliest varient of our species. Alas... That version wouldn't be able to fathom what I was doing and would try to bash my skull in and take my shit.

In a different scenario where everyone else but the alternate version of me had an imagination, the other me might look at me through his minds eye as though I were wasting my time on useless shit and then immediately move on to a different mode of operation.

I can't imagine that a non-imaginative would put any deal of thought into why the imaginative version of them thinks of them. Perhaps the real me might inspire it to try to imagine but I'm answering with a fixed set of rules in place that say the other me can't imagine.
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William Herschel - Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:14:48 EST ID:MTZ12ygr No.4538743 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Alls i knows is dis aint no 2 gram rock
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Bird Keeper Henry - Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:53:41 EST ID:By99pKDU No.4538760 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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An alternate version of myself​ with no imagination could only be thinking of me as I actually am, and would therefore be aware of the first version of myself having an imagination. It would stand to reason then, that the self without imagination would have to know everything about me in order to be able to think about me at all, because with no imagination, he could have no false impressions.
Step 2): Extrapolate implications from the above
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PokéManiac Martha - Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:25:10 EST ID:92ouR6/6 No.4538775 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>4538631
the same thing your asking us to do right now both people in the realities would be attempting to comprehend something that is impossible

we have always had imaginatiion we don't know what it could be like without one and the otherr reality self is trying to think about something it has never experienced

any one follow this knowledge bomb?
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PokéManiac Martha - Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:27:11 EST ID:92ouR6/6 No.4538776 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>4538631
your question is paradoxical in my opinion

nb for double post


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