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1 The Imaginary World Ofelon project utilizes a Creative Commons license Abstracts ( 8 )

2 When we are newborn of few months we bring everything to our mouth to explore the world around us When we are newborn of few months we bring everything to our mouth to explore the world around us O

3 When we are one year old we touch and grab everything for the same reason When we are one year old we touch and grab everything for the same reason O

4 When we grow, we do no longer need to touch a wall to know that is solid or ice to know it is cold When we grow, we do no longer need to touch a wall to know that is solid or ice to know it is cold O

5 A large part of the world we perceive is a result of our memories and experiences, adequately correlated, assessed and processed by our imagination A large part of the world we perceive is a result of our memories and experiences, adequately correlated, assessed and processed by our imagination O

6 The world we know is also the result of our imagination The world we know is also the result of our imagination O

7 For how many centuries we have lived with the conviction that the sun revolved around the earth? For how many centuries we have lived with the conviction that the sun revolved around the earth? O

8 For how many centuries we have believed that earth was flat? For how many centuries we have believed that earth was flat? O

9 How many false beliefs are still considered true? How many false beliefs are still considered true? O

10 We live in an imaginary world, but what harm is there? We live in an imaginary world, but what harm is there? O

11 As long as our imaginary model does not cause us any problem there is no reason to replace it with a real one more complicated and difficult to use As long as our imaginary model does not cause us any problem there is no reason to replace it with a real one more complicated and difficult to use O

12 The reach of our senses is limited and allows partial and sometimes insufficient knowledge of the world around us The reach of our senses is limited and allows partial and sometimes insufficient knowledge of the world around us O

13 An accurate study of the world is long, arduous and sometimes futile, as it doesn’t allows to act promptly An accurate study of the world is long, arduous and sometimes futile, as it doesn’t allows to act promptly O

14 Nature has designed and selected our mind not to understand the real world, but to imagine an equivalent that is the most suitable possible to meet the demands of daily life Nature has designed and selected our mind not to understand the real world, but to imagine an equivalent that is the most suitable possible to meet the demands of daily life O

15 Ofelon for all and all for Ofelon! Ofelon project utilizes a Creative Commons license


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