Convience or Reality Evolution

by phil on Sunday Apr 13, 2003 2:34 PM
evolutionary psychology

In man's evolutionary history, which emerged first, acceptance of convenient thoughts or the desire for accurate realities? On the one hand, it seems obvious that convenient thought evolved first because those are based on the most simplest forms of reasoning. On the other hand, survival must have mandated that man have an accurate conception of his confreres. We have both today, both fantasy and non-fiction. Which should deserve our stronger hand?

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