Brain Metaphors

Brain as Machine: Who thinks that way anymore?

Here's an important question from someone who visited my website...

While I have no issue with your assertion that brain is not a machine, I was wondering:  are there folks who still think that way? 

A whole western culture!

A "reductionist" approach of reducing the brain to its "bits", exploring those bits, and thinking that will tell us how the Whole works is machine-thinking.

Looking at sexy fMRIs and deciding...