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OftenBen  ·  2615 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 18th Sporadic Quotes Thread

The key word there is innate. Behavioral responses to stimuli in humans has to be taught, without exception. That is, for anything that actually goes to the brain. Your hand pulls away from a hot stove before your brain realizes it is registering pain. Reflex, not instinct.