The kind of thoughts that keep a person from falling asleep can arise in either half of the brain. Therefore, a pers...

on September 27, 2022

How is this not D?!


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Emil on October 5 at 09:05PM

Hi Tyler808,

This question is asking us what must be true in order for counting sheep to be effective. D tells us that we would automatically fall asleep when we think about sheep. This is insane. If D were true, one will fall asleep if they drive past a sheep. A vet working on a sheep would fall asleep while working, and a shepard would never be awake. It does not have to be true that thinking of sheep always guarantees sleep- in fact, the argument is only about counting sheep, a very specific subset of thinking about sheep.