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Monday, February 6, 2017

twelfth sense

4. Describe a sense that is not currently defined as part of humanity's repertoire of sense perceptions, or part of the repertoire of "psychic" senses like ESP. It must be a plausible possibility. We know that human have smell, touch, hearing, sight, and taste; that in addition we have proprioception, an ability to feel our internal organs, balance, and the ability to feel pain, heat, and cold.  What is missing from this list?

1 comment:

Jonathan said...

For example: you could argue that rhythm is a sense, apart from just hearing. The perception of time cut into segments. Perhaps a subset of a sense of time itself. There must be some mechanism that allows time to be perceived, sensed.