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Mind Minerva
Engraved before 1811 from an original in the then Museum Pio Clemens in Rome (Click for details)
Esculapius (Medicine) between Mercury (Merchants) and the Graces (Medicine, Hygiene and Panacea)
Esculapius dealt with Patients - Merchants make deals with Clients

~ MIND  start with see> MANIA
^u      id+ | in simple terms A COGNITIVE SYSTEM |
        id+ | MEMORY plus REASON plus EMOTION as if
              WHAT        HOW         WHY |
  myth> see> MINERVA is the Goddess of the MIND
        see> ATHENA
  lit+ "THE MIND IS ITS ONE PLACE" observed SATAN
       "ITSELF CAN MAKE HELL OUT OF HEAVEN or
        HEAVEN OUT OF HELL"
  {source unknown to the Editor}
  a similar idea emerges from
  Marcus AURELIUS or AURELIAN [#] speaks of the
  "CITADEL OF THE MIND" WHERE THE INDIVIDUAL CAN RETIRE
  TO OBSERVE HIS MISFORTUNES FROM A GREAT DISTANCE
  THAT INSURES INDIFFERENCE ALOOFNESS AND SERENITY
  ply> | I hope you do not MIND that this page is long |
  ply> | GOGNITION reflects
         REASON modulated by EMOTIONS |
  note gr prefix
        PHREN~ from MIND
        BRAKES or in Spanish
        FRENOS or
        PHRENO may result in
        FRENZY or
  SCHIZOPHRENIA and become the subject of
        PHRENOLOGY or
  med> PSYCHIATRY studies disorders many of which
       reflect REDUCED MENTAL RESTRAINTS or
  altered mental capacity to modulate and
  function in a conMENSURAte manner
  balancing KNOWLEDGE with EMOTIONS
  otherwise EMOTIONS CAN FABRICATE
            AN INTERNALIZED REALITY
  ply> | THOUGHTS  are  AUTOMATIC |
  skt     MATA        = THOUGHT
  gr      MATOS         ACTING FOR ITSELF
      AUTOMATOS         AUTOMATIC MIND
          MANAS         MIND          sug> MANIAC
  skt     MANYATE       THINK         sug> MENTALITY
  gr      MANIA         MADNESS       sug> MAD
          MANIKOS       or
          MANIAKOS      MANIAC        sug> FRANTIC
          MANTIA        DIVINATION    sug> ALIEN
          MANTEIA       ORACLEF
          MNESIS        MEMORY
         AMNESIA        FORGET
  med> ANAMNESIS        REMEMBERING SYMPTOMS
          MANTIS        SEER  AUGUR        sug> PSYCHIC
  biol>                 PRAYING MANTIS     sug> PROPHET
  gr      MATHEMA       LEARNED            sug> MATHEMATIC
          MENOS         SPIRIT  MIND       sug> MENTAL
  sp      MENTIRA       FALSE  NOT REAL    sug> LIE
  eng     MENDACIOUS    FLAWED   FAULTY    sug> MENDICANT
        EUMENIDES       WELL MINDED        sug> REMIND
          MEMONA        I REMEMBER         sug> MONITOR
  sp      MEMORIA       MEMORY             sug> COMMENT
  lith    MENAS         UNDERSTANDING
          MINTI         TO THINK           sug> PREMONITION
  lat   REMINISCI       REMINISCE          sug> RECALL
          MENTUM        COME TO MIND
      MONUMENTUM        MONUMENT
  skt     MANIATE       HE THINKS
  lat     MENSA         TOP or             sug> SPIRIT
                        ALTAR TABLE        sug> ALTITUDE
  sp      MENSURA       MEASURE same in    sug> GRASP
        COMENSAL        HOUSEHOLD MEMBER or
                        TABLE COMPANION
          MESA          TABLE
  lat     MENSURA       MEASURE or
                        CAPACITY           sug> CALIBER
                        AUTHORITY          sug> COMMENSURATE
  note    MIND          MEASURING          sug> MODERATION
                        REPLICATES         sug> FUNDAMENTAL
  lat     MENS          MENTALITY          sug> MINIMIZE
  med>    MENSTRUAL     MEASURABLE CYCLE   sug> PERIOD
  sp      MENSUAL       MONTHLY            sug> PERIODICAL
          MENTE         MIND               sug> MAXIMIZE
          MENTIR        LIE                sug> DECEIT
         AMENTIA        MINDLESS or        sug> RETARDED
                        OLIGOPHRENIC       sug> FRENZY
  lat     MENTIOR       LYING              sug> FALSE
  sp      MENTOR        TUTOR  LEADER      sug> TEACHER
     FUNDAMENTO         BASIS  PRIME       sug> ESSENTIAL
        DEMENTE         MADNESS  CRAZE     sug> LUNACY
      VEHEMENTE         VIOLENT  FIERCE    sug> VICIOUS
  eng    AMENTIA        med> OLIGOPHRENIC  sug> RETARDED
        DEMENTIA        med> PSYCHOSIS     sug> ALIENATED
  lat     MONERE        MENTION or WARN    sug> COMMEMORATE
  gr      MNASTHAI      REMEMBER           sug> LEARN
  gr      MNESTIS       MEMORY             sug> MNEMONIC
         AMNESIA        med> MEMORY LOSS   sug> AMNESTY
          MEMINI        REMEMBER           sug> MEMORANDUM
  lat     MEMINISSE     REMINISCE          sug> RECALL
  sp      MENTECATO     STUPID from        sug> FEEBLE
  lat     MENTE CAPTUS  THOSE WHO DO NOT
                        GRASP THE WHOLE TRUTH
  old ger MINNA         LOVE                   sug> MINE
  vern>   MINA          in ARGENTINA denotes   sug> MINARET
                        A BELOVED MAIDEN
           MINERVA       GODDESS OF WISDOM
  eng     MUSE          PONDER  DREAM  leads to
         AMUSE          and
          MUSIC         and
          MONEY         see> MONETA
  sug>    MONITOR       PREMONITORY
  ukr     HLUZ          MOCKERY
          HLUZD         SENSE  MIND  WIT
          HLUZDU        INSANE  MAD  LOSE REASON
          HLUM          GLOOM  SCORN  DESTROY
          HLUP          STUPID  DUMBNESS  FOOLISH
          HLUKHYJ       DEAF
          HLUKH         DEAFNESS
  rooted in the above are MENTAL DEMENTED DEMENTIA
  MENTION COMMENT REMINISCENT  MONITOR ADMONISH
  MONEY MONETARY MINT MINTAGE MAIA MANIC MNESIC
  AMNESIC AMNESIA AUTOATIC AUTOMATON AUTONATOUS
  note linked ideas in
  see> MAENAD and MANIAC  see> BACCHANT
  see> MONETA     WARNING or REMIND
  see> MINERVA or
  see> ATHENA     WISDOM
  ply> | MONEY REMINDS MEMORY and is "MINDED" |
  see> MONETA  see> MNEMOSYNE
  myth> also note the plethora of derivative ideas in
  lat MONERE     =  TO WARN  or MENTION    sug> ALERT
  sp  MOSTRAR       TO SHOW                sug> ALARM
      MONSTRUO      MONSTER                see> SIREN
      MONEDA        MONEY  PECUNIARY       sug> TERATOLOGY
  gr  MEMINI        MEMORANDUM  MONETARY   sug> PECULIAR
      MANIA         RESTLESSNESS DEMENTIA  sug> MOTION
  eng PASSION       HEIGHTENED EMOTIONS    sug> SENSE
  gr  PHRENITIZEIN  MANIA note its         sug> PASSIVE
                    association with
                    RESTLESSNESS           sug> ANXIETY
                    EXTREME AGITATION      sug> LOCOMOTION
  sp  LOCO          DEMENTED
  sp  FRENO         BRAKE  RESTRAINT       sug> AGAVE
  gr  PHREN         SEAT OF PASSION        sug> RESTRAINT
      PHRENETIKOS   SICKNESS of MIND       sug> HECTIC
  eng FRANTIC       DISTRESSED  TORMENTED  sug> ANXIOUS
      FRENETIC      MANIAC                 sug> ENTHUSIAST
  sp  LOCO          INSANE  CRAZY          sug> LOCOMOTIVE
      LOCAL         LOCUS                  sug> LOCALIZED
  id+ | THE MENTALLY ILL or
        LOCOS can not LOCALIZE or HOLD THEIR MIND or
        BELONG or be ORIENTED in TIME SPACE etc |
  note MIND PASSION MANIA MEMORY SANITY STABILITY
  hx> med> among the earliest medical concepts regarding
           BRAIN or CEREBRUM is by
  ALCMAEON [#] of CROTONIA
  who considered the mind to be the
  " SEAT OF SENSATION "
  ply> | SENSATIONAL COMMON SENSE |
  lit+ maxim>
       " KNOWLEDGE  WISDOM  ERUDITION  ARTS  ELEGANCE
       ... THESE ARE THE TRAPPINGS OF THE MIND "
  MIND CONVEYS A MORE GENERAL IDEA THAN
  REASON  INTELLECT  INTELLIGENCE  SENSE  SOUL
  SPIRIT  PSYCHE  CONSCIOUSNESS  UNDERSTANDING
  mind is "WHATEVER THAT BE WHICH
           THINKS ... AND JUDGES "    variants attr to
           ARISTOTLE [#] and CICERO [#]
  lit+ " ... BOTH TO LOVE AND TO BE MAD ... "
  lit+ "THE HUMAN MIND IS A PART OF THE INFINITE INTELLECT OF
        GOD AND THEREFORE WHEN WE SAY THAT
  THE HUMAN MIND PERCEIVES THIS OR THAT THING WE SAY
  NOTHING LESS THAN THAT GOD HAS THIS OR THAT IDEA"
  from B. SPINOZA [#]  cited in [87] volume 2 pp 176
  note that IDEA can be seen as DIVINE        see> IDEA
  as in the example specimen idea or ideal    sug> LOGOS
  "CAT" which represents the                  sug> VERB VERSE
  UNIVERSAL CAT                               sug> VERSION
  ARISTOTLE [#] CONSIDERED HUMANS TO BE UNIQUE BECAUSE OF
  THEIR "RATIONAL SOUL" in contrast to other features
  we share with animals like
  SENSES
  PASSIONS
  EMOTION etc                                 sug> SENSIBLE
  DESCARTES [#] REFERRED TO THE MIND AS       sug> CEREBRUM
  "RES COGITANS" or THE "THING THAT THINKS"   sug> COGENT
  also leads to "COGITO ERGO SUM"             sug> BEING
       "THINKING IS"                          sug> REAL
  which is probably an elaboration from       sug> SENSIBLE
  "WE ARE WHAT WE THINK" from BUDDHA [75]     sug> CONJURE
  " THE MIND IS THE ONLY ORGAN THAT LIES "
  the complexity of signals stemming from the idea MIND
  are interwoven with CHARM and CHARISMA and more
  " THE PROFESSIONAL MIND IS SO MICROSCOPIC   sug> MINUTE
   ... IT SOMETIMES CEASES TO BE BINOCULAR"   sug> ZEALOUS
       attr to Bernard DEVOTO [#]             sug> MIDGET
  lit+ " THE MIND IS ITS OWN PLACE            sug> LOCAL
         AND IN ITSELF                        sug> EGO
         CAN MAKE HEAVEN OF HELL              sug> ZION
         A HELL OF HEAVEN ... "               sug> HADES
  so spoke Satan in "Paradise Lost"
  by John MILTON [#] 1608-1674
  note MINDS CAN BE MANIPULATED
       as in "BRAIN WASHING"                  sug> FIB
  of interest to POLITICS and PROPAGANDA      sug> PROP
  consider OPIATE  RELIGION  WORD  FAUSTUS    sug> FLAW
  biol> THE NERVOUS LIMBIC SYSTEM
        CONTROLS EMOTIONS
  lat LIMBUS = EDGE MARGIN BORDER FRINGE      sug> SKIRT
  med> for complementary ideas
  see> THOUGHT  PEND  PENSIVE  THINK
       MEDITATE  MEDICINE  MEDIA
  lat " NON COMPOS MENTIS " or NINCOMPOOP
  consider COMPOSED COMPASS etc
  note ALTERED NERVOUS LIMBIC SYSTEMS         sug> LIMB
       RELATE TO SYNDROMES OF                 sug> LIMBO
  ALTERED BEHAVIOR
  note THE MIND TOO VIGOROUS or TOO ACTIVE    sug> FRENETIC
       or MANIC will consume the BODY
  NAMES OF VARIOUS TYPES OF MANIA ARE BASED ON    sug> EXTREME
  COMPOSITE WORDS as in
  MANIA      or excess      for
  KLEPTO     THIEVING       KLEPTOMANIA = URGE TO STEAL
  MANTIA     DIVINATION     NECROMANCY  = AUGURY
  MATOS      SELF           AUTOMATIC   = SELF ACTING
  NYMPHE     YOUNG NYMPH    NYMPHOMANIA = SEX DRIVE
  MANIA      FRENZY  FURY   FEROCITY    = RAGE OF A WILD BEAST
  MENTIS     MEMORY         AMNESIA     = NO RECALL
                            AMNESTY     = FORGIVENESS
  ply> | MANIA IS A SICKNESS OF
         THE SEAT OF PASSIONS CAUSING FRENZY |
           note JUDGMENT ADJUDICATION JUSTICE
~ MINERVA  id+ | SYMBOL OF MIND |
           id+ | MIND UNICUMBERED BY EMOTIONS |
  myth> like see> ATHENABY
        VIRGIN GODDESS WITH A GREAT MIND
  note concerned about GOOD or BAD nor by SEXUAL LIBIDO
  for main entry see> ATHENA
  DAUGHTER OF ZEUS & METIS
  symbol of WISDOM devoid of values of "GOOD or BAD"
  see> examine IDEA  PHREN~  REASON  SENSE  SOUL  SPIRIT
       PSYCHE CONSCIENCE  INTELLECT  INTELLIGENCE
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