Cognitive thinking refers to the use of mental activities and skills to perform tasks such as learning, reasoning, understanding, remembering, paying attention, and more.”
Some of these are useful for some parts of day to day activity. What I like to do is rid myself of these traits. To get to the bottom of what I feel and think. Cognitive thinking to me, gets in the way of what is deep inside the mind. Intuitive, raw emotion that drives the human psyche. Some don’t have either the desire or ability to turn the cognitive off, or even want to turn it off for fear of freeing their mind and facing their “demons” or their true feelings and lucid thoughts.
Denying these basic human responses is a true travesty to me. How can I react and process these ideas if I cover them with reason. As an artist I’m frustrated with having to conform with the cognitive part to do my day to day when the intuitive is always knocking at the door. Releasing the art from within is the only way I can deal with the necessity of having to deal with the day to day cognitive issues and sometimes denying them.
If I wanted to live in the “real” world I would have started a long time ago.