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stream of consciousness

n. pl. streams of consciousness
Psychology The conscious experience of an individual regarded as a continuous, flowing series of images and ideas running through the mind.

stream′-of-con′scious·ness adj.
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It leads to greater intuition by reducing the stream of thoughts.
Elaph, as some people accuse, does not favor one stream of thought over another, he said, adding that the daily never prevented anyone from writing.
Positive experiences in the Balkans and Africa have also helped to increase appreciation of ESDP Ultimately, advocates of this stream of thought would like to see a division of labor between the EU and NATO, whereby the latter would concentrate on high-end missions and the former on post-conflict stabilization and reconstruction.
Let us call the resting-places the "substantive parts," and the places of flight the "transitive parts," of the stream of thought.
The disjunct mental state and the changes of costume, role, sexual identity are like adulterate racial mixtures in the obsessive stream of thought, a form of mental miscegenation.
Would it be mischievous to suggest that the wily Fallon knew what might happen if he planted that stream of thought about the draw?
The problem for feminism is not that there is an interest in difference, it is how that difference would be understood and to what uses that stream of thought is put.
Irrespective of what system of ethical thought is proposed, effectiveness for leaders only comes from a stream of thought that demonstrates a congruency among beliefs, core values, demonstrated behavior, and truth.
Foster then notes the strengths and weaknesses of each stream of thought.
Although Bell acknowledges this stream of thought, her work shows how the press of American racism transformed Toussaint's opponents into Toussaint's heirs.
Yong concludes his introduction with the remark that "he [Wu Dunmin] was undoubtedly the representative and champion of new social thinking and doctrines, particularly of the Leftist stream of thought, in Singapore and Malaya".
My poetry is more like |a~ talking daydream: I go with a stream of thought and the words just come.