It has become part of our mythology of person that we have large areas of Mind that are (a) below conscious awareness and (b) that "kick in" on a reactive, stimulus-response basis when exposed to perceptics that parallel their content in some manner.
The division of thought into forms analytical and forms reactive is useful at some level. There is a plane of Knowing, however, from which all thought appears reactive. "Analytical thought" is reactive to its own premises or assumptions, especially when it is semantically encoded. (I.e., thought stuffed into words.)
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