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Hi,
here this paragraph from Steinbeck's "Travels with Charley":

'As I sat considering how the mind usually does two things at once that it knows about and probably several it doesn't, a luxurious car drove in and...'

Could someone explain it's meaning to me?

Thanks in advance, Jo.
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AnonymousHi, here this paragraph from Steinbeck's "Travels with Charley": 'As I sat considering how the mind usually does two things at once that it knows about and probably several it doesn't, a luxurious car drove in and...' Could someone explain it's meaning to me? Thanks in advance, Jo.
things in the back of the mind, subconscious
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The mind is able to multitask, with several tasks/processes running in the background (in computer lingoEmotion: smile).
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does two things at once that it knows about
and probably
(does) several (things) (that) it doesn't (know about)

The mind does two things consciously and several more things unconsciously.

CJ
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