Re: ality

From: Wade T.Smith (
Date: Wed Feb 20 2002 - 05:41:01 GMT

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    On Tuesday, February 19, 2002, at 11:51 , Dace wrote:

    > the only theory we have is what sea slug *brains* are
    > up to when the slugs themselves remember things.

    But memory _is_ what the brain is up to when we remember things....

    > such as the ability of
    > memories to reappear in a different neural region following brain
    > damage and
    > the continual disconnecting and reconnecting of neurons that ought to be
    > forming static storage receptacles.

    While there is nothing static about the brain at all, what has been
    shown is not the 'reappearing' of memories, but the unusual recall of
    certain types of memories, AFAIK. The fact remains that memories are a
    function of the brain as much as color reception and recognition is.

    - Wade

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