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> <Sheldrake offers the phenomenon of "phantom limbs" as evidence for
> > fields. Unlike an inanimate object, the body wants to be whole. When
> > arm is lost, the individual invariably reports that somehow it still
> > to be there. This makes perfect sense from the morphic point of view.
> > The
> > fields that regulate the structures of the body are arranged in a nested
> > hierarchy. Protein fields are nested within organelle fields, which are
> > nested within cell fields, which are nested within tissue fields, and so
> > on.
> > The field for an arm is part of a larger field embracing the rest of the
> > body. So it can't be removed just because the arm it regulated is gone.
> > This would explain the sense that the arm is still there in some way.>
> Do keep up Ted. Even those of us who follow this kind of stuff
>through a combination of science magazines, popular science books, and
>science TV shows know what's going on with phantom limbs. (See the popular
>work of Susan Greenfield, or the Indian guy who wrote what I think is
>'Phantoms of the Brain'- I can't remember his name at the moment- I have
>posted it to the list before some time ago).
V. S. Ramachandran and Sandra Blakeslee's _Phantoms in the Brain_? Read it a
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