Re: ality

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    >How do you know that it might, instead of being stored in the "brain" (that
    >amorpous clump of mush that couldn't possibly "store" memories), not be
    >beamed to you morphically? Perhaps your amorpous clump of mush acts as an
    >antenna and is tuned to the right frequency, the species frequency?
    >Has the hook set well? Can I start reeling it in? Either I'm trolling Ted
    >the Sheldrakian or Grant who might be too new to know Ted's source of
    Sheldrake is beyond my ken, but I can't see myself hooked to the matrix
    quite yet. And who might have been beaming these messges to mankind lo
    these many years? Is there a broadcasting station the NSA hasn't dug out

    Your arguement is like saying bits of silicon can't store pictures. Go
    ahead, tear a memory chip apart and examine it with a microscope. You won't
    find a picture in it. Nor will you find one on the spinning disk in your
    computer. How can a magnetized piece of metal hold pictures? But push the
    right key on your keyboard, and there they are, staring back at you from
    your monitor. Of course, these pictures might have been beamed to me over a
    wire or radio frequency. My computer is connected to a net. But when the
    connection is broken, the pictures remain behind and can be regenerated
    after my computer has been turned off and back on. My experience tells me
    the pictures were stored inside my computer as well as coming from outside.

    The memories I see in my brain are too much my own creation to have been
    planted by anyone else. I have spent too much time working with them. I've
    found evidence outside of me to confirm what I remember. That's what I do
    -- I compare incoming signals from my eyes and ears with memories. From
    this process are fashioned new memories. But either way, what difference
    would it make?

    Whether the mushy clump acts as transmitter/receiver or storage bin, the
    process works and allows me to run the maze of life well enough not to
    starve or get run over. The map I see behind my eyes allows me to get from
    point A to point B and feel like I understand how I got there.


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