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Brain implants : the Chinese made it !

Ward Tomlinson tomlinson at bio1.bio.th-darmstadt.de
Fri Nov 24 02:46:31 EST 1995

g.w.haydon at surveying.salford.ac.uk (Ged Haydon) wrote:

>In article <48hfhi$mt6 at pinot.ext.jussieu.fr> tij at valadon.espci.fr ( Tareq I. J. Albaho) writes:
>>From: tij at valadon.espci.fr ( Tareq I. J. Albaho)
>>Subject: Re: Brain implants : the Chinese made it !
>>Date: 17 Nov 1995 08:01:54 GMT

>>Brainwave Surfer (agnew at gems.vcu.edu) wrote:
>>: In article <5xhBuiiUoVB at rkiehl.on-luebeck.de>, rkiehl at rkiehl.on-luebeck.de (Raz) writes:
>>: > 
>>: > CNN today :
>>: > 
>>: > Chinese doctors say brain cell implant improves IQ

>>: snip...

>>: > brains is fine but it is just the first step ! We all need brain  
>>: > modification, intelligence increase ! If anybody knows more about this,  
>>: > please post !

>>: Welcome to Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley........ Political Correctnes
>>: is straight out of Farenheit 451..

>>: it would be good technology for helping the handicapped, but for a generic
>>: whitewashing of the human race, i dunno..

>>hmmm ... "increase intelligence" eh?

>>well, i can do that without a brain implant.  just follow the
>>following simple steps to mental health:

>>        1. get rid of your TV set;
>>        2. buy some books (preferably non-fiction);
>>        3. read purchased books;
>>        4. goto 2 - loop for a few times.

>>and for the advanced course:

>>        5. stop visiting usenet so often.

>>tareq.                                                tij at pmmh.espci.fr
>>                                http://pmmh.espci.fr/~tij/personal.html

>>*--->laboratoire de physique et mechanique des milieux heterogenes<---*
>>*------>ecole superieure de physique et de chimie industrielles<------*

>Might improve knowledge - not necessarily intelligence.

But it's more effective use of currently exisiting resources... the
next best thing.


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