Continuous Cells, Seat of Consciousness
tmatth at netcom.ca
Thu Aug 20 03:21:45 EST 1998
> Are there any cells in the human body that we are born with
> and retain throughout our lives?
> (Cell division doesn't count, I mean original cells).
Neurons, at the least.
> PS. Has anyone ever narrowed down what parts of
> the brain would have to be preserved for the continuation
> of conscience and personality given that all the rest of the
> body were to die?
Unfortunately no! There are lots of theories and reasonable guesses but
know realy good evidence because we simply don't yet know enough about
how a brain operates as a "mind". From a life-extension and particularly
cryonics point of view that is the most important unsolved problem in
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I have done so by crossposting my reply to bionet.neuroscience and
expanding the subject line.
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