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A Hierarchy in the Flat Neocortex

F. Frank LeFever flefever at ix.netcom.com
Thu Jul 23 22:58:09 EST 1998

In <35B70193.F4F8130B at trail.com> John Atwood deVries II
<aubois at trail.com> writes: 
>Mentifex wrote:
>> F. Frank LeFever (flefever at ix.netcom.com) on 17.jul.1998 writes:
>> > I missed the beginning of this joke, having been in Budapest for a
>> > meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society.
>>   The next time you are at a neuroscience meeting, ask some of the
>>   senior people whether they think that it is a joke.
>Name three.  I require that they have published books.  

Weak criterion.  Anybody can publish a book.  Publishers aim at
dollars, not truth.  Although not perfect, better criterion is
"published in a JOURNAL"  (i.e., a PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL).

>>  Look at the
>>   http://bri.medsch.ucla.edu/archives/hnl/msg98012.htm Society for
>>   the History of the Neurosciences at the Brain Research Institute.
>Referring to an article you wrote yourself doesn't count.  Your
>against your cant being a joke is, as of yet, not convincing.  Try
>Also: although I'm leaving it alone, your over-extensive cross-posting
>shows an utter disregard for Netiquette.  Honestly -- do you think the
>people in comp.arch & soc.libraries.talk give a damn about your rather
>weak argument against your delusions being a joke?  I think not.

Nor do those in bionet.neuroscience; but I have left this in the
address box after deleting all others because of the GESTURE towards 
relevance implied by the reference to "neocortex"...

F. LeFever

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