it's not a Beta-amyloid thing

Kenneth Collins k.p.collins at
Sat Jun 29 00:29:04 EST 2002

anyway, the main thing i'm doing in this thread is just working to get the
'point' across that =nothing= in molecular dynamics is disconnected from the
neural-activation dynamics that're driven 'experientially'.

to the degree that they do so, all experiments that treat molecular stuff as
being some sort of self-containing-code produce False results.

this's =not= saying the data they produce isn't Valuable. it is.

it's just that the data is 'disconnected' from reality in a way that
'steers' folks away from being able to understand nervous system function.

it's like Functional Neuroanatomy before NDT's explication of
"decussation' - all 'disconnected', and subject to widely-varying false

i understand that this stuff must seem 'offensive', but that's only be-cause
it's unfamiliar [even though i've been discussing it, in one form or
another, since the early 1990s.]

consider it until you get a 'handle' on it, and you'll see that it's an
extraordinarily-useful organizing principle because it rigorously couples
everything physically-internal with everything physically-external. one
thing permeates everything: the one-way flow of energy from order to
disorder that is what's described by 2nd Thermo [WDB2T].

what this stuff does is lift the molecular stuff up from consisting of a
bunch of abstract-ruleset stuff to being physically-coupled with external
physical reality.

once you See-it, you'll be able to make predictions re. the molecular stuff,
do the experiments, and voila!

eliminates a lot of the 'hunting-and-pecking',
'throwing-stuff-up-in-the-air-to-see-how-they-land, stuff.

still, i understand that this stuff is, initially, 'offensive'.

i mean no 'offense'.

just the opposite.

ken [k. p. collins]

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