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Yannick Chateau yannick.chateau at univ-brest.fr
Tue May 6 01:51:25 EST 2003

Sorry, I see another point, for example do we talk about the CPG (Central
Pattern Generator), wich serve for the automatic actions (means walk,
writing ....) but are engaged by the brain?
"KP-PC" <k.p.collins at worldnet.att.net%remove%> a écrit dans le message de
news: Ghxta.69014$cO3.4578679 at bgtnsc04-news.ops.worldnet.att.net...
> I've not checked more-recently, but when I started out decades ago
> the 'hommonculus' was, quite literally, the 'proposition' that there
> was a 'little man' in the brain - ind of like the chess playing
> 'automatons' that had a midget Chess Master hidden inside.
> That, of course is a 'trick', and says nothing about how the
> automation actually occurs.
> On the other hand, if modern usage of "hommonculus" has morphed into
> "the special topological homeomorphism" as it's disclosed and
> discussed in AoK, then that's quite another matter, because, in "the
> special topological homeomorphism:, the hows and whys of the
> automation are fully disclosed.
> And it's not a 'little man' in there.
> It's 'just' the awesome-Topological way in which 'the' nervous system
> ['the brain'] literally grasps the external 3-D energydynamics and
> 'turns them outside-in, upside-down, and backward', inwardly
> 'replicating' [modeling] the external 3-D energydynamics, so that
> directionalities within the post-grasping internal 3-D energydynamics
> occur in rigorous accord with the survival demands imposed by the
> external 3-D energydynamics.
> But such is =not= a "hommonculus". Such is 'just' 'the' Human Body
> :-]
> K. P. Collins
> --
> "Schmitd! Schmitd! Ve vill build a Shapel!"
> "Yannick Chateau" <yannick.chateau at univ-brest.fr> wrote in message
> news:b95295$bk4$1 at melon.univ-brest.fr...
> | may I suggest you to see what we call an
> | Hommonculus to see the part of each
> | take.
> |
> | "Profile account" <Profile at reading.ac.uk> a écrit dans le message
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