Japanese Boy with Werdnig Hoffmann Disease is first to use mind to write original messages on a computer

Glen M. Sizemore gmsizemore2 at yahoo.com
Fri Sep 5 05:44:49 EST 2003


This is, of course, mostly nonsensical, vague, crap.

What MCTOS does show unequivocally, however, is that the radical behaviorist
thesis is correct; one studies behavior by measuring overt behavior, but
behavior need not be overt. Using MCTOS is, ontologically, no different than
turning on a light switch.

"Dag Stenberg" <dag.stenberg at nospam.helsinki.fi.invalid> wrote in message
news:bj9bd6$ct8$1 at oravannahka.helsinki.fi...
> Glen M. Sizemore <gmsizemore2 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Using his "mind?" When will use of this term become rightfully
embarrassing
> > again?
> >
> > "Carl Brahe" <carl at mctos.com> wrote in message
> > news:11bd226d.0309041435.3f7ea01f at posting.google.com...
> >> A 16-year-old boy in Japan with Werdnig Hoffmann Disease is reported
> >> by a Japanese computer magazine to be the first person to write
> >> independently, using his mind to operate a computer.
> >> He is reported to have written a letter to his girl friend asking her
> >> to the prom. He uses a switch called MCTOS (www.mctos.com) to operate
> >> his computer.
> >
>
> This incited me to look up www.mctos.com:
> "Producing the excited mind is, in many ways, the opposite of producing
> relaxed states. Moving awareness away from conscious thought increases
> alpha and decreases beta. Bringing awareness to conscious thoughts
> increases excitement and decreases relaxation.
> ...
> Turning on the MCTOS switch requires a burst of excited activity. For
> some people anger causes this response. A litany of angry thoughts
> greatly increases anxiety and excites the mind. For others who react to
> anger by withdrawing into their feelings excitement decreases."
>
> Dag Stenberg





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