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Origin of thought

Jim uhor3rih at hotmail.com
Mon Dec 27 01:33:33 EST 2004


Hi Zigoteau! Thanks for your answer. I have problem to believe it starts
there. It should then start at a molecular and the smaller sub atomic
levels. But do we then control what happens? And how can we control the
start of a biochemical thought if there are no chemical reactions before
that one?

But of course, if our thoughts just happen in random :0)

Best regards




> > Are there any evidence for or against that thinking starts in the
> brain? Or
> > is the brain a tool for something else unknown?
>
> There is plenty of evidence that thinking starts, proceeds, and
> finishes in the brain. With positron emission tomography it is possible
> to observe the correlation of brain metabolism with various thinking
> processes.
>
> There are still many people who find this incredible. However the
> argument from personal incredulity is not terribly strong, and AFAICS
> there is no evidence for thinking occurring anywhere else.
> Merry Christmas,
>
> Zigoteau.
>





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