the liver and the brain

Wolf Kirchmeir wwolfkir at sympatico.ca
Wed Sep 1 11:02:36 EST 2004


Lester Zick wrote:

> On Tue, 31 Aug 2004 21:08:20 -0400, "Glen M. Sizemore"
> <gmsizemore2 at yahoo.com> in comp.ai.philosophy wrote:
> 
> [. . .]
> 
> 
>>            That doesn't mean that the genetics are sufficient. You could
>>observe a million rats for a million years in a million operant chambers
>>with a million levers requiring a static force higher than the animal's body
>>weight and never see a single lever press. But I could produce one in a week
>>or two. 
> 
> 
> You're quite the remarkable fellow, Glen. Rather funny considering
> that most could produce one in a second or two given the appropriate
> intention.

Have you found a way of producing an intention in a rat?

Just asking.




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