the liver and the brain

Lester Zick lesterDELzick at worldnet.att.net
Wed Sep 1 13:24:11 EST 2004


On Wed, 01 Sep 2004 12:02:36 -0400, Wolf Kirchmeir
<wwolfkir at sympatico.ca> in comp.ai.philosophy wrote:

>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.

I leave that to evolution, rats, and people who train them.

What's more troubling, Wolf, is that you routinely edit and delete the
very parts of posts which provide answers to the questions you ask.

Regards - Lester



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