Why is there such a lack of interest in neuroscience?

Peter F - for EIMC Internetional Ptd. Lty. fell_spamtrap_in at ozemail.com.au
Wed Jan 12 07:41:13 EST 2005


"kenneth collins" <kenneth.p.collins at worldnet.att.net> wrote in message news:iPHEd.14971$c13.5959 at bgtnsc04-news.ops.worldnet.att.net...
> "Peter F" <fell_spamtrap_in at ozemail.com.au> wrote in message 
> news:Ak8Ed.498$Sa7.25034 at nnrp1.ozemail.com.au...
> |
> | "Sir Frederick" <mmcneill at fuzzysys.com> wrote in message 
> news:h881u05dsdr1t7datmtmpchl9n12u1u86n at 4ax.com...
> | > On Sat, 08 Jan 2005 21:02:24 -0500, r norman <rsn_ at _comcast.net> wrote:
> | >
> | > >On Sat, 08 Jan 2005 17:44:09 -0800, Sir Frederick
> | > ><mmcneill at fuzzysys.com> wrote:
> | > >
> | > >>Why is there such a lack of interest in neuroscience?
> | > >>The whole issue of brain structure and function is IMO
> | > >>the most important of all.
> | > >
> | > >For some funny reason, it occurs to me that everybody that can read
> | > >your question in this news group has an extraordinarily HIGH interest
> | > >in neuroscience!
> | >
> | > Then those with an extraordinarily HIGH interest in neuroscience
> | > should be aware of their minority. Why is this interest a minority?
> |
> | One reason could be that it is so because the great majority of scientifically
> | interested people have an uneasy premonition - whether they are aware of
> | it or not - that if they poke around too much with the workings of 'mind'
> | they won't like what might not like they might find.
> 
> :-]
> 
> | Or, to put it more bluntly, and with a certain 'extended primal theoretical'
> | bias:
> |
> | What their own "_not_ cognitively aware consciousness conveys" (to
> | this majority of menschen) is that if they study the brain (implicitly their
> | own) they will encounter the unsettling fact (that tend to undermine
> | certain hopes and illusions) that it stores, and incorporates mechanisms
> | for "AEVASIVE (my jargon) handling of,  "primal pain" (Janov's jargon).
> |
> | Peter
> 
> There's a hint of an energy-flow,
> inside me, that I interpret as "in-
> dicating" that I'm finally beginning
> to get what you've been saying
> all along, Peter.
> 
> I'm Grateful for the Work you
> do.

Ken,
I wish only the best of places, 
and goodest of outcomes, for where this 
your energy-flow will, I can only hope, allow you to go.

Yours sincerely,

Peter



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