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Does thinking start in the brain?

MZ myfirstname at mdz.junk.no-ip.junk.org
Wed Jun 8 12:55:30 EST 2005

Harsh.  It's an interesting question.  On the surface, it's not part of a
stimulus-response network that can be so easily characterized by bashing
aplysia.  Or by shining a light in a crab eye and counting spikes further
down the chain.

So what's the origin of thought?  Well, Archie Bunker thinks it's in the
heart.  You know, the left ventricle is where all your love is stored.

Seriously though, it's a question that a lot of people wonder about.  It
deserves more of a response than being called a "cognitive psychologist."
That was a low blow.

"Glen M. Sizemore" <gmsizemore2 at yahoo.com> wrote in message
news:20050607162135.615$g8 at news.newsreader.com...
> No. But the interesting thing is that your view is not really much
> than the muddle-headed nonsense peddled in cognitive "science." You should
> think about a career as a cognitive psychologist or cognitive
> neuro"scientist" - hell, you already think like one. But, of course, so
> anyone that speaks a language and who hasn't been fixed.
> "Jimmy" <rjubb at hotmail.com> wrote in message
> news:Drmpe.139743$dP1.490892 at newsc.telia.net...
> > Does thinking start in the brain? I am thinking like this; If a thought
> > electrical impulses created from chemicals between neurons then if we
> > free will to think what we want (not random thinking) then we must
> > the process in this atomic level and perhaps even subatomic. How would
> > control this from "inside the brain" if you understand what i mean.
> >
> > Could this be a clue that something (the true self) is using the brain
> a
> > tool? A soul perhaps?
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> >

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