From: "L B" <email@example.com>
> ...just that people, when they think more positively,
> seem to recover from illnesses more quickly.
Maybe that's because negative thinking is a symptom of illness?
> I have no
> intention of prentending anything remotely related to
> the so-called "psychic phenomenon" exists. But I am
> sure that we can control a little better the chemical
> processes that go on in our own bodies--don't know
> exactly how it works, but you are welcomed to disprove
> it--when we are in better states of mind.
Yes, organic chemistry is a marvelous thing. Neuropsychopharmacology and
pharmacogenomics are fascinating specialities. The blue pill and the red pill
(a la The Matrix) control the chemical processes in human brains very
differently. Nothing mystical about it though. Has to do with hormonal
balances and brain chemistry.
> Dear Party of Citizens, I certainly hope that you
> think positively in your life. Who needs to be
> negative anyway?
Right! Think positively: We _can_ debunk religiosity!
Useless hypotheses, etc.:
consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
analog computing, cultural relativism, GAC, CYC, and ELIZA
Everything that can happen has already happened, not just once,
but an infinite number of times, and will continue to do so forever.
(Everything that can happen = more than anyone can imagine.)
We won't move into a better future until we debunk religiosity, the most
regressive force now operating in society.
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