Re: Lilliputian Posthumians

Joe Jenkins (
Wed, 21 Oct 1998 13:05:45 -0700 (PDT)

---"Joe E. Dees" <> wrote:

> Each neuron has up to 40,000 connections with other neurons, and
> there are more than 30 billion (not million) of them in a human brain
> weighing approximately 3 1/2 pounds. As complex and miniaturized
> as it already is, and considering that the interaction of genetics
> experience has endowed each brain with a unique (although similar)
> connection pattern, the difficulties involved in further shrinking
> are daunting, to say the least.

I cannot improve on the case made by Drexler on this:

Go to: and scroll down about 3/4 of the way.

What parts of his arguments are flawed?

Joe Jenkins

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