Re: Singularity vs Free Will: False Dichotomy?

Damien Broderick (
Wed, 09 Dec 1998 12:21:04 +0000

At 03:07 PM 12/7/98 -0800, Paul Hughes wrote:

>lesser degrees of self-direction. I think Timothy Leary's 8
>Circuit Model of Contelligence is very appropriate here (for
>details see

Consider this idiocy, cited from the above RAW extract:

< To understand neurological space, Dr. Leary assumes that the nervous system consists of eight potential circuits, or "gears," or mini-brains. Four of these brains are in the usually active left lobe and are concerned with our terrestrial survival; four are extraterrestrial, reside in the

"silent" or inactive right lobe, and are for use in our future evolution.

This explains why the right lobe is usually inactive at this stage of our development, >

I don't understand why or how the intelligent and informed people on this list keep quoting such gibberish. (The nonsense above comports in a sinister way, so to speak, with the thread a few days back suggesting the women are `right-brain dominant'...)

Damien Broderick