Re: TECH/SCI: Brain Changes

From: Anders Sandberg (
Date: Wed Apr 26 2000 - 09:50:17 MDT writes:

> In a message dated 4/26/2000 7:14:38 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
> writes:
> > I have a friend with this condition. He had his nose surgically repaired
> > a couple years ago at age 62, after never having had any real sense of
> > smell. Last time I saw him he told me the surgery was a disappointment,
> > not because it failed but because it succeeded: he found most smells
> > unpleasant! He was getting used to it, but had seriously considered
> > trying to have it reversed. spike
> >
> Read Oliver Sacks!!!!!!!

You mean the essay "The Dog Beneath the Skin" in _The Man Who Mistook
His Wife for a Hat, and Other Clinical Tales_? That state would be
nice to be able to sample. I also would like to try out the gourmand
syndrome for a while.

Anders Sandberg                                      Towards Ascension!                  
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