Re: "analog computer" = useless hypothesis?

From: Lee Corbin (
Date: Tue Apr 03 2001 - 23:12:05 MDT

> [A] quite recently discovered fact is [that while it] had always been
> assumed that it was the action of billions of synapses that added up
> to make a state of consciousness... consciousness -- at least,
> levels of attention and alertness -- seems able to influence the response
> of individual synapses. In computer terms, the logic sounds alarmingly
> backwards...

It turns out that engineers working for the state
of California have also recently made an alarming
discovery involving "backward causality". While it
is well-known that masses of cars working in concert
create traffic conditions, they've found that an
individual car can be mysteriously influenced via
spooky downward causality by the surrounding traffic
sitation! A car can actually be held up by a traffic
jam, they proved, even though it is an excess of cars
themselves that created the traffic jam!

Lee :-)

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