Re: Don't Forget To Upload The ENS

From: Mike Lorrey (
Date: Fri Jul 20 2001 - 18:33:30 MDT

Gee, do we need to get our guts included in a neurosuspension?

"J. R. Molloy" wrote:
> When uploading yourself to that immortal computer in the cyber sky, don't
> forget to do a scan of your enteric nervous system.
> 'Gut Feeling' May Be Connected to Past Experience
> ``The bottom line is that sometimes when people get a hunch, it's not
> mysterious,'' said study lead author Dr. Edward S. Katkin of the State
> University of New York at Stony Brook. ''It's because people are in a
> situation that has been associated with some event in the past--they might not
> consciously remember it but their guts do. And so they get a sense that
> something is going to happen.''
> Stay hungry,
> --J. R.
> Useless hypotheses, etc.:
> consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
> analog computing, cultural relativism, GAC, CYC, and ELIZA

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