Re: Moods of Mind(was Re:Psychedelic singularities)

Eugene Leitl (
Thu, 19 Dec 1996 15:38:55 +0100 (MET)

On Wed, 18 Dec 1996, Ray Peck wrote:

> >What I find interesting, is that I have found out (over the last year or so)
> >that I can exert a phenomenal amount of control over my body and mind by
> >force of will alone.

I have toyed around with the HearPulse (el cheapo electrocardiogramme
telemetry, receiver built into a wristwatch), trying to change heart
frequency by autofeedback. An effect is there, as the stuff starts to
fluctuate allright when one starts concentrating, but I can't influence the

Is there a trick to it? Please tell.

> I've always been able to heat up my hands with thought. I get so much
> blood flow into them that they turn quite red. It was pretty useful
> while waiting for the bus when I was a kid in Michigan!
> You get the same effect through good Tai Chi.

Is the sword form real?