Re: answers I'd like from an SI

From: Stathis Papaioannou (
Date: Sat Nov 17 2007 - 01:52:24 MST

On 17/11/2007, Norman Noman <> wrote:

> The idea that we have mostly explored the possible when it comes to
> the human brain and what it can be made to do, is absurd to me.

The unaugmented human brain probably hasn't done one really new thing
in tens of thousands of years, so why would it start now?

> Our
> understanding of the mind's limits is so poor that we can be outdone
> by accidents, as in the case of the man who gained unusual powers of
> memory after being hit in the head by a baseball.

Do you have a reference for this, preferably with before and after tests?

Stathis Papaioannou

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