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Reprogram The Brain?

Postby vivian maxine on August 12th, 2016, 8:29 am 

"Of Mice and Men". It is getting scary.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2 ... ce+News%29
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Re: Reprogram The Brain?

Postby neuro on August 17th, 2016, 5:17 am 

Don't be too frightened, vivian.

First, they would need to clone another you after inserting a gene that produces a photosensitive protein capable of acting as a membrane channel.

Then they would have to open your (your clone's, actually) skull to be able to illuminate some specific circuits.

Then they would illuminate with the appropriate laser and that would produce a momentary activation of some circuits your clone did not want to activate.

There is no possibility that someone can influence your behavior, as of now, by shining a laser on you...
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Re: Reprogram The Brain?

Postby vivian maxine on August 17th, 2016, 7:38 am 

"as of now"? :-) Well, the last thing we need in this world is another me. So ....... Seriously, watching all this - mostly just predictive dreams? - is fun but I'm glad I won't be around to see it. I see us losing our "selfhood". We would all be nothing more than robots. The next question is: As robots, would we "know" it / "be aware" of it?

I think I'm hallucinating. Have a good day.
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Re: Reprogram The Brain?

Postby Dave_Oblad on August 17th, 2016, 1:55 pm 

Hi Neuro,

Neuro wrote:There is no possibility that someone can influence your behavior, as of now, by shining a laser on you...

I don't know if I can agree with this statement.

For a statement to be true, it must be true in all cases.

About 12 years ago I got hit with a 10 watt Laser on my arm. It felt like someone touched me with a hot soldering iron. I jumped and yelped.

Action: Hit with a Laser.
Behavior: Jump and Yelp.

Thus the statement quoted above is not true and is thus false.

I was also programmed by this event to be more careful..lol.

Ok.. I'm just fooling around and being overly literal ;^P

Best wishes,
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