Re: virus: conscious/subconscious (form. level 0)
Mon, 16 Dec 1996 00:40:56 -0600 (CST)

On Mon, 16 Dec 1996, Dave Pape wrote:


> I don't have an opinion about whether dreaming is required for brains to
> function or not. BUT I think that the ideas and memories that you experience
> when dreaming can be thought of as memes interacting unfettered by most of
> the evidence that our senses usually provide.

The procedure works like this:
0) Disable the sensory input.
1) Fire totally random data into the system.

"...and then a miracle occurs...": the short-term memory is cleaned up!
"I think you should be more explicit in step 2.": Not yet. This is
science, *not* math.

Both the electronic neural network computer and most [if not all]
mammalian brains have provisions for the above.

/ Towards the conversion of data into information....
/ Kenneth Boyd