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Cells retain 'memories' of past states, seems I heard of something similar in the atomic or sub-atomic world.
And isn't the whole idea of quantum computing based on the idea that quanta can store memory of a quantum state ...? Or is this another example of humans thinking that what they can do in the lab cannot possibly be achieved in the 'natural' world?
A similar protein exists in humans, suggesting that the same mechanism is at work in the human brain, but more research is needed. “It’s possible that it has the same role in memory, but until this has been examined, we won’t know,” said Dr. Kandel.
“There are probably other regulatory components involved,” he added. “Long-term memory is a complicated process, so I doubt this is the only important factor.
From that article on Prions...
"A similar protein exists in humans, suggesting that the same mechanism is at work in the human brain, but more research is needed. “It’s possible that it has the same role in memory, but until this has been examined, we won’t know,” said Dr. Kandel.
“There are probably other regulatory components involved,” he added. “Long-term memory is a complicated process, so I doubt this is the only important factor."
I agree, they aren't sure.
Memories are stored for the long-term with the help of prion-like proteins called CPEB. CPEB prions aggregate and maintain synapses that recorded the memory [“spines” in the right image]. When CPEB prions are not present or are inactivated, the synapses collapse and the memory fades
originally posted by: soficrow
a reply to: intrptr
It's about good research and solid background. I can tell when a writer doesn't really understand a premise - makes me put it down or turn it off, curse them for wasting my time. So I do my homework.
In the famous grimoire —a textbook of magic, with instructions on how to create magical objects like talismans and amulets and perform magical spells—called Lesser Key of Solomon, there is an ancient text called the Ars Notoria, or the Notory Art of Solomon. This ancient text can be traced back to the thirteenth century while some parts were written as early as the twelfth century.
...this one was different since it specifically focused on prayers, meditations and another oral exercise unlike other (grimoires), which focused exclusively on spells, potions, and rituals.
The oldest writings in the so-called Lesser Key of Solomon offer those who read and understand it, a silver tongue, perfect memory and unimaginable wisdom. However, since there has been numerous ‘unauthorized’ revision through the ages, its extremely difficult to evaluate its success and functionality.
...Among other who studied the powers of the Ars Notoria was John of Morigny, a fourteenth-century monk, who tried to achieve wisdom and academic mastery, became afflicted with otherworldly and demonic visions. After his unsuccessful try, he went on and created his own grimoire called Libor Visonum, while stating that the Ars Notoria was real and worked. However, it came at an extremely high price to the reader.
originally posted by: intrptr
a reply to: soficrow
When asked Socrates said his wisdom was akin to writing a question on a wall and then a light from 'somewhere' would highlight the truth of it or present its own answer to him. He claimed this message or light (in his heart) came from outside himself, not something he read or learned , not from his own mind.
How I understood it anyway.
Its different for everyone, how to discern the message thru all the static is key.
Your mental strength is intuition!
Your greatest strength is acquiring knowledge that does not necessarily depend upon previous experience. While most people understand the world based on what they see and feel, you are able to grasp things through your strong intuition. Because of this, you probably find it quite simple to grasp complex mathematical equations that others struggle with. You are very rational and depend heavily on logic to guide your life.
Intuition Is The Highest Form Of Intelligence
…If all you do is sit in a chair and trust your intuition, you are not exercising much intelligence. But if you take a deep dive into a subject and study numerous possibilities, you are exercising intelligence when your gut instinct tells you what is - and isn't - important.
In some respects, intuition could be thought of as a clear understanding of collective intelligence. …
…Albert Einstein said, "The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.”
…Smart people listen to those feelings. And the smartest people among us - the ones who make great intellectual leaps forward - cannot do this without harnessing the power of intuition.
I think you are somewhat confusing the two, knowledge and wisdom are two entirely different things.