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Originally posted by kwakakev
reply to post by NorEaster
So on death, the dynamic information looks to the memory cloud as the place of last resort? I am starting to understand what you mean by perception as it is the one tool we have in putting together this puzzle. One question I had reading this, is there a difference to the dynamic information if a person is buried or cremated? I have come across some reports that minor neural activity can still be detected 3 months after death in the physical brain. Not sure how long it can last for, but turning a dead body to ashes would further sever the relationship between the memory cloud and dynamic information. I agree that it would not eliminate this bond entirly as the physical matter is still present, but just released into the greater envirnoment and not as concentrated.
what's real and true versus what's not real and true... Survival depends on a consistent reality narrative, and this is a critical survival requirement process.
The description of the brain functions during a walk in and the rest of it has been execellent, but this is one perception I am critical and hesisitant on. To make a distinction between what is true and what is real is a flaw in perception, not reality. It is easier for the brain to just discount certian things if it does not fit within its current mould. This is not an error in what is real or what is true but in our perception and understanding of how things work. The reason things get ignored is due to the workings of a neural network, if a false belief is set early in life it will affect how perceptions are made as something just does not add up so something is discarded. To fix this requires reassesment of this core false belief, which can have many knock on effects as reassesment of built up associations is also required. With an old and closed mind this can be a very difficult process, for a new, open and developing mind it is easy. This is not an issue of survival, but could be in extreme cases. It is more an issue of quality of life with our perceptions and understanding.