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Date:      Wed, 1 Sep 2004 16:40:28 -0400
From:      Marc Ramirez <>
Subject:   Re: suggestion for /usr/src/UPDATING
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On Wednesday 01 September 2004 03:45 pm, Joshua Lokken wrote:
> David Syphers wrote:
> > On Tuesday 31 August 2004 02:18 pm, Mike Hunter wrote:
> >> * Nerves from the brain cross over at neck-level to the opposite side
> >> of the * body, and nerves from the other side of the brain
> >> reciprocate. The end * result is that the opposite sides of the body
> >> are supplied by the opposite * sides of the brain.
> >>
> >> So it's deceptive to think that using the left hand would correspond
> >> to the *idea* of something on the left.
> >
> > Is there any reason to think that the idea of "left" is dealt with by
> > the left side of the brain? Sounds highly unlikely to me. You
> > certainly don't think of "front" only with the prefrontal cortex, or
> > "back" only with the occipital lobe.
> Actually, it's the inverse; the left brain handles right-side
> operations, and vice versa.

I think he was talking about which sides handle the concepts, and he has a=
point.  Except that the concept of "grey wrinkly organs" is handled by a gr=
wrinkly organ...  Never say never.  "This statement is false" is true half=
the time. :)

=2D --=20
Marc Ramirez
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