Just Speaking Brain to Brain…

Okay so–what is it in us that feels sadness, that feels high, that feels depressed, that feels affection or fury? “Duh, Shirley, it’s the brain.” What in the brain feels that stuff? “Certain areas of the brain. If you remove them, you don’t feel it. Brain stem, insular cortex…” Okay and in those areas of the brain it’s neuronal cells, they react to stimuli…but what feels in the collection (the collectivity) of neuronal cells? “They do, Shirley, the cells, nothing else is needed.” So they’re like drum skins that vibrate when drummed on? “Well sort of…I think…” But what hears the vibration of the drums? “Nervous system, brain cells.” And that is like drum skins, reacting? What hears that? “Nervous system, ears….It’s just the cells, sharing information.” So it comes down to sharing information? It’s a transfer of information…that feels? “No it’s just the cells.” What feels in the cells? “Duh Shirley, it’s the brain?” What in the brain feels that stuff? “Certain areas…”

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