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I get the same impression, as Susan always ends up with that as the ultimate. And of course WE are the most wonderful that has happened on this planet!

I am reading a book by Jeremy Narby called "Intelligence in Nature" (An inquiry into knowledge).

In it he meets with a Japanese scientist, Nakagaki, who has studied slime mold for many years, and together with another Japanese scientist and a Hungarian had discovered that true slime mold, Physarum Polycephalum, CAN CONSISTANTLY SOLVE A MAZE!

The author now asks "if a single cell of yellowy slime can solve a maze, does this not confirm that the entire edifice of life contains intelligence".

He read about it first in scientific papers, then wrote to professor Nakagaki and was granted a meeting with him. They had an enjoyable day of talking science and discussing intelligence and western and eastern religious views.

Great book. I hope my son will read it, so we can discuss it.



GG.




Susan Doris Wrote:
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Great!, survival of the species is all that
> matters to you.
> Now that is rather a silly remark, I'm afraid. If
> that's all you think I am interested in after
> about 15 years of posting on GH, then I am sorry
> to see it.
>
> Susan

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Sin - do you?! 1045 Susan Doris 26-May-18 12:37
Re: Sin - do you?! 158 Poster Boy 26-May-18 13:38
Re: Sin - do you?! 147 Susan Doris 26-May-18 13:53
Re: Sin - do you?! 144 Poster Boy 26-May-18 18:11
Re: Sin - do you?! 146 Susan Doris 26-May-18 18:36
Re: Sin - do you?! 139 Poster Boy 26-May-18 22:49
Re: Sin - do you?! 146 Eddie Larry 26-May-18 18:34
Re: Sin - do you?! 133 Susan Doris 27-May-18 05:18
Re: Sin - do you?! 132 Eddie Larry 27-May-18 13:20
Re: Sin - do you?! 134 Susan Doris 27-May-18 14:00
Re: Sin - do you?! 135 Eddie Larry 27-May-18 14:11
Re: Sin - do you?! 132 Poster Boy 27-May-18 17:06
Re: Sin - do you?! 132 Susan Doris 27-May-18 17:18
Re: Sin - do you?! 128 Poster Boy 27-May-18 17:22
Re: Sin - do you?! 116 Eddie Larry 27-May-18 19:09
Re: Sin - do you?! 130 Poster Boy 27-May-18 20:57
Re: Sin - do you?! 127 Susan Doris 28-May-18 05:25
Re: Sin - do you?! 138 Poster Boy 28-May-18 14:00
Re: Sin - do you?! 133 Susan Doris 28-May-18 14:13
Re: Sin - do you?! 141 Poster Boy 28-May-18 16:06
Re: Sin - do you?! 175 MLloydHudson 26-May-18 18:43
Re: Sin - do you?! 134 drrayeye 26-May-18 18:59
Re: Sin - do you?! 144 Susan Doris 27-May-18 05:29
Re: Sin - do you?! 175 MLloydHudson 28-May-18 06:28
mistake vs. sin: a example 142 drrayeye 26-May-18 20:03
Re: mistake vs. sin: a example 122 greengirl5 26-May-18 23:14
Re: mistake vs. sin: a example 132 Susan Doris 27-May-18 06:20
Re: mistake vs. sin: a example 132 Susan Doris 27-May-18 06:07
Re: mistake vs. sin: a example 129 drrayeye 28-May-18 03:09
Re: Sin - do you?! 169 drew 27-May-18 05:22
Re: Sin - do you?! 152 Susan Doris 27-May-18 06:28
Re: Sin - do you?! 180 drew 28-May-18 02:28
Re: Sin - do you?! 126 Poster Boy 28-May-18 02:18
Re: Sin - do you?! 131 Susan Doris 28-May-18 05:18
Sin or mistake 130 greengirl5 28-May-18 13:33
Re: Sin or mistake 127 Eddie Larry 28-May-18 13:49
Re: Sin or mistake 132 Susan Doris 28-May-18 14:11
Re: Sin or mistake 131 Eddie Larry 28-May-18 14:30
Re: Sin or mistake 132 Susan Doris 28-May-18 13:50
Sinners and money-lenders 196 greengirl5 28-May-18 23:25
Re: Sinners and money-lenders 126 Susan Doris 29-May-18 05:27
Re: Sinners and money-lenders 124 greengirl5 29-May-18 07:08
Re: Sinners and money-lenders 123 Susan Doris 29-May-18 14:46
Re: Sin - do you?! 132 Poster Boy 28-May-18 14:03
Re: Sin - do you?! 131 Susan Doris 28-May-18 14:16
Re: Sin - do you?! 132 Poster Boy 28-May-18 14:25
Re: Sin - do you?! 136 Susan Doris 28-May-18 15:12
Re: Sin - do you?! 131 Poster Boy 28-May-18 15:52
Re: Sin - do you?! 128 Susan Doris 28-May-18 17:11
Re: Sin - do you?! 144 Poster Boy 28-May-18 17:39
Re: Sin - do you?! 134 Susan Doris 29-May-18 05:45
Re: Sin - do you?! 132 greengirl5 29-May-18 07:27
Re: Sin - do you?! 118 Susan Doris 29-May-18 15:00
Re: Sin - do you?! 127 Poster Boy 29-May-18 22:10
Re: Sin - do you?! 128 greengirl5 29-May-18 23:12
Re: Sin - do you?! 144 Eddie Larry 30-May-18 04:24
Re: Sin - do you?! 160 drew 28-May-18 23:11
A complement--and a reminder 163 drrayeye 29-May-18 19:54
Re: A complement--and a reminder 137 Susan Doris 30-May-18 07:34
Re: A complement--and a reminder 124 drrayeye 30-May-18 08:57
Re: A complement--and a reminder 118 Susan Doris 30-May-18 12:32
Re: A complement--and a reminder 119 drrayeye 30-May-18 16:31
Re: A complement--and a reminder 119 Susan Doris 30-May-18 17:04
Re: A complement--and a reminder 127 drrayeye 30-May-18 20:24
Re: A complement--and a reminder 130 Susan Doris 31-May-18 05:14
A caveat 125 drrayeye 31-May-18 11:45
Re: A caveat 122 Susan Doris 31-May-18 14:48
Re: eloquence with words... 164 drew 02-Jun-18 01:12
Re: eloquence with words... 133 Susan Doris 02-Jun-18 05:19
Re: Sin - denotation and connotation 200 Nolondil 29-May-18 20:41
Deliberate obfuscation 160 drrayeye 29-May-18 23:20
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 192 Nolondil 29-May-18 23:50
I answer the question 130 drrayeye 30-May-18 08:32
Re: I answer the question 126 Susan Doris 30-May-18 08:40
See earlier reply 114 drrayeye 30-May-18 16:35
Re: I answer the question 126 greengirl5 30-May-18 13:05
Re: I answer the question 144 Eddie Larry 30-May-18 13:54
discernment 113 drrayeye 30-May-18 16:24
Re: discernment 149 Eddie Larry 30-May-18 22:32
Re: discernment 119 greengirl5 30-May-18 23:40
Re: discernment 159 Eddie Larry 31-May-18 00:02
Thunderstruck! 119 greengirl5 31-May-18 00:28
Re: discernment 117 Susan Doris 31-May-18 05:18
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 117 Poster Boy 30-May-18 23:14
Of course "sin" exists 125 greengirl5 30-May-18 23:54
Re: Of course "sin" exists 121 Poster Boy 31-May-18 01:16
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 161 Nolondil 31-May-18 00:11
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 128 greengirl5 31-May-18 00:43
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 131 Poster Boy 31-May-18 01:13
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 156 Nolondil 31-May-18 18:25
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 126 Poster Boy 31-May-18 19:00
Original sin--sort of 132 drrayeye 31-May-18 23:26
Re: Original sin--sort of 124 greengirl5 31-May-18 23:44
Re: Original sin--sort of 120 Poster Boy 01-Jun-18 03:59
Re: Original sin--sort of 120 Susan Doris 01-Jun-18 05:24
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 149 Nolondil 01-Jun-18 00:37
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 118 Poster Boy 01-Jun-18 01:35
Very interesting! 161 greengirl5 01-Jun-18 01:42
Re: Very interesting! 124 Poster Boy 01-Jun-18 04:12
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 118 Susan Doris 01-Jun-18 05:18
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 122 Susan Doris 31-May-18 05:28
If not 'mistakes' then what? 126 Poster Boy 31-May-18 15:18
Re: If not 'mistakes' then what? 123 Susan Doris 31-May-18 17:35
Re: If not 'mistakes' then what? 129 Poster Boy 31-May-18 18:05
Re: If not 'mistakes' then what? 120 Susan Doris 01-Jun-18 05:31
Isn't it quite simple? 154 greengirl5 29-May-18 23:55
Re: Isn't it quite simple? 157 greengirl5 30-May-18 00:11
Thinking in earnest now 153 greengirl5 30-May-18 00:40
Re: Thinking in earnest now 193 Nolondil 30-May-18 00:55
Re: Thinking in earnest now 129 Susan Doris 30-May-18 08:37
Re: Thinking in earnest now 142 Eddie Larry 30-May-18 09:50
Re: Thinking in earnest now 133 Susan Doris 30-May-18 11:08
Re: Thinking in earnest now 154 Eddie Larry 30-May-18 17:46
Re: Thinking in earnest now 118 Susan Doris 31-May-18 05:38
Re: Thinking in earnest now 124 greengirl5 31-May-18 12:57
Re: Thinking in earnest now 151 Eddie Larry 31-May-18 14:01
Re: Thinking in earnest now 125 greengirl5 31-May-18 14:19
Re: Thinking in earnest now 125 Susan Doris 31-May-18 14:54
Re: Thinking in earnest now 153 Eddie Larry 31-May-18 17:35
Re: Thinking in earnest now 124 Susan Doris 31-May-18 17:40
Re: Thinking in earnest now 140 Eddie Larry 31-May-18 18:25
Smart/intelligent slime 120 greengirl5 01-Jun-18 08:05
Re: Smart/intelligent slime 103 Susan Doris 01-Jun-18 13:29
Intelligent slime - not that simple! 121 greengirl5 01-Jun-18 23:03
Re: Intelligent slime - not that simple! 161 Susan Doris 02-Jun-18 05:36
Re: Isn't it quite simple? 173 MLloydHudson 31-May-18 02:20
Re: Isn't it quite simple? 120 greengirl5 31-May-18 02:56
Re: Isn't it quite simple? 125 Susan Doris 31-May-18 05:48
Re: Isn't it quite simple? 134 MLloydHudson 30-May-18 22:11
Re: Isn't it quite simple? 129 greengirl5 31-May-18 00:12
Re: Isn't it quite simple? 119 Susan Doris 31-May-18 06:35
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 131 Susan Doris 30-May-18 12:09
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 126 Poster Boy 30-May-18 16:52
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 126 Susan Doris 30-May-18 17:41
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 134 Poster Boy 30-May-18 18:30
Another brainstorm of mine 130 greengirl5 31-May-18 00:56
Re: Another brainstorm of mine 129 Poster Boy 31-May-18 01:18
Re: Another brainstorm of mine 123 Susan Doris 31-May-18 06:53
Re: Another brainstorm of mine 128 greengirl5 31-May-18 13:13
Re: Another brainstorm of mine 106 Susan Doris 31-May-18 15:02
the bible and God 129 greengirl5 01-Jun-18 08:16
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 129 Susan Doris 31-May-18 06:41
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 128 Poster Boy 31-May-18 19:14
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 178 MLloydHudson 31-May-18 03:41
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 125 Poster Boy 31-May-18 04:22
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 131 Susan Doris 31-May-18 07:11
Re: Deliberate obfuscation 128 Poster Boy 31-May-18 17:35
Job 140 Poster Boy 31-May-18 04:37
Re: Job 140 Susan Doris 31-May-18 07:14
Re: Sin - denotation and connotation 146 Susan Doris 30-May-18 08:00
Re: Sin - do you?! 171 Susan Doris 30-May-18 05:02
Sin do you... 235 drew 25-Jun-18 23:44


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