Behavior. Molecules. Defining a human…

The immune system affects – and even controls – social behavior, a new study has found. Researchers discovered that blocking a single type of immune molecule made mouse brains go hyperactive and caused abnormal behavior; restoring it fixed both. The discovery could have enormous implications for neurological conditions such as autism and schizophrenia. (1)

It is not our behavior which makes us who we are. It is something else.

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Something not controlled by molecules. Something not controlled by us at all. It is our very existence which defines us. And existing means doing nothing. Just Being.

Imagine. Can you hold still?

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  1. larryzb

    But, the protoplasmic brain (an electro-chemical jelly) is like a filter to (or for) consciousness. Consciousness transcends brain. Brain is the not the source of consciousness.

    1. skakos

      Indeed the brain seems to be more a receiver of consciousness than the one ‘producing’ consciousness…

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