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Re: [psychology-68] Dear BionicPulse Meetup Member

From: hershel
Sent on: Thursday, October 9, 2008 1:28 PM
Dear Karl,
I will certainly be interested in a meetup on the subject on the 
theoretical subject of how consciousness works. I am deeply involved in 
treatment of brain disorders with brain exercise directed by the oxygen 
content of brain capillaries. I can measure this at a chosen brain 
region using an infrared camera. I have discovered that the process of 
control of this brain aspect can be done voluntarily by anyone.
I will be glad to have such a meetup at my office 6542 Hayes Drive, Los 
Angeles 90048. Call me at[masked] 8500.

Hershel Toomim Sc.D.

Karl Simanonok wrote:
> Hello,
> It looked like nobody was going to pick up the ball and preserve this 
> Meetup upon Chris' departure, so I did. However I'm so new here that I 
> haven't even attended a BionicPulse meetup yet! I am hoping it's an 
> active group and that one or more of you will fill me in on what the 
> meetups have been like so far so that I can continue whatever 
> traditions exist. You are welcome to reply to the group or to email me 
> privately at [address removed].
> My name is Karl Simanonok, and I hold a Ph.D. in Physiology. I am 
> intensely interested in the brain and consciousness and how they work 
> together, as I would assume you must be too. I've developed a theory 
> of consciousness that I would like to test experimentally; it is the 
> first and so far the only theory of consciousness that is capable of 
> being experimentally tested. You can review it at 
> http://light.sima...­ but while it seems so clear to me, I am 
> told that it is not very clearly written for the lay person. I would 
> appreciate any comments you may have that might help me improve it.
> It seems appropriate to arrange a BionicPulse meetup to present the 
> concept to you in a lecture/question-ans­wer session, and show you how 
> the brain can be understood to work to support consciousness in much 
> the same way that a mechanic might explain how a car's engine works 
> and makes the car go: emphasis on mechanisms and little if any 
> philosophy. Can I please get a reply from you as to whether or not 
> you'd be interested in this kind of meetup? And can you suggest a 
> possible venue for it?
> Thanks for your interest.
> Regards,
> Karl Simanonok
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