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Subject:  Re: Ant behavior Date:  5/21/2008  6:59 PM
Author:  ChrisRijk Number:  14754 of 27171

GusSmed wrote:
The mind of course is another emergent phenomenon, though you'll never convince a theist who thinks there's something supernatural about the mind.

On a small tangent...

It's worth considering why brain cells are never replaced - memory would be dependent (directly or indirectly) on the wiring of the brain cells, but nature's never found a way to replace a brain cell with identical (or functionally equivalent) wiring. So replacing brain cells would be at the expense of memory.
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