On Apr 3, 5:07 am, 1Z <peterdjo...@yahoo.com> wrote: > > > > Why not? If the brain is deterministic then beliefs are deterministic > > > and changing them > > > by external inputs can change performance. > > > The belief is about the power to self determine though. The > > performance change is evidence that some change is possible. > > Change is possible under determinism. In a sense.
Is it though? It would require some pretty tortured reasoning I think. If I can suggest something that always makes a placebo work better (against other suggestions which do not), then the placebo + suggestion becomes medicine. Craig -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. To unsubscribe from this group, send email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en.