There are thousands of chemicals that are good organic solvents that aren't
anesthetics. I don't think that has anything to do with it...
On Friday, January 17, 2014 12:19:25 PM UTC-5, John Clark wrote:
> > wrote
>> > One possible reason for the loss of consciousness I've proposed is it
>> simply stops the internal time sense. The other possibility of course is
>> that it disables the specific self-referential circuits that tell an
>> organism what it is experiencing and doing...
> But why are chemicals that are good at dissolving oils and fats and waxes
> better at disabling consciousness than chemicals that are less good at
> dissolving those things. What does one have to do with the other? They
> don't seem related but there must be a connection because the correlation
> is very strong, but how does it work? If we could answer that I think we'd
> learn a lot more about how the brain functions.
> John K Clark
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