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From: Richard M Conroy <Richard_M_Conroy@***>
Subject: Cyberpsychosis (was Re: Gangers and Ware)
Date: Fri, 23 Aug 96 15:30:00 PDT
Double Domed Mike wrote:
:Gurth wrote:
:>Isn't "ghost limb" jut a question of signals being passed up the
:>nerves that connected the now-missing arm or leg to the brain?


:Pain and sensation are much more complicated than having a bunch of
:signal wires that raise and lower flags.

:A phantom limb pain suffererer can have the nerves involved REMOVED,
:and the pain is still there. They can have parts of the brain
:deadened, and the pain can be still there. This is NOT a simple

<smirk> Maybe it's your brain's way of ping-ing remote locations that
have lost connection ? </smirk>

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