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Study: The Human Brain Has an Almost Ideal Network of Connections

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Perhaps the most unlikely part, of all the many unlikely parts, of evolutionary theory is the evolution of the brain, with all that that entails, including 200 billion nerve cells, one quadrillion synapses, and the thousand or more molecular-scale switches in each synapse. Not surprisingly researchers sometimes can hardly find the words to express what they are studying. The brain is “truly awesome” beyond anything they’d imagined, almost to the point of being beyond belief. (You can read more here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here,here, here, here, and here).  Read more

evilsnack I agree the soul uses the brain. I think the brain is just a memory machine. i think creatures also have good brains and never didn't have them. No primitive to better idea is likely. Robert Byers
The brain is the lever that our soul uses to control the body. Naturally, this requires an exquisite level of sophistication. EvilSnack
Perhaps my brain used to have an almost idea network of connections, but I seriously doubt that is still the case. ;) Was looking for the God part of the brain just totally misguided? Perhaps they should have been looking for the God connections. Mung
Absolutely, Tom! But smart as a carrot, i.e. only sartorially! Axel
That random mutation thing is terribly smart..... :) Tom Robbins
..... ikr? :P 55rebel

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