Thursday, April 28, 2011

Skull binding as form of mental development?

As an Archaeologist and Anthropologist I'm
familiar with head binding.
And had trouble with then 'scientific' explanations.





Artificial cranial deformationhead flattening, or head binding is a body alteration practice during which the skull of a human being is intentionally deformed. It is done by distorting the normal growth of a child's skull by applying force. Flat shapes, elongated ones (produced by binding between two pieces ofwood), rounded ones (binding in cloth) and conical ones are among those chosen. It is typically carried out on an infant, as the skull is most pliable at this time. In a typical case, headbinding begins approximately a month after birth and continues for about six months.
Usually it is a part of a cultural ritual, aimed at creating a skull shape which is aesthetically more pleasing or associated with desirable attributes such asintelligence. For example, in the Nahai-speaking area of Tomman Island and the south south-western Malakulan, a person with a finely elongated head is thought to be more intelligent, of higher status, and closer to the world of the spirits.

SOURCE:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Artificial_cranial_deformation

Often when anthropologist are confronted with
something beyond current comprehension they
might use " Cultural phenomena " as an explanation.

And I think this happened with skull binding.
The had a link and drummed it away.
"a person with a finely elongated head is thought to be more 
intelligent, of higher status, and closer to the world of the spirits."


A National Geographic special may shed some light on this
Binding.







ACCIDENTAL GENIUS


In one case the brain blood vessels break or leak 
Causing pressure on parts of the brain causing
a flood of creativity.

Could the pressure of skull binding lead to the same
creative symptoms?




http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/episode/accidental-genius-3739/Videos#tab-Videos/05300_00

Certainly worth the consideration.
Were they in shaping the skulls by binding,
applying pressure to the brain its self which
changed the workings of their Intellect?

As the pressure in the brain of some of the subjects of
the Natl. Geo program change their intellect?


Gerald
Anthropologist

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Thursday, November 04, 2010

All we have are Nukes and WWW

Watching NatgeoTV on the Galaxy.



Occurs to me a civilization 1,000 years advanced of us,
may not have much interest in us.

Much like a ant colony in my back 40.
Nothing I want or need there.

And if I wanted to let everyone know where
I was in the Galaxy maybe I create a shaped
charge in one of the stars and set it off,
some kind of strange quasar?

A huge stellar light house in the Galaxy.
Only the civilizations advanced enough
would recognize the signal for what it was.

Hell we don't even know what "dark material"
is yet.

The relevant medium of exchange of civilizations
may be Technology, not natural resources,
as the Charts of elements indicate the possibility
all elements can be created from a few base items.

And all we have is nukes and the WWW.
HA HA lol.

Gerald
Anthropologist


Back Thought:
NOW a civilization only 100 years advanced of us
may see NASA - Voyager 
as a menu, for lunch, complete with translator

disk...And with map to the Restaurant.

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Friday, October 22, 2010

Porno research

We often use porno in our operations.
http://warintel.blogspot.com



Some thing interesting from my art history classes.
In the 1700 and 1800's a heaver woman was erotic.



As most of the population was hungry and a voluptuous
woman was the ideal, well fed and happy.



Now civilizations realize a heaver woman maybe
a sign of ill-health and the skinner frame is recognized
as healthier,  food on demand and sign of self control.



Could there be a sexual reset in the human condition?
Cultural norm for sex based on health?
Intuitive and sub conscious?



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Anthropologist

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Friday, August 13, 2010

Energy shortage problem. NOT

The Earth is a dynamo, a fluid dynamo the earths metal liquid core.
It produces a huge magnetic field.

Computer Simulations Reveal Earth Dynamo At Work



Geophysics: Probing Earth's dynamo : Nature







When we tap this dynamo for energy that should solve
the energy problem.

Nikola Tesla had some ideas on it.
Our earth core generates elect.


How do we tap it for FREE energy?
I mean its there, the earth's core is a dynamo
where is my free power?


Some body call Darpa.




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Ring Current





Ring current is like a vast invisible river where currents flow without resistance. Positively charged particles flow westward and negatively charged particles flow eastward like cars in opposite lanes of a freeway. It is a very dynamic process. The flow of particles is so thick that they appear to occupy the same space. Other particles from the magneto tail ride the field’s lines down to the polar-regions and create the beautiful aurora in Earth’s atmosphere.

Ring current extends from about 8,000 kilometers to nearly 30,000 kilometers from the surface and occupies nearly the same zone as the much more energetic Van Allen belts. Ring current particles carry energy. It is not a complete equatorial ring like Saturn’s rings and its strength increases and decreases with the activity in the magneto tail region. It is always at its strongest on the night-side of the Earth.



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Friday, July 09, 2010

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Anthro Paradigm Error

Anthro Paradigm Error.

Its been thought there is a connection between brain
size and intelligence, one of the differences between
man and ape.

The discovery of the Hobbit may well point
to the fallacy of this argument.

As well as the brain pan of the toy dog
vs a Great Dane, the volume of the respective
brains is considerable but the difference
in intelligence is minimal.


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Sunday, April 25, 2010

light, Bang, anthro

Speed of light 186 thousand miles a second.

So what ever light is its frozen in time, at that speed,
according to Einstein time stops.

What is light using for fuel?
Doesn't light violate the laws of conservation of energy?

How far can light go? For how long?

End of thought...

Could dark matter have been around before the Big Bang?

Some branch of astronomy proposes that at the time
the universe is brought into existence it was infinitely dense
and hot. And before that was nothing.

It feels a little like the shrapnel looking back on the detonation
of its bomb as stating it was infinitely dense and hot and before
that nothing.

End of thought

Such scenes are speculative, but Hawking uses them to lead on to a serious point: that a few life forms could be intelligent and pose a threat. Hawking believes that contact with such a species could be devastating for humanity.

He suggests that aliens might simply raid Earth for its resources and then move on: “We only have to look at ourselves to see how intelligent life might develop into something we wouldn’t want to meet. I imagine they might exist in massive ships, having used up all the resources from their home planet. Such advanced aliens would perhaps become nomads, looking to conquer and colonise whatever planets they can reach.”

SOURCE:

He is on good anthropological ground here.
The cases of an advanced civilization coming into contact
with a less advanced civilization has never bode well
for the less advanced civilization, some times its lead
to genocide.


Gerald
Anthropoligist

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Hubble Captures View of 'Mystic Mountain'


Hubble Captures View of 'Mystic Mountain'


Awesome..



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Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Google bot on my blog 12 hrs?




What is a Googlebot doing on my blog ( http://warintel.blogspot.com ) for 12 hours and 47 min?

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IP Address66.249.65.120
CountryUnited States
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Its just spooky.




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We live in a worm hole.


Does Our Universe Live Inside a Wormhole?




A long time ago, in a universe much larger than our own, a giant star collapsed. Its implosion crammed so much mass and energy together that it created a wormhole to another universe. And inside this wormhole, our own universe was born. It may seem fantastic, but a theoretical physicist claims that such a scenario could help answer some of the most perplexing questions in cosmology.
A number of facets about our universe don't make sense. One is gravity. Scientists can't construct a mathematical formula that unites gravity with the three other basic forces of nature: the strong and weak nuclear forces and electromagnetism. Another problem is dark energy, the mysterious phenomenon that seems to be expanding our universe at an accelerating rate, even though gravity should be contracting it or at least slowing the expansion.
These conundrums may be a result of stopping the search for the riddle of the cosmos at the big bang, says Nikodem Poplawski of Indiana University in Bloomington. The big bang theory holds that our universe began as a single point—or singularity—about 13.7 billion years ago that has been expanding outward ever since. Perhaps, Poplawski argues, we need to consider that something existed before the big bang that gave rise to it.
Enter the wormhole. According to Poplawski's calculations, the collapse of a giant star in another universe could have created a wormhole, a space-time conduit to another universe. Between these two openings, conditions could have developed that were similar to those we associate with the big bang, and therefore our universe could have formed within the wormhole.
Such a scenario could address the quandaries about gravity and the expanding universe. If another universe existed before our own, gravity could be traced back to a point where it did unite with the nuclear forces and electromagnetism. And if our universe is now expanding toward the other end of the wormhole, this movement—rather than the elusive dark energy—could account for our expanding universe.

Abstract

We consider the radial geodesic motion of a massive particle into a black hole in isotropic coordinates, which represents the exterior region of an Einstein–Rosen bridge (wormhole). The particle enters the interior region, which is regular and physically equivalent to the asymptotically flat exterior of a white hole, and the particle's proper time extends to infinity. Since the radial motion into a wormhole after passing the event horizon is physically different from the motion into a Schwarzschild black hole, Einstein–Rosen and Schwarzschild black holes are different, physical realizations of general relativity. Yet for distant observers, both solutions are indistinguishable. We show that timelike geodesics in the field of a wormhole are complete because the expansion scalar in the Raychaudhuri equation has a discontinuity at the horizon, and because the Einstein–Rosen bridge is represented by the Kruskal diagram with Rindler's elliptic identification of the two antipodal future event horizons. These results suggest that observed astrophysical black holes may be Einstein–Rosen bridges, each with a new universe inside that formed simultaneously with the black hole. Accordingly, our own Universe may be the interior of a black hole existing inside another universe.


So searching for the limits of our universe would bring us to one of the two event horizons?
Could there actually be worms??? Something that moves thru worm holes.
Einstein says NO. It would be very interesting.

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Friday, April 09, 2010

Chimps killing with weapon.

Just saw a Nat. Geo. "Chimps: Next of kin".

A male chimp had a heavy stick he used to jab into a hollow
trunk to kill a bush baby for his lunch. ( a spear? )

And they brought a set of tools to a termite
nest to probe for insects, 2 or 3 diff. size sticks.

Archaeologists found chimp tools used
for breaking nuts.

Pithecines  may not be the first tool users.
Why have chimps not progressed to Bipedalism
while man did?


Things are a changing...




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Thursday, April 08, 2010

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

My two minds.



My two minds. 

I've been working on a hypothesis about 
how our mind works.

The current paradigm doesn't meet its own ontological 
arguments.

Like I control myself.
My brain makes all the 
decisions.

And I'm the boss of my life.

The brain has long been recognized
as the center for conscious thought.

Of course that supposes unconscious 
thought. And there is the autonomic nervous system.
If I remember right the Pons and madula oblagota.

I think the unconscious mind and Subconscious 
and the autonomic nervous system are all part
of the second brain.

The first brain is what we read this article
with. 

Other proofs are;
Comas, when the brain connection to the body is cut off
but the body keeps working, heart pounding and breathing.

Or when anesthetic puts the brain to sleep and the body keeps
working. The brain is out but the autonomic nervous system
( ANS ) keeps the heart and lungs working.

I think the brains are separate but integrated.
A example of this is pornography.

The ANS causes a physical response to seeing the act
of reproduction ( we call it porno ), and engages
the brains attention through pleasure centers.

In the case of pornography the second mind
can engage the first mind.
ANS engages the Brains interest, on the
basis of continuation of the species, from
which our obsession with sex is derived.

The ANS even leads the brain to kiss
and engage in oral sex to maybe taste and
smell the other, A chemical test by the second brain
to check the others health and DNA?
Kind of  similar to pheromone reaction that engages the
Brain or the smell of baked bread makes
the brain think of mother.
ANS making direct subconscious inputs
into the conscious brain.

In the case of tasting the other it might
be an ANS checking the others DNA.
by some taste and smell chemical test.

I assume I'm not the only person that
has this experience, watching TV
and I need to pee. When the commerical
comes on I find my self walking to the Bath
room to empty a full bladder without even
thinking about it or even given any consent.

Its like the brain has no other goals or
objections and the ANS just moves you
to the bathroom, you never think ok
get up go to the bathroom, you just
seem to do it.

When the Brain relaxes the second brain
the ANS can act, and thats the level they
are integrated.

They the two minds are integrated
but separate. The second brain the
ANS is the cup for the first mind the
brain. And the brain runs things but
the second brain is working in the 
background. Keeping the body alive
and watching for mortal threats.

An example of the second mind taking
over is when we dream. And the ANS
actually takes over the brains visual and
other functions to produce dreams or
nightmares.

The second mind the ANS isn't completely
logical, hense the some times strange dreams
or nightmares.
But the second mind is most closely connected
to the base responses for continuation of the
species, the obsession with sex, and preservation of life.
When we get a burn the ANS pulls the injured part
away from the flame before the brain even knows the
body has been burned.

I also think the "lizard brain " the advertising
agency's talk about is part of the ANS.

In fights I also suspect the fight process and
actions are not completely governed by the brain
but influenced by the ANS,
as measures of self preservation.
Once the Brain gives the "Fight"
command the ANS starts influencing
the swinging and fight response.
My left hook seems to just launch its
self if an opportunity arises during a
fight.

Eating maybe also a ANS function.
We don't think generally what to do or how
to eat, I think the brain just allows the ANS
to function and feed us and trigger the feelings
of taste and smell and fullness of the belly.
The brain chooses the food but at times
you just eat, not much thought given to
the actual how or mech actions.
Does the ANS reward the brain with these
pleasure sensations.

The two minds work together like the left
and right hand?
Not smarter and dumber but
just different functions, and when in balance
the body and mind function well.

" I hear voices, ( the second mind? ),
but they are in Spanish,
and I don't speak Spanish,
so I can ignore them."
From the comedy channel.

I'd be interested in your thoughts.



Gerald
Anthropologist

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Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Quantum, astro, Physics:


Quantum, astro, Physics:

Hypothesis:

The Big Bang Was an energy release, explosion.

There are chemical releases of energy. Black Power.
Recently saw couple of ounces blow a 200 lb anvil
50 feet in the air. Don't ask.

There are nuclear releases of energy, a Nuke Bomb.
We measure them in Megaton pay loads.
Nature calls them Super Novas. When a star explodes.

And their are _____?______ releases of energy, Big Bang.
When a Universe comes from the explosion.

Our quest maybe like a speck of dust in a nuke bomb
looking back to see what was; before the nuke exploded.
And the speck of dust trying to figure out what created it,
theory.

Anthropology, Context..

Our super advanced Quantum Physics says
the big bang came from a point the size of an electron.
and there was NOTHING before the creation of the
Universe, not time or space.

The opening verse of Genesis is "In the beginning God
created the heaven and the earth, and the earth was
without form, and void..." (King James Version)

Or
Ancient Finns believed that the world was formed from an egg that was broken.
Or

Greek (Classical)

Hesiod, in his Theogony, says that Chaos existed in the beginning, and then gave birth to Gaea (the Earth), Tartarus (the Underworld), Eros (desire), Nyx (the darkness of the night) andErebus (the darkness of the Underworld).


Scientist of the 21st century have a 'creation myth" just as far

out there as the ancients believed, Our M-theory.



Astronomy ( including astro physics ) is an amazing science.

Man has watched the stars for all time and its based on looking

at light ( the energy spectrum ) the basic tenant of astronomy

is observation, it has that in common with anthropology,

observation.

And astronomy has mastered the Time machine.

They can look backward in time.


LOVE ASTRONOMY.


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Wednesday, February 18, 2009

new music

Man of constant sorrow, sentenced to death by the blues.



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Saturday, February 14, 2009

Jahidies


2004 to date:




Google demographics

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