The human brain, it is said, is the most complex object in the known
universe. That a part of it “lights up” on an fMRI scan does not mean
the rest is inactive; nor is it obvious what any such lighting-up
indicates; nor is it straightforward to infer general lessons about life
from experiments conducted under highly artificial conditions. Nor do
we have the faintest clue about the biggest mystery of all – how does a
lump of wet grey matter produce the conscious experience you are having
right now, reading this paragraph? How come the brain gives rise to the
mind? No one knows.
Read the rest of this article. It is hilarious -- and incisive.
Student of the law of evidence, evidence, inference, and investigation. Sometimes writes books. Sometimes writes articles. Sometimes tinkers with computer programs to support the marshaling of evidence for legal activities such as trials and pretrial discovery and investigation. And sometimes takes photographs.