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Abrhamic God judging split-brain patients?

Roukezian
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12/17/2014 4:11:22 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
A split-brain patient can be both atheist and theist, as his brain splits into two *mostly* independent brains with different likes/dislikes. If so, how would he be judged? Would his two minds be treated as two different people?
Roukezian
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12/17/2014 4:29:41 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 12/17/2014 4:17:06 PM, dhardage wrote:
Where do people get this junk?

This topic has been a hot topic of Neurology, and has been discussed by many neurologists and academics such as V.S Ramachandran and Zillmer, are you can academic yourself? If you don't know the topic or the academic discussion, how can you tell they are junk, and why are you even commenting? Are you trying to prove yourself or wanting to learn about something you don't know or not familiar with?

Check out, http://en.wikipedia.org...

And read this paragraph, which shows how two splits of the brain can independently think and calculate...

"Patient JW[29] is a right-handed male who was 47 years old at the time of testing. He successfully completed high school and has no reported learning disabilities. He had his first seizure at the age of 16, and at the age of 25, he underwent a two-stage resection of the corpus callosum for relief of intractable epilepsy. Complete sectioning of the corpus callosum has been confirmed by MRI.[30] Post-surgical MRI also revealed no evidence of other neurological damage. One of the experiments involving JW attempted to determine each hemisphere's ability to perform simple addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. On each trial, an arithmetic problem was presented in the center of the screen followed by a central cross hair. After studying the problem, a number posing as the answer was presented to each hemisphere exclusively by JW's vision fixated on a central cross hair. Probes (stimuli) were then presented for 150 ms to either the left visual field/right hemisphere (LVF/RH) or to the right visual field/left hemisphere (RVF/LH). The position of the probe fell outside any zone of naso-temporal overlap (binocular vision) to ensure that stimuli were perceived only by the hemisphere contralateral to the visual field of the stimuli. JW was instructed to press a certain key if the probe was the correct solution and another key if the probe was the incorrect solution. Results showed that the effects of visual field was significant with performance of the left hemisphere being better than that of the right hemisphere; the left hemisphere correctly chose the correct answer on all four arithmetic operations approximately 90% of the time while the right hemisphere was at chance. These results suggest left hemisphere specialization for calculation."
dee-em
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12/17/2014 6:23:28 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
Good question. Here's another.

If a person has been a good, devout theist all his life and then in the last few minutes before his imminent death he renounces his faith and becomes an atheist, how should he be judged? Should he be judged on those few minutes out of, say, 35 million in his life?