From: Ben Goertzel (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Mar 07 2006 - 17:35:53 MST
>Most folks have plenty of smarts to keep their brains fully
> occupied through sheer imagination. However, a heckuvalotta people prefer
> to stare at the TV, which often results in lower levels of brain activity
> than staring at a blank wall.
FYI, staring at a blank wall is a standard technique of Vipassana
meditation, and it appears to be very effective at stimulating unusual
forms of brain activity ;-)
I never had the patience for it myself though; although I admit it's
more appealing than television!
-- Ben G
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