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Re: Inter-Dimensional Or Demonic

From: David Rudiak <drudiak.nul>
Date: Fri, 02 Mar 2012 11:30:33 -0800
Archived: Fri, 02 Mar 2012 16:08:27 -0500
Subject: Re: Inter-Dimensional Or Demonic

>From: Eleanor White <ewraven1.nul>
>To: post.nul
>Date: Wed, 29 Feb 2012 16:49:36 -0500
>Subject: Re: Inter-Dimensional Or Demonic

>>From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul>
>>To: <post.nul>
>>Date: Wed, 29 Feb 2012 14:14:38 -0000
>>Subject: Re: Inter-Dimensional Or Demonic


>>However, have a memory of some clinician describing how his
>>patient saw even his breakfast table - ie. cereal packets etc
>>- as horrible and fearful.

>Particularly in dim light, and possibly when intoxicated, people
>report wavering images, something like mirages.

>That's why I suggested that if a newly-sighted person were to
>put his/her hands on a "horrible" object, and sense that it's
>not wavering, it might be possible, over time, to train the
>brain to see it as a stable shape.

>That might roll back at least some of the problem. It might then
>be possible that with stable images, the horror might lessen
>over time. A little bit like people overcoming phobias.

What I've read on the subject of blind-from-birth having their
sight restored is that few ever feel totally comfortable with
the images, finding them confusing and difficult to interpret.
E.g., in one case, the person continued to touch objects to
recognize them and still used his cane to navigate, rather than
using vision.

The reason probably is that we need to learn how to see, i.e.,
images by themselves have no meaning or connection to anything
else. Objects have other properties than simple visual form.
They have surface textures we can feel, weight, smell, function,
temperature, size, distance, sounds, etc.

Watch how a baby tries to touch, handle, and suck on just about
everything it is looking at. Amusing, charming, and sometimes
alarming, it also has the important function of attaching other
properties to the objects being looked at, i.e., integrating the
senses and resulting muscle actions.

(I wonder if we can ever teach a computer to truly "see", i.e.,
make usable sense of the images without giving it some sort of
body with senses and motor actions integrated with images.)

People who have never seen before never had this opportunity to
integrate the various properties of objects with the visual
images. And if sight is restored only later on in life, they are
probably beyond certain "critical periods" when the brain uses
visual experience to form interconnections within visual centers
themselves and between visual and other brain sensory-motor
areas. Therefore, they never totally learn how to see, i.e.,
understand what they are seeing and can make only limited use of
the restored sight, such as it is.

Exactly what this has to do with UFOs and aliens I'm not sure.
Novel images and objects can certainly confuse us, but normal
sighted people usually resort to metaphor to try to bridge the
gap between the known and unknown. Therefore, the UFO/creature
looked like, moved like, acted like, etc. The same would apply
to weird, non-corporeal images from dreams or hallucinations,
which we usually also know are not "real".

What exactly is "demonic" anyway?

David Rudiak

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