[D-G] 1949 Diss. on Spinoza and Vedanta

Paul adrian Bains pbains at xtra.co.nz
Wed Jan 14 15:41:24 PST 2009

Dear Harald,
I am on the editorial board of the journal of electroneurobiology and 
have a little knolwedge of the importance of the brain as an 
electroneurobiological organ. The force carriers of psyches certainly 
interact with brains by way of overlapping fields but that is not 
something I will pursue here....I am certainly not a specialist.

See Mariela Szirko: Effects of Relativistic motions on the brain and 
their physiological bearing
And Mario Crocco: Palindrome

for an outline of a tradition that does not reduce psyches to 
brains...but neither does it not ignore them.


From: hwenk <hwenk at web.de>
To: deleuze-guattari at lists.driftline.org
Sent: Tuesday, 13 January, 2009 11:34:04 PM
Subject: Re: [D-G] 1949 Diss. on Spinoza and Vedanta

Dear Mr. Paul Bains,

I don't wish to critize our valuable Mrs. Stengers, on the contrary,
I desired to blame politics and econmics to be in state that a prominent
natural scholar like Professor Stengers ist forced by the incredible bad
politics to the disavantage to almost all people to leave her beloved
reseaches on chemistry, mathematics, phyiscs, especially non-equilibrium

For a translater of Guattari you comments on
his standard in neurology solution of the brain as the
nid of the psyche are almost hateful.
Are you really that "Paul Bains"?

D&G, especially Deleuze,  overtook "esse is percipii" from Berkely and high
valuated Whitehead, whose prehension, just the same, goes back to Hume's
contraction, which in turn  is used very central in "What is philosophy" by
D&G. The last seemed to have found
some mercy in your eyes, looking at your last emails.
Indeed there is sense perception and you have to think a little or doing
yoga, to percept more than usual what is going on in the body including the

I like to inform you, as you seem  to be not very aquainted with the
esoteric, european or non-european tradition, that the psyche is
bound to the electrical field there among others.
Therefore EEGs of the brain have some scientific and medical use.
Some "Magical" for "Magicians" too (occuring in 1000 Plateaus "Becoming
But, how does Spinoza expressed it: "We don't want to give more nourishing
to superstition".

The stratas are temiogened by tomographies and by liasons of the brain it is
sure, that abilities of the psyche are bound, at least with important parts,
to parts of the brain.
Indeed eben neuro mathematics works with the stratic Linsker-model,
among others, of course. A bit difficult, even foer very advanced
matheamtics, as themordynamics, made for heat diffusion, has no strata in
But thermodymnic is the most advanced theory to handle such a high numeber
of  relativ independent particels. Nerve impules in
the magnitude of trillions are only to compare with gaz theory.

Mathematically, in a strata the nerve impuleses are not independent, the
"traffic" with neurons belonging to the strata has much more intensity and
probalibity (grasping the "virtual") than between the stratas.
Here more "compact", as in the definition in 1000 Plateaus "Geology of
morals", may mean more intensity or probability of firing in a neuron
strata - even virtual. in an approbiat probality measur space for example.
Modelled out or in accordance with empirical data.

In the pure Aristotelian tradition, the material heart is the sit of the
Excuse me, but with the present data from brain research and neurology: if
there is an anatomical sit,
the choice of the brain is unavoidable as main nid.

The electric field - psyche  correspondence is the background for
the fierce struggle on the "aether" as medium for the light propagation -
electromagnetic waves.
Even the best mathamticans and physicists like to speculate in the 19.
century about the world soul - aether - electromsagnetism, solving the
body-psyche problem.
They knew about Volta's frog tadpoles moved by electrical currents.

But a field is there even without or very little waves - the
"victorious" intuition of Einstein, Faraday and Maxwell.

You know that Thomas Pynchon still fights the case of an aether with
the weapons of a literat.

greetings Dr. rer, Nat. Harald Wenk

I am no friend o the"Zeit" critics on "Fractals, Chaos and Solitons", on the

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