Indeed. It’s not noise and never was noise. It was noise to experimenters who were attempting to focus on a particular pathway, as if the brain was hard-wired circuits. And that method is useful and we have and continue to learn a lot that way. But the brain isn’t a giant circuitboard in the way our computers are. It’s more like balancing a pile of toothpicks in the shape of the internet all interconnected with gears at the tips connected to other toothpicks, constantly changing shape.

Indeed. It’s not noise and never was noise. It was noise to experimenters who were attempting to focus on a particular pathway, as if the brain was hard-wired circuits. And that method is useful and we have and continue to learn a lot that way.

But the brain isn’t a giant circuitboard in the way our computers are.

It’s more like balancing a pile of toothpicks in the shape of the internet all interconnected with gears at the tips connected to other toothpicks, constantly changing shape.

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