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The enchanted loom

mind in the universe

by Robert Jastrow

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Intellect -- Evolution.,
  • Brain -- Evolution.,
  • Human evolution.,
  • Artificial intelligence.,
  • Cosmology.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Jastrow.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP376 .J36
    The Physical Object
    Pagination183 p. :
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4267524M
    ISBN 100671433083
    LC Control Number81013532

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      The ‘enchanted loom’ is a famous metaphor for the human brain, invented to poetically describe a conception of what happens in the cerebral cortex when you wake from sleep: The great topmost sheet of the mass, that where hardly a light had twinkled or moved, becomes now a sparkling field of rhythmic flashing points with trains of traveling Author: Corinne Hogan. Combining items []. The anvil can be used to combine two items of the same type and material, or an item with an enchanted book. This applies only to items with durability: weapons, shields, tools, and armor, as well as enchanted first/left item is the target item, the second/right item is the sacrifice item, which is destroyed. Combining two similar items does either or both of two.

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