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think also about the use of certain types of meditation in therapy (ie: cancer patients).

this therapy is designed to remove the patient from his or her own pain through "mental control." what if this is the effect of the i-function dominating input/output signals, causing the subject to be 'unaware' of other signals (specifically, pain)? isn't that conduction?

(obviously, i'm oversimplifying - there are more complicated physiological effects from meditation, as the above-linked page states in its discussion of the science behind the act).

i'd like to know why it works.

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