[OPE-L:2231] Re: Re: Re: [OPE-L:1992]:value-form theories

From: clyder (wpc@dcs.gla.ac.uk)
Date: Wed Jan 19 2000 - 11:19:53 EST

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From: Allin Cottrell <cottrell@ricardo.ecn.wfu.edu>
To: OPE-L <OPE-L@galaxy.csuchico.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, January 19, 2000 3:02 PM
Subject: [OPE-L:2229] Re: Re: [OPE-L:1992]:value-form theories

> On Wed, 19 Jan 2000, Michael J Williams wrote:
> > [An odd little wrinkle occurs to me here: is mental labour
> > 'physiological'? As far as I know there is no way of
> > measuring the work done by thinking (even in a laboratory),
> > and casual empiricism tells me that however hard or long I
> > think, I never lose any weight, whereas a few hours of hard
> > physical work clearly involves the expenditure of energy!]
> Sure it's physiological. It does not take place in a Cartesian
> immaterial medium. It shows up on PET scans.
> Allin Cottrell.
Not only that the brain accounts for 250f oxygen demand,
and hence 250f any weight loss.

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