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Makey Makey Emotion Amplifier

emotional feedback from plants
 
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See Cleve Backster for details on plant emotion.

Makey Makey is usually demonstrated by setting up a bananna keyboard so that you touch a bananna and it plays a note, using just the yes or no electrical conductivity aspect of the fruit -- are you touching it or not. Fruit have powerful emottions as demonstrated by Cleve Backster pretty extensively and as experienced by me once while I was experimenting with pineapples (link). A clear demonstration of this should be set up so that it does not seem like hocus pocus. How should that happen. hmmm.

The fruit should be set up so that you can get a much gentler electrical reading out of it. I dont know exactly how that would work best. When I was experimenting, I had a microcassette recorder with batteries that had run out but then been recharged slightly by letting them sit. Then as I shoved a pineapple into the disposall until it broke, the microcassette recorder started back up, playing the sound on the cassette like a long emotional wail that then responded to plucking on the fronds of the half disposalled pineapple. Maybe the sink was acting as a focusing dish conveying the electrical activity from the pineapple. Maybe the microcassette recorder was somehow really sensitive. Maybe metal dishes could be used to read subtle electrical activity in the fruit.

This is a vocal tract for fruit. to allow them to express their emotions for human ears.

JesusHChrist, Jun 15 2015

The_Secret_Life_of_Plants https://en.wikipedi...cret_Life_of_Plants
Recent (?) plant emotion research [csea, Jun 15 2015]

Prior Art Pineapple_20emotion_20amplifier
by the selfsame JHC [csea, Jun 15 2015]

Source Field Investigations http://www.reddirtr...tions-david-wilcock
Cleve Backster is the star here [JesusHChrist, Jun 16 2015]

Primary Perception http://www.amazon.c...iving/dp/0966435435
By Cleve Backster [JesusHChrist, Jun 16 2015]

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       //a long emotional wail that then responded to plucking on the fronds of the half disposalled pineapple.//   

       All emotional wails are long. In fact, all wails are long, period. That's one of the reasons they were hunted. I mean, those men with the harpoons and chinky-knit pullovers would have looked ridiculous returning to port with the carcass of a mackerel strapped to the side of their ship.   

       The rest of the idea is somewhat screwy.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jun 15 2015
  

       During the mod ^h^h^h mid 1970s at Caltech (over Thanksgiving break, on my own time, for a boyfriend of my sister,) I assisted in instrumenting a plant with electrical contacts and a strip chart recorder to investigate emotional response of plants to various stimuli, including cutting leafs of nearby plants.

The subject plants (hydrangea?) seemed most concerned with whether we were reading from the inspirational book [link].
csea, Jun 15 2015
  

       On second thought, didn't we have this discussion before? [link2]
csea, Jun 15 2015
  

       I felt compelled to revisit because of the horror that is going on in the makey makey world where children are learning to use bananas as binary yes/no triggers which with the actual subtlety of what really goes on with fruit as evidenced by Cleve backster among others, is like electrocuting humans of different sizes to make a musical keyboard out of their screams.
JesusHChrist, Jun 16 2015
  

       // is like electrocuting humans of different sizes to make a musical keyboard out of their screams.// Have you spoken to [8th] recently?
MaxwellBuchanan, Jun 16 2015
  

       //plants (hydrangea?) seemed most concerned with whether we were reading from the inspirational book //   

       Well, that's bloody Hydrangeas for you. Very keen on self-improvement, your Hydrangea, but also rather bookish and not a little gullible. You won't see that in your Wisterias or Cotoneasters. And don't get me bloody started about succulents.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jun 16 2015
  

       // A clear demonstration of this should be set up so that it does not seem like hocus pocus.//   

       Sp.: A clear demonstration of this should be set up so that it is clearly revealed as hocus pocus.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jun 16 2015
  

       I wonder if we even have words for the emotions of an excrescence whose purpose is to be eaten? The existential angst of uneateness?
bungston, Jun 16 2015
  

       If pineapples have emotions, it is only reasonable to assume that emotions have pineapples.   

       Of course, we know that emotions can have humans, because we usually notice a crying fit or a tantrum when it's having a human.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jun 16 2015
  
      
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