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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
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.
Recent (?) plant emotion research [csea, Jun 15 2015]
by the selfsame JHC [csea, Jun 15 2015]
Source Field Investigations
Cleve Backster is the star here [JesusHChrist, Jun 16 2015]
By Cleve Backster [JesusHChrist, Jun 16 2015]
||//a long emotional wail that then responded to
plucking on the fronds of the half disposalled
||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.
||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].
||On second thought, didn't we have this discussion
||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.
||// is like electrocuting humans of different sizes to
make a musical keyboard out of their screams.//
Have you spoken to [8th] recently?
||//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.
||// 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.
||I wonder if we even have words for the emotions of an excrescence whose purpose is to be eaten? The existential angst of uneateness?
||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.