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Do we think as a being/whole body and not just as a brain?
In Bonnie Bassler: How bacteria "talk", she talks about how the bacteria talk, make decisions, teach others, and even have two distinct languages. But why doesn’t she mention that bacteria actually think as individuals. On some fundamental level they have to, much like Ants, that although the information or knowledge that the single bacteria have is minuet, in a larger group that intelligence is shown. Could it be possible that these biological super organisms are an outward representation of in inward process that is happening in every living/material thing on a microscopic level? I would suggest yes. I would also suggest that if we evolved from a single celled organism into logical thinking beings, that on some level this single celled organism would have to think. We know from her work that they, talk, make decisions, teach, and have two distinct languages, one of which is universal to all bacteria (something humans can’t seem to figure out yet). I don’t care who you are that sounds like advanced intelligent life. Why must we as humans put our self on such a unique pedestal? I would suggest that this is from the reaction to realizing self. It’s easy now to look in a mirror and say yep that’s me, but it’s a million times harder to say that this is just a visual representation of trillions of moving, living, self-replicating entities. Whose basic internal voice could be something along the lines of eat, sleep, and reproduce? What if it took those 10 trillion bacterial cells and human cells working together to turn on our subconscious mind?