BRAIN IN A VAT – TWENTY-EIGHT (#SixWordStory #SuddenFiction #FlashPrompt)

A six word story written by Lee Sonogan

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We are invited to consider the sceptical possibility that our experience is actually produced by a brain suspended in a life-preserving medium (a vat) and stimulated electrically in such a way as to give us the delusive experience of living the life with which we are familiar. –

Neuron’s apprehension consolidating preternatural vessel capacity

It is based on an idea, common to many science fiction stories, that a mad scientist, machine, or other entity might remove a person’s brain from the body, suspend it in a vat of life-sustaining liquid, and connect its neurons by wires to a supercomputer which would provide it with electrical impulses identical to those the brain normally receives –

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