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HiFructosePronSyrup Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-11-09 02:50 PM
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178. It indicates an elephant may be able to have some degree of abstract thought.
That abstract thought being "these bones belong to my mother who I remember dying here last rainy season." That's got nothing to do with the after life, sixth senses, or electromagnetism.

"Regarding the Earth's Magnetic Field's effect, doesn't it fluctuate"

The earth's magnetic field does fluctuate over a geologic time scale. It's certainly not a harmonic oscillator on the scale of human activity.

"if it did, does this change those Webers and Maxwells, I read about in my Dictionary?"

No, due to the aforementioned time scale, the magnetic flux of the earth's magnetic field is essentially a constant with regard to the affairs of the human brain.

The monitor you're sitting in front of has a far more impact on magnetic flux when you switch it on and off.
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