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I still don’t understand the perspective that’s going on here.

It`s a railing.

This fucked with my head so hard.

WAIT I STILL DONT UNDERSTAND

ITS ON TOP OF A WALL NOT GRASS

oh my god it’s the edge of a cement wall jesus christ that fucked me up so bad it took so long for me to understand

I STILL DONT GET IT

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hence why his arm has a shadow under it

Thank you for the tiny drawing omg my brain

That fucking drawin fixed it omg thank you

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As someone who wants to study the human consciousness I found this very interesting.

Scott Routley was a “vegetable”. A car accident seriously injured both sides of his brain, and for 12 years, he was completely unresponsive.

Unable to speak or track people with his eyes, it seemed that Routley was unaware of his surroundings, and doctors assumed he was lost in limbo. They were wrong.

In 2012, Professor Adrian Owen decided to run tests on comatose patients like Scott Routley. Curious if some “vegetables” were actually conscious, Owen put Routley in an fMRI and told him to imagine walking through his home. Suddenly, the brain scan showed activity. Routley not only heard Owen, he was responding.

Next, the two worked out a code. Owen asked a series of “yes or no” questions, and if the answer was “yes,” Routley thought about walking around his house. If the answer was “no,” Routley thought about playing tennis.

These different actions showed activity different parts of the brain. Owen started off with easy questions like, “Is the sky blue?” However, they changed medical science when Owen asked, “Are you in pain?” and Routley answered, “No.” It was the first time a comatose patient with serious brain damage had let doctors know about his condition.

While Scott Routley is still trapped in his body, he finally has a way to reach out to the people around him. This finding has huge implications.

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Let’s just take a depressing freaking minute to think about this. This man has been like this for 12 plus years, yes? How long has he been alone? How long does he wait between visits from family? What if you assume that he has relatively the same amount of brain function as before the accident… It’s bumming me out thinking about being trapped alone inside my head, waiting for something to come by. I wonder if the nurses come by and talk to coma patients when they check on them? Can you feel when you are being washed and moved around? Dude…

You know I was like “Woah this is a great thing they found out” and now you just ruined my life

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