8 thoughts on “Sleep Theory”

  1. An increased need for sleep is a direct result of aging. This is an extension of the life cycle theory that proposes that at death one returns to the state of body and mind of ones birth.
    – Cameron’s Sleep Theory, Published in KrishenBlog, 2003

  2. Cam: at birth? What about at conception? Theroetically, at birth, one’s mind would already be active, therefore after death one’s mind would be active, but unaware?
    Actually, you tend to sleep less as you get old. More as you get old*er* but once you get *old* you sleep less.

  3. sheesh! a desire for coffee comes from the heart, you see, because it is a sweet nectar from the heavens that feeds your very soul. it has *nothing* to do with sleep or lack thereof. really!

  4. that was “julie’s coffee theory, published in krishenblog 2003.”
    bah! it is three am where you live! i’d better get to bed, huh?

  5. Sue: At death it takes time for all brain activity to stop … therefore, though you may loose consciousness, your mind would still be functioning – possibly aware. (would explain near death experiences to some degree).
    And, as an amendment I guess, one should note that most parents will state that newborns (though they may sleep often) they do not sleep long … so I suppose this would also fit with the proposed life cycle theory. Guess you know your REALLY old when you start taking naps.

  6. The answer is not 42, it’s C8H10N4O2 (caffeine) and it’s effect on CH3COOCH2CH2N+(CH3)3 (acetylcholine, neurotransmitter).
    Jeff’s Universal Answer
    (Sorry Mr. Adams)
    PS You know what…caffeine would make a great password.

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