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Self mutilation is really amazing and baffling

  1. Jan 6, 2005 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    This and any form of self mutilation is really amazing and baffling to me. I have seen videos of people from primitive African cultures who have their heads layed wide open - permanently - for regular trepanning "treatments" :surprised


    http://scholar.google.com/scholar?q...tml+Trepanning+-laser+brain&hl=en&lr=&strip=1

    http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/320/7235/602/c


    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/style/features/trepan.htm


    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/...ve&db=PubMed&list_uids=11029229&dopt=Citation
     
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  3. Jan 6, 2005 #2

    Evo

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