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Posted by drummer ( on April 08, 2000 at 13:08:36:

In Reply to: Graham is RIGHT - CHMB has gone to pieces posted by the original gary g on April 08, 2000 at 12:27:41:

I believe it was the philosopher, mathematician, Rene Descartes, (who wrote Discourse on Method), who said simply, "I think, therefore I am". He lived during the 17th century, so he is quite dead now. I don't believe that he is "thinking" anything right now except maybe, "I am not".

I'm glad that you're not dead, Gary G.

I firmly believe in the "Socrates" approach to understanding and seeking knowledge. You know; ask a shit-load of questions. I believe that Socrates said to Plato once or twice; "Hey Plato, I'm going to ask you a shit-load of questions today". Of course, Socrates was a bit long winded and Plato was probably "tickled to death" when Socrates finally shut-up and drank the poison and died.

Of course, asking questions sometimes creates even more questions. I've always been really, really curious. But, I try to keep my questions simple.

My simple question today has to do with theoretical possibilities.

I took your advice and looked in the archives. I found some posts about Cluster Headaches and possible causes.

I located four excellently written posts on possible cause/effect relationships into Cluster Headaches.

I will attempt to link them here so you can simply "click" on them and they should "open" in a "new window" for easy reading:

There is the the Candidiasis Theory. And the Myelin Sheath Theory. And the Virus Immune Theory. And, for lack of a better term, the gary g Theory. (Sorry gary, but I really like your posts). :-) I especially like the last line of your post that I have linked back there.

It says simply, this:

"to me, we'd make immense strides in figuring this out if we could just get together on the idea that this probably isn't as much a search for a single needle in a haystack, as it is a friggin' jigsaw puzzle where we don't have the box picture to show us exactly where the parts go".

I would simply like to know what the hell do you think causes Cluster Headaches?

Thank you for your time.


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