Plants May Be Like Humans and Animals
Below is a video and transcript posted on Facebook by GAIA.
First of all, you don’t need to put plants under anesthesia to understand how they “might” be conscious.
Scientists in the future will not have to interfere with the integrity of a plant to study it’s consciousness. Instruments and fluids will be a thing of the past.
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Transcript of Gaia Video
- Recent studies support the idea that plants might be conscious.
- A plant cell biology team determined that plants can be put under anesthesia and respond in a way that is similar to animals and humans.
- The team administered anesthetics to several plants, including the venus fly-trap.
- They noted that after an hour, the electrical activity in the cells stopped firing. The fly-traps became unresponsive to stimulus and “their traps stayed open even when trigger hairs were touched.”
- As the anesthetic wore off, the plants were described as “regaining consciousness.”
- When under general anesthetics, humans and animals lose awareness and have no sensitivity to pain. Yet researchers still don’t completely understand how it is able to render beings unconscious. They know that some anesthetics affect the central nervous system, inhibiting nerve transmission at the synapses.
- But plants don’t have nerve cells, and there is no conclusive evidence that they feel pain.
- Many plant scientists argue that plants have intelligence. There is evidence that they can learn, remember, and even count, processing and responding to sensory data in their environment, all without a brain.
- If plants can be medicated to unconsciousness like we can, does that also mean they may be conscious like we are?