“There are no intellectual seizures, which is odd, given that large regions of the brain are presumed by neuroscientists to serve intellectual thought.”
One area where very fast nerve conduction is vital is vision, more specifically, in keeping the eyes fixed on some object in the field of vision while in motion.
Things you probably didn’t even know about should arouse awe as we go about our tasks each day, and sleep each night.
What are we to think of humble animals that make the semi-miraculous look routine?
A simple tissue we take for granted turns out to represent another example of irreducible complexity in the human body.