The point I apparently failed to make, is that these organs are NOT controlled by emotions.I don't get the fixation on emotions here. Duyunne had problem, took iodine, solved problem. Seems like a mechanical problem with a mechanical solution. If you know of a way to transmute different elements into iodine using emotions, then do tell. But until then, why the convoluted narrative for something that has an obvious explanation?
BTW Duyunne, for those symptoms I would have suggested you look at the Thiamine thread as that is what solved those issues for me.
When I was studying GNM, this was one of the most confusing and conflicting aspects of the brains systems for me to really grok.
These affected organs, stomach and duodenum respond to instinctive, "old brain"control.
These have been described as "symbolic thought" but if you think "reptile" it kinda fits better.
For example, the "being watched" feeling one can get, or "feeling" a deep "wrongness" in a situation, are referred to as "instinctive" because they are shared with non-human mammals. The brain stem is in charge of triggering the organ response to these deep feelings.
You wrote:"[...] took iodine, solved problem. Seems like a mechanical problem with a mechanical solution."
I disagree with the mechanical term.
I understand Gurdjieff's reasoning for using the term "Machine", but if we were totally machines, then these chemical solutions would work 100% of the time, on 100% of all the machines...and solve the problems 100% of the time, for ALL the Machines.
Maybe saying Bio-mechanical, but studies have shown how we all have such totally unique differences.
It seems we have pre-programmed mystery files,(installed during NURTURE) and all kinds of different, organ specific nanobots that respond to varying commands, via impressions of WHAT IS, because of different Psyche interpretations from different BRAIN levels, that were formed by a factory (Mother).
A pregnant Mother who's Psyche interpreted reality and downloaded these Mystery Files into the different levels of Brain tissue as it was being Formed.
We were not Blank Slates...we were factory programmed with what HER Psyches' impressions of Reality and the World, deemed important to aid our SURVIVAL .
Like the weird Hewlett Packard computers that have all these factory programs in them, and you gotta work like heck to un-do all the stuff you don't want running.... and still, some mystery thing kicks off, and you can't open half the files you want...and when you hit the commands that worked on your old computer, THAT triggers some totally random program, that start running...
Unlike a computer machine, we have helpers, supplied by Nature. We are Bio-machines with NANOBOTS!!!
BUT, we don't know enough about these nanobots (bacteria and fungus), or if we do, we are told by the Authorities, that they are EVIL. A few are good, but, most must be eradicated.
When they, the nanobots, start doing stuff we try to get rid of them.
Ingesting a disinfectant chemical generally kills off MOST of the bacteria/organisms that were working in the organ.
Ya gotta understand, these guys have ONE job.
After the dust settles and the poisoning stops, the survivors will do anything to keep doing that job...they mutate, and come back.
Usually mutated a bit, stronger, stupider and meaner.
Committed to that job.
The twist in understanding "disease" is that the healing symptoms are considered the CAUSE, because when these organisms and our systems are rebuilding tissue, it hurts.
If we hurt, it's bad, and the common "obvious explanation" is to kill off the cause of the pain, stop it at all costs.
Sometimes, a Biomechanical being gets LUCKY!!
The Thought from the Psyche to the brain is stops.
The causative issue, the shock or trauma that started the "instinctive Feeling" impulse, the program, is resolved, forgotten, forgiven.....
Via Meditation, Psycho-analysis, Soul searching, Honesty with Self, something happens SOMETIMES, and brings one to a deep down ACCEPTANCE of WHAT IS....
A small flair up might happen, and then the healing is completed and the issue IS over.
The Chemical disinfectant is given the credit.
The Healing might be permanent, or perhaps years later, if the same issue/shock/trauma happens.... the program will start again.....
Or, so I have learned.