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by clivedurdle
Thu Aug 20, 2009 4:26 am
Forum: The Mentality of Pre-Literate and Pre-Modern Peoples
Topic: The Sentinelese: The Last Semi-Bicameral Society?
Replies: 12
Views: 26149

Re: The Sentinelese: The Last Semi-Bicameral Society?

Rather, it bring up the fact that the Pirahãs lack temporal organization - and pretty much live in the present (according to Everett, they also have "no numbers, no fixed color terms, no perfect tense, no deep memory, no tradition of art or drawing, and no words for “all,” “each,” “every...
by clivedurdle
Thu Aug 20, 2009 4:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Myths of treacherous women
Replies: 1
Views: 9321

Myths of treacherous women

http://www.freeratio.org/showthread.php?t=271898 I've recently seen Beowulf on cable. I don't know how close it is to the original sources, howver is presents the downfall of two men in power through seduction by a female. Are there any competing myths that reverse the roles of male and female in th...
by clivedurdle
Tue Aug 18, 2009 2:48 pm
Forum: Auditory Hallucinations in Normal Adults
Topic: Hearing Voices Diary - Share Your Personal Experiences Here
Replies: 5
Views: 14521

Re: Hearing Voices Diary - Share Your Personal Experiences Here

And yes, I am trying to put psychiatry where it belongs, as a subset of neurology!
by clivedurdle
Tue Aug 18, 2009 2:45 pm
Forum: Auditory Hallucinations in Normal Adults
Topic: Hearing Voices Diary - Share Your Personal Experiences Here
Replies: 5
Views: 14521

Re: Hearing Voices Diary - Share Your Personal Experiences Here

Possibly off topic, but the comments of Jaynes about deafness are of note. I am hard of hearing, and also am probably neuro diverse - dyspraxic, aspergic spectrum. I do wonder if the psychoses and autisms are symptoms of right brain issues, and the neuroses left brain, Damage to both sides - and bei...
by clivedurdle
Tue Aug 18, 2009 1:58 pm
Forum: Religion and the Bicameral Mind
Topic: The Prophet Mohammed, Islam, and the Bicameral Mind
Replies: 2
Views: 13678

Re: The Prophet Mohammed, Islam, and the Bicameral Mind

One of the major issues we are all facing is how to relate to others who commit extreme violent behaviour and also continually state they are obeying a god. Jaynes has got some fascinating insights into religious behaviours that are very important. For example, might the rituals of Islam, like the b...
by clivedurdle
Tue Aug 18, 2009 1:48 pm
Forum: Religion and the Bicameral Mind
Topic: Jaynes's View of Religion
Replies: 18
Views: 45704

Re: Jaynes's View of Religion

Just finished Jaynes' excellent book and am playing with my consciousness being a balloon I pull around above my head! I think the concept of it being like maths is very important. And on religion, I see Jesus as a mythological creation, a godman like Hercules, an attempt to bring back together the ...
by clivedurdle
Tue Aug 18, 2009 1:34 pm
Forum: The Mentality of Pre-Literate and Pre-Modern Peoples
Topic: The Sentinelese: The Last Semi-Bicameral Society?
Replies: 12
Views: 26149

Re: The Sentinelese: The Last Semi-Bicameral Society?

Isn't there a tribe in the amazon with no concept of future and past?