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by Joe
Wed Apr 25, 2012 11:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jaynes - Newly Emerging Insights
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Re: Jaynes - Newly Emerging Insights

What Jaynes seems to describe is nothing less than a most critical point in all of Creation: the onset of a transformation that has the potential for humankind to realize its place in the deepest structure of reality. Where Jaynes’ arguments seem to describe the evolutionary emergence of the moder...
by Joe
Fri Jun 24, 2011 10:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jaynes - Newly Emerging Insights
Replies: 16
Views: 33009

Re: Jaynes - Newly Emerging Insights

The inference drawn from the continuing failure of billions invested in defining a TOE is that physical reality is not fundamental. Indeed the very concept of the Big Bang implies that time and space are emergent properties. Not surprisingly, Physicist Stephen Hawking notes that while the several ph...
by Joe
Mon Feb 19, 2007 7:12 pm
Forum: Book Discussion: Origin of Consciousness; Gods, Voices, and the Bicameral Mind; The Julian Jaynes Collection; Reflections on the Dawn of Consciousness
Topic: Reflections Ch. 3 - Verbal Hallucinations & Preconscious...
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Jaynes seems to have written the metaphor for the transformation of pure pre-verbal animal consciousness to modern subjective conscious mind. From the first animate creature, there was the need to interpret internal needs and translate them into choices from increasingly elusive external resources. ...
by Joe
Sun Jan 21, 2007 10:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jaynes in the Middle of Abstraction Theory & Process Physics
Replies: 0
Views: 9397

Jaynes in the Middle of Abstraction Theory & Process Physics

Hi all, I just discovered your forum. I read Origin when first published and at least twice since, and find Jaynes’ account of what I call the subject faculty evolving into modern subjective conscious mind most stimulating. His overall work seems a tight fit with abstraction theory and the new pro...