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by PonceDeLeon
Thu Aug 25, 2011 1:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jaynes - Newly Emerging Insights
Replies: 16
Views: 35400

Re: Jaynes - Newly Emerging Insights

I’ve very much enjoyed running into this site, and will quickly get to reactions to this thread. I need to preface that I’ve not read Jaynes in many years, but read his book very hard at the time. I never followed the line of philosophy--not Jayne's, phiosophy in general-- once it came to lingui...
by PonceDeLeon
Wed Aug 24, 2011 7:03 pm
Forum: The Nature of Consciousness: Its Features and Modes
Topic: Breakdown of Consciousness in the Information Age
Replies: 2
Views: 10602

Re: Breakdown of Consciousness in the Information Age

Moderator: "Yes, the future of consciousness was a popular question after Jaynes's lectures. How will advances in technology change the way we think? Will we increasingly allow machines to do our thinking for us? Is literacy in decline? It's an interesting subject for discussion." Thanks Mod, for yo...
by PonceDeLeon
Fri Aug 12, 2011 11:36 am
Forum: The Nature of Consciousness: Its Features and Modes
Topic: Breakdown of Consciousness in the Information Age
Replies: 2
Views: 10602

Breakdown of Consciousness in the Information Age

I heard Mr. Jaynes speak once, years back, in Fresno, CA where I still live. During the "question" period I tried to ask him a question, and wasn't able to get it out. In retrospect it was a simple question, but this was some years before the information age began, and the question wasn't clear to m...