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by Erland
Fri Aug 31, 2012 4:48 am
Forum: The Mentality of Pre-Literate and Pre-Modern Peoples
Topic: Bicameral or Pre-Bicameral Peoples Today?
Replies: 2
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Bicameral or Pre-Bicameral Peoples Today?

Are there any peoples today that are 100% bimaeral or pre-bicameral, totally devoid of conscioussness in the Jaynesian sense?
It seems to me that there must be such peoples if Jaynes is right.
by Erland
Wed Aug 29, 2012 5:58 pm
Forum: The Nature of Consciousness: Its Features and Modes
Topic: Pre-Bicameral Mind?
Replies: 1
Views: 8965

Pre-Bicameral Mind?

As I understand Jaynes, he means that the bicameral mind originated about simultaneously with language, and that it wasn't fully developed until just before agriculture was invented. Then, the discussion of whether contemporary hunter-gatherer groups are bicameral or not doesn't go far enough. If Ja...