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.
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- Fri Aug 31, 2012 4:48 am
- Forum: The Mentality of Pre-Literate and Pre-Modern Peoples
- Topic: Bicameral or Pre-Bicameral Peoples Today?
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- Wed Aug 29, 2012 5:58 pm
- Forum: The Nature of Consciousness: Its Features and Modes
- Topic: Pre-Bicameral Mind?
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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...