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by ConsciousSeth
Sun Mar 16, 2014 11:44 am
Forum: The Bicameral Mind: Breakdown, Neurological Model, Evolution, etc.
Topic: How Did Everyone Hear The Same God?
Replies: 9
Views: 16142

Re: How did everyone hear the same god?

I think you're right: the bicameral person in the bicameral society would probably be hearing many "gods." The parts that sends my mind spinning is when you consider that a regular person hearing the king-god, and the king-god hearing that god are still not, of course, hearing the same god. Just two...
by ConsciousSeth
Tue Mar 11, 2014 7:23 am
Forum: The Bicameral Mind: Breakdown, Neurological Model, Evolution, etc.
Topic: How Did Everyone Hear The Same God?
Replies: 9
Views: 16142

Re: How did everyone hear the same god?

That does help clarify the issue, thank you. I had certainly read it more as a society filled with people all taking direction from their own personal gods, who then, somehow, managed to decide to work together as a cohesive group. It makes much more sense (and seems more in keeping with history) th...
by ConsciousSeth
Wed Feb 26, 2014 4:06 pm
Forum: The Bicameral Mind: Breakdown, Neurological Model, Evolution, etc.
Topic: How Did Everyone Hear The Same God?
Replies: 9
Views: 16142

Re: How did everyone hear the same god?

Okay, so he comes back to this in later chapters? Good. Thanks. It's a compelling theory, but this part was hanging me up.
by ConsciousSeth
Wed Feb 26, 2014 10:59 am
Forum: The Bicameral Mind: Breakdown, Neurological Model, Evolution, etc.
Topic: How Did Everyone Hear The Same God?
Replies: 9
Views: 16142

How Did Everyone Hear The Same God?

This might belong somewhere else, but I've been searching for an answer and can't seem to find one. One of the things nagging at me since I started reading Origin is how, if everyone was hearing the voice of a god that existed solely in their head, did they (those gods) coordinate their intent into ...