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by hob
Tue Feb 20, 2007 10:18 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. 6 - Language and Consciousness
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Interactive Fiction: An Attempt at Artificial Mind-Space?

As an artist/writer/musician, I am intrigued by "the almost magical nature of metaphor" and "mind-space" mentioned in Reflections, Page 210.

It sounds like what I'm doing at

http://www.clydeburger.com/articles/essay.htm

Any comments? :?: :!:
by hob
Sun Feb 11, 2007 11:09 am
Forum: Dreams & Consciousness
Topic: There Seem to be at Least Two of Me
Replies: 2
Views: 12021

Actually, my night time Me :D is kind of taking over. Every metaphor in the English language captures his attention. Thanks to Dr. Jaynes, I now understand how important language and metaphor is. I understand that linguistic metaphors (the colorful little images that spice up our written and spoken ...
by hob
Wed Apr 26, 2006 6:29 pm
Forum: The Bicameral Mind: Breakdown, Neurological Model, Evolution, etc.
Topic: Evidence of Human Brain Mutation circa 3800 BC
Replies: 4
Views: 16645

Reading Skills During the Middle Ages

"Silent reading was a late invention in Europe; it didn't begin to catch on widely until the tenth century, although there were isolated instances before then. The future St. Augustine was astonished the first time he saw someone reading without moving his lips, in Milan in the fourth century. ('Whe...
by hob
Thu Aug 04, 2005 4:04 pm
Forum: Dreams & Consciousness
Topic: There Seem to be at Least Two of Me
Replies: 2
Views: 12021

There Seem to be at Least Two of Me

The person I call "Me" in the daytime is not the same person who is "Me" when I am asleep and dreaming. My daytime Me is 60 years old. My dreamtime Me is more like a 3 year old. A 3 year old with attitude. My dreamtime Me enjoys grinding his teeth at night, costing my daytime Me a fortune in dental ...