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by Mikata
Sun Oct 18, 2015 10:47 pm
Forum: Religion and the Bicameral Mind
Topic: Are There Any Christians Here?
Replies: 13
Views: 32884

Re: Are There Any Christians Here?

That's a great question. It may have been viewed that way as consciousness opens the door to the possibility for evil.... whereas animals are amoral, through consciousness humans for the first time had the capacity for evil. Consciousness may have also opened the door to much more. According to Jay...
by Mikata
Sun Oct 18, 2015 9:59 pm
Forum: Religion and the Bicameral Mind
Topic: The Rise of "One True God" Religions
Replies: 22
Views: 54703

Re: The Rise of "One True God" Religions

I am not sure about Plato's contribution to monotheism, but there is plenty of indication Egypt played a role in bringing Judaism and monotheism together. Marcel Kuijsten made reference to King Tut in his revisitation of Jaynes’ opus. Even more interesting is Tut’s father. Akhenaten ruled for 17 yea...
by Mikata
Sat Aug 29, 2015 10:15 am
Forum: Religion and the Bicameral Mind
Topic: Are There Any Christians Here?
Replies: 13
Views: 32884

Re: Are There Any Christians Here?

[quote="John R. Schedel"] "One of the most obvious biblical references to what Jaynes writes about, of course, is the story in Genesis about Adam's and Eve's temptation and their expulsion from the Garden of Eden. To me, this is the best metaphorical depiction of "the breakdown" Assuming you are cor...