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by EEprofessor
Sat May 09, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: News Items Related to Jaynes's Theory
Topic: "Gods came AFTER the rise of civilizations"?
Replies: 4
Views: 6733

Re: "Gods came AFTER the rise of civilizations"?

None of this is any surprise and does not at all refute anything that JJ wrote. I keep an eye on the cuneiform tablet research and they have yet to find one that translates to a conscious result. What is just astonishing is the fact that mainstream science fails to accept the evidence. Then you have...
by EEprofessor
Thu Dec 29, 2016 2:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Welcome / Introductions
Replies: 29
Views: 64581

Re: Welcome / Introductions

I finished Origin this past fall and I was blown away! I just started Iaian McGilchrist's The Master and His Emissary which has a somewhat similar thesis, although he argues that it wasn't a breakdown of the bicameral mind but rather the domination of the left hemisphere over the right that precipi...
by EEprofessor
Thu Dec 29, 2016 12:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Real World Practical Implications of Jaynes' Theory
Replies: 9
Views: 18558

Re: Real world practical implications of Jaynes' theory

What changed my life was reading Hubert Dreyfus' What Computers Can't Do:A Critique of Artificial Reason when I was a grad student and after reading Jaynes only recently, I wish I had read JJ first. Jaynes theory has completely altered my world view, it explains so many, many things and it provides,...
by EEprofessor
Thu Dec 29, 2016 12:04 pm
Forum: News Items Related to Jaynes's Theory
Topic: Jan/Feb 2017 Smithsonian Magazine Cover Story
Replies: 1
Views: 7770

Jan/Feb 2017 Smithsonian Magazine Cover Story

The Jan/Feb 2017 Smithsonian Magazine Cover Story is 'The Golden Warrior': A 3,500 Year Old Tomb Exposes The Roots of Western Civilization. The tagline caught my eye and the tomb is linked to Bronze Age Mycenaeans in the time of the Iliad. Rings with depictions of goddesses got me thinking about seq...