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by EEprofessor
Thu Dec 29, 2016 2:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Welcome / Introductions
Replies: 29
Views: 59529

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: 16732

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: 6966

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...