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by oldhead
Wed Dec 23, 2009 1:20 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. 3 - Verbal Hallucinations & Preconscious...
Replies: 15
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Re: Ch. 3 - Verbal Hallucinations and Preconscious Mentality

My mother was diagnosed with schizophrenia in her forties spending many years in and out of mentalhomes. I have suffered mental troubles sll my life but was not incapacited until twenty five where I had trouble with my bodily funtions stuttering double vision I heard voices I understood them as I he...
by oldhead
Wed Dec 23, 2009 1:41 am
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. 3 - Verbal Hallucinations & Preconscious...
Replies: 15
Views: 43261

Re: Ch. 3 - Verbal Hallucinations and Preconscious Mentality

Dear Friend, I find Julian Jaynes' bicameral mind and schizophrenia views glaringly obvious, but I can see why they are ignored by contemporary science. To me the mind contains a blocking mechanism — a sort of built in bigotry — that is only able to view material that fits in with personal views...
by oldhead
Sat Jul 18, 2009 2:17 am
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. 3 - Verbal Hallucinations & Preconscious...
Replies: 15
Views: 43261

Re: Ch. 3 - Verbal Hallucinations and Preconscious Mentality

I never noticed any reference in Julian Jaynes books to Carl G Jung though they covered simular ground with Jung's collective unconcious,archetypal images, and theory of dreams.
by oldhead
Sat May 16, 2009 3:09 am
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. 3 - Verbal Hallucinations & Preconscious...
Replies: 15
Views: 43261

Re: Ch. 3 - Verbal Hallucinations and Preconscious Mentality

I have been rereading Julian Jaynes' The Origin of Consciousness & Bicameral Mind , and it is amazing how much more intelligent he appears now than when I first read his book 30 years ago. I am looking for the cause of the breakdown of my subconscious mind. Where it fails in its purpose,which is to ...
by oldhead
Sat May 02, 2009 12:59 am
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. 3 - Verbal Hallucinations & Preconscious...
Replies: 15
Views: 43261

Re: Ch. 3 - Verbal Hallucinations and Preconscious Mentality

I am listening to The Secret History of the World by Jonathan Black. On cassette 2 it describes what it calls the ancient mind, that their minds worked in a different way than than it does now, how dreams were taken very seriously, also their thinking had a dream like quality very much like the bica...
by oldhead
Sat Apr 25, 2009 11:34 am
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. 3 - Verbal Hallucinations & Preconscious...
Replies: 15
Views: 43261

Re: Ch. 3 - Verbal Hallucinations and Preconscious Mentality

My mother was diagnosed schizophrenic,she was never aware enough to talk of hearing voices,but when I am stressed I hear voices,but I can never could recall what they said afterwards.I have had Julian Jaynes book The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind for 30 years I am re...