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The Origin of Consciousness, II

The previous posting on the book The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind describes how author Julian Jaynes explains consciousness as the imaginary space we create within our minds to run various scenarios involving our own … Continue reading

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The Origin of Consciousness

This consciousness that is myself, that is everything and nothing at all, is a secret theater of silent monologues, a mansion of all moods, disappointments, and discoveries.  A kingdom where we alone rein, commanding and questioning.  A hidden hermitage where … Continue reading

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