Language evolution – much more ancient than believed?

A close up of the word language from a dictionary A couple of decades a famous book proposed that consciousness only goes back a few thousand years, to the age of the Iliad and the Odyssey, say 3500 years ago. But it is now solidly established that conscious thoughts, images, perceptions, and Read More

Rap rhymes in the conscious fringe!!

The Tucson XX anniversary conference just wrapped up with music and song, including a rap song featuring my name. Which brings me naturally to “fringe consciousness,” as William James called it in his magnificent Principles of Psychology of 1890. “Fringe consciousness” is a state of knowing Read More
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