There is a lot of fuzziness around the idea of consciousness. How would you even begin to describe it? Everything that you experience is steeped in it, so you can't quite put language to it. Who knows? Maybe it doesn't even exist. Or maybe it does exist, but it was only invented in the last 3,000 years or so. Meet Julian Jaynes and his idea of the bicameral mind.
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Written by Reuben Westmaas August 23, 2018
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