Monthly Archives: March 2006

Notes of Dads 9. Reptile to Human. Authority. Language. Fear of Death. Meaning of Life.


  Diagnosis and Remedies   35) The diagnostic approaches that I have briefly outlined are :        a) The explosive growth of the human neocortex (brain) and its insufficient control of the old brain. Part reptile and earlier to (human) homo sapiens our species.         … Continue reading

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Notes of Dads 8. Psychological Hypothesis – Humankind – Finality of Death.


  The Psychological Hypothesis (continued)   Death 30) The last item that could account for the pathology of our species is the discovery of death by the intellect and its rejection by emotion. This is yet another manifestation of humankinds split … Continue reading

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Notes of Dads 7. Psychological Hypothesis – Humankind.


  The Psychological Hypothesis   17) This approach to man’s predicament starts from the fact that an infant has to endure a longer period of helplessness and total dependence on its parents than the young of any other species.   … Continue reading

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Notes of Dads 6. Neurophysical Hypothesis – Humankind.


  9) The Neurophysiological Hypothesis   This is derived from the Papez-MacLean theory of emotions. Dr Paul Maclean was the head of the laboratory of Brain Evolution and Behaviour, Maryland, USA. It is a good start if you are on a … Continue reading

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Notes of Dads 5. Ontology. Science Of The Brain Explosion.


  The Start: A Replacement For Ontology (superstition) By Science   Ontology is the branch of metaphysics concerned with the nature of being (Oxford)    The Brain Explosion   1) A dispassionate observer from a more advanced planet who could take in … Continue reading

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Explore A Little Further. Structuralism. The Structuralist View Of The World.


    http://www.richardwebster.net/   Claude Levi-Strauss and other articles. Link – http://www.stumbleupon.com search engine. The next best to Google?     Unpopularity of ‘structuralism’.    Why structuralism is not fully integrated into the curriculum at school?   Why do we have so much ‘brain washing’ by … Continue reading

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Notes of Dads 4. Memes and Memetics the New Replicators.


  40) To have the ability and means to solve the world’s problems and yet refuse to do so is madness. For a definition of madness. See, Aldous Huxley. (on this blog)                                  41) A large factor in the making of Napoleon was the desire to amaze, astonish, and … Continue reading

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