Re: OT: What is your qualia of consciousness / thought? (WAS: does conlanging change your sense of reality?)
|From:||Kelvin Jackson <kechpaja@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, April 5, 2009, 3:25|
On Apr 4, 2009, at 10:39 PM, Jim Henry wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 4, 2009 at 2:00 AM, Sai Emrys <saizai@...> wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 12:23 PM, Jim Henry
>> <jimhenry1973@...> wrote:
>>> A possibly unusual feature of
>>> my inner monologue (or dialogue?) is that it sometimes has
>>> actual dialogue tags, e.g. "he said", "he asked"...
>> Do you get these tags for your own innerly quoted speech?
> Sometimes, yes. It seems to be roughly correlated with
> an auto-sarcasm mode where part of me is critical of what
> another part of me is thinking, if that makes sense without
> implying MPD, which I'm fairly sure this isn't.
If I understand what you're saying, that is how I experience a good
deal of my thoughts/imagined actions.
> Julian Jaynes, I think it was, reported that for
> many years he "heard" symphonic music
> (subconsciously composed, not remembered)
> while thinking of other things.
That's probably just synaesthesia.