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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.