Re: Levels of Consciousness

Deus Ex Machina (x8h1@MUSIC.STLAWU.EDU)
Wed, 2 Oct 1996 10:37:23 -0400

On 10/2/96 Jesse Cook wrote:

> 2. Sometime from 10,000 to 5,000 years ago; in Mesopotamia

How does this date in Mesopotamia correlate to the beginning of the
"so-called cultural revolution in Europe?"

> 3. Sometime around 2,800 years ago; in Greece

Seems to me that alphabets existed before the Greeks

> 4. Sometime around 550 years ago; in Germany

You should clarify that this refers to the invention of movable
type not printing which existed earlier in Asia.

>The spread of dates in the first stage highlight how little we know about
>the origins of language. The first date represents the possible origin of
>our species, and the second date represents the beginning of the so-called
>cultural revolution in Western Europe.

Matthew D. Joanis '98
St. Lawrence University
"Ipsa scientia potestas est"