Re: Consciousness

J Cook (0002019573@MCIMAIL.COM)
Mon, 1 Jul 1996 08:12:00 EST

-- [ From: Jesse S. Cook III * EMC.Ver #2.3 ] --

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Date: Monday, 01-Jul-96 01:30 AM

From: Sheldon Klein \ Internet: (
From: Sheldon Klein \ Internet: (
To: Multiple recipients of list ANTHRO-L \ Internet:

Subject: Re: Symbolic vs Situated Action (Re: "Consciousness")

I sometimes tell my classes that,

"People don't think- they just think they think."

A decade ago, this was good for smiles all around.

Now, to my dismay, it's taken seriously.


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If you were to qualify that statement by adding "Some" at the beginning, I
don't see why it shouldn't be taken seriously. Maybe the students of a decade
ago took it literally and the students of today are supplying the missing

Jesse S. Cook III