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picture23 Feb 2010 @ 16:27, by John Ashbaugh

Interesting stuff. . . . .

"What Babies Know and We Don’t"
The Philosophical Baby: What Children’s Minds Tell Us About Truth, Love, and the Meaning of Life
by Alison Gopnik
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 288 pp.,
Reviewed by By Michael Greenberg


"The most elusive period of our lives occurs from birth to about the age of five. Mysterious and otherworldly, infancy and early childhood are surrounded later in life by a curious amnesia, broken by flashes of memory that come upon us unbidden, for the most part, with no coherent or reliable context. With their sensorial, almost cellular evocations, these memories seem to reside more in the body than the mind; yet they are central to our sense of who we are to ourselves.. . . . . .

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23 Feb 2010 @ 22:50 by bushman : hmm :}
Some of us do remember back to when we were babies, and I can say for myself anyway, I still think and feel the same as I did when I was born, I still go off into my imagination, and roleplay, of course its not while making mud pies or burning army men, but can still be imagined while doing stucco work, and cement work, as well of other projects. You know its not hard to just let your mind go where it goes, while doing something compleetly different with your hands. I mean alot of things in that artical, seemed to over anailize the issue, and seems more alien to me to see those people with all the brains anilizing something they should remember themselves. I contend none of that early childhood mind is lost at all, now I do agree tramatic expiriances tend to elicit putting something away deep in your mind. But I truly think as long as you know it is "free will" that keeps those childhood aspects alive, you will remember it all, right down to the moment you took your first breath.  

25 Feb 2010 @ 12:27 by susannahbe : Very interesting link
Very interesting link thank you. :-)

Goes well with what we have been talking about in the comments on my newslog - (

I know someone, like Bushman, who has really early memories - he can remember his preverbal, baby self - others have even had flashbacks to the birth experience itself.  

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