The Kekulé Problem

The Kekulé Problem

Where did language come from? Cormac McCarthy explores the uniquely human capability of near infinite expressive power arising through a combinatorial grammar built on the foundations of a far more ancient animal brain. How have these two evolutionary systems become reconciled? Cormac expresses this tension as the deep suspicion, perhaps even contempt, that the primeval unconscious feels toward the upstart, conscious language.

View Full Post

More great content like this @ Earth & Nature Front Page or you can Request Invite

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s