Lakoff feels that classic philosophy is the equivalent of “Newtonian” science in the sense of being over-accepted and obvious. It is vulnerable to being faked by logic.

Embodied mind and metaphor are unconscious and inaccessible so in that sense it is more like quantum mechanics. Anything we think — whether it comes from out-skin or in-skin — is “embodied” in the brain cells because it is performed and connected physically within and between cells. We call that the “connectome”, a dynamic system of what we think the world is.

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Mary Strachan Scriver

Mary Strachan Scriver


Born in Portland when all was calm just before WWII. Educated formally at NU and U of Chicago Div School. Clergy for ten years. Always happy on high prairie.