[LMB] OT: Who reads novels & why - VERY enlightening

Alfred Kelgarries alfredkelgarries at hotmail.com
Sat Jun 10 00:55:02 BST 2006


>evolutionary psychology, John Tooby and Leda Cosmides. Zunshine uses recent 
>developments in cognitive psychology known as "Theory of Mind" to explain 
>why human beings are drawn to both the creation and consumption of 
>narrative texts. "Theory of Mind," writes Zunshine

Very lovely post, Pat! (Although your academic credentials are 
showing...:):))

One question, both to you and the Listmind: how would a telepathic talent 
(like the one in Ethan of Athos) affect the evolutionary psychology 
argument? IOW, would it hurt or help?

Alfred Kelgarries
"War is the art of lying to your enemies better than they can lie to you." 
Sun Tzu, modern version
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