The hypothesis of the British biochemist Rupert Sheldrake - that the brain is not a warehouse full of memories but a device for “tuning them in” - also offers support for the idea of a collective unconscious put forth by the eminent Swiss psychologist Carl Gustav Jung. Jung theorized that there was a pool of unconscious images and wisdom shared by all humans. Could the collective unconscious be a form of species memory, a sum of human experience that out morphogenetic field passes on to us? Does the Past Take Us Out of Our Minds?
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