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10 comments9 Nov 2007 @ 17:02 by a-d : The limitations of
a mechanical Mind; the techno-miracle we call ( our Personal) Computer; "PC" are all very well expressed in your article here, Ming.
Our Flesh & Blood (plus so much more) body is also a computer of sorts... keeping track of much more than our everyday conscious mind even with the help of its extension, the PC, ever can. How many trillions of cells and (their) functions/needs are taken care of -all simultaneously- by this Magical PERSONAL Comp we call our own body/Being??!?!?....
why is it that so many humans have difficulties in taking in account/into the equation the COSMIC Computer and from there going to understand that we at all times are connected to IT -and can access whatever we deem important/of value to us- at any given time!
Wouldn't it behoove us to learn to understand how to use THAT Computer much, -MUCH- better? Why do people prefer -and even insist- to cross the river to get some water, to use a fitting metaphor?
The Universal/Cosmic Mind -or Christ Mind if you want to use old "religious" lingo, is IN-dependent of outer equipment, time and space and just as accurate, if not more so, than the tiny feeble "MicroSoft PC" we have at our finger tips now. Not only that, but provided we know how to access our own cosmic connection to this Eternal Cosmic Computer (which we also could plainly call "Life" Itself) we could access at any given moment whatever and whomever we wanted ANYWHERE in the ENTIRE Universe, so to speak, Universe? in/despite(?) all It's "vastness"? We are all INSIDE this "vastness" just like the sells making up our body are all inside our body!... -and all connected to the Cosmic Functions Board, that makes sure all the cells are being kept in touch with & cared for and a special Attention /"Personal Moment" can be given any cell at any given time -if/when needed!... In the same manner we can handle all in the whole Universe the day we learn our own most personal PC handling and leave the Phone and MicroSoft aside for a while.. They are after all soooo limited!
True, genuine telepathy, for instance, is much more accurate and instant than phones, PC's...
You don't think you have access right now to that Cosmic Magic Telepathy (capacity)?!? Think again! You do use it ALL the time!!!.... You just don't know it, because you -most likely - have not had training to learn to understand it. And with that said it is good to START by understanding that we use it all the time doing a lot of damage to each other, when not understanding what we REALLY are up to at any given moment when we "think" of each other or something particular.
10 Nov 2007 @ 10:11 by jazzolog : An Important Entry
and thank you for the soul-searching Flemming. Tom Bombadil (you probably remember him from in here) and I just have been discussing similar questions over at Blogger---where the setup just doesn't invite as much interaction as NCN's. The same certainly is true at Upsaid. MySpace invites you to make a lot of contacts, if you just branch off into other people's "Friends" lists---but it sure involves tremendous time and dedication...and maybe neediness. It seems to me, depending on how much time one wants to give to the computer every day, one can deal effectively with only a few blogs and a message board or two---and of course a daily visit to whatever-it-is-we're-making-out-of-this.
11 Nov 2007 @ 15:21 by ming : Connecting
Yeah, it bugs me that it isn't easier to really connect. I spend quite some time trying to stay up on the latest ways, even though I'm missing half of them because there's so much new. NCN still does some things well that are missing in other places. And it is lacking in others. And some of those new technologies are very promising. But getting it all to fit together so that one can concentrate on connecting in useful ways, rather than concentrating on one technology or another - that's the harder part. I would very much like to contribute to better solutions. But at the same time I realize from experience that it is difficult and time consuming. So I usually have to settle for a little philosophizing / complaining about how things ought to be.
11 Nov 2007 @ 15:41 by ming : Mechanical and Natural minds
Astrid, I think that all that technology will just be a temporary externalization. In the long term history of humanity, there are a few hundred years here where we make machines, and those machines are devices we need to manufacture and sell and buy, that are complicated and time-consuming to operate, that break down, that needs upgrades, etc. Most likely those machines are headed for being so small and so capable as to become invisible, and with nanotech and neural interfaces, they might both become directly connected with our minds, and the reality around us becomes something infinitely moldable.
And the joke of it is that the technological nanotech singularity nirvana would just end up connecting us with the capabilities we had all along, but somehow hadn't paid much attention to. Telepathic multi-dimensional immortality, creating our own realities in real time. The technology can't really do much more than reveal the potential that already was there, uncovering universal laws so they're more accessible. In a way, showing us what we're already doing.
So, one way or another, I think we're ending up in roughly the same kind of place, at least if I'm a bit optimistic. The spiritual or technological paths will converge at some point, even if they might seem a bit polarized now. And the joke is that the wildest of the technological trends are driven mostly by materialist atheist scientists, who don't even believe in the stuff they're creating.
2 Dec 2007 @ 21:32 by ming : Government currency
Hello David. I'd like to hear more about your proposal. Do you have it written up in a webpage?
3 Dec 2007 @ 02:45 by bushman : Hmm,
You know in the end time writen in the bible it does say "a penny a measure of grain" but then, Monsanto would be the ones supllying geneticly modified grains, so still is a monplolistic problem. Rice might be evolved but the mojority is GM these days. A little too late for most grain foods to be natural, but then food is food right? We all got to eat, but lets say some pollen from grains modified to make adhesives or imune supresing drugs gets into the mix, then what? How will your idea deffeat the fedral reserve? How will it make governments turn thier backs on the fed? Surly new homegrown dollars couldnt compeet with the Euro, if the fedral reserve dollar is struggling with it.
3 Dec 2007 @ 16:53 by bushman : Still
it will be monopoly money, you know Ron Paul had a stake in gold liberty dollars, and then the gov/fed came in and took it all away, claiming it was illeagal currancy. As well most grain patents are owned by Monsanto, how you going to know if the grain your going to grow is not contaminated with non-natural grain genes? Your biblical quot comes before a time when man has corupted the natural genetic material of the grain.
4 Dec 2007 @ 01:16 by ming : Currency plan
Well, that's maybe a little too simple, David. Yeah, it would certainly be better if the governments created the currencies than that the banks do. Either way, the money is a fictitious quantity, a symbol, created from nothing, but meant to represent some value. Currently the money is debt based. Meaning, the bank creates it out of thin air and gives it to somebody, and that somebody owes it back with interest, but has use of it for a while to pay for things with real value, and it can circulate amongst lots of people who buy or sell stuff of value. And the banks is at any time owed all the money in existence, plus some more that couldn't possibly exist. And even the government must borrow some of that made-up money, owing it back with interest. Of course it would be more reasonable if it was the government that made up the money in the first place. There would be no reason to pay taxes for one thing, as that primarily is used to pay the interest.
But what the central banks do do, and not that badly, is to keep things fairly stable, not too much inflation, etc. So that would have to be part of the plan, how one balances things out on an ongoing basis, how the money can appear roughly when it is needed. OK, the current economy does that in a backwards way, in that it makes it more possible for somebody to borrow it when there's something to buy. An alternative would be good, where somebody would have the value in currency when they've actually produced it. As opposed to now where the currency is given (lent) to somebody who will buy and own what others have produced.
Yes, the US should probably think about how to produce something of value. It takes much more value than it produces, which can't keep going of course. Only has kept going because lots of countries have lots of dollars in stock as reserves, which they don't intend to buy anything for. So it would be a miraculous change it the US could figure out how to produce value for everything it owes away.
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