August 2010

What does one really say?

31 Aug , 2010 Uncategorized

My dear Friend V (R) Manoj I would characterize (and probably misrepresent) and a chronicly underappreciated, very smart, very playful young career professional in India, who wants to have fun and play and be happy and be innocent, but needs to be all grownup and responsible. He is utterly breathtakingly polite and nice but at […]

This is a completely silly idea

31 Aug , 2010 Uncategorized

However, just speculate with me. Right now one of the main reasons for economic disparities on earth are climate disparities. We have dry regions, we have hot regions and we have cold regions. The ideal region on earth would be one with temperate conditions, a bit like Florida or the south of France, right? We […]

CREATING WHAT YOU IMAGINE

31 Aug , 2010 Uncategorized

(reprinted from the most beautiful woman in the world‘s blog – me) >> MONDAY, AUGUST 30, 2010 “Be careful what you pretend to be because you are what you pretend to be.” Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. In 2006, I went on a Civil Rights quest with Lila Cabbil, the President of the Rosa and Raymond Parks […]

A vision so big it paralyzes most humans into shock.

23 Aug , 2010 Uncategorized

Even warning you in advance is no guarantee it won’t paralyze you. Are you ready? Are you sure you are ready? Ok here it comes ….. In no less than 20 years and no more than a 100 years we can have longevity mostly reverse engineered. That means that in that timespan we can have […]

Is a 500-Year Human Life Span Just Around the Corner?

7 Aug , 2010 Uncategorized

Reprinted (quoted) from AlterNet By Jonathan Weiner, Harper Collins Publishers, Inc. Posted on August 6, 2010, Printed on August 6, 2010 Late August, late afternoon, cloudy-bright. We’d taken a corner table at the Eagle, just inside the red door on Benet Street. From there, the tavern’s windows looked across to the tower of St. Benet’s […]

Aubrey de Grey: We don’t have to get sick as we get older

3 Aug , 2010 Uncategorized

(reprinted from the Guardian) 🙂 !! With his beard and robust opinions, there’s something of the Old Testament prophet about Aubrey de Grey. But the 47-year-old gerontologist (who studies the process of ageing) says his belief that he might live to the very ripe old age of 1,000 is founded not on faith but science. […]

The Intelligent Universe

2 Aug , 2010 Uncategorized

Reprinted from here. The next stage in evolution—a machine consciousness able to manipulate time and space—is just around the corner. The catch: humans will no longer be in charge. ASSUME, FOR A MOMENT, the point of view of Intelligence. Not an intelligent point of view, but the perspective of Intelligence itself, gazing out on the […]

*SCREAMS*

2 Aug , 2010 Uncategorized

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The year America dissolved — Its only sci-fi until it happens

2 Aug , 2010 Uncategorized

Reprinted from here. It was 2017. Clans were governing America. The first clans organized around local police forces. The conservatives’ war on crime during the late 20th century and the Bush/Obama war on terror during the first decade of the 21st century had resulted in the police becoming militarized and unaccountable. As society broke down, […]

The problem of evil.

1 Aug , 2010 Uncategorized

Reprinted from here Sims, Suffering and God: Matrix Theology and the Problem of Evil “O,” cries Hamlet in the depth of angst, “that this too, too solid flesh would melt / Thaw and resolve itself into a dew!” The Prince o’ Danes should’a stuck around. Today, he would have been relieved to find that science, […]