April 2013

Ten Responses to the Technological Unemployment Problem

29 Apr , 2013 Uncategorized

(source) On the internet and in the media there has been growing discussion of technological unemployment. People are increasingly concerned that automation will displace more and more workers—that in fact there might be no turning back at this point. We may be reaching the end of work as we know it. What happens if vast […]

This is a battle for the soul of humanity

27 Apr , 2013 Uncategorized

Humanity had natural, emergent direction and purpose in the Pleistocene. Direction was determined by very simple selective pressures. Humanity either acted or it died, and life as a result was relatively straightforward … or at least for those who survived. Then the Holocene happened, continental sheet ice melted, waters flooded lowlands and humanity was compressed […]

Overly cautious Luddites.

24 Apr , 2013 Uncategorized

In response to this post on KurzweilAI … The realization (which might be either delusional or epiphanous) that we might extend our unique personal identity well beyond the mortality horizon imposed by our biological natures, will be a cruel thing. I am not saying this cruelty is “bad”. When a plane crashes (or in a […]

The Dark Young

19 Apr , 2013 Uncategorized

So what is this? It is a “small” manifestation of the horrendous pan-galactic life force, “Shub Niggurath“. These are extremely dangerous things, basically hundreds times as deadly as a walking ebola plague weighing two african elephants. It’s a rather cliche manifestation of the morbid imagination of H.P.Lovecraft. These things shamble about in lonely places and […]

The Global Initiative 2045 Conference in New York 2013

1 Apr , 2013 Uncategorized

We all survived the apocalypse, and now it’s the year 2013. It was touch and go there and even though we lost some of our loved ones in the transition to a new spiritual vibratory state, we are now left to face the future. There are no more excuses. So what paradigm will we look […]