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2011-07-11 @ 20:32:03
Technology will at some point enable us to be free from dependence upon the environment. No more adapting. It’s like completing stage one of a video game and moving to stage two! :P
Personally, I think the fact that we even comprehend that something like this is going to happen is a huge mind-fuck.
2011-07-11 @ 17:25:16
Darshan- Well, it’s hard to know exactly what form the transition might take– but we are experiencing the beginnings of it now! The fact that you and I are conversing across vast distances almost instantly is a sure sign of change. With further advances in technology, this might be do-able within our own minds. There would be no need to google anymore, you’d simply access the collective information available to everyone.
This will have an effect on our consciousness (making it much more collective?) and over millions or billions of years, lead to a fundamental change in our consciousness and or physical bodies. The process of becoming a god. It makes a hell of a lot of sense to me!
Hope that helped.
2011-07-10 @ 14:57:13
I suppose overestimating yourself is the solution to both doubt and stupidity.
The answer here is to believe in yourself– regardless of how intelligent you are, or you think you are.
Knowledge is worthless if you aren’t willing to believe you are competent.