Dream: Ticking Bombs of Ancient Wisdom

Finally, the Sci-Fi dream of two nights ago. As promised here, the tried topic for lucid dreaming was about the wild ways we could possibly encounter aliens.

Here’s the outcome, to be drafted in linear terms, in three eposides:

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Finally, the promissed Sci-Fi dream of two nights ago. The tried topic for lucid dreaming was about the wild ways we could possibly encounter aliens.

Here’s the outcome, to be drafted in linear terms, in three eposides:

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Episode one, Ancient Intelligence: 👽

There were aliens long before us. They were very intelligent. Too intelligent for their own good, like us, but even more. They were like what we could be in a thousand years, however still not immune from the existential threats caused by their own progress.

Their expeditions kept imposing frequent threats upon their safety, and their knowledge could only marginally solve them. Plus they had used up their planet, so they wanted to go for the stars. For that they had also started to spread seeds of life in to the vast darkness of the galaxy, hoping that one day one of them hits a livable planet and contaminate it with life.

This charitable cosmic initiative was still a humble investment by our ancient grandparents: First it would take billions of years for those life forms to create a discent biosphere. Then once any of these life forms could reach an intelligent level, it would not be immuned from a self-distruction that seems to be the natural course of evolution. Because of such prognosis they were working to make better plans and manifacture more resilient seeds of life.

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Episode two, Edible Knowledge: 💊📕

These aliens survived long enough to know how to hack life. Their bodies were customizable and could transform, their age and faith and habits were out of their own choice and above all they had this organic technology that allowed them to learn new knowledge by eating stuff; a library for a spoon of whatever knowledge they wanted to learn and store!

Among those edible flash memories, there were even more flexible variations compatible with some other potential life forms that could have evolved out of those pollinating seeds. And the aliens wanted to preserve their legacy and save their civilization, but if not that, they new they can stand a chance to save their future descendent life forms from doing similar mistakes.

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Episode three, ticking bombs: 💣☄

Fast forward… Their civilization was long gone. But in a cold corner of their solar system, in danger of solar flares and cosmic hazards, there were these space stations rotating silently with thousands of ticking bombs in them. They would go off once in a million years according to the plan to hopefully end up landing on a now-matured life form to give them the edible wisdom of survival, showed long ago to successfully transfer the knowledge to most imaginable life forms of this family, lab-tested and scientifically proven!

May be this time we could survive and go interstellar…

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PS. This was obviously influenced by Terence’s Food of the Gods and any originality must go to his machine elves and their ecology of souls. 🍄 What was new to me was the third episode, especially the sad punchline that reminded me of the detached scene of Gravity. There was no scenes of dildosphere!!

Not alone, but we’re lonely

Aliens probably exist. But they didn’t make our pyramids. And they didn’t negotiate with our governments. That’s just a childish scenario.

It’s reasonable to believe in extraterrestials. They are likely to exist, given the vastness of the universe, and given us. So we are probably not alone, but our companions are perhaps not so hangable either.

Aliens, at the time of us encountering them, could be inconceivably different from us. In their size and time constants, intelligence, capabilities, goals and morals. So the cosmic pluralism that makes us unlikely to be alone, makes us even less likely to have friends.

The most realistic scenarios of us and aliens encountering each other has got to be the wildest ones. Not like we both go to space and we then meet and exchange ideas. Or they come find our planet and throw a pyramid at it and leave, then millenia later return with fancier UFOs to negotiate with our government.

We have probably not met aliens yet, not conventionally, recently, and in equal terms at least. And they have probably not encountered us. But if they already have, it must have been a long time ago, and perhaps in ways less imaginable to our day to day minds.

So this was a preperation for what I am going to dream about tonight. In what ways we may have encountered aliens! There may be episodes or scenes of dildosphere too. Will let you know how it goes.

Good night!

Dildosphere

1. The end of bio-diversity: Perhaps a while before but certainly after the agricultural revolution, we humans as one of the many species dominated the earth and killed off or domesticated all the other species. We redefined the earth’s gene pool according to our own genetic code. A hundred thousand years ago it would be impossible to guess which of these animals [who populated the earth and if any] would eventually get out of balance and dominate the earth like we did. It turned out to be us who killed the planet’s bio-diversity and instead created a cultural diversity based around our own species.

2. The end of cultural diversity: The cultural diversity did not last long either and after the industrial revolution one of these many cultural codes killed the rest or tamed them to dominate the civilization. Industrial capitalism eradicated all the other cultures and life styles, or largely made them adapt to become yet another implementation of consumerist culture. A thousand years ago it would be difficult to guess what kind of cultural code will dominate the earth, but consumer capitalism turned out to kill the rest of the cultural pluralism and instead created a diversity of consumer goods and products.

3. The end of product diversity: Will the product diversity of today last for ever? Now it’s very difficult to guess what branch of these product groups will eradicate all the other goods to take over the scene in decades to come. But we can always speculate and my blind guess is dildo!

My prediction for the faith of the humanity is that we will swim in an ecosystem of dildos and AIs who serve them, and any other product you see today around yourself will seize to exist, or will be taken out of its traditional “wild” usage – including eggplants and joysticks – and shall serve the amazingly diversified dildosphere from pole to pole! 🕹🐛🌂🍼🏑🍆

Now should we not be pro-active, to preserve the pluralism of our beloved dildosphere? Share if you agree that shafts are shafts, no matter their color, frequency, size or curvature!

Wars and Crashes

Few powerful humans can decide a war, but no one can predict a market crash.

Few hours before any bloody conflict there are people on earth who know hell is about to break loose, and they can as well stop it.

Market bubbles are inflated by humans, but their crash is really hard to see. Even few hours before a market crash no body can see it coming, and if they do it’s a point where it has become certainly out of control. Out of everyone’s control.

And when a financial bubble is about to burst, what can take the public attention away from it?

A war!

“That was my point”

I think those gun owners who compare mass shooting to rape have a valid point.

The main reason behind mass shooting is not guns or victims, religion or the second amendment, is the individual who abuses them, the mass shooter.

The main reason behind rape is not human penis, provocative clothing or rape regulations. Is the rapist.

But of course confiscating all guns from a city will reduce mass shootings. And cutting off everyone’s penis will certainly put an end to the rape problem forever.

One of them just seems a little easier than the other. So it may not be a crazy idea after all.

To cut off everyone’s penis!

Quotes!

I just collected my impulsive status updates on social media during the last year. Here they are, sparks of wisdom humbly left for the humanity!

On Existence:

• Things that don’t exist, exist outside existence.

• Non-existence is non-existent.

• If I existed I would probably be an atheist.

• Our world has this amazing property that we can describe things that don’t exist. Don’t take it for granted.

• Best status updates get the least number of likes, since they’re never written.

On Empathy:

• We don’t believe in Karma, since it doesn’t “exist”. But groups, cultures or species who didn’t believe in Karma, went extinct. Now that is, precisely, Karma.

• “There is no cold. Only absence of heat.” There is no psychopathy. Only absence of empathy.

• “Always forget. But never forgive!” – a forgotten unforgiven dude

• Behind every hill there is an uncanny valley.

• Think, before you act: Transcend, before you scale.

On Truth:

• I can spot patterns in data like very few can. The issue… I find patterns in nothingness, like no one can.

• There are many alphabetical combos with absolutely no meaning. There are also lots of concepts which don’t yet have a name. It’s no shortage of either, we just need an app to connect them. #UberForWords

On Society:

• Can America not have a president for four years? Our high school didn’t have a principal for a year and that turned out to be the year with the best results.

• Everyone is unique in their own special way. Stop being like everyone. Stop being unique.

• Radicalism is being a misfeat. There’s nothing wrong with radicalism. What’s wrong is in which direction we choose to grow away from the mainstream.

• Mass media journalist goes to Wall Street asking experts: Is Wall Street business model fraud? Makes you wanna go to KFC asking “chicken experts”: Is your fast food chicken-friendly? – Sure ut is. I’ve had KFC for years. It’s awesome!

• Have you noticed that right after you pay for something, it becomes free??

• Sometimes I avoid products that are advertised, seeing a part of my money goes to the ad, and not the product itself. I save that money and pay it to myself later, for self-advertising the alternative product. That’s my secret side job, self-advertiser, with quite some income.

• I understand that they don’t make the weekend longer, like eight days or ten days. Cause that has some mathematical limits.
But why don’t they make it like five or six days?? What’s the excuse for that?

On Life:

• If we come from creationists, why are there still creationists?

• Which species you think will survive the end of the world?

• We are not made to understand the world, or to enjoy it. We are made to survive it. Strangely enough, we understand it a tiny bit, and enjoy it, but will never survive it.

• Do mosquito know what’s going on in the air they swims through, with all the radio frequencies and control signals humans transmit? Would mosquitos and humans have any idea if super intelligent beings run technologies parallel to their lives? Should we ask mosquitos?

• What if perception and action converge in small scales? Things observe their observer. And affect what is trying to affect them a little earlier.

• If copying the info of life was possible, say 3D printing it remotely with some form of radiation, wouldn’t it be much faster way to colonize distant planets instead of phisically travelling to them with our luggage? Astrobiology at the speed of light.

• Aliens in the southern part of the galaxy have tgus weird accent the way they typically send those cosmic rays.

• It’s important to understand that aliens are not alien to themselves, to their wife and children and to the waiters at their local pub.

• Do we have anything that moves, while doing photosynthesis?
Why on earth do we not if they do?

On Astronomy:

• Happy first day of spring, vernal equinox, and all other types of equinox “whethever” they occur. (* wherever and whenever in spacetime.)

• Did you know that Solar eclipses are typically darker at nights and less harmful to stare at when they don’t happen during the day? Did you know that looking at eclipse is even more dangerous when the Moon that blocks the sun is a full moon? Just look up “solar eclipse by full moon at night”.

You matter!

This made me confess that, honestly, it’s been a while since I accepted (or forced myself to believe) that – just like you – I am being watched.

Not only by some unknown pairs of eyes sitting at NSA envying Snowden for his courage, but also by my grand children – already! – having fun in an extrapolated virtual reality of my life in data-archeological musuems of the future (if my boring practices interests any of them at all).

That’s why I find myself at ease assuming that we are at different simulations at the same time. The human park owner of the future, the alien simulator, God and the big brother are all staring at you.

This at least shows that you matter to someone.

Dream: The Phosphorous Botanical Garden

I was visiting a botanical garden exhibiting “cousins of life on earth” curated from other planets. Although the items on the show were quite exotic, they still seemed familiar to our life forms, so I was a bit dissapointed by them being not extraterrestial enough.

There were a lot of exotic plants and a whole department of huge carnivorous ones. Many of them slooked like human eye with their spikes being like eyelashes.

I was arguing that their look is not just like general eyes actually resembles our very human-specific eyes, with very similar eyelashes and same sharp angles. Therefore they must have evolved after modern humans and are very recent.

Meanwhile I was trying to walk between the plants to avoid the phosphorous dust they were spreading, since their shiny pollination dust was dangerous radioactive material for us.

All of a sudden it turned out that the whole department we are walking on is a huge carnivarous plant like a typical flytrap and its snaps are coming together to eat us all alive probably faster than we can escacpe it.

I ran away and woke up to our boring terrestrial life forms.

PS. The voice in my dream, few nights earlier:

There’s a closet full of strange creatures in the back of everyone’s mind. Once you know in which direction to turn your head, you will be amazed by seeing them all. But even more surprised how in the universe had you not done that simple twist of the neck before.

Democracies are being rigged!

Democracy is the best we have, but it is outdated, because:

1. Capitalism is rigging democracies.
… while people are brainwashed but don’t know it.

I just came across this video that is Jeremy Corbyn’s response to Traingate. Sadly quite a late reveal, since this propaganda already had its negative impact on his campaign.In a previous poll 57% of brits wrongfully took side against Corbyn. Only 18% believed him. Embarrasingly brainwashed nation naively took side against a man who had the intention of improving their public transport and sided with the private owner of the train who owns private islands by ripping them off.

Just like normal Americans who voted for a billionaire class to rip off their health care, education, tax money and wellfare.

2. People are getting dumber:
That’s why racism is on the rise everywhere.

I wonder why the dumbest of any population typically believe in the supremacy of their own race. And this is not limited to white people.

In general, beliefs of collective supremacy doesn’t say much about a population. Says about an individual. To me when someone claims “my race is genetically smarter”, translates to “I’m most likely in the bottom quarter of my own population, intellectually.”

Anyway, people are getting dumber. Meanwhile dominators are becoming more experienced.

3. AI does it better:
Politicians are paid to make decisions. Can machines replace their job?

If yes, why don’t we use machines that are cheaper and more reliable? Say training a classifier that predicts whether or not Trump will sign a given bill tomorrow, provided his twitter account or other data available from him.

If no, if politicians are so random that machines can’t mimick them, why don’t we use a randomized algorithm instead?

Every four years people will turn up to vote for a random decision generator among few random options. During a randomized voting process, the genertor that collects the highest number of random votes will make random decisions till the next round!

We’re doomed.