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Notes from an "alternate universe". Introduction to a new way of thinking.
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 25466351:MV84NzI1OTBfMzQxOTcxMjZfREY0Qjg4MDQ=] [quote:Chaol:MV84NzI1OTBfMzQxMjQ5NzhfMkVGMjlFMDE=] Take a look at your screen. You are able to perform blazingly fast computer calculations, manipulate electrons, and perform all sorts of physically-oriented feats and more using the icons on your computer. You need not know how it works. You need only 1) know what to represent; and 2) know how to manipulate the representations. Bill Gates, Xerox Parc, and Apple Computers took care of step 1. Step 2 is what you're doing now. [/quote] http://www.joelonsoftware.com/articles/LeakyAbstractions.html [/quote]
I have been living in this world for some time now.
I came from a place also named Earth, much like this planet. There are a number of differences between my home and yours.
I thought it would be interesting to share a few things with you that are relatively common knowledge where I am from. My reasons for doing so will probably be more apparent in the future.
* Consciousness does not exist (but relationships do)
* Matter is gravity that has been structured
* We are not human (we are perspectives)
* When the totality of something cannot be grasped, it appears infinite.
* Space is not physical
* There is no "now" or "here", but relationships.
We use a kind of language like you use numbers here. Numbers, representations of abstract concepts, were 'invented' to work more easily with the world around us. Our language is no different.
If it were invented today it would probably be thought of as existing in parallel with science. A new kind of science.
This language also enables the shifting of perspective like a kind of mental technology. Some of you may find it quite interesting.
If anyone is interested in learning more please let me know.
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