Ask A Genius 301 – Edenbargain (3)
September 25, 2017
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Rick Rosner: We are about to deconstruct ourselves and completely understand how we are made, how we work, and we are about to have dominion over ourselves and our drives. So, we are acquiring knowledge and we are getting kicked out of natural paradise.
We are going to be on our own because we will be for the first time in charge of what we think, how we think, what we feel, we will determine our drives. And we have to, living as a human, what we do as humans, to being a choice, that we will be able to live in a whole bunch of other ways that are more self-determined.
And along with that goes all sorts of social disruption, disenchantment, both with our human forms and the forms that are to come as we work through the various kinks in those forms. We will know a lot, and in knowing a lot about ourselves we will, we have talked about this before, we will see how rinky-dink and little we really are. Even though we have the gift of consciousness.
On the other hand, along with this knowledge will be conscious is the best you can do, it is the king shit of information processing. And all of the rinky-dink we have as conscious beings, are shared with, we can assume, trillions of other conscious species or sets of entities across the universe.
The consciousness is in all its magical glory and sad limitations is how information is best processed. And maybe we will be able to punch through the consciousness as we understand it to higher levels of information processing. And more desolated forms of existence. But I can’t kind of doubt it. I think that even the fanciest future forms of information processing will still be forms of consciousness. The end.
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