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Meditating on the Singularity for February

From: user 1.
Sent on: Monday, January 23, 2012 4:47 PM
Thinking About When the Music’s Over for Humanity:
 
This will be my last intrusion into Bob Muir’s first session back from his meditating on grandchildren and such this February, Humanity Without Humanity.
 
The thing that gets me jonzed on this transhumanism thing is that precipice that makes the subject so darn sexy in my mind, that moment of The Singularity.  It is just such a great thing to think about.   In thinking through this short promo for you to think about signing up, I meditated on that image I attached to the meetup description, that black-holian, tornadic funnel that ends in the brilliant moment of explosive light, a likely instantaneous burn before the blackness as humanity leaves the room for good.  Or does it remain on fire into the uncountable time beyond because of our profuse remnants that will be scattered everywhere.  Such amazing things to ponder!  In meditating on this, I came to this thought about me in my very young youth chasing fireflies I was so bedazzled by.   Though I was drawn to the light, I felt such losses when they darkened before my chance to capture whatever they were.  In thinking of my bursts of energy in the chase, I now feel the humanity in me emboldened to search until the search no longer had a point.   Except I now see that achieving that point of singularity, that moment when all is lost for us including that little boy I was, if set up properly, it could be an explosion of light forward to something greater than we ever could have collectively been.  Wow, I can’t wait to think this through a little with my genius friends and compatriots. 
 
And I hear from our good pal Keevy that he plans on bringing a couple serious transhumanists from his UUC in south St Pete to spice things.  Way cool.
 
Please sign up at the link below to commit to musing on this wonderful and with Bob Muir at the helm transforming subject.
 
 
Dale Friedley
Dorko the Pooh Bear
Have Kinda Settled on That Title Until You Tell Me Different
 
 
 

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