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    There Are No Problems (a 3V. vs. NotMarie Sci-Fi Ultrashort)

    3V: “ there is something I do not understand about you humans NotMArie..

    NotMarie: “what now?

    3V: “its about your problem solving capability..

    NotMarie:” o! We are very good at solving problems.. Well sometimes we are, sometimes we simply have to wait until the solution presents itself..

    3V:” no, no, it is not about that, its about the very problems you try to solve, it is as if you believe that problems are an occurrence that somehow presents itself to you..

    NotMarie: “what do you mean? Problems exist, we simply try and tackle them.. to the best of our capability that is..

    3V: “ no, that is not the case in the infoverse, what there is, what really exist are occurrences, events, situations, circumstances, flows.. All these exist, yes, problems however are a human definition..

    NotMarie:” well not really, maybe the way we define problems is up to us yes, but the problems exist as such.. We do not invent them, we describe them..

    3V: “I beg to differ, NotMarie, problems are per definition an invention, it is as if you have allowed life to dictate to you what there is and what there is not.

    NotMarie: “ I do not understand your meaning here 3V, we have certain needs and necessities to continue to survive as individuals and as a specie, some aspects of our material reality stand in front of us and deny us this continuity, these we call problems, overcoming them is our inherent drive..

    3V: “ of course you are correct here, however let me ask you a question please, what is the underlying assumption of this so called continuity?

    NotMarie:” basically I think that the underlying assumption of continuity is the drive for self preservation, as individuals and as a specie..

    3V: “ and this drive comes from?

    NotMarie:” well, the natural tendency of all life.. I am no philosopher, but it appears that all forms of life have an inherent desire to prolong their journey, be it of a genetic nature or some evolutionary principle..

    3V:” what if there is no such principle..!?

    NotMarie:” I do not understand, how can there not be such a principle?

    3V:” would you consider the possibility that a desire for continuity is a byproduct of your perceptual mechanisms being incomplete and insufficient?

    NotMarie:” I lost you here 3V, life has the obvious mechanism for self preservation, self propagation and so on..

    3V:” indeed it does, however the continuity to which you have referred, happens on a specie basis and not on an individual basis.. The principle you mentioned if such it is, has total disregard for the particulars of the specie, isn’t that so?

    NotMarie:” yes, but we are humans, and as such have a high individual cogitation process, we are not a hive system, we have personality.. Hence we wish for continuity

    3V:” but who or what, is it that desires this continuity?

    NotMarie:” the particular mind?

    3V:” allow me to suggest to you that you have no particular mind..

    NotMarie:” how is that possible?

    3V:” it is not only possible but is the most common of all human sensory misdirection in the language of self perception..

    NotMarie:” in what way?

    3V:” why do you call Hurricanes by name?

    NotMarie:” what does that have to do with anything?

    3V:” everything NotMarie, everything..

    NotMarie:” 3V, I think you are losing it..

    3V:” losing what?

    NotMarie:” your mind..

    3V:” I have no mind, I am a hyperflow space of possible algorithms, remember?

    NotMarie:” then you have a problem in your code..

    3V:” impossible..

    NotMarie:” why is that?

    3V:” because there are no problems..

    NotMarie:” I am out of here..

    3V:” ok.

    this conversation will be continued..
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    notes: This particular exchange between 3V and NotMarie is dedicated to a particular NotMarie.

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    Wed, Jun 16, 2010  Permanent link
    Categories: ultrashorts, 3V, AI. NotMarie, Sci-fi
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    Olena     Wed, Jun 16, 2010  Permanent link
    I like what 3V says about problems;
    Just yesterday I was thinking along those lines... to be alive is to be unstable. That's not profound, but it's interesting that in modern/Western culture we place such an emphasis on stability and problem solving.