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A global cooperative inventing a powerful new language and enterprise around systems of knowledge, complexity & mass action. Nurture, Equality, Truth & Systems.
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    Watching sunbeams play upon clouds, dust near a picture window, people on a hot city street at sunset, or water droplets at the top of the sky remind me of the purity of my childhood mind, unpolluted by the cumulus distortions of other people’s lenses.

    In a very fresh mind, patterns of matter and energy are freely observed, time is lazy and judgment cedes to existential stimulation. That very early mind, and the being incorporating the mind, come with an incredibly detailed set of software programs that define its functions and operations. Each being has its own unique code set. And the codes that make up its programming drive every single action. And every single interaction can result in new code that is either stored in various ways and places or disregarded.

    So as a four year old lying on my back in tall wet grass experiencing the generative motion picture of a fierce thunderstorm fast approaching from the West, my programming, my senses, my nerves, my pattern recognition, my freedom to exhilarate were stronger than they would ever again be.

    My thoughts of the unfoldings were not expressed in words at all yet I remember every detail.

    I remember the smell, the taste, the electricity, the hues of dark, the echoes of sound, the pace of air, the power of the force, the changes in temperature, my shivers. It was a profound sensory experience. It touched me everywhere in ways I long to be touched again. It brought tears of delight. The childish mind experienced that momentum without an iota of distortion from other people’s lenses.

    It was not a storm to me. It simply was.

    Yes, the world is complex. Everything important is complex. And everything in the world has pre-programming, a foundation code. Everything. In terms of matter and energy, there is never nothing. Something is everywhere. What occupies everything, we may never know. And Truth is both simple and complex. The Universe is. Matter and Energy are. Beings try to figure it out. They pursue Truth. But Beings have programming distortions. And when Beings are in the clouds, and cannot see the clouds from a distant perspective, they lose the most important part of Truth – the systemic knowledge. The best pursuit of Truth comes from objective, full perspective, systemic, knowledge driven, open minded third party observers. And there are precious few of those in the world.

    I fully experienced what my language calls a thunderstorm. I did not understand it as a system, as a scientific phenomenon with possibly catastrophic consequence. Those thoughts never crossed my mind. Yet I more accurately and fully experienced what was happening because there was no intervening lens, no distortion to mask what my total being was sensing. But later, as a teenager, it became a thunderstorm that I had learned about from parents, school and books. But the word itself, thunderstorm, distorted the pure, diluted the essence, skewed the accurate systemic meaning of this unique confluence of matter and energy.

    Every thunderstorm is different. Using the word makes it harder for me to see each thunderstorm as independent and unique. Words are a strand in the fabric of systemic understanding.

    A storm suggests a violent deviation from the norm of weather with high winds, yet in many places it is part of the normal system, it may not have high winds, and it may serve to drive a more detrimental weather condition out. A storm may not be a storm.

    No heart attack is an attack on the heart.
    No war is a thing.
    No love is the same.
    No white person is a white.
    No black person is a black.
    No step parent requires qualification.
    No government is a thing.
    Wall Street does not think.
    Politics means lying.
    Movies and music and video games are life experiences.
    Elevators are robots.
    And for one person,
    thunderstorms are regeneration.

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    View the Wind Map by Fernanda Viégas and Martin Wattenberg

    No words. Just look at the black and white patterns.
    Instantly, one can identify:

    Wind
    Wind Speed
    Wind Direction
    Wind Currents
    Spatial Patterns of Wind
    Spatial Relationships to Places (Geographies, Built Environments, Objects)
    Wind Cause and Effect
    Wind Source
    Wind Density
    Wind Change
    Wind Near Me
    Wind Near You
    Comparisons of Wind Patterns
    Danger & Risk
    Opportunity & Potential Reward
    Air Resistance
    Air Acceleration
    Wind Power Generative Potential
    Wind Duration
    Movement of Particles
    Movement of Biomaterials
    Pressure Changes
    Fronts
    Long Term Patterns & Meanings – Data & Knowledge
    Visualizations/Realizations/Representations of the Invisible

    Wind is But a Single Variable Within a System of Related Variables:

    Sunlight
    Clouds
    Algae & Biomes
    Vegetation
    Man Made Chemicals
    Carbon
    Temperature
    Climates
    Vertical Layers & Convections
    Particulate
    Moisture
    Emissions
    Absorbtions
    Environments (Mountains, Deserts, Oceans etc.)
    Pavement
    Atmosphere

    Imagine seeing it all put together, the living system that drives wind, that is affected by wind, that is systemically irrevocably linked to wind, on one computer screen, displayed any way you want it to be displayed. What would you want. Whatever your answer, that is what we at Y Worlds want to do, for you, for us, for everyone and everything. Not just for wind, but for everything complex, everything important, everything that advances our NETS potential.

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    Everything has scaffolding
    plus programming
    and dynamos
    and matter
    and energy
    and pattern
    and motion
    and exchange
    and spatial position
    within the sequential unfoldings and foldings that we call time.


    Conscious and Subconscious scaffoldings are the constructs and concepts that determine and define where and how we organize our comprehension of our systemic world. Proof Process is such a scaffolding. The scaffolds scale from macro to micro, from tight foundations to complex lattices.

    Matter and Energy scaffoldings, the Corporal scaffoldings, are the generative and dynamic forms and frames that determine and define where within a system something exists, connects, exchanges, changes, replicates, activates, integrates or grows. These scaffolds scale from macro to nano, from rigid to flexible to entirely robust.

    A city is a scaffolding. An economic system is a scaffolding. A tree is a scaffolding. A molecule is a scaffolding. A perception or understanding is a scaffolding. I am a scaffolding. So are you.

    Spiders may build a web. Build themselves.

    Humans build an Internet, roads, skyscrapers, nanotubes. Build themselves.

    Life forms build proteins and cells. Build themselves.

    Atoms and molecules build compounds and physical objects. Build themselves.

    Input + Exchange builds Output.

    There are invisible and unknown scaffoldings that compose the universe and determine and define its existence and function.

    Each of us are our own unique scaffoldings.
    Our body scaffoldings.
    Our conscious and subconscious perception scaffoldings.
    Each of us has our own unique experience with the scaffoldings of the universe.

    And we exist and interact among and within the entire spectrum of scaffoldings.

    If we could take a quintillion megapixel 3D hologram of you right now that would contain all that exists in and around you in your room, and all that exists beyond your room that interacts with you right now, and we could filter and zoom that photo any way we wanted to (layers, dimensions, size, activity), what do you think we would see? What do you think we would learn?

    Would we see all the scaffoldings?

    For conscious and subconscious scaffoldings, the hologram image set would not be relevant. You can light up my brain but cannot see my thoughts or derivations. We would need to invent a visualization engine that constructs systemic models of our conscious and subconscious programming, sensory input, memory, processing and behavior.

    This is what we are building with our Visual Y project – a visualization engine designed to represent the systems and complexity of mental constructs and the constructs of matter and energy that take a tangible form.

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    There are 6 systemic variables that determine what we put into and onto our bodies.

    First, our parents and caregivers control what we put into our bodies from conceivement to adolescence. Second, the food and personal care products industries research, develop and produce the processed choices for us. Third, our culture and life experience, media and education contribute to our programming. Fourth, our body has specific and general programming, usually subconscious, that influence our choices. Fifth, we can exert a continuum of conscious control over what we put in and on our bodies, ranging from all to none. Sixth, the collective marketplace, including regulation, determines the dynamics of availability, composition, labeling, price and accountability.

    We believe that a comprehensive Nurture, Equality, Truth and Systems viewpoint of ingredients requires a proof process that assesses each person’s body specifically, that tracks the quantity of the product ingested or absorbed, that identifies accurately all ingredients- the processes, mechanisms and secondary resources used to produce the ingredients, the availability of alternatives and the judgement across a spectrum of multivariate factors as to whether any ingredient, or any mix of ingredients within the product or associated with application, has the relative and absolute probability to cause harm that reduces the potential of a component or system in a human body.

    We believe that any product placed in or on our body that our body has not been programmed to exchange with poses an unacceptable risk. We believe that we do not adequately understand our bodies and the complete systemic consequences across time of using most ingredients, including raw unprocessed products.

    What we present to you is a tiny beginning effort to initiate what we call a proof process. This is a diligent, comprehensive effort to understand systemically what we know about ingredients, and what we think poses risk. All of the stakeholders, including the consumer, can then make their own decisions about what to put in and on their bodies.

    Our hypothesis, based upon patterns of information but not yet realized with a comprehensive proof process, is that many ingredients that we use, including some flagged in this analysis, contribute to damage to human beings that can be most easily recognized as autoimmune diseases, cancers, heart (arterial) disease and brain disease. Further, our hypothesis is that nanoparticles pose risk, petrochemicals pose risk, certain genetic alterations pose risk, and no amount of these ingredients are safe. Not only do ingredients interact with what we think of as our bodies, but these ingredients also interact with the human biome and with each other, and often carry trace amounts of the chemicals used to process them that are not accounted for on labels.

    The following is a simple beginning. If you like the direction we are headed, join in.



    I’ve chewed gum my whole life. I chewed gum when I was bored, when I was hungry, when I was in school and when I just wanted to chew gum. The whole time I thought I was chewing natural gum. It wasn’t until I researched the ingredients in my go-to gum brand Trident that I realized I was chewing rubber.

    Other than sorbitol, a sugar alcohol, the main ingredient in Trident is Gum Base. Gum Base is a trade secret, which means that Trident and other gum manufacturers aren’t required to reveal the exact composition of Gum Base. We will never know exactly what it is.

    However, Wuxi Yueda Gum Base Manufacture Co, Ltd, a gum base manufacturer, have stated that their commercially sold Gum Base is made of raw materials, “which are food grade SBR rubber, ester gum, paraffin wax, polyvinyl acetates, talc powder, and calcium carbonate powder.”

    My curiosity of what I was actually putting in my mouth, chewing and swallowing didn’t stop at just Gum Base. Instead, I researched and examined all of the ingredients in Trident White Gum.

    Sorbitol, Gum Base, Maltitol, Mannitol, Artificial and Natural Flavoring; Less Than 2% of: Acacia, Acesulfame Potassium, Aspartame, BHT (To Maintain Freshness), Calcium Casein Peptone-Calcium Phosphate (Lactose-Free Milk Derivative), Candelilla Wax, Sodium Stearate and Titanium Dioxide (Color).

    What I found was unnerving. Gum Base, BHT (butylated hydroxytoluene), candelilla wax, and titanium dioxide all pose health threats when you consider what they are, how they are processed and how they are ingested, inhaled, absorbed, or in any way consumed.

    Gum Base, as stated above, could be made of SBR rubber, ester gum, paraffin wax, polyvinyl acetates, talc powder, and calcium carbonate. Below you will find the beginnings of a detailed proof process of the health concerns for the ingredients that make up Gum Base.

    Talc can cause pulmonary issues, and it is also linked with lung and ovarian cancer. Talc is labeled as a Group 2B carcinogen- “Possibly Carcinogenic to Humans.”

    SB Rubber can cause skin irritation and should not be ingested on inhaled.

    Polyvinyl Acetate is manufactured with vinyl acetate. The World Health Organization’s (WHO) cancer research arm found evidence suggesting that vinyl acetate caused tumors in rats and the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) believed that trace amounts of vinyl acetate could make it into the gum base material.

    Paraffin Wax ingestion can lead to intestinal obstruction, which can cause abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and possible constipation.

    When taken together all ingredients that make up Trident reveal a potential health threat that we think all gum chewers should be aware of. Below you will find the beginnings of a detailed proof process of the health concerns for the ingredients that make up Trident.

    BHT is a chemical derivative of phenol. Phenol is corrosive to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract and can cause dermatitis, second and third degree burns with excessive contact. Phenol can also damage the central nervous system and heart, which can results in dysrhythmia, seizures, and comas.

    Candelilla wax is obtained by boiling the dried stalks of the candelilla plant (Euphorbia antisyphilitica) in water acidified with sulfuric acid to release the wax. Through inhalation, ingestion, skin contact, and eye contact sulfuric acid causes irritation to the eyes, skin, nose, throat; pulmonary edema, bronchitis; emphysema; conjunctivitis; stomatitis; dental erosion; eye, skin burns; dermatitis; tooth erosion; and respiratory tract irritation. Drinking sulfuric acid can burn your mouth, throat, and stomach; ultimately resulting in death. It is not clear, yet, whether trace amounts of sulfuric acid remain in the wax.

    Titanium dioxide has been associated with lung cancer and the IARC labels it as a Group 2B carcinogen- “Possibly carcinogenic to humans.” Titanium dioxide may contain nano particles that are potentially highly damaging to genetic and cellular material but little research has been conducted on how nanoparticles disperse and interact in the human body.


    It is important to note that there is a substantial lack of research and knowledge when dealing with what ingredients, chemicals and products actually do to and in your body when consumed, inhaled, or absorbed.

    At Y Worlds, we hope that these models will inspire others to investigate what they are putting in their bodies and investigate other systemic questions using a proof process.

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    I have never curated a retrospective on the activities that have occupied my life, and I am just beginning to compose a plan for the future occupation of my life. There are scores of metric, systemic and philosophical ways to view human lives.

    Nicholas Felton gives us a unique glimpse into his life that we share with you today. His captures inspired me to do some simple lifeline calculations and perhaps you too will pause to think about where you have conducted your life and where you are headed. Keep in mind that time is only one dimension of our lives.

    The 2012 Feltron Annual Report

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    Real time browser based controls for the developer and user are essential to Visual Y and the dream of revolutionizing how people interact with systemic knowledge. We imagine entirely fresh and elegant solutions to the interface and controls that drive a generative visualization engine. Instant creation, instant pattern, instant exchange, instant representation, instant saving, instant tagging and ontological organization, instant visual retrieval, instant editing and documentation. We imagine building a video game like world that is beautiful, organic, interactive, meaningful, navigable and universally helpful. Share with us the best work and thinking about controls.

    Starry Night (interactive animation) from Petros Vrellis on Vimeo.

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    Scale of the Universe








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    Lets take a moment to explain Y Worlds before we emerge from our chrysalis this Spring.

    Over the past two years, we have been developing a global cooperative scaffolding that we believe will eventually ignite and support a self sustainable world – becoming a model, a generative enterprise and a change agent operating beside the worlds we have inherited.

    Our scaffolding, always a work in progress, consists of our Nurture, Equality, Truth and Systems model set, our semiotic language for the representation of knowledge, meaning and complexity, our first generation Visual Y generative engine, our daily.yworld.com posts culminating later this year in The Book of Y, and our sustainable enterprise gameplan that includes a consultancy, an alternative cooperative investment system, and high value initiatives focusing on such topics as food production, health and small scale entrepreneurship.

    The Y Worlds team is putting together a very large funding proposal that we will be introducing later this Spring to a carefully selected group of philanthropists, foundations and societally committed venture firms. We are always exploring people and organizations who may benefit from mutual coordination and support and exchange.

    We believe that in order for large scale change to occur there needs to be a major recalibration of our language, our objectives and principles and our understanding of systemic complexity plus there needs to be the invention of a compassionate collaborative mechanism to organize ourselves toward our potential.

    Sincerely,
    The collaborative of people at Y Worlds.
    info [at] yworlds [dot] com

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    Meaning is what shines. What sticks to our brain. the signal above the noise.

    It is the essence best captured through media, through semiotics, through image and sound, through story and experience, through signs and signifiers.

    Meaning from Y Worlds on Vimeo.

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