Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting.Bucky
We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
Moreover, the very concept of the individual, as currently understood, depends on the difference in interconnectivity. Once this difference changes, i.e. internal states of the nervous system are becoming increasingly accessible, our very notion of privacy, privileged access, cognitive liberty and individuality should be reassessed....bottom line is that in the future the very definition of individuality will probably be derived not from the arbitrary conditions of one’s biological makeup, but rather how one is connected and to what. The degree of individuation will depend on difference in interconnectivity and this will become the subject matter of our ethical debate...
I'm afraid of losing my obscurity. Genuineness only thrives in the dark. Like celery.—Aldous Huxley
Writing long books is a laborious and impoverishing act of foolishness: expanding in five hundred pages an idea that could be perfectly explained in a few minutes. A better procedure is to pretend that those books already exist and to offer a summary, a commentary.Jorge Luis Borges via rene:
As we explore these possibilities weGerard O'Neill via sjef
must remember that they are just that
— not predictions or prophecies.