What makes genes so exciting? In part of the text we read that understanding gene results in understanding the individuals and understanding individuals, makes understanding societies, cultures, etc. easier. In other parts of the text, we read that science is also an instrument for better manipulating our environment for our benefit.
Somewhere in the book the author mentions: “Human body as a republic of cells”
During this part of the text, the cells are addressed with qualities such as selflessness. I think the same way we formed societies for our own individual benefits different cells of the human body might “know” that this is for their own good to collaborate...
The Angel of History: walking backwards into a digital mental health future by Mark Brown
Living a life with mental health difficulty can rob us of our sense of the future; reduce us to living from moment to agonising moment. The debate about technology and mental health often focuses on what might be lost rather than what might find. When...
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A Wildcard pulls in RSS feeds from related content sources on the web — Live feed: A Momentary Flow
(An introspective narrative)
You walk in the streets, passing humans, other humans, you believe they are like you, they look similar to you, you do not count how many humans there are. You know there are many humans, humans that are not you.
You walk aimlessly, you feel your feet, the strain on your ankles, the light...
Between 30 June - 2 July 2010, a group of researchers, scientists, scholars and an artist met at the Korea Institute of Technology in Saarbruchen, Germany for the Human Document Project. The three day event, organized by Dr. Andreas Manz, was an intensive programme of presentations, brain-storming sessions and more presentations (followed by good...
We look out into space. We look upon space. We look over an expanse of space. In the vastness and boundless space, we find ourselves equally vast. Whereas in place, our gaze shifts to the here and now: what we are doing, who we are with, what surrounds us. Even if the place is a small square meter that we occupy in a vast space, we feel grounded...
I believe that on your planet earth, you would call it a Shaman, or maybe a Shaman device. But maybe I am doing you a disservice by calling it this way, for I do not believe it will help you understand, or maybe it will but it might distort your understanding.
Well, because on your planet earth, the technological sciences and the...
(part 2: The Proper Context- exegesis is not hermeneutics) (read the first part)
the interview continues
I am Chi Chi Sra dispensing wisdom since the time of the wilderness dwellers.. and all that.. you’ve heard it before so I will not recite it again.. though I assure you there is much more, you will read it if you are ever...
The oppressively vapid life of Morgan is forever transformed when a mystical blue pyramid - that inexplicably produces doorknobs - appears in his apartment. What follows is a tale of greed and loss as Morgan builds an impossible, absurd corporate empire of doorknobs.
V. I. S. H. N. U = Virtually Integrated System Heuristic Neural Undercurrent
When V.i.s.h.n.u was created it had one purpose only, it was a permeation system.
It’s purpose: to infiltrate matter, extracting the most intimate act of matter and reconfiguring it.
The makers of V.i.s.h.n.u ,now long gone, had a particular and highly...