The Trinity of thought


What we call thinking is mostly the manipulation of the symbologies of mathematics and linguistics according to the applicable rule sets. Humans are capable of thinking and so are computers. It doesn’t seem appropriate to talk of the consciousness of computers, so why is it we talk about the consciousness of humans? It is clear …

Thinking about thinking


It’s about 22 years since IBM’s Deep Blue beat World Champion Gary Kasparov in chess. The current software Komodo now ranks far higher than any human brain in existence. Humans distinguish themselves in reflective thought. That is we not only think but we think about thinking and by doing so we rewrite our brains and …

Is Ego Godlike?


I think it’s a bit odd that the Abrahamic religions concept of God is an ego. An ego is something that doesn’t belong in nature, it is separate and foreign to it. There is no harmony between ego and nature. Nature is foreign in this context and only exists to be utilized by ego. And …

Forming and dissolving ego


You might think of yourself, for practical purposes to be a mere partical in a vast reality lost in a whirl of fiery galaxies. A partical however with a front and a back, a left and a right, an up and a down, an outside and an inside. What is outside the skin is the …