The idea of nonduality is simple and elegant: there is no separation between mind and body. If the mind comes from the body, and the body comes from the universe, then the universe is mind. It’s not some sort of mystical idea. It’s simply math. Biology boils down to chemistry, to physics, then to math.
This essay is in response to The End Is A.I.: The Singularity Is Sci-Fi’s Faith-Based Initiative. In futurist circles there’s the idea of the Singularity, a point in time when artificial intelligence grows so intelligent that it can make itself even more intelligent, causing it to rapidly surpass human intelligence. The term “singularity” is inherently … [Read more…]
To think of a human as a physical body is completely backward. Humans are not bodies. Humans are minds. Humans are technology. When you pick up a rock and use it as a hammer, it’s mind that’s doing that. When you use Google to tap the intelligence of the Internet, it’s mind doing that. There … [Read more…]
You 3D-scan a room with your phone’s camera, then enter it with the Oculus Rift. Your Facebook friend uses their phone’s front-facing camera to talk to you, and software magic puts them in the 3D room.