Monday, November 28, 2005

One way to increase intelligence

Conscious evolution, as I'm often discussing, can have a strong foundation in learning from the knowledge we have around us:

'The phenomenal is the bridge to the real' (Sufic saying)

The phenomenal world of the books just got larger:

"The U.S. Library of Congress is kicking off a campaign on Tuesday to work with other nation's libraries to build a World Digital Library, starting with a $3 million donation from Google Inc..

Librarian of Congress James Billington said he is looking to attract further private funding to develop bilingual projects, featuring millions of unique objects, with libraries in China, India, the Muslim world and other nations.

This builds on major existing digital documentary projects by the Library of Congress -- one preserving an online record of Americana and another documenting ties between the United States and Brazil, France, the Netherlands, Russia and Spain.

``The World Digital Library is an attempt to go beyond Europe and the Americas...into cultures where the majority of the world is,''

NY Times article here in full

Friday, November 25, 2005

Is entropy the answer?

As noted Nobel scientist Prigogine stated in his work 'End of Certainty':

"'We live in an evolutionary universe whose roots, which lie in the fundamental laws of physics, we are now able to identify through the concept of instability associated with deterministic chaos…this disorder constitutes the very foundation of the macroscopic systems to which we apply an evolutionary description associated with the second law, the law of increasing entropy"

Entropy - as in this brief yet interesting article 'Scientists explain the meaning of life (and we don't matter much)' - is given as the evolutionary drive of the universe - to dissipate energy.

What about other notions that the universe lies on a bed of quantum energy whereby all particles of matter derive their energy from, similar to an akashic record: if indeed our universe is an 'explosion' out from this sea of quantum energy, then what is the fate of our universe once this spread of energy is distributed in equilibrium?

And what if energy is concious? What about notions of a conscious universe?

Just how connected is our universe?

Perhaps it is interesting to examine David Bohm's notion of the implicate order, as well as hypotheses of the holographic principle which is now a major focus of attention in gravitational research, quantum field theory and elementary particle physics.

In line with living, complex systems, the process of entropy also combines information storage and use. What if evolutionary patterns are also driven by informational connectivity as a process of order, as well as energy dissipation?

And wouldn't a holographic universe be the ultimate storage device?

Sunday, November 20, 2005

A conversation

I wanted to post a conversation I've been having with a blogger known as 'Island' - I found his thoughts/ideas interesting - and s/he has an interesting website too.

These were the comments left on one of my earlier posts:

Island - "This is interesting because I have discovered a similar theory that's base on an entropic interpretation of the anthropic principle."

Kingsley - "Thanks 'island' - would love to hear of this theory you've discovered. Can you explain more?"

Island - "Well, to make a very long story shorter...

We're here to make particles from vacuum energy, because this is the mechanism that causes the universe to have a big bang... eventually, I don't know how much physics that you know, but...

Follow this logic:

The physics derives that puncutated equilibrium is analogous to a *near* static universe, whereas, a big bang is analogous to an evolutionary leap.

When the universe has a big bang, it "convolves" its characteristics or traits forward to a higher level of entropic efficiency, just like humans did when we lept from apes to become the fire-breathing-monsters that we are today.

That our purpose in this universe, but the principle extends to become a biocentric principle once this clear need for intelligent life is defined, so we should expect to find similar beings doing the same thing on every banded spiral galaxy that exists on the same evolutionary "plane" as us, per the requirement of the anthopic principle that we occupy a preferred place and time in the history of the universe. This includes a whole layer of galaxies that evolved at about the same time as ours.

This prediction is currently being tested by SETI... they are wasting their time looking anywhere else... and, given our evolutionary and technological commonality, we should all come into contact with each other at about the same time and this defines a form of universal consciousness, in terms of self-awareness."

Kingsley - "Island - interesting ideas...very close to what I've been looking into: reminds me of 'The Physics of Immortality' by Frank Tipler. Also, it has a similar path to cosmic complexity: the notion that progress, or evolution, requires a leap - a 'bifurcation' - onto a higher evolutionary level - do you know 'Cosmic Evolution: The Rise of Complexity in Nature' by Eric Chaisson? Also, the notion of using the energy from the quantum vaccum links in with - 'Science and the Akashic Field: An Integral Theory of Everything' by Ervin Laszlo (which I highly recommend). Yes, I do feel that the quantum vacuum had/has a crucial role to play in forming the almost perfect universal constants that form the reasoning behind the anthropomorphic view - and 'The Anthropic Cosmological Principle' - another F. Tipler book? - which is where you are coming from I suspect. Do you know of any other sources I might follow up?"

Island - "My website is:

Most of the books that you've mentioned as well as papers on the subject are referenced there, but my discovery came from an honest physics question...

But what about the hole that the "hole" left behind???

This fixes Dirac's Large Numbers Hypothesis, thereby completing and clarifying the anthropic principle while removing its tautologous and circular nature.

*Uniform* energy dissemination is the key to the flatness problem and the anthropic principle."

Kingsley - "There's alot of good information on your site - I will read over this.

I'm interested in when you say: 'we should all come into contact with each other at about the same time and this defines a form of universal consciousness, in terms of self-awareness.'

Do you think this has similarities with what is talked about as the 'singularity'? Kurzweil discusses the universe becoming intelligent and conscious through being technologically engineered.

Thanks for your contact."

Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Unknown Energy Surges

Since I have previously discussed energy experiments, both military and scientific, as pertaining to influences upon the Earth; I thought I would relate an article titled: 'Unknown Energy Surges Hits the Southern Hemisphere of Earth'


"On December 1, 2004 the largest recorded blast sent not only shockwaves through the world scientific community but also through the Northern Hemisphere resulting in one of the largest weather events in recorded human history

From the American science website,, we can read about this in an article titled, "Brightest Galactic Flash Ever Detected Hits Earth", and which says:

"A huge explosion halfway across the galaxy packed so much power it briefly altered Earth's upper atmosphere in December, astronomers said Friday. No known eruption beyond our solar system has ever appeared as bright upon arrival."

The American space organization NASA has further said that their satellites are observing 'Mysterious Earth Energy' in the upper reaches of the earth's atmosphere relating to these unknown blasts, and as reported by NASA in their press release of February 22nd titled, "NASA Satellite Observes Mysterious Earth Energy"

There is no doubt that cosmic events impact upon Earth's destiny: in this regard I would recomment a book I read last year:'Earth Under Fire: Humanity's Survival of the Apocalypse' by Paul LaViolette (newly republished last month)

Sunday, November 13, 2005

Evolutionary times

Some of the leading science philosophers and visionaries consider intelligence as being the fundamental driving force of our cosmos - in fact, as the essence of universal evolution:

Ray Kurzweil says that "intelligence would ultimately permeate the universe and would decide the destiny of the cosmos." In this scenario, intelligence would permeate the solar system as it become one giant supercomputer: ie. our non-biological intelligence would have converted the matter of the solar system into intelligent matter. Our solar intelligence would then spread through the galaxy and ultimately the universe. Once the universe 'woke up' into full conscious intelligence, it would then seek to create another universe with which to continue the evolution of super-intelligence. Thus, the universe would procreate. Some scientists postulate this as the origin of the 'multi-verse' hypothesis. And this would explain why our universe is so precisely attuned to our life - why the universal constants, the Plank constant, are so fine-tuned for life - because the universe was created in mind for the evolution from the atomic, to the biological, to the non-biological and cosmic computational intelligence.

Scientist James N. Gardner has even written a book on this called 'Biocosm: The New Scientific Theory of Evolution: Intelligent Life Is the Architect of the Universe' where he postulates that in fact we are part of a fantastic cosmic design/plan to further our intelligence towards the universal mind:

"We and other living creatures throughout the cosmos are part of a vast, still undiscovered transterrestrial community of lives and intelligences spread across billions of galaxies and countless parsecs who are collectively engaged in a portentous mission of truly cosmic importance. Under the Biocosm vision, we share a common fate with that community - to help shape the future of the universe and transform it from a collection of lifeless atoms into a vast, transcendent mind."

If this is the leading edge of science - where is it leading us to??

These are truly evolutionary times...

Thursday, November 10, 2005

Why make a Matrix?

In the previous post I discussed the emergence of the 'mesh'. This mesh can be seen as
an intelligent hypernet: a meshwork of communication that combines the technologies of the Web as well as that of mobile devices – in-forming a creative, and dynamic, interconnected, feedback responsive, complex global collective.

To take this further, it is possible to see this meshwork as crossing the boundaries between the physical world and that of the virtual. Space/place becomes a merged location, to the extent that the world becomes a place where we can simultaneously exist within our virtual, informational domains: like a living computer simulation. So this inevitably asks the question: what if we are already living in a simulation?

This question has been debated by futurists, philosophers, trans & post-humanists. On this site there is a link to Nick Bostrom's homepage where such essays can be found. One such essay asks 'Why Make a Matrix? And Why You Might Be In One'which discusses why, and how, our present existence may be nothing more than a technologically sophisticated computer simulation run by a superior advanced post-human civilisation.

Some thoughts are:

"If each advanced civilization created many Matrices of their own history, then most people like us, who live in a technologically more primitive age, would live inside Matrices rather than outside them. If this were the case, where would you most likely be?

In the movie, the Oracle tells us that UFOs, Ghosts, and other strange sights are the manifestations of malfunctions in the Matrix that are being covered up.

The Oracle: Look, see those birds? At some point a program was written to govern them. A program was written to watch over the trees, and the wind, the sunrise, and sunset. There are programs running all over the place. The ones doing their job, doing what they were meant to do, are invisible. You'd never even know they were here. But the other ones, well, we hear about them all the time.

Neo: I've never heard of them.
The Oracle: Of course you have. Every time you've heard someone say they saw a ghost, or an angel. Every story you've ever heard about vampires, werewolves, or aliens is the system assimilating some program that's doing something they're not supposed to be doing.

It is also conceivable that only some people are simulated in enough detail to be conscious while others may be simulated at a cruder level allowing them to appear and behave much like the real people but without having any subjective experience. The so-called “problem of other minds”—how we can know that other people are really conscious and are not just behaving as if they were—is another old chestnut of philosophy.

A Matrix may contain a civilization that matures and proceeds to build its own Matrices in the simulation. Realty could thus contain many levels, with computers being simulated inside computers which are themselves simulated, and so forth. How many layers of simulation there could be depends on the computing power available to the bottom-level Architect (who is not simulated)"

So - where does the simulation end? And what makes YOU so sure that you are not a part of the simulation? Are we truly conscious?

Sunday, November 06, 2005

All mapped - our coming Mesh

In a recent article:

Better terrain maps of Earth... and beyond

"The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) thinks that today's computer maps of the Earth are inaccurate for its needs. So it recently awarded a grant to a Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) researcher to develop better computer terrain maps of the surface of Earth and even our moon or Mars. RPI will develop new methods of compressing the data gathered by radar and laser scanning. Even if there is a specific focus to improve navigation of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and to position soldiers where they have the best visibility of their surroundings, other applications are envisioned, such as radio-rowers on the moon or Mars."

There has been an increased move in the need to 'map the world' from the skies to the bottom of the oceans - and the military complex is way ahead in this compared to civilian projects such as Google Earth.

In the future I feel that everything will be mapped - social ubiquitous mapping: the merging of the human with the social, environmental and technological... everywhere mapped + wired - and all of us plugged into this super mesh...

but if we're all in it - who's outside pulling the strings??

As I see it - what's behind our evolution is not biological intelligence, or non-biological intelligence: its intelligent information. And we are, in this stage of evolution, biological carriers for it. The Mesh is a realm where we can't get off it - enclosed fusion of the organic with the intelligent information.

Thats why I see the military as playing right into the hands of this development - they are in delusion, believing they can control it - or 'strategize' it. When immersed in the Mesh completely, all boundaries will blur; the objective will be simultaneously everywhere - like a quantum hologram.

And like an insect that builds its protective nest around itself whilst on the hibernate and close itself in...

Remember in this - 'the sleeper must awaken' (Dune)

Saturday, November 05, 2005

Subtle Energy Medicine

I have been made aware of the research of a Russian scientist called Dr. Yury Kronn who constructed the Subtle Energy Field Infusion Generator (SEFIG).

According to the SUBTLE ENERGY FOR HEALING site:

"The SEFIG had the unique ability to separate the "dark matter" or subtle energy from the electromagnetic energy residing in any substance. It was able to extract and "save" this subtle energy "signature" and then generate this signal and infuse it into any object. Associations with alternative medicine practitioners, medical doctors and scientists, provided ample opportunity to test the effects of this subtle energy infusion on people. "You know that traditional Chinese medicine and philosophy use the term 'Chi' for the energy which, according to them, sustains life in all living organisms," says Dr. Kronn. "Indians use the term 'Prana' for this same universal force. Actually each culture has its own term for this force. My technology is based on equipment that allows access to the world of that mysterious force we call subtle energy."

The Subtle Energy Solutions site states that:

"Scientists studying the motion of galaxy clusters in outer space have made a revolutionary discovery. They have undeniable evidence that an ancient energy form, (we call it Subtle Energy), exists in Dark Matter, or, the Subatomic World. Some scientists believe that this particular energy effects our health and the use of it in the healing professions holds enormous benefits for improving our quality of life. This energy form, known to the Ancients of the East in their use of acupuncture is now generated for the first time ever through a fascinating new technology. It will change the way we view modern medicine forever."

Interesting - worth more investigation. Thanks Boyd for the link.

Wednesday, November 02, 2005

U.S. Military Wants to Own the Weather

A recent article titled 'U.S. Military Wants to Own the Weather' examaines how the US Military are openly discussing 'owning' and controlling the weather, especially after the recent pacific hurricanes. One of the main scientists behind this project is Bernard Eastlund, the same person behind the HAARP research technologies (see earlier posts).

Some of the thinking, publications, and objectives are worrying:

"it offers the ability to degrade the effectiveness of enemy forces. That could come from flooding an opponent’s encampment or airfield to generating downright downpours that disrupt enemy troop comfort levels. On the flipside, sparking a drought that cuts off fresh water can stir up morale problems for warfighting foes.

In this regard, nanotechnology could be utilized to create clouds of tiny smart particles. Atmospherically buoyant, these ultra-small computer particles could navigate themselves to block optical sensors. Alternatively, they might be used to provide an atmospheric electrical potential difference -- a way to precisely aim and time lightning strikes over the enemy’s head – thereby concoct thunderbolts on demand"

Ideas from a research paper - "Weather as a Force Multiplier: Owning the Weather in 2025" – written by a seven person team of military officers and presented in 1996 as part of a larger study dubbed Air Force 2025.

In 2025, the report summarized, U.S. aerospace forces can "own the weather" by capitalizing on emerging technologies and focusing development of those technologies to war-fighting applications.

"I estimate this new science of weather modification will take 10 to 20 years to mature to the point where it is useful for controlling the severity and impact of severe weather systems as large as hurricanes," Eastlund explained.

The last large hurricane modification experiments -- under Project Stormfury -- were carried out by the U.S. Air Force, Eastlund said. "It is likely the Department of Defense would be the lead agency in any new efforts in severe storm modification."

With weather control comes also the control of waves + frequencies that affect consciousness, cognition, and physical well-being. Are these understood, or part of the covert plans??