Mecha or Organic? That is the question

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Re: Mecha or Organic? That is the question
« Reply #30 on: March 18, 2007, 01:42:33 pm »
Lynn,

Come on...if you're really in tune with this thread just "think" your
thoughts to Freddy and Dan! I dare say they'd get them a lot faster
than email connections! ;)
In the world of AI, it's the thought that counts!

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Re: Mecha or Organic? That is the question
« Reply #31 on: March 18, 2007, 07:35:33 pm »
not sure if in tune is correct ,godfather, but here is a revised version of what i wrote the guys chime in with your response please.

i love the forums and i  know we all get off topic sometimes but the article was great, dan, and freddy you bring up many valid points. i think people who say i do not believe in something have never experienced it so they can't relate but once you have experienced something no matter what anyone says you know or believe the experience was tru for you.
when i was very young a series of events happened to me-- things i could not understand or explain as a child, things before science fiction tv and movies i didnt have a tv until i was 3 . --- wild hallucingenic dreams of other worlds and spaceships and being watched by alien ----beings in small rooms stacked high atop one another. ----visions in dreams of running at night from one  large building to another  to get away from 'THEM" with many other people.----- seeing blue lights on the lawn after awaking abruptly in the middle of the night .----- hearing helicopters all hours of the night.----- strange thoughts about sciences that i didnt understand.---- in a six week period in 1978 i learned by accident all kinds of stuff about electromagnitism, quarks, ions , the basics of electronics and chemical reactions, and more from a series of words that flooded my mind,--- from looking up there meanings i found many of the words were related and held significance.--- i eventually wrote a book called ALL MANKIND IS ON TRIAL, and tried to get it published but the secular press said it was to churchy and the chuch press said it was secular so it didnt happen.---

during that time i also had access to several old computers by todays standards-- and taught myself to operate them and to program ---even if only minimally i did it. i didnt do all that by myself  i felt and still do that some higher power was trying to indoctrinate me for something greater. but i never understood what it was all for .

i think it was all before its time. in several forums some key people have been brought into each others circle and i think that a climax is about to explode of understanding from all corners of the world. i could be all wrong but i feel that the explosion is bigger than a learing robot i think it is something else and we all are being drawn together for a reason. we shall see.

and please dont think im nuts. i dont usually share this much info with everyone. ~~alady
now you know i really am crazy ;D

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Re: Mecha or Organic? That is the question
« Reply #32 on: March 18, 2007, 10:13:27 pm »
It all goes to show that humans are extremely complex beings and just how difficult a task it is to emulate us (yes I am human too, I know it's shocking).

It's true what you say Alady, that once you experience something for yourself it is a stronger belief than other people may give credit to.  So sorry to Fuzzy if I was insensitive to her beliefs, but I am only expressing mine too (so far at least).

I think that especially with the internet, normal workaday people, not just politicians, are discussing things more and more widely around the world.  Let's hope it all pays off one day and we do acheive the greater understanding you talk about.

I'm still no nearer a conclusion on this topic of mecha or organic, I'm not sure about how much I want the world to be changed by technology, but some of it, like the net is improving life.  Maybe something like an intelligent force driving the world wide web will benefit mankind.
« Last Edit: March 18, 2007, 10:37:58 pm by Freddy »

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Re: Mecha or Organic? That is the question
« Reply #33 on: March 18, 2007, 10:29:22 pm »
Lynn & gang,

Oddly, while having dinner last night with my wife and another couple,
I mentioned that regardless of their religious convictions, based on
everything around us that is happening and on the global scale as well,
I felt that we are beyond the eleventh hour...actually closer to 12 than
we might imagine.

If one compares our current state of life to the text of the Revelations,
it doesn't take a rocket scientist to realize that things will get much
worse before they get better.

I'm not a particularly religious person. Religion is an organized group that
dictates doctrine (divinely inspired or personally inspired who knows) to
a likewise group of followers.

I much rather prefer to seek a supreme being in my own way.

I'm not shouting doomsday ... the end is upon us but merely requesting
that we look at things beyond the surface for as we well know, we're
often told that which they think we want or need to hear.

Be carefull!
In the world of AI, it's the thought that counts!

 


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