Friday, June 26, 2009

Transhumanism: The Ultimate Nanny state!




Til now, we would like to think that we contain the social freedom to think what we wish to think. Even in the most suppressed societies, where many aspects of our physical lives are regulated, our freedom to think is still present.

China's sociological restriction on birth control can never suppress the actual act of conceiving more than one child through policy alone. While having more than one child may be against the law, it would not be against your biological means. This is just a single example of the physical control that is exerted on individualism through the use of policy, transhumanism for the first time gives policy makers the ability to implement social control at a biological level.

Would it not be increasingly logical for a totalitarian state that wishes to control it's population to engage in means of biologically imposing limits to the reproductive organs or simply removing all reproductive functions, in order to move the state into having even more control over it's population? Yes all of this may seem extremist, yet it really isn't. Much work has been laid out into what is called the creation of the "New Man" or what transhumanists call the "posthuman". The problem is that this posthuman new man will be more like a complete biological quasi robotic slave.


So far I have only explored the reproductive aspect of biological control, but this article is about the ultimate nanny state. Biological control is merely one of the baby steps towards reaching this. With all the developments of deep brain stimulation and other behavioral neural modifications currently being conducted, future developments of these experiments suggest that complete control of the mind may be obtainable.

Aaron has also blogged about this in he's piece on Huxley's "ultimate revolution" being the complete and pervasive Big Brother state. A world where not only are you programmed to feel happy, and content with what ever living conditions are provided, but also suppressed from having any type of true individuality. This can easily go down the path of the creation of the hive mind, which unfortunately will not be explored in this article due to its very own extensive complexities.

Lets dive in deeper shall we? Already there exists talk in the field of neuroscience that the human condition may have to be re-engineered to bring fourth a more Utopian/enlightened state of mind. The concept that crime, selfishness, and all the personality traits that in the past have provided us with occasional unpleasant emotional states can be removed genetically for the means of ultimately ending suffering. The root of your suffering will be seen as defects in your mind which can and need to be corrected. This will give an ever increasing justification to transhumanists to modify the current human condition in an effort to create a peaceful, enlightened human.


There's already tons of talk in tranhumanist circles of how genetic re-engineering will give us the ability to turn our selves into anything imaginable. Yet when you factor in the very real elements of control that exist, its hard to think that this controlling factor would not act quickly to maintain its control over the population. Remember the need to wield power over other people will not easily go away. It may also in fact increase as a new power race begins. A race to merge your consciousness with a machine in order to reach, in essence, "at one with the universe" this will drive those in power to seek out even more power. The reasoning being, that obtaining a universal mind can only be achieved if AI nanomachines go on to turn the entire universe into computronium, which there minds will be the driving force behind such an act.

But lets take a step back and attempt to plot a "progress" timeline to all of this. As mentioned above, simple genetic tweaks will be done for health reason and overall protection. At least that's what will be told. Slowly the genetic tweaks will become more and more pervasive; things such as anger, sadness, depression, and even happiness will be throttled down, and tamed. Before long anything that is believed to lead to antisocial behavior or heightened emotional states will slowly go, mood suppression and happy pills will keep the mind under a cloud of content.

This alone will be enough to put the general population into a command accepting sleeper society, although some out there will still have undesired thoughts. To increase control brain implants will have to be implemented along side genetic modification. The brain implants which can easily be delivered via vaccines in the form of biological nanobots will set up camp on key specific centers in the brain providing total non evasive brain access. Hard-wiring the brain will open the gates to direct thought monitoring and control. At this point any thoughts can be injected directly into the neural cortex and Huxley's ultimate revolution where a slave will learn to love his servitude is finally achieved.

This will be last time I will state that this article is not about how complete mind control can be achieved, but rather about the ultimate nanny state. Til now I have fully shown you how transhumanism and or the enabling technologies that fall under transhumanism open the flood gates to a complete biological control of the human species, but to me this is still one step way from full and total control.


The final revolution, or as it will be sold, will come in the need not just to control your physical self but to control every single aspect of your existence, down to what you perceive reality to be. Yes the final stage is brain uploading. In cyberspace there will no more need to watch you, there will be no more need to police you, there wont even be a need to even assert any type of policy to retain control. At this point your society/reality, or should I just frankly say, your entire universe is programmed. You will see, hear, feel and taste what is programmed for you. There will be no falling out of line, period. You will act and behave under strict guidance and control from the "programmers". They will obtain what they have truly been after godhood over you.






The final stage in perfecting Big Brother will be the creation of a god-like being to oversee all aspects of reality; a god that they hopefully wish to become. So if you think that that everyone will be offered the ability to merge with the entire universe, you're sadly mistaken. You will be suppressed and kept in the lowest realm of existence possible as they increase in power intelligence and ultimately control. So what is your ultimate nanny, I dare ask. Ask yourself, who will be your keeper, your watcher, your parent, or your god? I end with a quote from the clip above.

"This Universe is mine I am God here"







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Transhumanism: The Ultimate Nanny state!




Til now, we would like to think that we contain the social freedom to think what we wish to think. Even in the most suppressed societies, where many aspects of our physical lives are regulated, our freedom to think is still present.

China's sociological restriction on birth control can never suppress the actual act of conceiving more than one child through policy alone. While having more than one child may be against the law, it would not be against your biological means. This is just a single example of the physical control that is exerted on individualism through the use of policy, transhumanism for the first time gives policy makers the ability to implement social control at a biological level.

Would it not be increasingly logical for a totalitarian state that wishes to control it's population to engage in means of biologically imposing limits to the reproductive organs or simply removing all reproductive functions, in order to move the state into having even more control over it's population? Yes all of this may seem extremist, yet it really isn't. Much work has been laid out into what is called the creation of the "New Man" or what transhumanists call the "posthuman". The problem is that this posthuman new man will be more like a complete biological quasi robotic slave.


So far I have only explored the reproductive aspect of biological control, but this article is about the ultimate nanny state. Biological control is merely one of the baby steps towards reaching this. With all the developments of deep brain stimulation and other behavioral neural modifications currently being conducted, future developments of these experiments suggest that complete control of the mind may be obtainable.

Aaron has also blogged about this in he's piece on Huxley's "ultimate revolution" being the complete and pervasive Big Brother state. A world where not only are you programmed to feel happy, and content with what ever living conditions are provided, but also suppressed from having any type of true individuality. This can easily go down the path of the creation of the hive mind, which unfortunately will not be explored in this article due to its very own extensive complexities.

Lets dive in deeper shall we? Already there exists talk in the field of neuroscience that the human condition may have to be re-engineered to bring fourth a more Utopian/enlightened state of mind. The concept that crime, selfishness, and all the personality traits that in the past have provided us with occasional unpleasant emotional states can be removed genetically for the means of ultimately ending suffering. The root of your suffering will be seen as defects in your mind which can and need to be corrected. This will give an ever increasing justification to transhumanists to modify the current human condition in an effort to create a peaceful, enlightened human.


There's already tons of talk in tranhumanist circles of how genetic re-engineering will give us the ability to turn our selves into anything imaginable. Yet when you factor in the very real elements of control that exist, its hard to think that this controlling factor would not act quickly to maintain its control over the population. Remember the need to wield power over other people will not easily go away. It may also in fact increase as a new power race begins. A race to merge your consciousness with a machine in order to reach, in essence, "at one with the universe" this will drive those in power to seek out even more power. The reasoning being, that obtaining a universal mind can only be achieved if AI nanomachines go on to turn the entire universe into computronium, which there minds will be the driving force behind such an act.

But lets take a step back and attempt to plot a "progress" timeline to all of this. As mentioned above, simple genetic tweaks will be done for health reason and overall protection. At least that's what will be told. Slowly the genetic tweaks will become more and more pervasive; things such as anger, sadness, depression, and even happiness will be throttled down, and tamed. Before long anything that is believed to lead to antisocial behavior or heightened emotional states will slowly go, mood suppression and happy pills will keep the mind under a cloud of content.

This alone will be enough to put the general population into a command accepting sleeper society, although some out there will still have undesired thoughts. To increase control brain implants will have to be implemented along side genetic modification. The brain implants which can easily be delivered via vaccines in the form of biological nanobots will set up camp on key specific centers in the brain providing total non evasive brain access. Hard-wiring the brain will open the gates to direct thought monitoring and control. At this point any thoughts can be injected directly into the neural cortex and Huxley's ultimate revolution where a slave will learn to love his servitude is finally achieved.

This will be last time I will state that this article is not about how complete mind control can be achieved, but rather about the ultimate nanny state. Til now I have fully shown you how transhumanism and or the enabling technologies that fall under transhumanism open the flood gates to a complete biological control of the human species, but to me this is still one step way from full and total control.


The final revolution, or as it will be sold, will come in the need not just to control your physical self but to control every single aspect of your existence, down to what you perceive reality to be. Yes the final stage is brain uploading. In cyberspace there will no more need to watch you, there will be no more need to police you, there wont even be a need to even assert any type of policy to retain control. At this point your society/reality, or should I just frankly say, your entire universe is programmed. You will see, hear, feel and taste what is programmed for you. There will be no falling out of line, period. You will act and behave under strict guidance and control from the "programmers". They will obtain what they have truly been after godhood over you.






The final stage in perfecting Big Brother will be the creation of a god-like being to oversee all aspects of reality; a god that they hopefully wish to become. So if you think that that everyone will be offered the ability to merge with the entire universe, you're sadly mistaken. You will be suppressed and kept in the lowest realm of existence possible as they increase in power intelligence and ultimately control. So what is your ultimate nanny, I dare ask. Ask yourself, who will be your keeper, your watcher, your parent, or your god? I end with a quote from the clip above.

"This Universe is mine I am God here"







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Transhumanism: The Ultimate Nanny state!




Til now, we would like to think that we contain the social freedom to think what we wish to think. Even in the most suppressed societies, where many aspects of our physical lives are regulated, our freedom to think is still present.

China's sociological restriction on birth control can never suppress the actual act of conceiving more than one child through policy alone. While having more than one child may be against the law, it would not be against your biological means. This is just a single example of the physical control that is exerted on individualism through the use of policy, transhumanism for the first time gives policy makers the ability to implement social control at a biological level.

Would it not be increasingly logical for a totalitarian state that wishes to control it's population to engage in means of biologically imposing limits to the reproductive organs or simply removing all reproductive functions, in order to move the state into having even more control over it's population? Yes all of this may seem extremist, yet it really isn't. Much work has been laid out into what is called the creation of the "New Man" or what transhumanists call the "posthuman". The problem is that this posthuman new man will be more like a complete biological quasi robotic slave.


So far I have only explored the reproductive aspect of biological control, but this article is about the ultimate nanny state. Biological control is merely one of the baby steps towards reaching this. With all the developments of deep brain stimulation and other behavioral neural modifications currently being conducted, future developments of these experiments suggest that complete control of the mind may be obtainable.

Aaron has also blogged about this in he's piece on Huxley's "ultimate revolution" being the complete and pervasive Big Brother state. A world where not only are you programmed to feel happy, and content with what ever living conditions are provided, but also suppressed from having any type of true individuality. This can easily go down the path of the creation of the hive mind, which unfortunately will not be explored in this article due to its very own extensive complexities.

Lets dive in deeper shall we? Already there exists talk in the field of neuroscience that the human condition may have to be re-engineered to bring fourth a more Utopian/enlightened state of mind. The concept that crime, selfishness, and all the personality traits that in the past have provided us with occasional unpleasant emotional states can be removed genetically for the means of ultimately ending suffering. The root of your suffering will be seen as defects in your mind which can and need to be corrected. This will give an ever increasing justification to transhumanists to modify the current human condition in an effort to create a peaceful, enlightened human.


There's already tons of talk in tranhumanist circles of how genetic re-engineering will give us the ability to turn our selves into anything imaginable. Yet when you factor in the very real elements of control that exist, its hard to think that this controlling factor would not act quickly to maintain its control over the population. Remember the need to wield power over other people will not easily go away. It may also in fact increase as a new power race begins. A race to merge your consciousness with a machine in order to reach, in essence, "at one with the universe" this will drive those in power to seek out even more power. The reasoning being, that obtaining a universal mind can only be achieved if AI nanomachines go on to turn the entire universe into computronium, which there minds will be the driving force behind such an act.

But lets take a step back and attempt to plot a "progress" timeline to all of this. As mentioned above, simple genetic tweaks will be done for health reason and overall protection. At least that's what will be told. Slowly the genetic tweaks will become more and more pervasive; things such as anger, sadness, depression, and even happiness will be throttled down, and tamed. Before long anything that is believed to lead to antisocial behavior or heightened emotional states will slowly go, mood suppression and happy pills will keep the mind under a cloud of content.

This alone will be enough to put the general population into a command accepting sleeper society, although some out there will still have undesired thoughts. To increase control brain implants will have to be implemented along side genetic modification. The brain implants which can easily be delivered via vaccines in the form of biological nanobots will set up camp on key specific centers in the brain providing total non evasive brain access. Hard-wiring the brain will open the gates to direct thought monitoring and control. At this point any thoughts can be injected directly into the neural cortex and Huxley's ultimate revolution where a slave will learn to love his servitude is finally achieved.

This will be last time I will state that this article is not about how complete mind control can be achieved, but rather about the ultimate nanny state. Til now I have fully shown you how transhumanism and or the enabling technologies that fall under transhumanism open the flood gates to a complete biological control of the human species, but to me this is still one step way from full and total control.


The final revolution, or as it will be sold, will come in the need not just to control your physical self but to control every single aspect of your existence, down to what you perceive reality to be. Yes the final stage is brain uploading. In cyberspace there will no more need to watch you, there will be no more need to police you, there wont even be a need to even assert any type of policy to retain control. At this point your society/reality, or should I just frankly say, your entire universe is programmed. You will see, hear, feel and taste what is programmed for you. There will be no falling out of line, period. You will act and behave under strict guidance and control from the "programmers". They will obtain what they have truly been after godhood over you.






The final stage in perfecting Big Brother will be the creation of a god-like being to oversee all aspects of reality; a god that they hopefully wish to become. So if you think that that everyone will be offered the ability to merge with the entire universe, you're sadly mistaken. You will be suppressed and kept in the lowest realm of existence possible as they increase in power intelligence and ultimately control. So what is your ultimate nanny, I dare ask. Ask yourself, who will be your keeper, your watcher, your parent, or your god? I end with a quote from the clip above.

"This Universe is mine I am God here"







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Watching the Singularity


When it comes to the Singularity, I’m a tourist. Neither a believer nor atheist, proponent nor naysayer, I find the phenomenon too good to pass by without commenting. Like nuclear power, it’s fascinating in a science fictiony kind of way. You can’t help but stand back and admire its audacity. You wonder how we figured all that out. You get the feeling that back in the early days, even the developers must have scratched their heads and said, “nice idea, but I don’t know.”
I for one definitely don’t know. Right now I’m not planning on living forever, but let me tell you, as I grow older and age pain starts to set up in the bones, the idea of eternal youth via high tech body parts or virtual existence starts to look more and more inviting. As the brash confidence of youth fades, I start to understand how one could embrace a wholly unnatural existence.
The laws of thermodynamics haunt me. I wonder what terrible toll must be paid to support our futuristic plans. The June 2009 issue of National Geographic has a story on the planet’s heavily-taxed food supply. Apparently the green revolution of the 60s and 70s that vastly improved crop yields via irrigation, pesticides, and fertilizers is now backfiring. The green revolution provided incredible famine relief, but the population growth that resulted from that is currently threatening the carrying capacity of our planet. The aquifers are drying up and the soils are becoming salinized. In addition we are experiencing record high cancer rates, especially in areas where the green revolution had the greatest impact. We’re back to where we started with not enough food to go around, but now there’s exponentially more of us.

We never seem to be able to live within our means. We solve one problem and then instead of being thankful for that we go hogwild and create a new one. The Singularity promises an answer to all of our ills and I believe it might just give us one, if only people can understand its implications. Whatever they turn out to be.
Technology is developed to solve problems, enrich our lives (especially those of the patent holders), and release us from the drudgery self-sufficiency often entails. But does it also make us a slave to resources that will one day dwindle or just plain disappear?
The Singularity also promises infinite knowledge. Will we know what to do with it? Or will we continue to go hogwild like children in a candy store with no chaperone. Maybe the Singularity will allow us to be those spoiled children. Maybe there will be no more dire consequences of our actions. Or if something untoward happens from some ill-conceived idea, we’ll be able to hit the back button, or delete, and restore our sanity from a saved copy on a hard disk somewhere.
One begins to see the possibilities for infinite experimentation with the Singularity. If we never have to worry about consequences, we can try anything, do anything. Maybe brother Ray is right, our creativity will flourish like never before.
It’s the creativity, the new ideas that I find so fascinating. I’d like to see what all we come up with. That’s what makes the Singularity worth watching for me. That’s why I’m a tourist. My camera is clicking away even as I’m falling into the gorge.
Sue Lange





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Watching the Singularity


When it comes to the Singularity, I’m a tourist. Neither a believer nor atheist, proponent nor naysayer, I find the phenomenon too good to pass by without commenting. Like nuclear power, it’s fascinating in a science fictiony kind of way. You can’t help but stand back and admire its audacity. You wonder how we figured all that out. You get the feeling that back in the early days, even the developers must have scratched their heads and said, “nice idea, but I don’t know.”
I for one definitely don’t know. Right now I’m not planning on living forever, but let me tell you, as I grow older and age pain starts to set up in the bones, the idea of eternal youth via high tech body parts or virtual existence starts to look more and more inviting. As the brash confidence of youth fades, I start to understand how one could embrace a wholly unnatural existence.
The laws of thermodynamics haunt me. I wonder what terrible toll must be paid to support our futuristic plans. The June 2009 issue of National Geographic has a story on the planet’s heavily-taxed food supply. Apparently the green revolution of the 60s and 70s that vastly improved crop yields via irrigation, pesticides, and fertilizers is now backfiring. The green revolution provided incredible famine relief, but the population growth that resulted from that is currently threatening the carrying capacity of our planet. The aquifers are drying up and the soils are becoming salinized. In addition we are experiencing record high cancer rates, especially in areas where the green revolution had the greatest impact. We’re back to where we started with not enough food to go around, but now there’s exponentially more of us.

We never seem to be able to live within our means. We solve one problem and then instead of being thankful for that we go hogwild and create a new one. The Singularity promises an answer to all of our ills and I believe it might just give us one, if only people can understand its implications. Whatever they turn out to be.
Technology is developed to solve problems, enrich our lives (especially those of the patent holders), and release us from the drudgery self-sufficiency often entails. But does it also make us a slave to resources that will one day dwindle or just plain disappear?
The Singularity also promises infinite knowledge. Will we know what to do with it? Or will we continue to go hogwild like children in a candy store with no chaperone. Maybe the Singularity will allow us to be those spoiled children. Maybe there will be no more dire consequences of our actions. Or if something untoward happens from some ill-conceived idea, we’ll be able to hit the back button, or delete, and restore our sanity from a saved copy on a hard disk somewhere.
One begins to see the possibilities for infinite experimentation with the Singularity. If we never have to worry about consequences, we can try anything, do anything. Maybe brother Ray is right, our creativity will flourish like never before.
It’s the creativity, the new ideas that I find so fascinating. I’d like to see what all we come up with. That’s what makes the Singularity worth watching for me. That’s why I’m a tourist. My camera is clicking away even as I’m falling into the gorge.
Sue Lange





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Watching the Singularity


When it comes to the Singularity, I’m a tourist. Neither a believer nor atheist, proponent nor naysayer, I find the phenomenon too good to pass by without commenting. Like nuclear power, it’s fascinating in a science fictiony kind of way. You can’t help but stand back and admire its audacity. You wonder how we figured all that out. You get the feeling that back in the early days, even the developers must have scratched their heads and said, “nice idea, but I don’t know.”
I for one definitely don’t know. Right now I’m not planning on living forever, but let me tell you, as I grow older and age pain starts to set up in the bones, the idea of eternal youth via high tech body parts or virtual existence starts to look more and more inviting. As the brash confidence of youth fades, I start to understand how one could embrace a wholly unnatural existence.
The laws of thermodynamics haunt me. I wonder what terrible toll must be paid to support our futuristic plans. The June 2009 issue of National Geographic has a story on the planet’s heavily-taxed food supply. Apparently the green revolution of the 60s and 70s that vastly improved crop yields via irrigation, pesticides, and fertilizers is now backfiring. The green revolution provided incredible famine relief, but the population growth that resulted from that is currently threatening the carrying capacity of our planet. The aquifers are drying up and the soils are becoming salinized. In addition we are experiencing record high cancer rates, especially in areas where the green revolution had the greatest impact. We’re back to where we started with not enough food to go around, but now there’s exponentially more of us.

We never seem to be able to live within our means. We solve one problem and then instead of being thankful for that we go hogwild and create a new one. The Singularity promises an answer to all of our ills and I believe it might just give us one, if only people can understand its implications. Whatever they turn out to be.
Technology is developed to solve problems, enrich our lives (especially those of the patent holders), and release us from the drudgery self-sufficiency often entails. But does it also make us a slave to resources that will one day dwindle or just plain disappear?
The Singularity also promises infinite knowledge. Will we know what to do with it? Or will we continue to go hogwild like children in a candy store with no chaperone. Maybe the Singularity will allow us to be those spoiled children. Maybe there will be no more dire consequences of our actions. Or if something untoward happens from some ill-conceived idea, we’ll be able to hit the back button, or delete, and restore our sanity from a saved copy on a hard disk somewhere.
One begins to see the possibilities for infinite experimentation with the Singularity. If we never have to worry about consequences, we can try anything, do anything. Maybe brother Ray is right, our creativity will flourish like never before.
It’s the creativity, the new ideas that I find so fascinating. I’d like to see what all we come up with. That’s what makes the Singularity worth watching for me. That’s why I’m a tourist. My camera is clicking away even as I’m falling into the gorge.
Sue Lange





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My Riddles

Dear Antz Particleion Is Hacking your Universe (live)

I will give your universe/Mind back to you if you answer my riddles.

Call your answers in!

(305) 735-9490

A) Is your universe real?

B) Are you real?

C) Who currently has {source}?

D) What is {Root}?

When you got the answer email it to

Key.universe@gmail.com

and I will give you back your universe assuming your right ;-)

Rules subject to change but will be posted.

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! It will be Billions of years till I let you just have it... Till then I urge you try to get your key back.