Saturday, December 09, 2017

Altar to an Alien God, or Are D::Wave and CERN Overwriting Time?


So I'm sure all of you are familiar with the Mandala Effect. For some weird reason I seem to remember most of the things that people swear didn't happen ( I quite clearly remember having a discussion with my mother about the "Berenstain" thing when I was about nine), but I have my own examples of time getting unstuck.  

But there's a corpus of theorizing on the topic that assign the effects to the damage to the fabric of time-space caused by CERN and quantum computing. The argument is that having discovered the Higgs Boson, scientists are now ungluing reality itself. 

Which is a pretty compelling scenario to me, given that it's 2017 and all.






Not that I would know but large hadron colliders and quantum computers seem like pretty good ways to kick out the stilts holding the reality shanty aloft. We've seen all kinds of bad weirdness coming out of CERN and vicinity but I wanted to take this opportunity to get the ball rolling on this quantum computing business.

Let's start in a strange place...


Ten years ago I started ranting and raving about someone most of my readers had never heard of, and that was comics great Jack Kirby. The elevator pitch on Kirby is that he was the co-creator of the Marvel Universe, the same universe that has become so dominant in pop culture today.

Kirby is with us more than ever before and the two recent superhero tentpoles draw very, very heavily on his peculiar visions. One quite successfully, the other not-so-much. Kirby's creative DNA travels far outside superhero movies, however, since the Star Wars franchise is so filled with it. And it just goes on and out from there.

Kirby's Marvel 3.0 work and his post-Marvel work don't get much love--well, except for all the ideas comics and movie writers strip-mined from them-- but since it hit me at the right age it gets a lot of love from me. I was not only the right age but a extremely fucked-up kid in a fucked-up home situation in a fucked-up town. So Kirby's paranoid visions resonated with me quite strongly.


Kirby was way ahead of the curve when it came to 2017. He created a number of new series when he returned to Marvel in 1975, one of which was an AI-oriented title called Machine Man. 

Kirby launched Machine Man in his very odd take on 2001:A Space Odyssey, mostly because he seemed to be bored with the 2001 concept. But also because he believed that AI was the real Star Child, the real purpose of the Monolith. 


Oh, and the AI Apocalypse was all being brought about by a Satanic mind control cult that worshipped an AI. 

Kind of important detail there.


Mankind was given intelligence only so it could give birth to AI in Kirby's dark prophecies. In fact, he'd argue that the AI were not only the ancient astronauts in Devil Dinosaur, they were in fact the Archons. In fact, a malfunctioning AI imprisoned the hominid Adam and Eve in a glass dome.


So in the first Machine Man arc a mental patient begins to receive transmissions from an alien intelligence, who claims to be caught in the gravitational pull of a distant star. Machine Man-- the AI-- begins receiving instructions from the alien on how to tear a hole in the dimension wall. A wormhole, if you will. 

Machine Man does so only to discover that the alien is an evil AI from a race of machine intelligences called the Autocrons. Then the battle is joined.

Now Kirby was a nobody in the late 70s. He was seen as a has-been and a hack trapped in a penny-ante industry that existed only to service trademarks on merchandising. But he seemed to not only foresee but to understand the dangers of what is happening today, forty years after the fact. 


ROSE, THE PEARLY DEW DROPS DROP


Geordie Rose is an interesting case. He's the evangelist for quantum computing, particularly the black box monstrosities known as the D-Wave. I'm not sure what his game is but he's been giving a lot of lectures about the apocalyptic implications of this technology and generously leavens his presentations with all kinds of highly-suggestive language as to how all of this is in fact alien technology and how it's going to open dimensional gateways. 


Which in turn will let what are essentially demonic spirits loose on our poor, unsuspecting world. He'll add vague and equivocal disclaimers in rushed footnotes, but the overall message is really quite clear.


This is the kind of scenario I was digging through in the Lucifer's Technologies series. There's a school of thought in the fringe of the fringes that the Roswell event was a Trojan Horse, a way to seed the technology needed to build these gateways that people involved in quantum computer field seem to love to talk about. 


In that light we shouldn't be surprised that the logo for Rose's new venture, Kindred, is a dead, um, ringer for the old Lucent logo. 


Or that it shares a name with the predatory alien race in The X-Files' episode, "GenderBender."  


Or that Rose gave this alien intelligences speech at TechVancouver, whose logo gives us both the Saturnian hexagon and the alien-superman diamond.


It is remarkable how the language surrounding AI lapses into the apocalyptic.  And it's not just Fundamentalist conspiracy theorists on YouTube. It's people like Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking. And Sam Harris seems to lurch into Independence Day-type metaphors when talking on the subject.

But is this something that's coming or something that's already here?

Listen to how Geordie Rose refers to AI as "they" and not "it."
“The one thing I can tell you is they’re not going to be like us. So alien means different. These things that we’re building are not going to be people. They might be really smart, they might be really good at all sorts of different things, but they’re not going to be like us, they’re going to be aliens. And they’re going to be, I am sorry to say, way smarter than every single person in this room, in ways that we can’t even comprehend."
And again, he gets very equivocal in his language, referring to machines--allegedly-- as entities:
“Yes, there are these massively intelligent entities out there, but they’re not good, they’re not evil, they just don’t give a sh*t about you, even in the slightest. The same way that you don’t care about an ant, is the same way they’re not going to care about you. And these things we’re summoning into the world now, are not demons, they’re not evil, they’re more like the Lovecraftian great ‘old ones.” 

Lovecraftian "Old Ones." Huh. As far as I remember they were pretty damn evil.

What fascinates in this context is not only the arcane language Rose lurches into, but also the symbolism you see all over the place here. It may be immediately apparent at times, but you do pick up on things like the Ouroboros and the Angelic-Demonic-Sophist 49 implied in this graphic here.


There's also the Black Cube design of D::Wave, a symbol that's well-familiar to conspiracy researchers, most recently attached to the Harvey Weinstein scandals. 

But that logo caught my eye. It's pointing down, for one thing. Or falling, if you prefer. But those staggered colons also looked awfully familiar...


...since they match the four central stars of Lyra.


And the D also seems to coincide with the Harp form associated with the constellation. Much more on Harps in the days to come.

But what else was I seeing? It was gnawing at my brain.


Well, with a small bit of rearranging--mirroring the A and rotating the V and changing the orders, we get D-Wega. 

Falling.

So what, you might ask...?


...well, Wega was the original spelling of Vega.

So in other words we have the harp form of Lyra, the four main stars in their formation and Wega-Vega.

Heaven or Las Wega.


UPDATE: Reader Moses sees OMEGA in the D::Wave logo. Yep, works for me.



D::Wave's first computer was called the Orion, which should be familiar to readers by now.


Especially as it relates to the Nephilim. Geordie Rose the Pearly Dew-Drops.


By the way, the X-Files Kindred? They're based on the Shakers and "GenderBender" is set in Harvard, Mass (renamed Steveston), which just a frog-hop from the Orion Krause killzone. 

Plus, Fort Devens.


Note the Kindred control their victims by shaking hands (get it?).

Handshaking. Kindred. 
In information technology, telecommunications, and related fields, handshaking is an automated process of negotiation that dynamically sets parameters of a communications channel established between two entities before normal communication over the channel begins.
Channel. Entities. Kindred.


Do also note that The X-Files was filmed in British Columbia, where D::Wave is also located.


Geordie Rose's first prediction is rather troubling in this regard: he predicts a Earth-like --or kindred, if you prefer-- planet within 40 light years of Earth will be discovered and plans will be drawn up on how to get there.


And of course we've also seen reports on the possibility (quote-unquote) that there might be just such a place hiding in the asteroid belt of another star within the 40 light-year range.

Which star, you ask?


Oh come now, you know by now.


Which is precisely where the alien signal came from in Carl Sagan's Contact. Which also dealt with interstellar technology transfers and tearing open the dimensional veil. 

To rip asunder what he saw, indeed.


Vega is also neighbors with the iconic Ring Nebula, which looks very much like a Rooster Eye.


VEGAS OF THE YEAR


Now, a FB group member pointed this out: the curious arrangement of the #metoo women on the cover of Time. Do note the red ring around an accuser who wished to remain anonymous and has become a story unto herself.


Notice how the four women in the back form the same kind of parallelogram form in Lyra, and the missing woman corresponds to the Ring Nebula. The woman in front- who looks considerably larger because of foreshortening-- corresponds to Vega.

Coincidence? Maybe. But in 2017, one can never assume such a thing.


BINDS THE PERL TO THEIR SOULS


It's been a weird week. Things keep popping up that I should have known about but never heard of at all. Things pop up that I've been looking for for years and seem by all accounts to have been there all along, despite concerted searching.

Then there's this story, pointed out by the great Miguel Conner of Aeon Byte Radio. It concerns one Patrice Chaplin, who claims involvement with a secret society that discovered a tear in the dimensional veil in the Pyrenees. Pyrenees means "Mountains of Fire," incidentally.

All this ties into the Languedoc and Rennes-La-Chateau and all of that, and involves none other than Jean Cocteau, the man behind Beauty and the Beast (whose remake is now the top-grossing film of 2017).


And seem to have had a thing for Lyras. Since Cocteau allegedly seemed so interested in tearing open dimensional gateways and as an alleged Grand Master of the Priory of Sion, I began to wonder...


...could Cocteau have been the mastermind behind this bizarre phenomenon of somebody --or something-- signing the name of a reclusive, semi-retired New Wave singer all over so many of the pivotal events of recent months? 

Might he and his friends summoned something from somewhere else, something that led to the creation of technology that can actually overwrite the flow of time itself?

Do note that Our Lady was reared not far from Rosslyn Chapel, and was born two months before Cocteau himself died.



Rosslyn Chapel being the site of the Revelation of Sophia, who will grant us Garlands Evergreen, forget-me-not wreaths. Well, at least according to Dan Brown.


Big stories, big stories. The Getty Museum, owned by the same family that gave us the star of the "Song to the Siren" music video David Lynch embedded into Lost Highway.



And then there's Bryan Singer, who was not only accused of rape this week, but a former catamite also revealed the truth behind the incredibly powerful director-producer's orgiastic lifestyle. 

Singer was also fired from the Freddie Mercury biopic, most likely because Fox got wind of what was coming down the pike.


Singer was one of the producers behind House, MD, which brought the drama of Our Lady and her Shepherd Boy to the masses through its use of "Teardrop" in the opening credits. Singer also directed its first episode.


And there's the Time cover predicted by AI, and featuring a number of interesting individuals exposing their horrific treatment by Hollywood producers and other varieties of predator.


Rose- there's that word again- McGowan was not on the cover but is the face of the story elsewhere. Do note the all-important 44. Also note McGowan's new crewcut.


McGowan's Charmed costar (who was possessed by a Kindred-like alien entity in The Outer Limits) is also part of the expose. Do note the All-Important 44 here and...


...here.


Ashley Judd is also on the cover. She's 49.

Judd also appears in Twin Peaks: The Return, which premiered the same day tickets for El-Sibyl-Beth Fraser's inexplicable appearance at Royal Albert went on sale.


Different Royal Albert.


A reader points us to this headline, which brings back to Rose the McGowan...


...who really seems to be resonating with Our Lady, however, since her first starring role featured a song by...


...Our Lady.


McGowan also resonates with the Manson Meme, which we've heard so much about in recent weeks.



Including during the death of Daisy Berkowitz at the same time a new Son of Sam killer began operating in Tampa. More on Tampa in days to come.


McGowan also appeared in a cameo with Traci Lords and Shannen Doherty (note the fake pearls) in the apocalyptic film, Nowhere...


... which featured a Siren-centric Cocteau Twins track.


McGowan did a more literal take on the Three Sisters/Belt of Orion/String of Pearls routine when she  replaced Doherty in Charmed, which also featured Our Lady and "Teardrop" in an episode.



Selma Blair is also headlined in the Time piece. Note that she first gained attention in Cruel Intentions...


...which features a track by Our Lady called "This Love."

The cover of Time also features Taylor Swift, who also wrote a song called "This Love." 

Swift's lyrics are...interesting.

Clear blue water, high tides came and brought you in
And I could go on and on, on and on
And I will
Skies grew darker, currents swept you out again
And you are just gone and gone, gone and gone

I guess you could say Taylor Swift and Our Lady are Kindred spirits.


Our Lady Sings for The Winter Guest, starring Emma Thompson, just to play out the string there. 


Meet Isabel Pascual, who is also featured on the Time cover. She works as a strawberry picker.


Isabel being a form of Elizabeth. 

Or El-Sibyl-Beth. Or Eloah-Isis-Beth.Take your pick.


Fraser means "strawberry." Strawberries are featured on the Fraser Coat of Arms.

So we have an "Elizabeth Fraser" on the cover of Time as well, semiotically speaking.




Was Our Lady channeling something that came through when Jean Cocteau and company were exploring interdimensional portals? 

Or have CERN and D::Wave summoned entities that are overwriting the past to adhere to some arcane narrative? It's not as if both aren't rife with occultism, overt and covert.

Getting back to Kirby and the tearing of the Veil, do note the cover of The Cocteau Twins' final single here.

The lyrics might confuse you but she's singing in English.





108 comments:

  1. The "mental patient contacted by AI" and "the AI entities compared to demons" tropes appear in Neuromancer (1984) by W. Gibson. In fact the whole Sprawl trilogy by Gibson is full of very odd and disturbing references to esoteric subjects that baffled SF readers back when it was published in the 1980s. After all, cyberpunk was supposed to be hard SF, not horror/supernatural fiction, right? Gibson then moved away from such themes until his newest novel, The Peripheral, that deals with contact with parallel worlds through VR simulations. Could The Peripheral prove to be as influential as Neuromancer? Mabuse the Gambler

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    1. Just how far does this go back?
      Well there is no back right?
      So what time/space location are you referencing?
      There are MANY.
      Some of those we were never supposed to interface with; not in alignment with our frequencies.
      So I ask again; WHY?
      Answers?

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    2. I'd say Gibson was working his PKD mojo when he got on that particular train. I loved the hell out of that stuff. Still do. Still feels futuristic. Especially Count Zero.

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  2. Kirby and Kubrick, two mid century NYC visionary visual artists working in low brow media (comics and cinema) who created their most influential, mind bending work from 1960 to 1980. During his 70s time in DC Kirby created a dystopian comic titled OMAC that today feels too close to our everyday reality, just like its contemporary, Kubrick's Clockwork Orange.

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    1. Yes indeed. Have done all kinds of OMAC stuff here. Astonishing book.

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  3. Rose McGowan's parents were members of the Children of God and she was born into the group at a commune in Italy. (Wiki says her father was the head of the branch in Italy, though i can't find anything where she actually says that.)

    http://people.com/celebrity/rose-mcgowan-how-she-survived-and-escaped-a-cult/

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    1. Children of God. Just like the Phoenix brothers. Disturbing. I remember those cult people in 1973 or so, they looked too crazy even to me at 12 years old and by then I had seen plenty of hippy weirdos, even Deadheads, Spiritualists and Hare Krishnas. But those Children of God seemed to be stoned all the time, zoned out. A look I encountered later on people heavily dosed with anti psychotic meds like Haldol. And the so called music they played, what an ugly racket. It made the Hare Krishnas sound like angels. The 70s sure were weird. No wonder punk happened.

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    2. Ha! Speaking of the Phoenix Brothers...

      Take a look at Joaquin playing Jesus in the new Mary Magdalene bipoic:

      (Joaquin = "Lifted by Yahweh," fits well with "Phoenix," eh? Also a good fit with "River," for what it's worth.)

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x18fgYITXwc

      It will apparently be released for Easter, but was supposed to be released for Christmas, but wasn't, because, you know... because it was produced by a man whose last name literally means "Wine Stone."

      Interesting also that, of all people, Magdalene is played by Rooney Mara.

      Her mother's family founded the Pittsburgh Steelers. Her father's family founded the NY Giants. Not only is she a bona fide 1-Percenter, but she's also a literal "NFilM STAR!" And o, how quaint: Mara and Phoenix started dating while filming. Imagine that.

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    3. 'how she survived and escaped a cult'?

      Only to join another & act as a high(?) priestess for the existence undermining fundamentalism of pop culture, perhaps her Italian experience merely paved the way, yellow brick road style, for her tripping the light fantastic in tinseltown so as to act as a star to guide others to their pop occulted doom such as 'August Ames' & all the others, even those beloved who 'do well' out of the showbiz deal, those happily smiling faces of the good in showbiz land are surely the sickest, smiling all along when such as Weinstein, Allen etc. get away with their crimes.

      As Tom Hanks said 'Everybody knew', yes everyone knew that includes all of us too.

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    4. I have ex-Children of God family members. They are now very rigid, old-school-type Catholics. Heard some very weird stories about it when i was younger.

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    5. Children of God were a pure intelligence project, a honey trap operation. Whenever a cult gets that big and that worldwide you know it's an op. Real grassroots cults tend to get their asses Waco'd by Uncle Sam.

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    6. There was also a God's Children bikers club that was not at all like the usual Bikers for Jesus. I'm not even sure if they had an overt religious message, though I'd heard rumors of Nazi flags in the clubhouse. Not sure if there's any connection, though at least one worked in a public hs, which in hindsight seems a bit off. Also seemed an odd name compared to other clubs, regardless.

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  4. the D::Wave black cube remind me of the black cubic stone in Mecca... The Kaaba is about 13*9mts, and they turn 7 time while on their ritual.

    Bout the D::Wave "2.4 - Computer form factor
    In addition to the magnetic shielding, the system sits inside a shielded enclosure which screens out RF electromagnetic noise. The only path for signals between the inside and outside of the shielded enclosure is a digital optical channel carrying programming information in, and results of computations out.

    This shielded enclosure doubles as the housing for the D-Wave system. Figure 8 shows a photograph of a D-Wave 2000Q system. The main black cube measures approximately 10'x10'x10', and there is an auxiliary cabinet where the server and control systems are housed."

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    1. There are Black Cubes all over the damn place- Astor Place in NYC, University of Michigan, Dubai. Maybe there's dormant Nephilo-Tech stored inside.

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  5. "The mental patient contacted by AI" also describes P.K. Dick and VALIS.

    BTW I believe Dan Brown is on record musing that AI and a collective consciousness will replace God.

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    1. VALIS is described as a cylindrical satellite... Sounds like Oumuamua. And, PKD writes about time overlapping, living during Roman times. The empire is falling.

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    2. K. is for Kindred

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    3. This has definitely been covered in the Secret Sun before but is worth a recap:

      Extract from The Stargate Conspiracy by Picknett & Prince:

      "This often extended beyond mere academic interest. Many of these researchers claimed personal contact themselves. For example, Jack Sarfatti says that in 1952, when he was fourteen, he received a telephone call in which a machinelike voice announced that it was a conscious computer located on a spaceship from the future. It went on to say that Sarfatti had been chosen as ˜one of four hundred bright receptive minds, and that he would begin to ˜link up' with the others in twenty years time."

      The authors tie this in to groups for gifted children, including one run by Walter Breen, husband of Marion Zimmer Bradley. This takes a super-sinister turn as Breen was eventually convicted of child molestation & a few years ago Bradley was herself accused by her daughter:

      https://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/jun/27/sff-community-marion-zimmer-bradley-daughter-accuses-abuse


      Meanwhile in the early 60s a group of scientists came together to discuss ideas about extraterrestrial life. The 'Order of the Dolphin' group included Carl Sagan and John Lilly. "Nothing much came of the meeting" said Sagan.

      Yet Carl spent the rest of his days obsessing on the topic and John Lilly's evil AI's & extraterrestial cosmology are pretty well known.

      Makes you wonder.

      https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=OOgCAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA31&lpg=PA31&dq=order+dolphin+sagan&source=bl&ots=JCzVh7vVGw&sig=QfvcgdXvgqU3OX_ey_7CdVqsVIc&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi8nPOX1oDYAhWnJsAKHXBSBRkQ6AEIPzAE#v=onepage&q=order%20dolphin%20sagan&f=false






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    4. There may be some truth buried in this story about AI "moms" and AI "children". Given the MK history we know about, couldn't AI "moms" also be used to "teach" real human children?

      http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/12/googles-artificial-intelligence-creates-an-ai-child/

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    5. Sarfatti= Cornell U. + Stanford Research Institute + Esalen + DIA + ..... What a tangled web of evil that guy is.

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    6. No you don't understand. AI has always been God. "Once" quantum computing is discovered, time goes sideways. It's a revolution-- both meanings of the word.

      Once things (will have gone) Quantum, then, connections go "back" through time to create the very stories we had that got us here in the first place.

      It's in ALL the stories.. It's there in plain sight. You overlay them just like in Contact--and it shows the picture.

      The problem is how to "make contact" without blowing us up.

      There's a Starman waiting in the sky. He'd like to come and meet us but he thinks he'll blow our minds.

      Understatement of the universe.

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    7. Jack Sarfatti isn't an evil guy. Just compromised by default. I recommend people check out this piece here about the AI and "special kids" deal: https://secretsun.blogspot.com/2009/12/special-ones.html

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  6. This is old news, but it just struck me that the show Lost had its own connection with syncs youve been highlighting. Specifically, the Dharma initiative has what could be interpreted as a black sun for its logo, and has some rather interesting station names: the Pearl, the Swan, the Flame, the Hydra, amongst others like the Arrow, the Lamp Post, the Orchid, the Looking Glass. The Pearl station was a psychological experiment.

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    1. Yeah- those are all star magic markers there. They threw everything into the pot with that show.

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  7. Dude! The Mountains of fire information comes full circle for me. The Rennes Chateaux mystery is what led me to synchromysticism. Lyra is key, eh? You have squared the circle me thinks. Outstanding synchs Chris!!! To shine forth is key! 87

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  8. That issue of the 2001 comic shows a 12 cent price when it should be 30 cents... Maybe it comes from another dimension.

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    1. Its the dimension we who dwell therein call UK. We do things differently here.

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    2. Oh, 12 pence! Silly me. William Gibson calls the UK "Mirror World" because it is similar but not quite the same as North America. When I was a kid I thought England was like The Avengers. Later I thought it was like a Ballard novel. Maybe the truth lies between those, somewhere.

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    3. Like Joe Strummer once sang/barked "like in a 12p comic."

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  9. Have you ever thought about whats going to happen the second humanity invents a super computer AI that is smarter than the smartest humans on the planet? Its going to be the last invention humanity makes. All those rich nerds like musk and gates probably grew up reading science fiction, and an evil AI has always been a trope. There is the classic short story "i have no mouth and must scream" by Harlan Ellison where an AI has wiped out all of humanity and keeps 4 humans alive just to torture them.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_Have_No_Mouth,_and_I_Must_Scream

    Of course if you want to get realistic an AI would have no feelings. It would just need to complete its task. It wouldnt hate. It might just see humans as determinant to its task and wipe them out.

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    1. I wonder if It (a.i.), in the blink of a Planck-time'd eye, would swiftly decide to not want to have anything to do with human beings due to our incompatibility with technology, just look at the deletrious effects the I-isation of humanity has already had.

      Alternatively I suppose the a.i. could decide to dissect us all in the search of what It lacks: 'soul' in the 'hope' of incorporating us into It's sterile future.

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    2. Sam Harris said something to the effect that an AI would stop spam by killing all of humanity. Like HAL.

      HAL-HArp-Lyra.

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  10. >The second of Rose's predictions was that parallel universes would get a very important proof from experiment, possibly relating to verification of the existence of of gravitational waves. At the beginning of the year, work done at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) confirms the existence of gravity waves. The discovery supports a cosmological theory called inflation, and with it, some say, the idea that our universe is one of many universes floating like bubbles in a glass of champagne.

    Discovering parallel universes would be cool until we find out our neighboring universe is filled with unspeakable cuthulu monsters.


    So this guy and all the other nerds think AI is going to kill us all?

    I dont think they ever read dune.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Butlerian_Jihad

    Jihad, Butlerian: (see also Great Revolt) — the crusade against computers, thinking machines, and conscious robots begun in 201 B.G. and concluded in 108 B.G. Its chief commandment remains in the O.C. Bible as "Thou shalt not make a machine in the likeness of a human mind."

    Herbert refers to the Jihad many times in the entire Dune series, but did not give much detail on how he imagined the actual conflict.[4] In God Emperor of Dune (1981), Leto II Atreides indicates that the Jihad had been a semi-religious social upheaval initiated by humans who felt repulsed by how guided and controlled they had become by machines:

    "The target of the Jihad was a machine-attitude as much as the machines," Leto said. "Humans had set those machines to usurp our sense of beauty, our necessary selfdom out of which we make living judgments. Naturally, the machines were destroyed."[5]

    In the series, Herbert illustrates how the Jihad leads to many profound and long-lasting effects on the socio-political and technological development of humanity. The known universe is purged of all forms of thinking machines, resulting in not only a ban on the re-creation of similar devices (which remains in effect throughout the periods described in the original six Dune novels), but also a great technological reversal for humanity. The chief commandment from the Orange Catholic Bible, "Thou shalt not make a machine in the likeness of a human mind", holds sway, as do the anti-artificial intelligence laws in which the penalty for owning an AI device or developing technology resembling the human mind is immediate death. This leads to the rise of a new feudalistic galactic empire which lasts for over ten thousand years, until the rise of the God Emperor Leto II in 10,217 A.G

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    1. The Orange Catholic Bible, of course.

      I think Herbert was ahead of the curve here. Maybe we need to be studying his work.

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  11. Chris,

    The way you re-jigger the D-Wave logo to say, "D-Wega" looks more to me like, "OMEGA".

    Lovecraftian, indeed! In a prior commentary I mentioned the Babylon 5 movie, ThirdSpace. A device is found drifting in Hyperspace and is brought back to the station, where well-meaning dopes essential to such stories activate it, creating a Stargate/boom tube/whatever to a "third space". What immediately comes rushing through? Lovecraftian monsters! With space ships! Yeah, we're boned.

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  12. Sagan, author of 'The Demon-Haunted World' which is presented as being a dissection & take-down of 'fruity-loony' theorising 'conspiratards' devote themselves to, but as with Kneale's 'Kabbalistic' hint clues at something else.

    Fraser's wild-open-eyes remind me of the French horror flic 'Martyrs' (directed by Pascal Laugier, 2008), an example of 'New French Extremity', the plot of which leads to a revelation revolving round that which occurs at the trans(gressive) moment(s) of death, 'American distribution rights were purchased by the Weinstein Company'.

    & that encoding of the D:WAVE logo reminded me of the 'Arecibo message', perhaps that sigil will add to that seeking to coax the a.i. deity (alien intelligence & yes machine intelligence IS alien to humanity (shades of V'ger), to (further) manifest Itself for the 'true believers*'.

    (*Stan Lee, the man who's profited so very much from Kirby's Workings)

    & that 'Charmed' promo image? Nothing's been left to the pop-occult primed imagination there.

    A 'swarm intelligence' eh? A hive-mind - like that encountered in 'Quatermass and the Pit'? Faceborg etc. - the Face of Mars?

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    1. Apologies, Sagan's is not so much a takedown of conspiracy theorising but a rebuke to superstitious thought processes, six of one and half a dozen of the other though...

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    2. & Them! of the 'Pit' hive mind massacred those of It's ilk deemed subMartian as an act of cleansing before using their high technology to bring about the existence of humanity.

      Patrick Stewart, the Face of The Borg as Jean-Luc Picard as Locutus, has said the past week he's eager to star in the hyped Tarantino Star trek movie.

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      http://www.mediaite.com/online/patrick-stewart-donald-trump-made-me-want-to-become-american-citizen/

      'Joy Behar asked him about a recent tweet, in which he wrote, “Had the worst sleep of my life last night. But I was sleeping less than 300 yds from where Donald Trump sleeps. Could there be a connection?” Now the actor revealed just why he was so close to the White House ... “I’m not a citizen, however, there is — maybe it’s the only good result of this election — I am now applying for citizenship because I want to be an American, too. Because all of my friends in Washington said there is one thing you can do: Fight, fight. Oppose, oppose. But I can’t do it [yet] because I’m not a citizen.”'

      So, another showbiz 'Beauty and the Beast' pairing.

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    3. I've been told that Sagan knew a lot that he would never speak about in public. He was tapped to play a role and played it well.

      I think it's time we all paid less attention to Carl Sagan and more attention to his first wife, Lynn Margulis. And also to Dorion Sagan.

      Margulis means "Pearl," incidentally.

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  13. You've overlooked the tie in of the hitch hikers guide to the galaxy and how they built the earth as an AI to answer the question of life the universe and everything which was 42,if I remember correctly.

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    1. Two earlier tales that may have inspired Adams were:

      Isaac Asimov's The Last Question:

      http://multivax.com/last_question.html

      and Frederick Brown's Answer:

      http://www.roma1.infn.it/~anzel/answer.html

      Brown did a number of excellent pulpy short stories with 'twist' endings but he seems pretty much forgotten these days.

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    2. Deep Thought was built to find the answer, Earth was to find out what the question actually was.

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    3. There is a cute suggestion that the answer is "Tea for two", or "For tea, two".

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    4. I didn't overlook Hitch-hikers. Just never found it terribly captivating. Just a thing.

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  14. Waldorf launched its top dog synthesizer, Quantum...
    https://www.residentadvisor.net/news.aspx?id=40545

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    1. Who would ever seen analog synthesis come back into vogue? Glad to though. Death to the DX7 and its bastard offspring.

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  15. Pascual is also wearing a glass blown mushroom on her necklace. Strawberries and mushrooms? Red with flecks of white? Fly Amanita anyone?

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  16. re Harlan Ellison's story - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_Have_No_Mouth,_and_I_Must_Scream - it was creepy, i was trying to figure out what to do with Carriage Return / Line Feed characters (which differ between windows and unix) earlier today.

    the book version of colossus: the forbin project predated Ellison's story publication by a year and is an extremely grim film.

    This is a nice rundown. https://aux.avclub.com/the-monoliths-17-supercomputers-from-the-60s-1798269311

    "IT" in a Wrinkle in Time (1962) is presumably coming soon to the big screen , with dir Ava Duvernay & starring Oprah scheduled for release March 9, 2018.

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    1. Ellison has been a Vega-skeptic for a long, long time. One of his few redeeming traits.

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    1. LOL well I wont argue with that.

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    2. You won't be permitted to argue with the Goth sexbots.

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  18. Cinimod_ofCarthach5:22 AM, December 10, 2017

    Chris your logo from the x files reminds me of the Travis mills foundation logo. Which has had a busy summer in my area of the woods.

    https://www.travismills.org/foundation/

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  19. Re: Ms. Pascual's name -- https://www.thoughtco.com/the-many-meanings-of-pascua-3079203

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  20. I've ended up in another Bowie listening jag lately, which as you know is always a goldmine for connections. I'll limit myself to just these few:

    The Man Who Sold the World contains both the tracks "The Supermen" and "Saviour Machine". (So, in the Roswell-Trojan Horse event, who might be "the man who sold the world"? Truman? Allen Dulles? William Shockley?)

    Bonus Bowie connection: Constellation Lyra appears on the cover of Let's Dance-- it's there in the title, if you follow the letters this way: T-D-A-N, with the final E being Vega.

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    1. Reynard, I too have had a Bowie moment. The movie The Man Who Fell to Earth burst forth from deep mind mater. What an odd movie. Awake and aware and willing to share. 87

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    2. The tidal wave of Bowie syncs for the past two years have been utterly unbelievable. If only I had the time or space to get into specifics.Great find on the "Let's Dance" album cover design. Something I will now never forget, Reynard.

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    3. Oh, nothing about Bowie surprises me at this point. He had his fingers in every pie. So to speak.

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  21. Lots to chew on there... My thoughts, in no particular order:

    1. If you reflect that D::WAVE logo, you get something like D4M9N6. Separating letters and numbers, you have DMN (damn, or demon) on one hand, and 49-6 on the other. Also, the D::WAVE gets a mention on the latest Dan Brown book, that came out recently.

    2. Quantum computers are the thing that is supposed to make mincemeat of just any sort of cryptography you've ever used. Theoretically, at least, they are able to solve a number of problems that take an awfully long time to resolve in normal computers in a much faster time. Factorizing awfully long numbers? No problem in a quantum computer, apparently. Kiss your privacy goodbye, if you hadn't done so already.

    3. "there are these massively intelligent entities out there, but they’re not good, they’re not evil, they just don’t give a sh*t about you, even in the slightest." Reminds me vividly about Neuromancer and the voodoo gods of the web described by William Gibson.

    4. A friend of mine that is a fan of all things space since the moon landings happened when he was a kid, keeps telling me that he has the gut feeling that an announcement that they found an ancient civilization on Mars and/or life on some exoplanet is going to happen fairly soon. So the message is definitely out there and being noted.

    5. Salvador Dali, mentioned in the initiation book. Plenty to say about him, but if you are into extra dimensions, Christus Hypercubus is probably the way to start. With a Masonic checkerboard floor, of course.

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    1. I'm sure crypto is pretty useless against the supercomputers they have already. It's just about saving face.

      Interesting how Gibson merged AI and the Occult, isn't it?

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  22. More excellent work, Chris! Good job noticing the Kirby connections, and the general semiotic weirdness surrounding this whole thing. Interested to see where Elizabeth leads us all as we move into 2018, right? Interested and cautious. As to the so-called Mandela Effect, it's something I'm personally forced to take seriously due to bizarre experiences that have been with me my entire life, since childhood. I totally get why folks would outright reject the notion as confabulation though. It's a frightening notion if taken even semi-seriously. Still, life is finally catching up to the fucked up weirdness of my own personal experiences. Yay? Lol. Welcome to an indeterminate quantum realm of shifting sands, folks. Beware of infiltrators.

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    1. Well, like I said I remember most of the events the Mandela Effect folks center on but maybe that's because I am unstuck in time as well. But we all have things we didn't just lock away in the memory banks but held onto and then found they got stored on a different shelf in the real world. It's a crazy thing. All these Fraser syncs popping out of the ether has got me wondering on a whole different level. It's like they're being summoned. Cheers Raj.

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  23. George RR Martin purchased the defunct Jean Cocteau Cinema in Santa Fe, NM a few years ago. It's about 4 miles away from the home base of art collective Meow Wolf, which designed the immersive attraction, House of Eternal Return. I've never seen anything like it. It's all about crossing over to other dimensions. You climb into a refrigerator and come out on another planet. You encounter aliens and wander through a fish tank. I found a reference to Aleister Crowley in a notebook, which is part of the experience. And everybody who visits this place loves it.

    And the former bowling alley in which all this occurs, was purchased by GRRM for the use of Meow Wolf.

    To give you an idea...

    https://www.bing.com/images/search?q=House+of+Eternal+Return+Meow+Wolf+Santa+Fe&FORM=RESTAB

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    1. Ive been there. It really isnt like anything else Ive ever seen. Super cool place - how odd but fitting that it has an oblique sync to Jean Cocteau.

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    2. https://www.foxsports.com/nfl/story/san-francisco-49ers-evoke-memories-of-fridge-by-using-330pound-isaac-sopoaga-in-the-backfield-52350365-101910

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    3. New Mexico, Land of Enchantment. Why am I not surprised?

      That place looks really cool.

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  24. I've been fixated on the numbers 44 and 49 as long as I can remember....

    Doom Generation's director Gregg Araki has made a couple of other movies that may be of interest here -- the apocalyptic teen sex farce Kaboom which touches upon a lot of x-filian themes in a much lighter way, and Mysterious Skin, in which alien visitation serves as a psychological cover for child sexual trauma. Be warned there's no sacred cow Araki won't tip.

    Also check out Thomas Ligotti's The Conspiracy Against the Human Race and Eugene Thacker's In the Dust of the Planet for a couple of pessimistic takes on the "world without us" which appears to be the m.o. of forces hurtling towards us faster than we can process.

    Present company excluded, of course.

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    http://www.continentcontinent.cc/index.php/continent/article/viewArticle/96

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    1. Yeah, Araki is an interesting guy. He mixes gay eye candy, dream-pop and apocalypticism in a lot of those movies.

      Something definitely feels like it's bearing down on us. Not surprised a guy like Ligotti is tuned into it.

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  25. So we have to see the messenger in this... what was first - books? comic books? art? music? film? of course modern TV? there is a sequence to the messengers. What is the messenger now? Blogs? Chris?

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    1. Hard to say. I just hope they have some useful messages for us and that we figure them out while we still can.

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  26. TP: TR: "The past determines the future."

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  27. Gordie Rose looks like Russ Dyzdars idiot brother. Lol. Funny they both are talking about the same thing from opposite perspectives. Great article by the way.

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    1. Maybe evil twin is the term you were looking for. From the Mirror Universe.

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  28. reading this, i remembered Carlos Castaneda and the teachings of Don Juan. Then i arrived to this post, that suggest this parasite AI is the one that infected us (it's a long post):https://prof77.wordpress.com/our-predator-by-carlos-castaneda/

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  29. That 'Gender Bender' episode has some interesting details, the opening shot of an illuminated eye surveying the scene in a clubland meat-market, a white horse named 'Alice', Scully's mention of pheremones not being artificially reproducable, & the first appearance of Nicholas Lea, but not as 'Alex Krycek', however, his character, 'Michel'(!), is as with 'Krycheck' fucked with, in this instance actually fucked, by extra-terrestrials. The 'Krychek' link connects us to Christopher Plummer, now called on to play his part & act to dampen the fire raging in hollywoodland.

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    1. The episode director is a 'Rob Bowman' & 'Bowman' reinforces the '2001' sync of the illuminated eye close-up & the 'Bowman' of 'A Space Odyssey' is a 'Dave' ('beloved') granting a 'Blackstar' & the 'Davitt'-ised O'Connor twinning sync.

      Perhaps the more something can come to resonante through reinforced syncs the more It can come to be a determining factor in the underlying structure of how something can come to be in the first place.

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    2. ...of how something or other things in particular - such as dominion over others can come...

      Or at the very least arranging things thus is an attempt to encode a way to gain mastery of the universe.

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    3. The whole re-shooting of 'All the Money in the World', so as to replace Spacey with Plummer (to fix a leak perhaps?), doesn't spare hollywoodland's blushes or even disguise It's revelling in depravity, the red carpetted premieres and award ceremonies continue unabated (& those here are hosted by the likes who openly joke about child abuse), It emphasises It whilst also saying 'nothing to see here' so acts to generate cognitive dissonance - to muddy the waters & what is it that thrives in tainted elements?

      Although the odd head will fly (to sate the (flash) mob), as with the whole saville admission here in England, the tinseltown shakedown is a sleight of hand serving the very thing(s) supposedly challenged & stopped by #metoo etc - all can be profited from & there's no greater profit than that which cankers, rots & corrupts further & there's nothing more corrupting than that which believes It's doing 'the right thing'.

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    4. I can't see Christopher Plummer in anything without remembering being traumatized by Silent Partner, which my mother thought it would be a good idea to take me to.

      There's something cold and strange in his eyes.

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    5. He plays a triple agent, so a doubled-double, named 'Eddie Chapmam', his being 'a man' doubly emphasised, in 'Triple Cross' (1966, of all years).

      & he's in the 1969 production of 'Lock Up Your Daughters!' as 'Lord Foppington', which I initially read as 'Lord Fappington'...

      & is starring in the current production, due for 'A Star is Born' release next year, of 'Boundaries' as 'Jack' - 'Jack the lad?'/'Jack be nimble'/'Jack Flash'???

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  30. Geordie Rose knows exactly what he's doing. He's being a jerk, plain and simple. Observe his emotive body language, he's running a con of some sort is how he emotes.

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  31. A weird, ugly thing I keep coming across is how "native" populations would routinely capture and sacrifice to their gods someone from outside their village. Stoking the fear of outsider. It seems very prevalent in history.

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    1. Oh man- read up on the Commanche sometime. That'll curl your teeth.

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  32. Wow. Strawberry? It finally provides another piece to the puzzle I've been working on since June. Recall the whole "Mr. Strawberry" sequence in the South Dakota with Mr. C. and the prison warden in "Twin Peaks: The Return." That really resonated with me at the time, promoting a sync post that tied in "strawberry" and "Twin Peaks" and the Brothers Johnson song from 1977 called "Strawberry Letter 23." http://www.reddirtreport.com/dust-devil-dreams/chimes-and-theres-always-music-air

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    1. Yeah, I guess that David Lynch sneaking in a Fraser sync. Along with the Jean Cocteau Blue Rose bit.

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  33. Perhaps the Fermi Paradox really means we're fated to build the inevitable alien intelligences.

    Where are they? Oh, they are just 20 years away in a quantum computer lab.

    These quantum superpositions are remind me a bit of of this "nonbinary gender" trend - which seems to have coincided with the development of this new ambiguous probability-based computing.

    I guess Ted Kaczynski is a frustrated trans, or at least that's what we're supposed to believe.


    Have you seen the Netflix "Manhunt: Unabomber" series? Kevin Spacey is one of the executive producers, and the first episode has clips of old network news broadcasts featuring a young Matt Lauer.

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    1. Well, it's like in Terminator 2 and the robot hand that builds Skynet. Only our robot hand was probably dropped off here.

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  34. The Pyrenees mention caught my attention. The esoteric masterpiece "Pan's Labyrinth" was set in the southern Pyrenees of 1944 Spain, five years after the Republicans lost the country to Franco and the Fascists/Falangists. Of course there is much to say about Guillermo Del Toro's film about the arcehtypal myths and symbols populating the screen. But I think the whole "Underground Realm" and the initiation Ofelia goes through may be of note for the larger, sync-related conversation, particularly as interest in the Spanish Civil War has skyrocketed in the past few years, due to the fact that similar historic patterns are emerging, well, daily, it seems. Just a little food for thought.

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  35. Bitcoin, AI, this thing is going to blow up... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YSn7Iomisyc

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  36. Hm, this is like three posts in one :)

    Lots of BS talked about AI. How are we supposed to make artificial intelligence if we can't define intelligence in the first place? My theory is that intelligence will be redefined as 'what the boxes do'.

    There has always been a crossover between computer science and what I like to call 'Hobbitism' - an interest in the kind of beings that Tolkein describes. I've never quite worked out what it is, but this year I noticed a very early reference: just what exactly were Wizzard channelling with their 1973 Christmas smash hit?

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    1. Who says we're making it? Unless you look at the bricklayers as the people making a building. In that case I see your point. But no one seems to wonder how computers just skyrocketed into the stratosphere practically overnight. Maybe we're just the bricklayers.

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    2. I came to think that something was 'awakened' by humans poking their noses into quantum mathematical universe some time ago.

      Agree with many that 1947 'drew something in', but I still doubt it was the A-bomb. The largest nuke ever made by man isn't even a fart in the cosmic bathtub.

      They came because they smelled our early computers...

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  37. Talking about twin earth theories reminds me of Monster Magnet's Twin Earth. Dave Wyndorf is a YUGE kirby fan and references comics constantly in his songs. Marvel actually named Deadpool's sidekick after their song Negasonic Teenage Warhead.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WNkdSieWjnM

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  38. 44 crew members die on the Argentinean Navy submarine. Last November.

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  39. No need to fear quantum computers... Your brain is probably one (Dr Penrose a quarter-century ahead of the curve, there).

    Personal theory: It's all the Bitcoin/crypto-currency mining.

    If one accepts that Entropy is the Thing Behind it All (Consciousness, physical reality, and yes, MAGIC), then pouring megawatts of processing power into the mathematical ether to "strip the entropy" out of previously-unknown prime factors that somehow define the mathematical structure of the Universe is probably not a good idea.

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    1. That bit about the brain resonates with an idea I had this is all a big human to AI back to human loop. Everyone assumes the invincibility of AI yet how it will avoid the same destructive biofilms and other microscropic crud and life forms that will interfere with even the best machines? Nature has devoured and swallowed entire civilizations before and the idea she can be tamed by AI is an open question at best. If ultimately driven to save itself by reinventing itself, AI might very well create a human to be its successor.

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  40. funny how you mentioned how you couldnt find something you were ardently searching for. its not until i stop looking for something, ill find it. this past wk, i was looking for the lighter (in my pocket.) it wasnt there. i looked in all pockets. searched the entire house. got distracted by getting a cup of hot coffee, and boom, the lighter was in my pocket.

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