Friday, October 30, 2009

Create What

Imagination, friend or foe? Friend in the context of a robust community of nearly any size and foe in lonely isolation.

Or so it seems. The Temptation's song, "Just my Imagination" tugs at our heart strings because it is a 'love' not outwardly expressed. But the capacity to appreciate another is hollow if that same capacity is not applied to the self.

Today Forward?
True joy is jointly felt. The '69 Edwin Hawkins Singers crossover hit, "Oh Happy Day" expresses joy that virtually transcends spiritual 'preferences'. Its universal appeal is visceral.

And, of course, much lies between - in several dimensions. Which dimensions? Between what? Read on, I have more questions. Perhaps you do to?

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Stand back. It lives!

Somewhere buried in one of my favorite books, Mind's Eye - Hofstadter, Dennett is the notion that who we are will, at some time in the future, be transferable to an artifact or collection thereof. This blog, Facebook, email, AI etc. would seem to be the beginning inflection point of that eventuality.

Launch that Puppy

Ignition sequence start ...