Monthly Archives: September 2019

Not teaching

I’m not teaching—I’m joining you in our expedition. :- Doug.

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A better world model

Perhaps the most profound skill an elder can transmit is the skill to build a better world model. :- Doug.

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Purposes not amenable

Humanity does not, perhaps cannot, know all its purposes. Some are not quite amenable to our consciousness. :- Doug.

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Across valleys and generations

Humanicity is the quality of being human: the silver thread running through us all: the still small song heard across the valleys and the generations. Humanity is the eternal mid-point: the egg and the poult: the past and the potential: … Continue reading

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We need elders to dream

Humanity needs its elders to be dreamers, that is, poets. :- Doug.

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Transformation information

Conversation a transformation of information? :- Doug.

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Muddling higher

While our 300-year grandchild elders won’t be born into a time space of harnessing the energy of the solar system, we can help them think larger about it, muddling through at a higher level. :- Doug.

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Skills in far-sight, deep-sight

We, elders, are working on our skill in story; and we are working on our skills in far-sight and deep-sight. :- Doug.

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What future humanity?

What sort of future humanity do you want? (Not future for.) What if you had a say? :- Doug.

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Is subjective essential?

How essential to humanity is subjective experience? What of that ought we grow? :- Doug.

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SSH enough

SSH (small, smart, healthy) enough. :- Doug.

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Fear of that future?

What is the fear and danger of that future? What is humanicity? :- Doug.

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Do with story?

What can we do with story? And? :- Doug.

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Cold metal and plastic

Instead of seeing developing futures as cold metal and plastic, let us deliberately install organic living new brain and mind helpers. :- Doug.

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People are real plus

Exploring: If computation is transforming information, such as by multiplying numbers together, or dividing, we are having one act upon the other. The same is true of persons conversing, only humans are much more complex “numbers” if that term applies. … Continue reading

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Beyond safety

Humans need to think beyond safety to ascendency. :- Doug.

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Patterns related?

If computation is transforming information, and if conversation is thinking together, how are their patterns related? :- Doug.

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