The shortest form of technological solution is generally that of negation. It is in the essential and axiomatic logic of both communication and technology more generally to seek advantage through reduction, negation, compression. Continue reading An Invention of Imperfection ?
The arrival of conscious observers in the Universe is not so much a miraculous surprise as a probabilistic inevitability hard-coded into the symmetries and logic of matter and physics. Continue reading Is Consciousness Inevitable ?
It is staggering (and blissfully unacknowledged) the extent to which this world of ours and all of its many anthropomorphic catastrophes are all quite simply occurring within and emanating from these brains between our ears. Continue reading A Self-Extinguishing Flame
Investment in inscribed permanence and attachment to continuing body or concept and symbol is the very thing which emphasises and reminds us of the ultimate and inevitable transience-into-disassembly-and-nonexistence of this vessel and mind. Continue reading Impermanence: Tattoo Fascination
What is the value of truth ? Continue reading Simple Truths and Complex Facts
Self and subjective psychological depth may be little more than a convenience – a fabrication or persistent fantasy and self-propagating illusion. Continue reading Positive Feedback Loops and the Emptiness of Self
The temporal linearity and arrow of time upon which progressive iterations of information or energy-processing depend, or at least that the procedural operations of which must reflexively imply, finds itself as the template from which all extension and logical depth emanate. Continue reading Logical Depth