The God Philosophy (Need peer review)

 
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23 November 2017 00:06
 

  This is an essay I made to share with my social networks, looking for peer review, suggestions, additions, corrections.

  Humanity and its resulting reality is becoming melded, fused and homogenized as a natural process of evolution. Globalization, digitization of reality and transcendental immersion is upon us. We are now in that third phase of immersion, meaning we are starting to shed away our human shell through the process of biological trans humanism: We not only add tech to ourselves but also replace our limbs with it. This transition will start to be apparent once humanity reaches a singularity of consciousness but this process should not be hurried along. Why? Because the worry of humanity is no longer the preservation of individuality, the accumulation of wealth and the cohesion of global community, it is the nurturing of freedom and ethical behavior throughout the transformation of intrinsic connection to each other. 
 
Therefore, I feel philosophy is now a physically intrinsic need for humanity, as the ethical management of our transition is now central to our survival of it. Reality and consciousness will merge, making all [human experience], for lack of a better term, a matter of philosophy.

Pillar I: System of Control

  Religion works but it is troublesome. The soul (or consciousness) does not intellectualize like the brain does; it is a separate entity entirely. This is why religion works, because all people can feel it but not everyone can understand it the same way, hence why religion is also troublesome: because of the disconnect between both.

How it works:

  What does it mean that religion “works”? Well, if you can get people to share a common feeling, easier than you can get them to have a common understanding, you fashion an institution that revolves around the feeling and then create a rationalization behind it. We see it all the time across all religions. People dance and sing, they wave their hands in the air and cry, they speak in tongues, they spin around in circles and they drop to the ground convulsing. What they are doing is expressing their feelings of joy, peace, salvation, redemption nirvana, enlightenment etc. These feelings are given to them usually by some lectures we call sermons accompanied by rituals we call sacrifices. The person performing these lectures and rituals are then thought to have divine powers handed down from God, accompanied of course by the wisdom to explain it all afterwards. That is control. That is why religion works. Because it is humanity’s engine of self-control, allowing it to stay stable, or in religious terms, stay “Holy”.

Resumed, religion’s formula is: Experience=Feeling+Rationalization=Understanding.

How it is troublesome:

The fundamental flaw in this equation is that rationalization comes last. This is quite understandable as people in early civilizations were poorly educated, poor and oppressed by whichever minority managed to have upper hand. This minority, in order to prevent chaos as well as keep control, naturally needed to keep their people ignorant and feeling good. That’s it. Simply put, ignorance as payment for good feeling causes a myriad of problems between people of different faiths because when rationalization is restricted to “I want to keep feeling good, and your method threatens mine”, wars break out, ignorance thrives some more and the suffering wheel keeps on turning. That is the troublesome part.

How it has changed:

Alright, so things don’t work that way anymore. There happened the industrial revolution, the birth of capitalism, which gave way to wealth and the exponential growth of technology which then finally sparked the information revolution which gave way to education. What is education? It is the opposite of ignorance and when you are no longer ignorant, you can rationalize first.

It should now be apparent that religion, as a system of control was necessary to human evolution. It is now also apparent that we are entering into an era where this system is no longer possible as we have outgrown the need for it. So what next?

Pillar II: Control of the system.

  If we have no more need to be controlled, what happens then? Chaos? Well, possibly, but that’s entirely up to us. You see, there are two options, chaos or…..?
  That second part is where humanity has yet to understand as a whole because if you do not control something, in our minds the only other possibility is chaos (excluding those who are deluded by global Anarchism). We have a hard time not controlling and not being chaotic when uncontrolled therefore we seek to establish systems of control. We can not conceive much less succeed at an alternate option but there exists one:
Control of the system.

  Yes at first glance you look at these 4 words and scratch your head puzzled. How is control of the system an alternative to control? Thats called democracy isnt it? Ok you got me, it’s not possible, control is always a factor and will continue to be, the difference this time around is that “control” and “system” will no longer be two separate things.

  Try to imagine a perpetual motion machine…better yet google the image right now. Do you see how one thing affects another to then affect the original thing and so on forever?

  Well that is what will happen to us, we will become a system that continuously controls our system that continuously controls our system that….and so on forever. This is called a Paradox. We do not conceive of it as possible but look up Carl Sagan’s clip that explains a Tesseract and you will see understand possibility without conceiving it.

How that will be done:

If you cant beat it then join it.

  The internet is now our reality. Increasingly, it will become more and more a part of us as we become a part of it. We are already doing it. The phone you have in your hand is a computer that acts a gateway to the internet. This gateway used to be a clunky box you had to sit in front of at home in order to access, is it so hard to believe that this gateway will eventually be inside of us?

  At this point it is up to you to see for yourself that this is not only possible but being done right now. There are 0 1 2 3 links to some clips you can watch to see. I suggest watching 0 and 1 all the way through but they are all informative.

Ok so what is the internet? It is a mind. It is a consciousness. It is the accumulation of all of our minds, only know it by the term: Profiles. That’s right, your Facebook account, Instagram, Twitter, snapchat, health tracker and every other application you use are the building blocks of a virtual mind you are creating. They are early forms of cognitive abilities that you use to navigate and interact with other virtual minds like yourself, much like the neurons in our biological brains do. One singular consciousness, do you see it now?

It doesnt stop there. We leave our bodies entirely, and not very far into the future either but I wont get into that in this essay as it is not important- you’ll see why soon.

Pillar III: Control of outcome.

Whatever it is you see in your mind’s eye when you picture what I have just explained, you surely also see some major problems, questions, threats and so feel fear. Sure, of course, you’re human and its only normal to feel fear about becoming God.

The main question is: Should we become God?

You. That’s right, you need to ask this question. everybody needs to ask this question. We all must come up with the answer for it and this can only be done if we are all informed and aware of our transformation. We all need to do our part in trying to figure out how to proceed. We have to ask many other questions as well, such as: can we control this transition? Do we want this kind of control? Do we really even have control? In essence, what I am saying is that we all need to philosophize as God would.
Now go back and read the very first paragraph again and see if it makes sense now.

James Sirois

  -This is what came out.

“All greatness of character is dependent on individuality, the man who has no other existence than that which he partakes in common with all around him, will never have any other than an existence of mediocrity”.  -James Fenimore Cooper.

 
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23 November 2017 14:07
 

Roughly half of the world population has access to the internet.  Which may not provide an accurate depiction of the human evolution you describe.  It would merely represent an assimilation of half of humanity.  What happens to the other half?  They’ve never encountered the mechanism for which they’ve been unnaturally selected.

 
 
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LadyJane - 23 November 2017 02:07 PM

Roughly half of the world population has access to the internet.  Which may not provide an accurate depiction of the human evolution you describe.  It would merely represent an assimilation of half of humanity.  What happens to the other half?  They’ve never encountered the mechanism for which they’ve been unnaturally selected.

Great question Jane!

This remains an issue of development. We are in the process. Check out Virgin, Space X and Google, they
are all working on a major project of satellite deployment in the next 10 years, giving access to all human beings
on the planet. They already all have the means of connection (phones) easier than they do food and water. The internet
is the last puzzle piece, coming soon!

 
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James Sirois - 23 November 2017 12:06 AM

That’s right, you need to ask this question. everybody needs to ask this question. We all must come up with the answer for it and this can only be done if we are all informed and aware of our transformation. We all need to do our part in trying to figure out how to proceed. We have to ask many other questions as well, such as: can we control this transition? Do we want this kind of control? Do we really even have control?

These are the questions worth exploring.  They only apply while we remain on the trajectory we’re on.  The technology that facilitates our ability to communicate is more fragile than we acknowledge and taking it for granted, to the extent we do, leaves us extremely vulnerable.  Without that piece of the puzzle we change the picture entirely.

 
 
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24 November 2017 12:48
 

These are the questions worth exploring.  They only apply while we remain on the trajectory we’re on.  The technology that facilitates our ability to communicate is more fragile than we acknowledge and taking it for granted, to the extent we do, leaves us extremely vulnerable.  Without that piece of the puzzle we change the picture entirely.

Thats the perfect way to explain the need for these questions, something ill have to quote whenever I encounter the inevitable passiveness of people.