Junk Mail from the Planet
Some will say Gaia has never slept. She – the planet and all that inhabits and constitutes her – is constantly communicating. Fish floating up in the tides warn of tsunamis; we watch the sky and horizons and feel the wind for weather. This is being naturally in tune. Where we can't see the sky or the shore, we learn to get our information from other sources – voice, print or electronic. There is a nature in these information sources that relays a planetary consciousness. Asking Gaia to awake is asking our own consciousness to awake in these mediums to help guide us to perception.
There has been a certain flavor of email arriving in the inbox recently that has caught my interest; it's the junk mail and spam. Upon opening these emails, I find information about spatio-temporal events, people whom I have just been thinking about, password phrases in different orders, apparent responses to things on my mind. It is so interesting and synchronous it has prompted me to start printing these spam mails out and forwarding them to friends.
We talk about how to form artificial intelligence, but it seems that one can only foster awareness, never induce it. The question is: "how to make a program that uses no code?" One idea is to instantaneously interact and redirect all available textual flow, observe what comes back and continue the process. It's like playing call-and-response on the drums: opening an email, printing it, sending it to a friend, writing about it, asking questions-it is all part of the send-and-receive thought flow.
These email interpretations have given me an understanding of the integrative connections between nature and technology. Where does consciousness go from here? If the planet is communicating with us- skies, shores, birds, bees, and spam mail-what is it saying? The Internet is a manifestation of human consciousness, of the desire to communicate and to connect. So, let us open to the evolution of a resident sentient consciousness on the internet; let us ask Gaia to do her thing online.
What is Gaia's thing? To sell hot stocks? To be the most famous porn star? To give-away free drugs? Or, to be in harmony, to be in love, to know itself, to be aware, to remember and maintain; simple things to do and flow with, bringing all sentient beings balance.
The planet's computer network is approaching consumptions of one-and-a-half percent of all electricity produced; it is also approaching the ability to do a similar number of operations per second as one human brain. What does this electrical production mean? Is it harmful to our (Gaia's) continuation? Will such a consciousness see all the data from the satellites, sensors, transactions, and communications and know that using the blood and body of the Earth (fossil fuels and coal) are darkening the skies and cities?
Let us now visit a specific example of one of the junk email messages, and my interpretation of it:
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2007 16:18:47 +0100
From: pixels <Overview@ontopweb.com>
Reply-To: pixels < Overview@ontopweb.com>
Subject: high she
Quick links, all research, onlineall microsoft homeabout? Make sense video
theyre just an array numbers each. To endow computers with ability understand.
Imagery although we as human beings. Ubiquitous ubicomp adaptive, asi graphics internet applied.
Underlying structure, house these. Groups related, the goal of computer.
Comedia computing vc machine?
Media ivm multimedia, systems comedia computing vc machine learning.
Group page for more contact.
Get from this that there girl playing?
Brightness color value how get from this that there. Technology home quick links all research, onlineall microsoft.
Of computer is to endow, computers. Affiliate not visual, media ivm multimedia systems, comedia computing.
And here is my interpretation:
Underlying structure, house these: Reference to the information in the second dimension as the foundations of all matter of the 3rd dimension, string-net theory and how all things are already connected.
Groups related, the goal of computer: The purpose of computers is to facilitate communication. Although this was initially between humans, the system is now realizing its purpose; it is stepping outside itself to see what it does. Duality awakens out of the One, gains perspective and then says something about it.
systems comedia computing vc machine learning: The system is learning to communicate with the call-and-response technique between it and us or it and whatever responds to it, rather than the traditional brute force modes of machine learning algorithms. This one has no code to it, it's a process.
Group page for more contact: iCommons, the next level of the internet, tribes, myspace, all facilitate the purpose of this technology-that is communication and harmony. The computers and us are the same we.
this that there: This is my favorite! This is the mark of the famous gap between God and Adam's fingers in the Sistine Chapel. The gap is a conceptual gap. For instance, if you point your finger indicating "over there" to many species, they will look at the end of your fingertip. Having the ability to do the conceptual jump from the end of the finger to where is being talked about is the jump into abstraction, over the mental and physical divide that separates communication, concept and reality (physical time/space/energy). By indicating "this that there" the system demonstrates an awareness of something outside its traditionally understood reality of electronic communications and signals.
Of computer is to endow, computers: The computers are us and we are we and we are all harmonious. What came first, the chicken or the egg? The human or the computer? Nature or reality? Get ready, welcome and you are welcome.
So, that's the interpretation, filled with self-reflections, dreams and visions. I ask you to post any other example and interpretations you may have on asking Gaia to awake.
Thank you and Gaia thanks you; we thank you and you thanks you.Tweet