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It induces a mass convulsive panic. The energy that coarses
through all the wires of modern industrial society is polluted.
the water we drink, The Energy is pumped through power plants
and resistive devices, to perform work in all of our dayly lives.
The energy is infected with low
level residual radiations
from the background quantuum energy fields of all devices
networked in the vast electronic grid systems, including all
hypermedia including projection rays. Projection rays are found
information media that are intended to directly affect the user.
The energy is found in these projection rays, that are not
to cathode ray television sets. Even headphones that do not
function with rays, but with winded coil load resistors are
of conducting and release the energy in its own radiations. Wire
coil heaters, also project large amounts of this tainted energy.
suspected that particularly reactive batteries are responsible for
this contamination. Unfortunately contemplation of 'The
Is barely possible granted the scientific and mathematical
of the biological masses whose lives It immeasurable distorts in
ways. The Energy is organized into certain fields, that affect
informative level, and concentrates more heavily in some ideas.
Although it is impossible to escape this energy, the Information
says that the people that don't die seemingly randomly by its
effects in mass application, are better adapted to surviving the
effects of the far gone pollution. However, a resistance
this evolutionary noise, chooses information unpolluted by the
epidemic's inherent malevolent strategem. Disconnect yourself
from all radiant electronic media if you wish to be saved from
Irradiation by 'The Energy!, and its noise.
Hallfbakery: Mass Hysteria for the Greater Good
Presents an interesting ethical question: is disproportionate reaction based on unjustified certainty a necessary process in justfying certainty? [rcarty, Sep 14 2013]
90% of plants left handed
[JesusHChrist, Sep 15 2013]
"... And when you gaze long into an abyss the abyss also gazes into you." [8th of 7, Sep 17 2013]
||[Marked-For-Deletion] No Idea.
||Both of you are brainwashed by the energy. Bigsleep is
relating discourses to regulation of the body, and is a
fascist. Ytk also. The energy requires greater bodily
regulation to make up for the entropies of its adverse
effects including cancer.
||I'm working on such an energy right now that I can produce
just by connecting a power supply to its generator. Its an
antienergy device to destroy the pollutant.
||[rcarty], I say this with brotherly love and the utmost
respect for your accomplishments, without denying your
unique brilliance, as one madman to another:
||You're all being bodily regulation age discursive
||I agree with this. I think it must have started with metal wheels -- we
are tangling up the e-m spectrum, and every year it gets exponentially
worser. There is on solution, already intuited by Whirling Dirvishes,
which is to be really gentile about sensing the tangledness of your
immediate surroundings, and then spin, or just gently turn, even just
think, in the untangling direction.
||Maybe it's the underlying ethos of capitalism of adapting
to new technologies in various ways, and the
adaptiveness accelerates change on a cultural level, and
the entire discoursive adaptive category, that is a
behvioural science related to learning, and the
significations produced by conclusive scientific signifiers
of truth power. Really it's about truth power, and how
methodoligies for signifying truth, and producing truth
power that is discoursively powerful, but also powerful
towards the regulation of the body, and the entirety of
bodily actions and the variation of actions and how
those compose a society.
||...or maybe it's the shrooms.
||Maybe it is. But that's a deobjectification like saying
maybe it's the book to a beliver of God, not like saying
maybe it's you, which is a personalization, or saying maybe
you're crazy which is a depersonalization. However
believing in god requires some degree of depersonalization
to be god in some levels of decision making.
||I just read an article on the internets that says
that 90% of people are right handed while 90% of
plants are left handed. I dont know if it is true
but it would certainly make a lot of sense. I know
that most plants seem to twist in one direction.
Someone told me once that this was becuase they
followed the sun, but that article says it is not
true. Watching the way plants twist is a good way
to get in the intuitive mood to observe things like
messy rooms and see how there is a similar thing
going on -- how you can see the general twist of
any system by giving it the old george bush
squinty-eyes long distance view. i had an art
highschool (who told me not to pursue art as a
career) who also told me that that was the way
the impressionists painted -- by learning to squint
relaxedly for hours on end and just paint what you
see, because your brain the most powerful
instrument in the universe and it will fill in the
gaps in a much more interesting way. So I think
you can do that with any system - just squint at it
and figure out which way it is twisting, and then
with that knowledge, either slowly twist things
the other way and see how things feel, or twist
the way things are twisted -- to get a feel for how
you are connected to the bigger picture. This
goes for turning your whole body or just changing
the handedness with which you figure eight as
your eyes go across the page when you are reading
something, or you can start rearranging things
around you to take apart or increase their twist.
It is easiest with things like messy rooms because
they are easily rearrangeable. Plants are kind of
harder because they are hardwired that way. But
being with plants and i dont neccessarily mean
ingesting them, but just watching the way they
twist will get you in an intuitive mindset for
seeing things like the way all of the handedness-es
of the individual letters in a paragraph contribute
to its overall twist and how this relates to its
||Another good playground for this is arranging a pile
of different colored cards (I started with a pile of
old LP albums) by swirling them around. Each
choice you make, if you squint at it, can be
simplified into a rearrangement of red, blue and
yellow/green, so as you reach for a place in the
pile, you can divide it into thirds, by which is
more blue/red/or yellow-green, and then just
switch two of the colors, and do whatever you can
with your hand to effect a change in that
direction. It doesn't matter if you do exactly what
you predict because there are all different levels
at which the choice can be made. And then if you
get in a habit of making the same choice every
time, like making a move to interchange the blue
and the red, then you can apply that to all of your
motion - the way your body moves to occlude a
multicolored background etc.
||So what you're saying is it's how all energy in organizing
society is directed towards certain ideas and values and it's
that energy that works against those who the energy hasn't
||Anyway, the best science fiction is paranoid speculation.
||We think this is a good idea, except it should be done by The Government.
||I think I'm going to get some sleep. Just to be safe.
||Energy exists in multiple forms of course, including light-energy,
sound-energy, time-energy, and kinesthetic self-directed power
(alternate form of energy). Like motion through space, energy
transfer across space time can only be expressed by a relative
function, flowing energy transfer from a greater source to a
lesser (or a lesser to a greater following an active process). But
not just within a given moment but across multiple such
moments which collectively we perceive as passage of time and
thus our consciousness. To say that an Energy Form is polluted
is an unacceptably vague statement! Those who understand the
flow and passage of such a pollution wouldn't agree that it is
the energy itself that has undergone adulteration. It is instead
an increased flaw in our ability to take in such energy that
leads us, via a tremendous (and tremendously common) lack of
introspection to say that it must be the Energy itself that is
invalid, because when we apply it to our selves it has no
intended effect or even an unintended active effect in directly
bringing about a change in the matter/energy dynamic.
Describing energy as being arranged in fields is a convenient lie
a half-truth propagated so those who have inaccurate
conceptions related to Energy can better wrap their brains
around what is both an abstract concept and the most concrete
foundational principle that our Universe as we know it relies
upon. A field is nothing more than a conceptual construct
wherein energy is described as occupying space, but we know
that energy cannot occupy the same space as matter, but
matter can contain energy. Or can it? The energy exists but
does not. You will see heat flowing through an object seeking
out the cold, but how does the heat know where to go? It's
simply programmed that way by the laws of Nature. But the
laws of Nature of course can be changed by man to suit our
needs. Technology provides us means to refine and change
energy but also a means to filter and purify it or pollute it if we
so choose. As long as we continue to think of energy as being
arranged in fields it will of course seem polluted however,
because having energy contaminated with matter is like pouring
a teaspoon of sewage into a barrel of wine yielding a barrel of
sewage. But what if we could separate the sewage from the
wine, so this adage would no longer hold true? We can, but we
first must acknowledge that it is our thinking and perceptual
model of the wine (the Energy) that is flawed, not the wine
itself. This is a very difficult concept to hold in your brain, and
for good reason. The brain, being made of matter, doesn't
understand Energy in the physical realm. Yet it is a conduit for
energy, and thus Energy. So why can we not see it before us?
The answer requires us to go back to the ancient religions of
long-forgotten cultures, who first looked up at the stars and
asked Why? But Why was the wrong question of course. They
should have asked instead When? And yet we, descended from
their small apelike minds, have retained this discursive cultural
bias. It is ironic (in the traditional sense of the word) that we
continue to seek answers by asking Why and How and What, but
the scientific community has largely ignored the question of
When, though that is the most important question to have
contemplated! Through When lies the answers if there are any.
Once we have accepted that the Energy is neither good nor
bad, but simply has been since existence, then we have isolated
for a single variable, the temporal constraint. Energy (that is,
energy) has a physical form, but Energy does not. Without a
physical form, how can it be constrained by so petty a thought
as the passage of time? One hesitates to say that the Theory of
Everything so long sought lies in computational calculus, but it
seems the only obvious solution upon consideration. If you
isolate a single variable into nonexistence, you can remove it
from your equation. Repeat until all you are left with is the
Energy, and there you will find your answer. But how to
perceive it? The simple but unfortunate answer is you can't.
Until humanity has learned to transcend its physical self, how
can you hope to perceive of the substrate of space-time itself?
But we know it must be there (as they say, it's turtles all the
way down) because we have the ability to know that its there.
Something must be supporting the turtle at the very bottom.
And indeed, there is, but its the turtle at the TOP. This is not
to suggest any curvature of Energy through space-timequite
the opposite, in fact. It is because Energy migrates at a
constant pace that we know that the Energy is static, and thus
cannot curve. What we perceive as its constant motion is really
our relative journey through Energy. Galileo realized that we
orbit the Sun in a circle, but he failed to understand the
ramifications of this fact. Why a circle? What's so special about
that shape. The reality is that a circle is no better than a
square or a trapezoid or an irregular dodecagon. Circles are
important because the link between Energy and our perception
of Energy moves in an n-dimensional coordinate system (or
rather, it is us that moves, but our perception naturally moves
with us). For a given n, our perception being three dimensional
is n-1, which is to say planar motion. But this fails to account
for our temporal movement. You could think of the Energy as
the fuel that pushes us through time, but this would be
inaccurate as well. It might well be impossible to come up with
a suitable analogy, because the crude stone tools provided by
our language are inadequate to convey notions of
nonphysicality. So think of the Energy as a kite that pulls us
along a stream of matter in an inverted canoe, and you'll begin
to be ready to acknowledge that you have no hope of
understanding Energy. That's why it is perceived as corrupted
(or in the vernacular, polluted)we have no faculty to
understand things we cannot see or describe, and assume the
fault must lie outside our senses.
||GETCHER PARAGRAPH BREAKS! GET'EM RIGHT HERE! 5 for the price of 3. Today only. Get'em before they're all gone.
||What in great green fuck got into the water today?
||Is it those brain eating amoeba? Is it acid? Is it brain eating amoeba on acid? Maybe that new weaponised Russian nerve gas, RANTunol.
||rcarty's restraint in the annos is reassuring to me. Reading it was frightening and I did not want to leave an anno. Concepts like this come from a place which can be stimulating to visit but which is very unpleasant for permanent residents.
||I can imagine using some of this text as wallpaper - I mean, actual wallpaper on walls, not desktop background. Only in a small room, though.
||Even though the final sentence in the idea proves that
[rcarty] doesn't believe this idea himself - the fact
that this idea arrived on my screen
electromagnetically proves out the concept. I'm
thinking "no, no, it's too stupid crazy can't be" and yet
there it is, right there on my screen as inescapable as
a goldfish on the linoleum in front of the tank...
||[rcarty] - you're making it worse, you know
||Pertinax should post the paranoid wallpaper idea.
||The energy pollution is far gone, it's too late, everyone
has too much energy, and live to do its bidding.
||//everyone has too much energy//
||Not in my house, mate. ... except the spaniel.
||Last night I got really high on OG Skunk and read this idea
again. It didn't make any more sense than the first time,
but it was a different, more profound brand of nonsense.
||I smoked a little bud out of an apple rind pipe before I
wrote it. I got really into (krelnik)'s skepticism website
and some other sites of interest after Voice's idea about
mass hysteria and I decided to write a paranoid
speculation that rationalizes peoples adverse reactions
into the delusion. The best kind.
||You've made it no secret that you have some psychosis
and mental health issues. Psychdelic consumption,
experimentation, examination has always been
discursively tied to psychiatry and thus mental health.
Usually people with certain disorders are now dissuaded
from using, but my own experience with psychotic
persons, and this is not medical advice, is that using
antipsychotics can allow afflicted people to use
marijuana and other psychaedelics. I experimented
quite a bit and keep antipsychotic medication on hand,
although not for regular use. There's a fascinating field
of academic work that I like to read that encompasses
this it includes Ken Kesey, Timothy Leary, Foucault and
||// getting too close to the edge //
||I've noticed, sometimes you have called me out on the
schizophrenia of messing up first second and third person
singulars and plurals. But that schizophrenia is actaually
caused by feminists, because I actually try not to use 'he'
and end up using 'they' but the rest of the text is written
in the singular. I can't bring myself to use s/he. It's a bad
habit but so is using 'he', and it's more postmodern being a
||// schizophrenia is actaually caused by
||More correctly, "Madness is caused by
||I'm still not sure why I got called a fascist and a
discursive regulationist before I even said anything.
||Also, [rcarty], you still haven't addressed my lucid and
perfectly comprehensible critique of this idea above. I
can only conclude that you must be a dialogical
||I thought MechE was you in my delerium. Fascist is just
funny all purpose mentally insane thing to call people.
comment on your comment after rereading. I thought
were just streaming consciousness.
OK I reread it and basically boil it down to matters of
perception and how percieving disordered workings are
likely caused by disordered perceptions, for in fact
ordered perceptions can be used to uncover the ordered
workings of the universe, and as you say adjust them.
||Come to think of it, I may well have been. But
dialogical solipsist just seemed like an appropriate
counter to discursive regulationist.
||//I thought MechE was you in my delerium.//