By Timothy Leary
Publish 12 months note: First released November 1st 2008
Death is more and more at the schedule for child boomers relocating ever towards it. Timothy Leary brings a few startlingly clean rules to this subject. essentially, he claims, we've got been brainwashed by way of our associations — govt, geared up faith, the healthcare — to just accept loss of life as an inevitable finish. Leary argues in its place that dying is misunderstood, that we don't have to die, and that there are "commonsense alternatives."
His conception rests at the transhumanist strategy that says people are evolving into non secular machines — beings which are half human and half laptop and finally won't die because the time period is usually understood. Being geared up with laptop components like bionic knees is a part of this strategy. And as we evolve throughout the cybernetic age, he says, we are going to achieve new knowledge that broadens our definition of private immortality and gene-pool survival — the "postbiologic alternative of the knowledge species."
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Water . . These always change. And if these do not last Do man’s visions last? Do man’s illusions? During the season Take things as they come. All things pass. From Psychedelic Prayers & Other Meditations 5 Achieving Immortality Here we are, the first species that’s ever effectively taken over its own evolution .... It’s like human evolution is now designer evolution. —William Gibson S ince the dawn of human history, philosophers and theologians have speculated about immortality. Uneasy, aging kings have commanded methods for extending the life span.
Many people consider ketamine, or K, to a shamanic experience hat gives deeper understanding of our role in the universe. The ketamine experience is often death-like with an external sensory shutdown and a move toward an inner universe to reach a transcendental experience of “oneness”. Many using K say that during their experience they felt that they understood the Christian notion of the separation of the soul and the body and that they came to believe some part of them will continue to exist after death.
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