“What do you think AI is all about? Stimulus-response. AI is engineered to provide widespread and varied stimuli — in order to extract desired responses. The future would be a locked down world, disguised as ‘helpful machine companions’.”
Most people never even think about the individual spirit. That’s strange, because a person IS an individual spirit.
He’s not a brain or a physical form or a machine.
The individual spirit wants freedom. His energy is directed toward using that freedom to create in an open future.
An open present-and-future equals freedom.
There is internal freedom, and external freedom (open unrestricted space) in the world.
The individual spirit can be trained to expect and even favor less freedom. It happens. Often, the rationale given is: we need more rules to protect everyone. Protection, protection, protection — vastly overcooked.
Major powers behind the scenes will covertly finance and organize conflict…
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