This post was based on a thing I've read that just cracked me up, but its very interesting indeed. A guy in the 70's made a theory that is hysterical to read, please do so next.


Timewave zero

Timewave zero, which is part of Novelty theory, is a numerological formula that purports to calculate the ebb and flow of "novelty", defined as increase in the universe's interconnectedness, or organised complexity,[25] over time. According to Terence McKenna, who conceived the idea in the early 1970s, the universe has a teleological attractor at the end of time that increases interconnectedness, eventually reaching a singularity of infinite complexity on December 21, 2012, at which point anything and everything imaginable will occur instantaneously. This idea has failed to gain any scientific credibility or recognition.
McKenna expressed "novelty" in a computer program, which purportedly produces a fractal waveform known as timewave zero or the timewave. Based on McKenna's interpretation of the King Wen sequence of the I Ching,[26] the graph appears to show great periods of novelty corresponding with major shifts in humanity's biological and cultural evolution. He believed the events of any given time are recursively related to the events of other times, and chose the atomic bombing of Hiroshima as the basis for calculating his end date of November, 2012. When he discovered this date's proximity to the end of the 13th baktun, he adjusted it so that the two dates matched.

Full post on Wikipedia here.



This got me thinking, first that we surely don't know enough to even understand this particular individual thinking patterns, and trust me, my own thinking patterns are actually over-skewed as well. Its interesting to see what cross-checking of information and derivative deduction work can occur in any field of knowledge known to man. Its not that this guy was right or not, I surely will not say for sure, what I do know is that its fascinating stuff to read, and stuff that goes well beyond your daily trip into an art-museum which is already as non-conformance as an environment as any.

Creativity; my definition of creativity is any process that can bring new material out of decorelated information so that it can be used to bring a new light into a subject, new derivatives, new insight or even, new fiction.

Not all of use have such amazing minds as Arthur C. Clark or Carl Sagan, both of them as I recall hard left-brain thinkers with a twist, they both professed a love for science but also a love for the right side of mind, a way of bringing with them a novelty and a sheer magnitude to what was always regarded as "dull material".

And this is absolutely fascinating, when we cross the event-horizon of the known and go into unknown marvelous things can happen. We can start to see new patterns of awareness that can reveal to be absolute gems when we go back into the known territory of day to day activities. From the labs of hard science to the halls of a game studio, this kind of new information frontier can be a true land of opportunity, like gold was to Cowboys or the Undiscovered Country was to Portuguese.

The Mind of Man is a wonder of escapism, of true liberation and freedom that must be tamed for the good of all and the continuing endurance of equilibrium. We should endeavor to go out more and explore such territories, we must liberate from the grasp of the status quo and run into the light of liberation, better put and better know as; creativity.

And this last sentence was not made within the grasp of Psychedelic Mushrooms.



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