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Thunder . . . wind . . . fireplace . . . lake . . . Mountain . . . water . . . those continuously switch. And if those don't final Do man’s visions final? Do man’s illusions? in the course of the season Take issues as they arrive. All issues move. From Psychedelic Prayers & different Meditations 5 reaching Immortality the following we're, the 1st species that’s ever successfully taken over its personal evolution .... It’s like human evolution is now clothier evolution. —William Gibson S ince the sunrise of human heritage, philosophers and theologians have speculated approximately immortality. Uneasy, getting older kings have commanded equipment for extending the lifestyles span. A such a lot dramatic instance of this age-long impulse is historical Egypt, which produced mummification, the pyramids, and manuals just like the ebook of the death. The Tibetan ebook of the demise offers a masterful Buddhist version of autopsy levels and methods for directing the coed to a kingdom of immortality, Alternatives to Involuntary dying forty three that's neurologically “real” and indicates clinical strategies for reversing the loss of life technique. the recent box of molecular engineering is generating strategies in the framework of present consensus Western technological know-how to enforce auto-metamorphosis. the purpose of the sport is to defeat death—to supply the person mastery of this, the ultimate stupidity. we don't advocate any specific means of attaining immortality. Our target is to study all strategies and inspire inventive puzzling over new percentages. mind maintenance There are 3 medical tools for conserving the of the mind after actual demise. 1. Cloning a brand new mind and physique from cells. 2. Cryonic suspension of the physique and/or mind. three. organic mind banking—awaiting donor transplant to a brand new physique. maintaining the mind doesn't guarantee that the software program directories, the reminiscence documents and the non-public working structures, can be preserved. for this reason, the landlord of the mind needs to make preparations to “save” and “back up” the reminiscence software program that includes the individual’s character and realization of self. forty four Timothy Leary The mind is an natural computing device. The human brain is a mind that acknowledges its personal lifestyles. —Simon younger dressmaker Evolution A Transhumanist Manifesto Storing own stories and genetic algorithms within the mind to be subsidized up and saved for importing into the recent or re-animated mind. vendors who desire to guard and re-animate their neuro-memories—souls—must diligently gather and defend fabric mementos that might aid reconstruction the original character and private surroundings in their lives—within cause. The tombs of pharaohs are versions of personal-reality garage, yet impractical for our instances. fabric goods, mementos, souvenirs, outfits, books, and photographs are patently prone to loss. the major to software program backup is digitization. 6 Re-Creational possible choices to Involuntary Irreversible Metabolic Coma there are a selection of strategies priceless in ex- periencing “experimental dying,” reversible-voluntary exploration of the territory among physique coma and mind demise, often referred to as out-of-body reports; or near-dying reviews.