I’m proud to say Super Human now has an imprint, and it is PortalStar Publishing! You can read about me on the Authors page, there’s a dedicated page for Super Human, you can read the first three chapters too. And … Super Human eBook is having a 99¢ sale right now, wherever eBooks are sold.… Continue reading PortalStar Publishing Publishes Super Human
If we imagine the shape of the adoption of new morality like a wave, the adopters of the newest morality would be the crest of the wave while most are far behind them.
Are brains a prerequisite for consciousness? Holoprosencephaly is a cephalic disorder in which the prosencephalon fails to develop into two hemispheres. In lay terms, there is no brain atop the brain stem. What of a baby with no brain? Could it think? Could it form language? The answer is yes. Baby born without most of… Continue reading The Case for Plant Consciousness
There are three ways to unlock the mind’s superpowers. One way is academic: years of training, hard work, and practice. Another is through inheritance: the right genes are passed down through favorable ancestry. Will Freeman is more anxious than other teens. When his new friend Lily Powers invites herself over and the two go treasure… Continue reading Super Human: The Mailing List!
Apophenia as Delusion Reed Berkowitz’s piece, A Game Designer’s Analysis Of QAnon, insightfully noted how Apophenia drives people into the Cult of QAnon. Jacob Chansley, a.k.a. the QAnon Shaman, it has been pointed out, “displays strong aspects of what psychologists call ‘patternicity,’ which is to see hidden patterns, meanings, and agency behind what others would… Continue reading The QAnon Shaman and The Three Sides of Apophenia
What we regard as objective reality is but a convenience, a virtual representation, created by us, aiding in our quest for reproduction. 1 Cognitive psychologist Donald Hoffman uses the analogy of the computer Desktop. The Desktop isn’t an accurate representation of the alternating voltages inside a computer, but it sure is helpful for us to… Continue reading The Social Dilemma, So-Called Objective Reality, and Higher Mind