The Jumping Jesus Phenomenon & The SingularitySubmitted by Michael Nystrom on Fri, 01/18/2013 - 04:08
Terrence McKenna (rest his soul) is right at the end of the video below. We're moving into a whole new paradigm, because of technology.
I fear many here, and in this "Liberty" realm, will fail to see the importance of this important development because this community is so narrowly focused on government, and how the government is evil. I get it. I don't argue. I agree. But there is a larger picture as well, and in that picture, government really is a pawn. The larger picture is the development of the universe, and where it is headed. And right now, the driving force of the universe is technology.
The machines have taken control. It is obvious. We made them, then we became mesmerized by them. Soon they will own us. Or whoever owns the network will own us. People here miss that because they are brainwashed to believe:
Private Market = Good
Government = Bad
Ron Paul always asserted that there is a role for government. The question is where do you draw the line. But by man's nature and through observation of history, government seems to be the end result of a free market.
And without further ado, the Jumping Jesus Phenomenon, with Robert Anton Wilson and Terrence McKenna: