See, even not so narrow minded people from this very list understand that
consciousness is non-local and more fundamental than body and brain ...

Or Tom's book starting at page 113 ...

"I regard consciousness as fundamental. I regard matter as derivative from
consciousness. We cannot get behind consciousness. Everything that we talk
about, everything that we regard as existing, postulates consciousness." --
Max Planck

It's what Hindus, Buddhists, Sufis, native Indians, Shamans, etc. have been
telling us for ages ... and Fermi's Paradox is a symptom of being ignorant
to the fundamental nature of this physical reality.

... I stopped reading at "So you are saying I can stop playing Super Mario
Land and navigate in the super-set of Super Mario Land?"

On Wed, Jul 11, 2018 at 12:14 PM Giacomo Spigler via AGI <> wrote:

> I stopped reading at "your consciousness is capable of communicating with
> gazillions of other entities from outside this physical realm/plane
> anytime."
> G
> On Wed, Jul 11, 2018 at 10:51 AM, just camel via AGI <
> > wrote:
>> Fermi's Paradox ...
>> Once upon a time, a 10 year old child became addicted to Super Mario
>> Land. He played so much that he forgot that he was a child among millions
>> of other children and kept asking himself "Where are all the other Marios?
>> There must be many more Marios? I will call this Fermi's Paradox!"
>> Already today thousands of advanced meditators will tell you that Fermi's
>> Paradox is only a paradox as long as you don't realize that your
>> consciousness is focusing on one particular and very narrow experience
>> (called a human being) when your consciousness is capable of communicating
>> with gazillions of other entities from outside this physical realm/plane
>> anytime.
>> When you attend a LAN-Party and play World of Warcraft and only find 5 of
>> the 5000 LAN-Party participants in the game then clearly you realize that
>> you are looking in the wrong spot and you shift your attention "outwards"
>> and out of a subset of reality into a broader set of reality.
>> An advanced civilization will probably cease to use manifested avatars on
>> the physical plane once it has overcome the tendency to identify with
>> narrow experiences. Just as children tend to overcome the tendency to
>> identify with a narrow experience in the form of a computer game. The
>> answer to Fermi's paradox lies in the words of Buddha, Jesus and all the
>> other liberated/enlightened beings ... it lies in the realization that our
>> physical reality is just an illusion within the field of consciousness ...
>> it's a mix of John Smarts "transcension hypothesis" and in some sense
>> Bostrom's work ... in so far that our perceived physical virtual reality is
>> just a very tiny subset of a much larger reality.
>> Physical death as well as spiritual enlightenment are singular processes
>> decoupling your consciousness from one particular experience (from
>> identifying with one human being) and they will introduce you to said much
>> broader reality in which there exists no Fermi's paradox.
>> On Mon, Jun 25, 2018 at 2:50 PM Giacomo Spigler via AGI <
>>> wrote:
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