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What Do You See?



Tubing by @emergentinsight



Comments (6)

Daniel Durrant said

at 10:37 pm on Jan 13, 2011

Rtube is composed of data. My Rsphere is sliding on through. "Interacting Processing" as Robert Anton Wilson used to say. From inside my Rsphere all of the zeros and ones are decoded into my consciousness so as to produce some semblance of an external reality. The act of Rtubing would suggest that you step outside your Rsphere in order to become aware of the phenomenological realms of the ebDish simulation. I can see how these bits of data in the Rtube are sending impulses into my Rsphere's inner synapses as I move along. It may also be that these synapses are sending signals to the Rtube itself, changing its form. I also think I'm seeing blue grid sphere lines outside of this Rtube, which might also suggest that this Rtube is within another Rsphere. It could be said that most folks are aware of their Rsphere, but are not necessarily aware that they have been placed in a Rtube which has been engineered by societal forces outside of their control. Rtubing takes back control.

Michael J said

at 8:06 am on Jan 14, 2011

Just a ping to signal that I've read your thoughtful comment. It triggered lots of thoughts for me, but I want to wait for a bit before responding.

mfrazier@openworld.com said

at 8:29 am on Jan 14, 2011

Adding to this - I'm wondering how to envisage a joining of Rtubes. In constructal theory, dendritic "branching" (like tree branches/twigs, arteries/capillaries, or streams forks in a delta) is the universal form found as living or nonliving systems seek out easier access to resources.

In the case of our Cognitive and Emotional explorations (explorations = strands in our individual Rtubes?), it seems to me we are converging on a larger commons, instead of diverging. Another way to express it is that each Rsphere/Rtube may interact to help define a larger, "multicellural" Rsphere, which itself creates a more general Rtube Cwave and Ewave mesh.

Does this make sense?

Michael J said

at 8:54 am on Jan 14, 2011

"dendritic "branching" (like tree branches/twigs, arteries/capillaries, or streams forks in a delta) " very nice idea. I have to believe it would be a path definitely worth pursuing. Lots more to Mull but Top of Mind I have to believe that the imagery coming from medicine - especially the digestive or blood circulation systems - could be another useful path. My strong hunch is that imagery from popular culture mostly especially StarWars and 2001 would also help.

mfrazier@openworld.com said

at 8:48 am on Jan 14, 2011

typo fix in last sentence: should be "multicellular"

Michael J said

at 9:05 am on Jan 14, 2011

Adding some comments from gchat this am about the image:

She: : it's beautiful

Me: yep
I see the same

so consider that you are the sphere
moving through the world
picking up signals from your "rtubing

She: with a shining light inside??

Me: So Nicely said.

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