internet and consciousness

Brainwave Surfer agnew at
Thu Feb 16 15:48:26 EST 1995

In article <KEVIN.95Feb15094405 at brain>, kevin at brain (Kevin Hellman) writes:
> In article <D3xBvs.JHD at> etabello at (Elias Tabello) writes:


>>   I think that the internet is cosmically synchronous with an emerging
>>   collective consciousness which will be evident without intuitive aid.


> necessary for an intelligent system.  The internet is a fascinating
> complex system... But, as much as it reflects society, it cannot be
> demonstrated it has an intentionality.
> -- 

I think the best quote is by someone who had a sig file that said that
there are already a million monkeys at a million keyboards and USEnet
is NOTHING like shakespeare....  This is a real interesting concept here,
of a computer-generated mindlink.  however, it will have to be more universal
to be really like what you say, on the order of cable tv, for instance...


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