Theoretical considerations on the central nervous system of future homo sapiens lead to the conclusion that communication with SETI is,probably,impossible

Scott yourhouse at dinnertime.org
Sat Jun 19 12:50:37 EST 1999


oh, OK?

patanie at my-deja.com wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I have studied,since 1976 to now,how our CNS functions and I have
> deduced the following things concerning the future of homo sapiens
> intelligence(for understanding of the vocabulary,please go to
> http://dog.net.uk/claude where you will find an ensemble of draft
> notes,some of which are relevant to SETI):
>
> Future homo sapiens brains will be "neuromodified" through a yet unborn
> science which I term "neuromorphogenetics".
>
> Neuromorphogenetics will be a branch of "general morphogenetics").
>
> Logical characteristics of the brains of homo sapiens in the future
> should be as follows:
>
> 1.Verbal sequential language replaced by non-verbal non-sequential
> language
>
> 2.Intensity of Consciousness modified:
>
> a.future homo sapiens will be able to make their consciousness "radiate"
> at will,a process which will give them exquisite ways of problem
> analysis.
>
> b.future homo sapiens will be able to have a polyfocal type of
> consciousness instead of our,normal,monofocal form of consciousness.
>
> c.A system,critical in order to control the intensity of our
> consciousness(which I termed the Consciousness Activating System or
> SAC),will be greatly perfected in order to sustain a permanent state of
> polyfocality and in order for consciousness to explore,deeply,the stored
> data of our memory.
>
> I have recently found that consciousness is a phenomenon of resonances
> between memory domains.
>
> The more we have these resonances going on in our brains and the more we
> are,quantitatively,"conscious".
>
> Presently,in our normal brain,the quantity of these resonances is
> low,thus our consciousness is low.
>
> In future homo sapiens,the quantity of resonances will be
> increased,thanks to the modification of the SAC.
> So our descendants will be vastly more advanced than we are.
>
> If we look at how fast our scientific knowledge grows,it is my belief
> that all the above things will be realised before a 1000 years or so.
>
> The consequences of these modifications are so enormous that our
> descendants will(obviously for me!) not communicate with us and will go
> their own way...
>
> A millenium is a tiny amount of time in the reality of the Cosmos!
>
> Presumably,then,all advanced ETI capable of reaching the stars
> have,first,neuromodified their brain in the way I hypothesise above,as I
> believe that life,most probably,follow the same laws of organisations
> anywhere in the Cosmos.
>
> In my opinion,then,there can be no contact with ETI slightly more
> advanced than we are. The time lag between our kind of intelligence and
> the ameliorated,neuromodified,intelligences is minute.
>
> Possibly,we could only communicate with those intelligences who are just
> on the very same level of development
> where we are.
>
> But,as far as advanced ETI are concerned,basically,it is my opinion that
> we cannot communicate and that,consequently,SETI is a waste of money and
> time!
>
> Best regards,
>
> Cl.
>
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