[Noisebridge-discuss] update on the shrine!
c1 at caseyc.net
Mon Jul 18 11:10:52 PDT 2011
On 7/18/2011 10:49 AM, Will Sargent wrote:
>> I see religion as a tool, like science, and meditation can be like
>> experimentation. I think it's unexcellent to oppress
>> metaphysical/spiritual/belief system hacking. Has anyone ever watched a
>> programmer? Don't they sit in quiet contemplation rearranging intangible
>> reality in a meditative way for hours? Both are projects of
>> manipulating/constructing/programming reality. One pertains to the physical
>> objects our senses encounter, and the other with the methods by which we
>> encounter the objects. Both of these are aspects of science just as much as
>> any religious/magical/spiritual practice, aren't they?
> Not only are you completely right, but I think this clearly calls for
> psychotropic exploration at every available opportunity. Clearly,
> Noisebridge is about exploring our inner worlds, which is why we
> should set up an "Acidbridge" night where people come into the space
> high on whatever interesting drugs they can find, and give impromptu
> lectures to everyone around the space about what they're seeing and
> why they're not wearing any pants.
Or, you can only practice your religious ceremonies if SenseBridge gets
to hook the EEG up to a participant.
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