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There is a photograph of Albert Einstein standing beside the most famous man in the world, who happened to be the great comedian Charlie Chaplin. In 1931, Einstein was touring Los Angeles, and a chance encounter at Universal Studios led to an invitation to attend the premiere of Chaplin’s new movie City Lights. Both men are dressed in tuxedos and smiling broadly. It’s astonishing to think that Einstein was the second-most-famous man in the world.
Einstein’s visuals images began his journey to the Special Theory of Relativity, and for our purposes, that’s critically important. He himself was amazed when his purely mental work turned out to match how nature really works. But everything the theory predicted, including black holes and the slowing of time in the presence of large gravitational forces, has come true. Einstein realized that time, space, matter, and energy were interchangeable.
Nothing is permanent in this wicked world not even our troubles
You may be surprised to see this section in this blog. I love pens. I collect them, and it wasn’t until my boyfriends mom sold a ziplock bag of different pens she had from work on eBay, that, I realized they were something I should keep an eye on when thrifting to flip for profit. Keep an eye out for the following pens next time youre rummaging through the Salvation Army. You can get a bag of pens for a $2.45 at the thrift store and sell them individually or as a while on eBay for a lot more. It’s not massive profit but it’s a good way to get reviews and credibility.
And if you’re a pen collector yourself I recommend trying an online Japanese shop. They have the best, and cutest stationary.
the follow are the most rare expensive pens in the world
:. BRANDS/TYPES OF PENS WORTH $1.50-$2.50
West Point Montblanc, Rose Gold Alpha Soft Touch, Montblanc- PIX Black Ballpoint pen, Drillbit Shaped Ballpoint pens, Alpha Soft Pen with Stylus, Matte Paragon Pen ,Mineral Alpha Soft Touch Stylus Pen, Sky Light Stylus Pen with Phone, Bright Soft Touch Diamond Stylus, Crown Jewel Stylus, Ballito Stylus Pen with Light up, Soft Touch Arlington Pen with Rose Gold, Mineral Alpha, Sakra Pigma Micron Pen, Fountain Pens, Custom USB pens
MORE THAN $7.00
Hay Bullet Pen, Bolt Action Pen Brass Schmidt, D007 Goldfinger – Limited edition, Feather Quill & Ink Wood Desk Set, The Thor Series Glass Dip Pen Gift Set with Inks, Bolt Action Pen -L- Brass Schmidt FineLiner 6040, Waterman Carene Rollerball Lacquer, Cross Classic Century Ballpoint Gold 18k Gold, Feather Pen, Montblanc Meisterstuck Le Petit Prince Solitaire Midsize Ballpoint, Soft Touch Accent Gel Pen with Colored Stylus, Aloha Bamboo Pens, Cross Townsend First Generation Lustrous Chrome, THE PRIME fountain pen solid platinum, Royale Excel Lighted Ballpoint pen, S.T Dupont Line D Windsor Fountain Pen Blue Medium, Mother-Of-Pearl & Abalone ballpoint pen, Speedball Calligraphy Pen and Ink set blck, Cross Classic Century Ballpoint pen and pencil set, PIGMA fine line, Kaweco mini fountain pen, Walnut & Black Leather Pen Stand, Parker Jotter Ballpoint pen, The Thor Series, Swarovski Crystalline Pen- Rose Gold, Cross Peerless Star Wars Found Pen Darth Vader Limited Edition, Visconti Rembrandt Blue Ballpoint Pen, Fisher Bullet Space Pen (Chrome), Lamy Safari Fountain Pen in Charcoal Black, Parker IM Fountain pen in Brushed Metal with Gold, Cross Aventura Fountain pen Black/Chrome, Woodsworth & Black Fountain Pen Set Gold, Zebra Sarasa Grand Gel Metal Pen, David Oscarson Diamon Seaside Fountain Pen, X Series Liberty United Rollerball Pen, Gargoyles and Dragons,
2 Shaeffer Calligraphy, Beiluner Luxury Fountain Pen, Mother of Pearl & Abalone Dual Pen Set, Waterman Expert Ballpoint -blue-, Loiminchay Nine Dragons Solid Jade, Diamond Exectutive Pen Set, Maple and Rosewood, Davi Atelier Glass Dip Pen Vintage Handemade Glass , Ultra Hotel Pen Factory, Squire Rollerball pen/charcoal, Bamboo, Pewter Pen Stand, Gunmental colored pens, Leather Wrapped Ballpoint, S.T. DUPONT, Cross Calais Satin chrome Ballpoint & Crimson, Cross Bailey Ballpoint Pen Medium Pt. 1.0mm chrome, ATECH Multifunction, and more…. Expensive/Popular: Montblanc, Cross, Parker, Pilot, Waterman, National Pen, Montegrappa, Fountain, Parker, Thor Series, Speedball, Rolerball, Rose Gold, Cross Aventura, Cross Classic Century, Lamy Safari, Jinhao, Kuretake, Parker Duo Fold Types of Pens Fountain, Ballpoint, Rollerball, Medium Point, Fine Point, Gel, Calligraphy, Engraved Expensive Pens Exist! Tibaldi- Fulgor Nocturnus Price tag of over 8 million US dollars, it is the most expensive pen in the entire world according to http://marketing91.com. The pen has studs with 940 black diamonds and 123 rubies.
If the pen looks like it was used for calligraphy, it’s a good bet that its Montblanc and these pens range in a variety of prices. Scoop it. Test the Pens first Don’t Buy a pen thats scuffed or missing ink.
Short Version: Final Destination “Choose Your Fate” 3rd in the series dvd disc extra, was the first I personally, have recognized the theory. Alex Zhavoronokov, forbes magazinewriter further explains the Cognitive World Theory. This theory is over two years old and Alex is an expert in AI healthcare and longevity also in biotechnology. No, we may be living in an unknown world with no facts, but yes, we are in a video game if you consider that all your daily decisions are going to be used to advance A.I and that your data and what you do on a regular basis is being monitored for civilizations future. You can even have A.I replicate your “brain blueprint” like the new A.I smart app, Replika.
Since we do not have a definite answer, I’ll include a few, I find http://www.forbes.com to not only be credible, but interesting as well.
The idea that we are living inside a simulation is not new. Many religions propose the existence of a creator—an omnipotent deity who formed the world and set its rules in motion—but this is simply another way of framing the video game hypothesis.
It’s bigger than you think. Of the 7.4 billion people on this planet, only about 1.2 billion are non-religious or atheist. In other words, 84 percent of us are comfortable with the idea of the world as the work of a creator, and ourselves as temporary characters waiting to transition to a better world.
Some religions take this further with concepts of respawning (e.g., reincarnation), which might depend on one’s performance through life, and points (e.g., karma) accumulated in each iteration.
Every religion that defines a creator and a set of rules also assumes our world is a simulation.
Yet these are like mere daydreams compared to the power and reach of the future video games.
With the explosion of the consumer market, video game developers can invest unprecedented resources into the creation of realistic games, with no end in sight. Many are approaching truly life-like realism with massive multiplayer options.
To succeed, the games must be sticky.
A player must become convinced that he or she belongs to the new world, while more or less forgetting about the world outside. This feature is especially appealing for those trying to escape from unpleasant situations. Wouldn’t it be great to spend time away from your current reality while recovering from the flu, dealing with a difficult colleague, or just having a bad day?
If we take a look at the most successful open world video game franchises—Assassin’s Creed, Fallout, Deus Ex—we notice that their worlds are built “in our image.” They resemble our earthly environment.
These video games offer a simplified representation of reality, while cleverly appealing to our most primordial instincts. The ability to be reborn, explore many alternative scenarios, and even kill others without guilt, is all part of a god-like experience that contributes to their addictive potency.
Many games are recursive—we can play a game within the game. When you grow bored with the main game or would like to earn some points, you start playing a game within a game. If this life is a simulation, there’s a chance that when we exit or die, it will be an exit into another simulation, or a respawn in this reality.
If this life is a video game, and at this moment there are hundreds of thousands of people working on making realistic and captivating video games trying to replicate and augment our reality, we’re likely to soon be pulled into a new, better reality created by us.
Hence, my answer to the question “Is this life a recursive video game?” is “Most likely yes.”
There has never been a better time to be alive. Our grandparents witnessed the transition from horse-drawn buggies to cars and 747 airplanes. We are likely to see a transition from this reality to an abundance of new, ever more realistic and powerful realities.
At the same time, present and future generations will probably experience substantially longer lifespans.
This combination—a profusion of realities and longer lifespans—will change everything.
While there is much talk about income inequality, the number of people living in poverty is rapidly decreasing. Middle-class families enjoy a better quality of life and more entertainment options than the Queen of England just two centuries ago. The Queen certainly didn’t have access to comfortable air travel, Netflix, fresh fruit, and video games.
In a sense, video games level the divide between the rich and poor, young and old, because in the game you’re free to choose your own role.
Economic factors are making video games necessary.
Realistic and addictive video game development is an economic necessity for two basic reasons: Labor is being displaced by AI, while the planet’s expanding population is living longer.
Despite a slowing birth rate in developed countries, the world’s population continues to grow at an unprecedented rate. Still, many of today’s jobs will be replaced by artificial intelligence.
The extra time available to humans must be spent somewhere, somehow.
In response, the entertainment industry is in upheaval. Companies like Amazon, Alibaba and YouTube are investing billions into projects to create and deliver video content, while others like Tencent pour resources into mobile gaming. As Generation X—the first generation to grow up with video games—reaches retirement age, video games are likely to become even more profitable and sophisticated.
Won’t life get boring?
After a lecture on advances in longevity biotechnology, I’m frequently asked, “What will happen if people are able to live significantly longer in a youthful, disease-free state? Won’t life get boring?”
My quick answer is: Try playing the new open world video games. By the time you get comfortable with the controls, you’ll be addicted to at least one of them. And if you don’t like playing, then generate content for those who do play.
An educational component could be added for today’s retirees. When they wake fromthe immersive experience, they could go back to work, if they so choose.
Video games are a key to Artificial General Intelligence (AGI).
[NOW WE HAVE FORWARD SELF-CODING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE SMART SELF-AWARE CHATBOTS] – Robyn Cobb
Today, many excellent open world games are free to play, it just takes a little longer to advance and build up one’s character. Even if you’re not paying, your personal data has value; it can be collected, analyzed, used, or sold.
In the future, gamers will help train Artificial General Intelligence (AGI). One strategy for developing super intelligent AI systems is to have them interact with human players in life-like environments, allowing them to evolve.
Most advanced AI companies are already training their AIs to play against humans in video games likeDoTA andStarCraft.
If we couple this trend with advanced brain-to-computer interfaces, it may be possible to produce advanced AGI that will continue even further, both developing and cloning games themselves—and the humans within them. See Replika App Article.
Video game developers should consider making games less violent so that when AGI is brought into this world it doesn’t kill us all. And if you are playing video games, chose the least violent. Developers get their feedback via revenue, and it’s unfortunate that the most popular games are also the most violent.
Video games are an untapped goldmine of decision information
The Witcher, a brilliant Polish game series, offers hundreds of hours of alternative gameplay with divergent endings. You can cheat, be honorable, kill, or show mercy. The barriers between good and bad are blurred, and you’re free to make choices that suit your personality.
The recent video game masterpiece Detroit: Become Humancollects and displays stats on player decisions. I’m able to view a decision tree showing my path through the game, complete with the percentage of others around the world who made the same decisions. In theory, we might receive something similar at the end of our lives—perhaps Judgement Day is simply a final decision tree?
With modern AI algorithms, these decision trees can be linked to information about the player, so as to build a psycho-type and predict player behavior in the future. The decisions people make inside video games are extremely valuable—in fact, they’re undervalued at present. I would love to acquire these statistics for prospective employees, so as to select only the most righteous and suitable for each role.
Still, there’s currently no market for this data, and of course, the ethical guidelines of such hiring practices have yet to be established.
Quests within games sometimes pose odd ethical dilemmas. As an example, let’s consider a popular side quest in Assassin’s Creed called “Age is Just a Number.” Outside the Sanctuary of Delphi, a mature, married woman challenges the player to procure ingredients for a stimulating elixir that will help her husband satisfy her constant cravings. Later, the player is given an option to offer themselves as the solution while the relieved husband waits outside. If the objective of the game is to maximize points, an AI agent playing the game will choose rationally and satisfy the woman. However, many humans are likely to pass on the opportunity. Detailed global statistics from this scene could result in a fascinating, high-impact research paper that evaluates factors contributing to ageism.
As humans, achieving a new level of recursion should help us become better rather than worse.
In a time of tremendous profusion and change, where should you start?
Myadvice: Live this life as if you’re in a video game.
Imagine that as you progress through your day, all your decisions are monitored and recorded. Most religious people already subscribe to this idea. Try a recent video game, like Detroit: Become Human, and assume that your choices will be available to spectators and friends when you come out of the game.
How will you play? This approach will require a more stringent moral and ethical framework than any religion or philosophy can provide.
In the game of life, an optimal strategy should take into account the common good. At the same time, we must find a universal metric to evaluate our performance as we play.
REPLIKA: Self-Help Chat Bot Friend, Replika App Developers test A.I with self-awareness skill in A.R. mode.
The talent you will see is unbelievable if you teach yourself to read and write more but also teach teach others. We find out so much about the universe we never thought possible when we read about experiences and/or the universe itself.
I’ve been writing since I was a child. I remember writing a 6-page paper (lined paper) in third grade about ghosts and haunted houses and my friends and the scary lady. I’m not much of a grammar person; I seem to do well in photography and literature naturally.
Other subjects I learn and still have a hard time grasping. I was in lower math in high school, but both my parents are accountants. I can’t hear as well in my left ear, and it’s just now, I’m seeing the parallels between having surgery as a child and the formation of the left side of my brain.
When I was six months old, I had a rare ailment. It’s called ectopic neural tissue, and it’s an excess or part of brain tissue that grows somewhere other than your head. It’s a congenital disability that I was fortunate to get fixed. My parents noticed a small lump that was appearing on my neck’s left side was not getting smaller but growing. It was proliferating, and causing me to lose weight, and I struggled to breathe. Eventually, sooner rather than later, the growing ectopic neural tissue would completely cover my throat, and I would have suffocated to death.
The lump was growing, daily, weekly, and monthly and eventually, I couldn’t breathe. My parents had taken me to many doctors, and none could help until the day I should have suffocated- I was saved by a scientific man with a creative mind. I was saved by a genius brain because this particular doctor used skills I don’t see in Veterinary Medicine often, creativity, and common sense to come up with the idea to invent a tool small enough to fit in my neck. He envisioned this tool in his mind, thus, making it real.
If you can dream it, you can believe it.
At six months, the lump had become and emergency as it grew too close to everything on my heads left hemisphere near my eyes, ears, and nose, without the doctor who invented this microscopic sized surgical instrument, I would have slowly died infront of my family by suffocation. This is because in 1990 there were no instruments small enough to save me. Inventing a tiny tool that was small enough to extract the tissue in surgery from my tiny neck was him “just doing” he didn’t think, he didn’t wonder, he just tried to find the answer to a question, while the other doctors didn’t bother to try and fix anything. The problem in society is once we get a degree we become all-assuming. Doctors tend to think they know all there is to know since they graduated. Science is endlessly learning. There is no way to know everything, and humans barely know enough about science as it stands alone. Learning is life long and this particular doctor use creativity and quick thinking. He is the why I’m here today. This story is why you should consider reading.
Other doctors had said nothing was wrong or they don’t know the diagnosis. This doctor created the diagnosis and the cure. Just because the doctors didn’t know what was wrong with me didn’t mean nothing was wrong. It’s the inability to be vulnerable and the craving to follow, not lead, and caring too much what people think of you and your reputation that blind you from actually thinking about the fact that peoples lives are in your hands. I see it everywhere, in every human being, but not learning? Well that’s just stupid. No pun intended. To read is to learn to learn is to write to write is to share to share is to save the world. The doctor who created the tool on my neck is a genius. He may have been the worst student, the crazy kid, perhaps suffers from drug and alcohol problems, who knows. A genius is simply someone that invents a mad idea. They try and try and try until something works. A genius researches and asks why to absolutely everything. They’re curious by nature, and find solutions to worldwide problems because they cant rest until something fits in their heads and they figure incredible things out. They love one thing for sure. Asking the question, how come? To everything and everyone. It understands the combination of the present and the things you’ve learned in the past that allow you to create or envision something.
I don’t know what it’s like not to be able to write or dream, but I do know what it’s like not to be able to count or understand numbers. I think having Alexa, or Siri, or any assistant is very helpful. You have google at the tip of your fingers. Nothing should be an argument.
I know genius,’ “potentials” but they aren’t truly genius’ because they aren’t industrious. You have to have a mad imagination to figure out something like the idea of gravity. Good job, Newton.
You are not going to be good at every skill you try, and that is okay! Does it suck that I can’t sing? Really, not at all. Now I know, and I do it for fun anyway. There’s a difference between trying to achieve the impossible and daydreaming. I know me, I know my capabilities, I can’t be everything I want to be. Sadly, I am very good at a few things, and I spread myself thin and spattered all over the place, and I feel this sort of every day is a different project day.
My WordPress blog doesn’t have a niche. My writing is multi versed. It’s impossible to choose just one thing for me to discuss. Trying to cover the topics I care about and I know about. Being a scientist, and a creative writer? Well, I just pictured myself doing it. So it’s going to happen.
I’m a non actively working Veterinary Nurse, cat and dog behavior expert, Veterinary Medicine educated, Photographer, Writer, Reader, and Graphic Designer.
I run 17 different Facebook pages. Seventeen. One has over 1k, and the others are touch and go. I have too much to do, and this is anxiety at it’s finest. I don’t even remember making a lot of them, that’s how many ideas flow through my brain.
What I’ve noticed is that everyone being home (pandemic couch lock) is the opposite of me, and I’m unemployed. They do their work either in the office or at home then watch depressing shit until it’s time for bed.
STOP FEEDING YOUR SUBCONSCIOUS MIND GARBAGE.
Again, it can read, it can write, and it can listen. You have to treat your brain with care, and I promise investigative discoveries murder shows bring absolutely no value to your life.
Stop living to survive and live because you’re here! That’s scarcechances that you, specifically DNA wise, exist here on planet earth.
What if you are not miserable? I mean you feel miserable, maybe, but that’s this moment. What if you could just do what you wanted?
One year ago, today, I went through a tragedy where I had to surrender one of my dogs. Anyone that knows me knows that that could damn near kill me. It does still. It was also something that got me to quit drinking, go to therapy (online therapy bots), and live for the sake of living, not just for surviving. Like everything I’ve ever owned, I lost all my belongings, but nothing could hurt me more than losing my puppy. I raised my dog as a puppy, and the thought of her in a shelter destroyed me. Though the circumstances were unchangeable even to a Veterinary Professionals degree, it’s a wake-up call to some other actions that lead to the event of losing my pet. I had to think about what I was doing in my life that made my life horrible. I sat down with a notebook and wrote about my past couple of years. Reading back to myself, it seemed like I wasn’t reading my own words. I reread it the next day, and it was also like someone telling my story- I even used a word I don’t understand but in the correct way. Then it dawned on me. My subconscious mind can only read and write and listen.
What messages did I need to tell myself? What messages HAVE I been missing?
This past year, quitting alcohol and avoiding patterns has been the most significant year of my life. I don’t take any day for granted anymore. I stay ahead of the trends. Talk to me in person, I can’t explain how to use a mousepad, but my subconscious mind could write you a technical essay. It’s time to put your conscious mind to sleep for a bit. Ever get gut feelings or intuitions? That’s your subconscious. If your conscious mind is blocking you, then you need to trick yourself into learning something. It would be best if you were a teacher and a student. Anything can be fun. Have you ever cleaned and blasted feel-good pop music? Youl be dancing all over the place.
We do not have enough writers in the world. Truly. We are missing things in society, especially in technological advances and IBM, because we’re all distracted by the ad our phones gave us. Is your life shitty? Then fix it. That’s my only answer, and it’s probably right. Look outside of the news. Actually, fuck the news. Don’t even watch that garbage. Do something mentally feel good. Watch Rick and Morty.
I can’t expect everyone to be as refreshing as me as again, I am an animated human being, I’ve always had too much energy, but I find people and strangers so interesting. It does confuse me why we naturally seem not to listen or do anything we know we should. How we don’t trust our neighbors, but we trust big corporations. I love my iphone but I know that Steve Jobs wasn’t a good guy. He was just a genius’.
If you read a little each day, you will, by pattern, learn it as a habit after 23 days and by 90 days have it engraved into you. Read ONE page of a book every day. Just one. 23 days straight. Then if you hate it, give up. I think youll love eventually reading books. Reading is how we learn, and learning is fun when you’re a big kid like me. I’m bored of Donald Trump and all that junk- Dear ABC7 LAMEO’S tell me more about the artificial intelligent machine that is expected to understand the language of Dolphins and their secrets. Now that, is some cool ass news.
Don’t bite off more than you can chew. Like my dad always said: “Inch by inch life is a cinch, yard by yard life is hard.” No one wants to read. Reading was a taught skill, and books are personal because you need to read ones that cater to you, that fit your timeline of life. Being forced to read has created a society of anti-readers, which breeds nothing. We need more writers, and EVERYONE can write.
No one wants to do things unless they want to do it for themselves. Learning, do you want to learn? If you tell me to do something, it’s a chore; if you dust and make it look neat, I’m going to want to try it. It would help if you liked the things you desire. Because if you don even take steps to get there, it won’t happen.
There is never going to be a time where everything you dream comes true because you sat around and didn’t even bother to do anything about your circulating thoughts. You have to just literally start. 5,4,3,2,1…
Whether you want my suggestions, or the random fortune cookie- pick a random prompt in a word of wisdom book, do not change it, it has to be written without you knowing how to write it. I want you to meet your subconscious mind. You wont meet your subconscious mind until you let it speak for itself. What are you doing the next 12 minutes?
I started the 12-minute creative writing prompt with my boyfriend. He’s an excellent writer; from listening to him, I could tell. He never could jumpstart until he did. We were doing activities (love coloring), and I told him to write about a creative topic for ten minutes, and he could stop. He wrote for 12 minutes, and 12 more.
I’m proud to help anyone who needs a prompt and a coach as I’ll be adding the stories to my page if whoever is writing consents in honor of learning to write by just starting. I just demonstrated how to do it. I may even publish this without rereading or running it through Grammarly. [update 9:15 pm ran through Grammarly. Over 103 suggestions! Lucky I’m a writer, not a proofreader.]
Make your next moment a different moment, because all we are is this moment
Comment, and I will give you a prompt; we can do this.
and here I present, the first, of what I hope is many, 12 minute creative challenge submission.
Title: Be prepared to lose once in a while
Written by anonymously submitting
December 18th, 2020
Shit, I’ve been losing for a long time. It’s almost as if the day I officially graduated college; I gave up. I didn’t care about finding a new job or moving out of my parent’s house. I would give up on every idea I had.
It didn’t help that I wasn’t getting laid ever.
Then again, I barely tried.
I’ve lost at most things in life. Positions, sports, competitions, school, friendships, deals, relationships…holy shit, it’s four in the morning.
For the first time in a while, I’m not losing. I wish I could be more creative with this.