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Old 07-26-2019, 03:10 PM   #6269 (permalink)
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Humanity will never choose "simple" on a large scale, or for long periods of time. Simplification would be a social fad, not something integrated into the DNA of our being.
"Few things are pure, and nothing is simple." Or, is it the other way 'round?

Another way to look it is that we sit atop a local maxima, looking across the abyss at another higher maxima. IOW, you can't get there from here.

We could be living in bubbles, meditating on pure thoughts, but who goes first?
hallucination: uncontrolled perception
perception: controlled hallucination
Anil Seth