Monday, December 20, 2021

The one thing that is wrong with the world

The world is evil because it's filled with evil people - but that fact is too vague to be useful.
L. Ron Hubbard said all the problems in the world are caused by Suppressive Persons, who live in a subconscious degraded state. They make things go wrong without knowing why. Hubbard really hated his enemies, who wouldn't do what he wanted them to do.

I myself have dedicated my life to attacking the world's computer programmers, my version of Hubbard's SP's. There is nothing worse than these people. I hate them so much for all the bad things they do I can hardly type these words. They are worse than the vilest scum, worse than the Devil, because programmers really exist.
These people are evil because they knowingly make defective software that JUST WON'T WORK. I have a list miles long, from Windows to browsers to dumbphones. Computer programmers rely on users' dumb conformity not to notice or complain but just try something else and go in circles forever.
System users' willingness to accept evil is what makes the world go round.

One philosopher said that evil is merely the absence of good, and that is also true.
To put it in the simplest possible terms:

Sunday, December 5, 2021

The Sea Org versus the Singularity

The Sea Org is all about the promise of transcendence. By its very existence, it claims that this promise has already been achieved - but there is always a but: Something as valuable as the ultimate release the Sea Org claims to deliver should naturally be expected to have a very high price. That price is the lifelong labor demanded of almost all Sea Org members. They will be reimbursed for their tireless efforts after they die, at the end of this or a future lifetime. Until then they they are expected to pay the bill for this service in advance.

A similar "star high" promise is sometimes felt by fans and believers of the upcoming Technological Singularity. But here there is no promise of a guaranteed solution, or the solution being what we would want it to be now. When you see how bad computers are today, how often they freeze and crash and just don't work, you have to worry about any technology invented by creatures as indifferent and often evil as humans. There are dangers we can't fathom yet.

And that is what my ongoing novel is about:
* Singularity Soon

The Consistency Mystery

Sea Org members don't have time to think about such things, but there is a strange bias that affects every human even if they believe th...