Thursday, October 04, 2018

Cyberpunk world

Wow, if this story is true and China are implanting tiny, tiny monitoring chips into motherboards used around the world, then all that time spent reading cyberpunk fiction years ago was just a training session.

This silverdust cocoon that we exist in has a strange path to travel yet.

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Parallel pulses

"The force that drives the bud and shapes the twig, the contour of the blind root and the inestimable pressure of density in the thickening trunk.

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Sidrus knew that there were two parallel pulses in men and that the pulse of the soul lived inside the pulse of the body, and that neither could survive without the other. What he would never accept is that man is not alone in this. The idea that the forest had an invisible consciousness based on the exchange of nutrients rather than ideas was beyond his comprehension... "

Currently reading: The Erstwhile, by B. Catling.