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Re: Jed Rant: About Maya
« Reply #15 on: September 04, 2017, 03:04:00 am »
my worst experiences with maya come from self reinforcing stories: I'm depressed, and I'm pathetic for being depressed so I should be even more depressed. On and on to infinity. Luckily it's just maya though, her bark is worse then her bite

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Re: Jed Rant: About Maya
« Reply #16 on: September 04, 2017, 03:41:41 am »
Yes, she is all bark and no bite, unless you believe her.

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Re: Jed Rant: About Maya
« Reply #17 on: November 21, 2017, 07:41:25 pm »
Lately occurred tremendous pain in the body - sore muscles, stiff spine like somebody iron there, killer headache.

Thoughts in the middle of the nights: I'm worthless, I'm in serious trouble now, the only solution is a suicide.

In a way she is right. "I" is worthless. Killing "I" is the only solution.

Just staying there, looking right into the pain and right into this thoughts, and it all melted away.

Killer pain seems to be her gift: it makes it very easy to see what has to be melted. 

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Re: Jed Rant: About Maya
« Reply #18 on: November 22, 2017, 08:08:46 am »
Wonderful and full of wonder..

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Re: Jed Rant: About Maya
« Reply #19 on: Today at 10:18:40 am »
In considering Maya, the model that comes to mind is that of security software. The convention imposed by linguistic gender association becomes unnecessary (although the term 'security program' is a bit clunky). The seemingly coincidental behavior described here seems applicable to the term.

It sometimes seems that maybe I programmed it, to keep a me-awareness out of, or separate from, an absolute ground state.

In effect, one might call this dream a Houdini act. Escape artists build their own traps to escape from... to express freedom.

There is the primary key (or system of tasks), which would render the escape more convincing or intelligent. And then, there is the secondary key, the default physical death, if all else fails.

The thing about security software is that it links up with the software (the me) that attempts to circumvent the security system. One might say that Maya identifies linguistic (or perceptual) boundary conditions in 'me' and exploits them (activates them), so as to turn the 'me' away.

A cool hacker tactic for dealing with this is to take false sprints at the ground state, to get Maya to show its hand. Then one can just shift the exposed boundary condition in (or remove it from) the  'me' software - rendering the condition no longer exploitable. One can clear away layers of security, with just a little bit of work.

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Re: Jed Rant: About Maya
« Reply #20 on: Today at 02:37:14 pm »
Love your Houdini metaphor. But I suggest you start speaking in the third person. You avoid responsibility and your own issues by speaking of ''you''.... and you know nothing of the other, only, possibly, of yourself.

But, I do appreciate you intellect and contribution.

Love ya, Jed