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Timewave Zero is an exploratory idea system and a software package that runs on personal computers. It is the broadcast output of the naturally superconducting experimentaldeoxyribonucleic matrix transceiver operating in hyperspace.
Originally posted by XeroOne
So if I have this correct, McKennna was on a mushroom trip one sunny day, and decided to write a program that creates squiggly waves on an oscillioscope based on some contrived arrangement of the I-Ching.
Something doesn't always happen when the novelty goes down, what Mckenna described is something happening in regards to biological and sociological evolution. Usually events will trigger that, but it doesn't always.
The chances are a noticeable event of some kind will happen on any random date anyway, and it seems McKenna's squiggly graph peaks during some of those events, but not always. Looks a lot like coincidence.
edit on 4-8-2012 by XeroOne because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by RELDDIR
I'm tired of people talking about "FRACTALS." Can somebody interpret FRACTALS, in laymans terms!
As the Timewave pattern moves through time, the fractals become smaller and smaller. What took eons of time to complete next takes only thousands of years, then hundreds, then days, minutes, seconds. As we approach the zero point on the grand Timewave, waves of novelty and habit change more rapidly. This can appear chaotic to our sense of time but it is because the very pattern of time IS speeding up.
Indeed the knowledge and understanding that we have accomplished in the last hundred years of civilization far surpasses the achievements of many thousands of years before. It is not so surprising then that the Timewave theory should be discovered, or perhaps re-discovered, at this fast paced era near the end of time.
Originally posted by Mushroom Fields Forever
Haven't posted here in years, but felt the need to chime in on this one. The following is based on my understanding of this topic...
I think people are not clear on what novelty means in this context (some have tried to explain). To put it as simply as possible, it is the opposite of habit. As the graph goes UP (habit), it represents conservation or repetition of patterns, letting nature take it's course (so to speak). As it goes DOWN (novelty), it is the new, never-before-seen, exploratory, ground-breaking. As you go back in history (whether you are talking about humankind or the universe) things become more simple, pattern-like, predictable etc. At the present time things are relatively more novel (ground-breaking) than ever before, and this will continue into the future. Not only do things become more novel as time goes on, but they increase at a higher rate. For example the Stone Age took longer than the Bronze age which took longer than the Agricultural Revolution, Industrial, Information etc etc.
November 17 – Researchers at CERN trap 38 antihydrogen atoms for a sixth of a second, marking the first time in history that humans have trapped antimatter.
November 23 – North Korea shells Yeonpyeong Island, prompting a military response by South Korea. The incident caused an escalation of tension on the Korean Peninsula and prompted widespread international condemnation. The United Nations declared it to be one of the most serious incidents since the end of the Korean War.
November 28 – WikiLeaks releases a collection of more than 250,000 American diplomatic cables, including 100,000 marked "secret" or "confidential".
December 21 – The first total lunar eclipse to occur on the day of the Northern winter solstice and Southern summer solstice since 1638 takes place.
In my opinion, it's not about TWZ being right or wrong, as every spike will not represent say an apocalyptic scenario. Or at least that is not how I understand it. People expand from both positive and negative catalysts. I guess I'm just more interested in the idea and concept behind it
Originally posted by RongoRongo
It's a fun toy for parties, family gatherings and when your Ouija board is broken.