a reply to: CopeLongCut
In the name a singularity is a point, a location in space and perhaps also in time.
A Quantum singularity is a name given to a black whole, a point in time and space so over ridden by gravity that time and space affectively end at
it's event horizon.
But a singularity in the technological sense while definitely NOT a singularity refers to a point at which merging occurs between the technology and
But it could also be wrongly used to refer to the time an individual becomes all thing's, when everything merges into everything else not through
diminishing but through a kind of ascension.
It is of course not actually a singularity but don't stop some person from repurposing words and there meanings for something entirely unrelated.
As for simpleton's, most folk's that claim to be such are far more intelligent than those that claim or believe themselves to be the more
Pride as they say comes before a fall.
And we have all stood at both vantage point's in our lives.
Or to quote the good book.
The Beginning of wisdom is understanding that you don't have any.
In other words those that claim to know often simply don't, they see from one perspective and it will eventually be there downfall if they live long
enough, those that know they don't see everything are often more grounded in the real world and the struggles of day to day life, sadly this too can
damn them to a cycle of perpetual bondage since only by climbing can we get out of the hole but at the same time there is the story of King Sisyphus
to contemplate, we are all Sisyphus on our own way, every one of us is pushing that boulder up the hill and trying to reach that way out that is
always beyond our grasp, so should be give up.
Never it is not always the end of the journey that matters but the journey itself.
Oh by the way you are correct in your definition of the word Singularity, we are all singular so I was not referring to your point but to the use of
the word in place of merging by those whom believe in a technological Singularity as they call it.
edit on 5-1-2021 by LABTECH767 because: (no reason given)