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About Shiva

"Prophecy and prescience — How can they be put to the test in the face of the unanswered questions? Consider: How much is actual prediction of the "wave form" (as Muad'Dib referred to his vision-image) and how much is the prophet shaping the future to fit the prophecy? What of the harmonics inherent in the act of prophecy? Does the prophet see the future or does he see a line of weakness, a fault or cleavage that he may shatter with words or decisions as a diamond-cutter shatters his gem with a blow of a knife?"
- Frank Herbert, Dune 

We can believe in a beautiful future or an ugly one and our beliefs shape the paths forward we can see. People only take purposeful steps down the paths they see. I can see a path to the future we want in clear detail through the lens of history. If I can share that detailed vision... if I can show real, direct and meaningful steps that can be taken... and we all see it, perhaps we will begin to walk it and make real the "magic" of prophecy together.


I'm a former software engineer who has spent the past decade researching the history of theoretical physics, neuroscience and the deterministic physical crossovers between them.

Throughout the history of physics, I found how interpretation taints the data. I found that all the magical effects reported were entirely interpretation and we were not being told about valid and more rational interpretations that better fit the data without changing the maths. There is history that is inconvenient to the orthodoxy and no longer taught. I found that there are hard mathematical and deterministic interpretations of our world that show "free space" might, in fact, work much like a cutting edge neuroscience picture of the human brain's functions.


The driving force of my life has been to discover truth wherever that leads and whatever that might mean. (including going against the grain and paying dearly for it) But I've found that a search alone is not enough, and that it must be applied to life and I believe that the advancement of our knowledge of physics will lead to unlimited energy availability (the most basic resource) and therefore a more egalitarian society capable of caring for all its people. I've found that irrational dogma, magical beliefs and the stagnant orthodoxy they bring have infected our crucial search for truth, science, and slowed its progress at a most crucial time.

Furthermore, I believe that an understanding of the superfluid physics of free space also happens to match the functions of the brain and points to a simulation-like reality in which all religions of the world have had some level of truth to them if, at least, in a metaphorical sense; that there is common ground to be found even with hard deterministic mechanics. I believe that if we combine unlimited energy with an understanding our connectedness, we will have fundamental revolution.

If that revolution in understanding leads to the possibility of every person living long enough or seeing far enough to consider the benefits and consequences of our impact on this world, I think it will extend to the very heart of how every human lives life inside and out. I hope you will join me in this pursuit of the transformative power of truth.

...why Patreon? Because science has always had a problem with breaking orthodoxy and needs an exterior force in the form of an honest look at the history and social pressures that twist logic and science into dogma. Since when have revolutions ever been funded by the organization requiring it?


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