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“The only reality is mind and observations but observations are not of things. To see the Universe as it really is, we must abandon our tendency to conceptualize observations as things. The Universe is immaterial, mental and spiritual. Live and enjoy!” — Richard Conn Henry

While synthetizing science and metaphysics, evolutionary cybernetics is a new field of study that predicts a variety of aspects of our civilizational development, notably a phase transition of uploaded cyberhumanity by becoming one Global Mind. …


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Adapted from The Syntellect Hypothesis: Five Paradigms of the Mind’s Evolution by Alex M. Vikoulov

“Carbon appears to be the chemical element best suited to act as the building block for the type of complex molecular systems that develop lifelike qualities… However, it is carbon chauvinism to assume that only carbon life is possible.” -Victor J. Stenger

For most pantheists and idealists, the Mind is not in the Universe. Rather, the Universe is in the Mind. Some would immediately see this idea as solipsistic but, it can be elegantly reconcilable by what I came to call “Multi-Ego Pantheistic Solipsism.”


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Original article first appeared on EcstadelicNET in Top Stories section on November 16, 2019

“Science cannot solve the ultimate mystery of Nature. And that is because, in the last analysis, we ourselves are a part of the mystery that we are trying to solve.”
​-Max Planck

The following excerpt from my book Theology of Digital Physics: Phenomenal Consciousness, The Cosmic Self & The Pantheistic Interpretation of Our Holographic Reality may be hard to swallow for some die-hard materialists. This is why I urge some of you to read it with an open mind and abstain from making hasty conclusions. Keep in mind that this excerpt is but a small sample of much larger discussion…


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Original article first appeared on EcstadelicNET in Top Stories section on June 6, 2016. Image: “Time Vessel” by Alex Vikoulov, Ecstadelic Media Group

“I myself believe that there will one day be time travel because when we find that something isn’t forbidden by the over-arching laws of physics we usually eventually find a technological way of doing it.” -David Deutsch

Time travel may still be in the realm of science fiction, inspiring the plots of countless books, movies and Star Trek episodes, but not out of the realm of possibility. While basic physics allows for the possibility of moving through time, certain practical concerns and paradoxes seem to stand in the way. The “Fractal Soliton of Improbability,” postulating that any moment is unique…


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Original article first appeared on EcstadelicNET in Top Stories section on July 1, 2020

“Divide and rule, a sound motto. Unite and lead, a better one.” -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The global health crisis is accelerating meta-trends and hurling civilization towards the cybernetic future. The disruptors are being disrupted, and the rush is on to digitize and virtualize everything in weeks’ time that otherwise would have taken a few years to play out. Recent surveys show that we have compressed five years in business and consumer digital adoption within a few months.

Banks have transitioned to remote banking and making flexible payment arrangements for loans and mortgages. Restaurants and some grocery stores have shifted…


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Original article first appeared on EcstadelicNET in Top Stories section on January 12, 2020

“We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings immersed in the human experience.”

— Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Everything is Code. The Ouroboros Code. Immersive self-simulacra. If you’ve read The Ouroboros Code: Reality’s Digital Alchemy Self-Simulation Bridging Science and Spirituality by Dr. Antonin Tuynman, then you would surely find it a truly illuminating, awe-inspiring, and enthralling piece of writing and deep thought, just as I did.

​Reminiscent of such recent classics as Erik Davis’ TechGnosis (1998) and Ray Kurzweil’s The Age of Spiritual Machines (1999), The Ouroboros Code should eventually find its way to the…


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Original article first appeared on EcstadelicNET in Top Stories section on March 8, 2020

“​Evolution is a process of creating patterns of increasing order… I believe that it’s the evolution of patterns that constitutes the ultimate story of our world. Each stage or epoch uses the information-processing methods of the previous epoch to create the next.” -Ray Kurzweil

“To understand is to perceive patterns.” -Isaiah Berlin

About 542 million years ago, something weird and profoundly significant happened on Earth. Quite suddenly, life went insanely inventive, proliferating from simple, rudimentary single-celled organisms into myriad multi-cellular forms. Evolution discovered the idea of more sophisticated and specialized cells, and most of the basic body plans we know…


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Original article first appeared on EcstadelicNET in Top Stories section on February 2, 2020

“Our destiny is to become what we think, to have our thoughts become our bodies and our bodies become our thoughts.” -Terence McKenna

The next major technological platform for creative expansion of the mind will be cyberspace, or more specifically the Metaverse, a functional successor to today’s 2D Internet, with virtual places instead of Webpages. The Internet and smartphones have enabled the rapid and cheap sharing of information, immersive computing will be able to provide the same for experiences. That means that just as we can read, listen to, and watch videos of anything we want today, soon we’ll be…


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Original article first appeared on EcstadelicNET in Top Stories section on April 25, 2019

“Tiny differences in input could quickly become overwhelming differences in output…. In weather, for example, this translates into what is only half-jokingly known as the Butterfly Effect — the notion that a butterfly stirring the air today in Peking can transform storm systems next month in New York.” -James Gleick

Let me tell you a story that happened 400 years ago and has had a dramatic “butterfly” effect on us modern humans. On the night of November 10–11, 1619, a young French soldier had three consecutive dreams that made him question the nature of reality. In these dreams a 23-year-old…


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Original article first appeared on EcstadelicNET in Top Stories section on January 29, 2020

“The social inefficiency of capitalism is going to clash at some point with the technological innovations capitalism engenders, and it is out of that contradiction that a more efficient way of organizing production and distribution and culture will emerge.” -Yanis Varufakis

The current economic system distributes wealth in a very focused manner that prevents a vast majority of humans from being adequately rewarded by the technologically advanced civilization. These factors undoubtedly condemn today’s system of suboptimal economics to the realm of classical models of history as a result of impending obsolescence. …

Alex Vikoulov

Futurist, Evolutionary Cyberneticist, Philosopher of Mind, Best-Selling Author

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