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Downloading Intelligence

Knowledge Leaps From Mind to Mind

Got a nice, newsy email from long-time friend and charter member Russ the other day. In it he mentioned the idea of implanting new knowledge into the brain as in the film “The Matrix.”

Here’s a suggesting for future articles: I’m REALLY CURIOUS about this new concept of ‘downloading’ intelligence and then ‘uploading’ it again into a new body of our choosing. With all the advances in technology, I’m convinced that this is going to be a reality sometime within this century! I’m hoping it will be within the next 37 years – before I hit 100! Yeah… sign me up for that! 

Determined to Be Unhappy

Happiness Is an Inside Job

Abraham Lincoln, a man well acquainted with the disappointments and sorrows of life, once said: “Folks are about as happy as they make their minds up to be.”

What he meant was, if you are truly determined to be happy, it’s well within your power to make it happen … regardless of what the people around you are doing to you, saying against you, thinking about you, or withholding from you. In other words, your mental state is your own doing.

As a corollary to that, your UNhappiness is also your own doing.