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One benefit of vipassana-style defabrication is if you're anxious you can defabricate whatever you're anxious about and often you'll just forget what it was and the anxiety is gone

about 1 year ago

Read it

self-awareness and qualia are orthogonal

about 1 year ago

If meditation had an easier on-ramp people would talk about little else

about 1 year ago

Open individualism means you’re the simulators too

about 1 year ago

Equanimity dampens feedback loops, and most of our sensory field arises from feedback loops. Equanimity doesn't just make it easier to weather the storm, it practically removes the storm

about 1 year ago

I don't know what causes so many good thinkers to equate intellectual capacity with magnitude of experience. Some of the best (jhana) and worst experiences (cluster headaches) are extremely simple states I think there's likely bugs that suffer far more than I do

about 1 year ago

> In reality, there is no "I" in an LLM I have some news for you about humans t.co/uf0v1rLYh9 t.co/etxRdyGCfW

about 1 year ago

Part of why I loved Everything Everywhere All At Once is it’s the only piece of media I’ve seen that sort of got at this t.co/6Ndp46G5GZ

about 1 year ago

A key step in being able to fabricate any sensory particles you want is realizing that everything you’re aware of is already fabricated, a mind render rather than the way things truly are. There’s nothing in principle stopping you from controlling the whole field of awareness

about 1 year ago

I’m grateful that some guy asked what is the cause of all suffering, rather than just worrying about the details of each particular particle of suffering

about 1 year ago

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