If you go back and look at our oldest living ancestor, a tiny bit of RNA protoplasm somewhere–something now almost modelable by a computer–all of human society and the infinite diversity in human psychological experience was tremoring in that jelly, that smallest and thinnest of tissue.

Molecules evolve because they take some shape and that shape gives them a unique set of pronenesses to interact with and fit together with or not fit together with all other molecules in specific ways. Their attraction to water on each hinge of their molecular shape changes–each atom has its own unique shape based on electrons. There is always a puzzle to solve, one which enough time will always solve, about how to hook new hinges on enough types of molecules to create a new layer of complexity, a new network of inter-catalyzings.

And these molecules grew in complexity and regularity of larger and larger sets of more-or-less fungible physical structures until it reached the size of the organism.

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And now human beings are, in certain ways, fungible (or at least sufficiently reliably commensurable)–if not quite as fungible as electrons–to something, some geometric fitting ecosystem that is now existing and playing out as an emergent phenomenon upon mass human populations.

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But it is not as though what “emerges” at that level–i.e., societies/classes/memeplex-populations/multitudes and all the layers above those–could have been anything at all, with any kind of form at all. Carbon-based life is written into the most basic laws of the physics of our universe. Evolution is, competition is, sociality is, politics is, economics is, psychology is. That what exists right now would arise in this specific way is written in the dynamics of matter-energy in spacetime in the smallest drop of water, in the smallest superstring or brane or brane-set or whatever.

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If space and time are not units but are infinitely dividable, are smooth–or if quantum smearing makes that so somehow–then there is no “same slot” of space-time. Everything is eternally, from each infinitely-thin moment to the next, smoothly, reliably, infinitely finely different. And this happens such that anything that arises within the universe that is capable of trying to observe how the universe is will never be able to be totally sure about what will happen–and will at all times be forced to rely at least to some degree on their senses.

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This is the one and only time this is going to play out exactly how this is playing out. All experiencings of what you are currently experiencing are taking place exactly where you are. You are in this exact moment all of the beings that will ever experience the exact thing that you are currently experiencing.

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Mind is a property of universes. Or universes are a property or a sub-phenomenon of mind. Regardless, they are the same thing. That nothing/void, Brahman, which even Brahma the Creator sinks into, that is mind or is somehow the same thing as mind. The perfectly quiet mind is not different from Brahman. All posings of puzzles and all responses to them are found or are implicit in the smallest, shortest thought. All scenarios are harbored in the consideration of each scenario. Every other human you encounter is just you who landed in another body with another brain in another family/location and is trying to figure it out just exactly like you would if you were tossed into that brain and body and place. It is the same “person” looking out at the world in each face, and perhaps in each organism and photon.

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We say that humans, geometrically, contain the space-time area where consciousness is “happening” or at least where an amazing phenomenon of consciousness, a self, is happening. And then we also say that the nerve cells, the ones throughout the body but especially those located in the brain, are even more specifically where the self is happening in space-time. But my question now is, can we get even more specific. Is it a certain part or region of the neurons in particular where the self is happening? The sensitive tips waving out the in world eternally ready to devour and respond to each infinitely thin (or whatever the FPS of human consciousness is) moment’s stimulus? Is it the junctions, the “voltage-gated calcium channels“? Or is that naive and it’s actually much stranger and more complicated than that?

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