#JaronLanier makes a convincing argument that computers are not objectively real, instead, they can only be recognized by a conscious observer, at a particular speed, within a particular cultural context. To paraphrase #KenWilber, they are depths that must be interpreted. Mind officially blown. Check it out:
The methods Wilber used in that post, explained in more detail in a follow-up:
... also explain - a decade before the fact - essentially how a narcissistic TV celebrity became President of the USA:
"... the aim of polemic is to propagate a message through a particular population that otherwise wouldn’t lift a finger to help it. But they can’t stop talking about it, and thus up go the sales and out goes the message ... "
"Especially the more rage and indignation it arouses, the more it activates the shadow elements of those who get their feathers ruffled and have their buttons pushed. The polemical message is like a virus that propagates through the shadow elements of those who despise it."