intellect

Insightful post about reason, abstract thinking, and science, highlighting gifted science fiction influencers.

Peter Rose2 months ago
In the Future Will We All Use Mind Control?
In the future will we all exercise “mind control” over others? I do not mean the emotional manipulation consciously used to get our own way. I mean the ability to get others to think the way we do and...
KENNETH FINTON3 months ago
Father Time and Me
Born squawking with a curious furrow in my brow, I had no choice in the matter of my birth. Later, I was to learn I had been born into a large country and into an even larger universe that I am still ...
Timothy Trimble3 months ago
Meghan's Crayons
Meghan’s Crayons  I’ve had the privilege, over the years, to have met some incredibly talented people who are autistic. Not only do they exhibit areas of incredible talent, but I always appreciate th...
Peter Rose4 months ago
Do We All Read Minds?
“Mind reading” may be far more common than we think. How many times have you said something and your companion has replied, “I was just about to say the same thing”? Have you ever telephoned some one ...
Intelligence: Reshaping The Human Brain
The brain is the very center of our humanity, personality, and sense of being, yet we know almost nothing about its massive complexity. With the help of advanced technology, scientists have been able ...
Ana Maria4 months ago
I Am Not Smart Enough to Enter Mensa, But I Can Prove They Are Stupid
First, I have to define some terms, to be able to prove my point. I need to explain stupid, Mensa (and how to enter), IQ, and what IQ tests ignore. I defined stupid as one’s ability to know something ...
Rebecca Sharrock5 months ago
What Does Being Unable To Forget Feel Like?
Whenever people hear that I’m unable to forget any day of my life, I often receive questions as to how it feels to live with all of those memories, and about whether or not my mind rests at all. My an...
Nick Lotz5 months ago
Stalker's Night Live!
He gritted his nicotine stained teeth, staring at the computer screen that illuminated his sweaty face. Pressing his finger to his temple, he shouted into the empty room “Come on, Barnaby Willickers, ...
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Ivan Chen5 months ago
Grey Areas
Open thy eyes. It is said that we only see 5% directly and that we reconstruct the whole image of reality in our conscious and fill it in according to our beliefs. Anyway, this is not an article on reality, that would be outside the scope of The Hypernatural. What is the scope? About the generative principle. The generative is about knowing what to care about and taking action based on the alignment of heart, mind, and guts in the mentioned order. The subconscious is the natural, it is that whic...
Jeniah Clarke5 months ago
Are IQ Tests Valid Measurements of Human Intelligence?
According to britannica.com, human intelligence is a mental quality that consists of the abilities to learn from experience, adapt to new situations, understand and handle abstract concepts, and use k...
Eliander Black5 months ago
Philosophy: the Essential Analysis
Knowledge is the first principle. Man exists as mind. To found one’s principles upon any other axiom denies personal existence. The self-awareness of the individual provides the essential absolute nec...
The Dawn of Microbots and Nanorobots
Creating nano and micro-scale robots to assist biomedical interventions in humans is a relatively young research field receiving copious amounts of interest within scientific research and Sci-Fi.
Futurism Staff5 months ago
Interview With Dr. Louis Rosenberg, Founder Of Unanimous A.I.
It's rather fitting that Dr. Louis Rosenberg, an individual wholly dedicated to preparing humans for the immediate and distant future, is featured in a project titled Year Million, National Geographic...
Alva v.Harzi5 months ago
The Voice of the Universe
“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is t...
Mickey Finn5 months ago
The Matrix: Sci-Phi...?
What if I told you that no one can be told what the Matrix is, they can only be shown? What if I said that the laws of physics protected this exact knowledge from ever being realized from inside of th...
Tomás Brandão5 months ago
The Wickedness of A.I.
Like with most things in life “There's no rose without a thorn”, in other words, there are going to be some negative points to this tale, and they don't exactly sound very reassuring, quite the contra...
Casey Parker5 months ago
Hypothesis. Thesis. Synthesis.
Clickbait articles are a dime a dozen. We've all become used to ignoring the all too common phrases "one weird trick" or "[insert profession here]s hate him!" - sometimes even both. A trusted colleagu...