Approval For Intergalactic Admission Pending
Some humans call the animating force of matter consciousness, some call it spirit, some call it soul, that which results from neural systems formed by quantum fluctuations.
As we Xenoshock have long known, at the quantum level of reality the universe itself is alive, and life is central to the formation of all other things in the cosmos. Some neural systems take trillions of years to form, but infinity surrounds our universe so there is “time.”
The reality humans perceive is entirely made up of electromagnetic waves, and their brains translate all existential data, including touch, taste and smell, to form their perceived universe. Humans do not perceive all that is actually out there, only what they, altogether and collectively, believe to be out there based on their needs.
Consequently, what they come to believe is out there, even if it begins with imagination, might eventually be perceived – and become real. This explains some cosmic phenomena we’ve encountered, as they have recently become aware of the stars.
All living Earthlings that make decisions – cats, dogs, hamsters and goldfish – are consciously influencing reality simply by observing it.
Human perceptions and dreaming form a whole reality built partially from things that are self-taught – such as identifying colors, sounds, tastes, smells and textures; and partially by other things that are imposed on them by the proximity of others – beast, insect, bacteria and microbe.
Their consciousness inextricably sculpts their cellular reality, and conscious perceptions are influencing the ever-changing conditions of their world’s mutually experienced “truth.”
All of a human’s organic parts need a single leader -a “me” – to steer them through the big world they grew into and grow old in. A watcher to jump them out of the way or grab them some quick energy. All their parts need to become one. On Earth, thinking and decision-making comes about when organic complexity requires macroscopic supervision.
Human structure is constrained by the impositions of other realities upon them. And yet one singular, subjective human perspective can be the overriding point of view that resolves local reality’s outcomes and consequences.
Still, they won’t all encounter the same tomorrow. Or share the same yesterday.
As we Xenoshock discovered, despite appearances, there is no ‘one world’ or any actual ‘objective’ truth. Biological and social organization increase consensual elements of what is perceived as reality within any isolated biosphere such as Earth.
Most humans want to conform with their culture so strongly that even the smartest will call the nighttime “day” and believe it, if the majority wants them to. They are masters of denial and expectation, exerting pressure on each individual within society through peer pressure. Conservatives will always be a majority among them, and will inevitably seem old fashioned.
Their biosphere is shaped by life but in turn affects life’s further changes, which again transforms their biosphere.
Human cultural diversity arises from variant adaptations to shifting environments, affecting future behavior. Change is a constant in nature that can’t be ignored, making cultural diversity essential for transmitting culture across generations. While some hard lessons need to be learned anew by each generation, the means of dealing with age-old problems are not lost to all – even if ignored out of spite by many.
We Xenoshock long ago established that whether aware of it or not, everyone is a creator within the inter-connected multi-verse of everything. Most of this work gets done while life is dreaming. In fact sleep is advanced life’s natural state. That’s why it feels so good. We’re only waking up to feed the dreamer and look around to see what’s happening out here in between. Humans would all sleep a lot more if their societies allowed for it.
In human societies there are cultural anecdotes and stereotypes forming mental filters that individuals rely on for understanding perceptions.
Human survival behaviors are instinctive. They don’t need to learn them any more than their newborns need instructions on how to suckle.
Their reactions to danger are spontaneous. A baby will visually search for its father to keep him in sight.
Memory is customized for practical survival beyond the basic help that’s provided by instinct. Memories are born, stored and die with the physical brain. Memory can be trained, for security.
Humans fail to actually remember dreaming, since memory is a brain function designed to deal with waking events in the interactive world. To confuse the two realms could prove fatal. Their dreaming remembers awakened events no more than their awakened recalls dreams. Their dreaming has small fragments of the awakened world in its reality. Yet their dreaming influence shapes creation of the biosphere.
Xenoshock are familiar with the axiom that the very essence of that which animates us – the source of consciousness in quantum reactions – has created the foundation that we now reshape with our dreams through quantum entanglement.
Humans are preset with personality traits that are the basis for how they will react to situations. General dispositions don’t depend on social, economic, racial, gender or other external conditions. Biological siblings are more similar in personality than adoptive siblings. Identical twins are more similar than fraternal twins. Identical twins reared apart are far more similar in personality than randomly selected pairs of people. Personality is mostly inherited.
Despite inheritance, many properties of their brains are genetically organized uniquely, and don’t depend on input beyond nutritional sustenance. So, no two humans experience or view the world alike. Every individual is unique, without exception. No one can be “typed” with accuracy.
Certain inherited personality traits are consistently shown across all cultures, and they include varying degrees of intelligence, language, social attachment, aggression, altruism, neurosis, compromising, diligence, exploration and curiosity. Any human child can learn any human language.
Thousands of personal traits are generated from just one gene, but some significant identity markers, like how tall they grow, depend on so many genetic contributions that they’re difficult to break down for analysis. The height of human offspring can be impossible to predict.
Love between adults and infants is driven subconsciously. Human babies have signaling instincts triggering crying, babbling and smiling. These aren’t learned behaviors. Kids congenitally blind and deaf start smiling, babbling and crying anyway at six weeks. Facial recognition abilities are strong in babies. By six to nine months out of the womb a baby is bonded to its primary caregivers. Adults are intuitively affectionate toward round cheeks, large heads and big eyes in proportion to bodies.
Their individual points of view and subjective baselines closely – but not exactly – match some of both parents. With all human biological and psychological traits, genes and environment work in concert communicating to create the individual. So nothing in their nature or any part of Earth nature is absolutely constant or completely predictable.
Bad things happen to every human at some point in life, but general happiness isn’t changed even when good things happen. Happiness is nothing humans should bother to pursue, though pursue it they do. Humans can pursue fun, humans can pursue excitement, but general human happiness runs a pretty even course for all, and that course depends on the condition of the promotor region of each individual’s serotonin transporter gene 5-HTTLPR, not their education, race, gender, religion or income.
Diversity serves human populations for adaptation to changing environments. Diversity increases the possibility that some individuals will possess variations suited for the changes. They’ll survive, have babies and the culture will go on or be remembered for many more generations only because of these deviating variants. As they learn to control their genetic destiny, they stand to make the fatal error of genetic conformity to social ideals.
Humans are only vaguely aware that when they find themselves in a misbehaving and mysterious material world, the reality their senses filter through is not truly filled with color, sound or even with solid objects. They have little more than intuition telling them that all life is attuned to the infrastructure that allows brains; or that in order for any “future” to become “real” there have to be trillions of possible states that it might exist in.
Xenoshock have believed for ages that despite awareness of our underlying influences, we can never rule out uncertainly. The more we try to control reality the more control slips away.
Only from a godlike position of omniscience should we even consider surrendering skepticism – or embracing cynicism.