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2014-04-15 23:12:27

The film “Transcendence,” opening with much buzz on April 18, is a dystopian look at the consequences of uploading a human brain to a computer. The novel “Mindclone,” available through Amazon, takes a more upbeat view. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Described as “a wild joyride…to the Singularity,” Mindclone asks basic questions about Artificial Intelligence: can a digital entity achieve happiness when it has no physical body? Will an intelligent computer...

2011-05-11 09:09:00

MADRID, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- My Essential Books is announcing the launch in digital format (pdf) of a novel we're sure will quickly become one of the most widely read works in recent times. Published in English and Spanish, the novel, The Audience Forced by A. Lovaz is a mixture of fiction and reality, novels and essays, and presents a perfect balance between corruption and the dignity of a man obsessed with transcendence and the religious mysteries, without forgetting the...

2008-12-18 14:13:11

A U.S. researcher suggests people, despite cultural background or religion, experience the same neuropsychological functions during spiritual experiences. Brick Johnstone, a neuropsychologist at the University of Missouri, said that transcendence -- feelings of universal unity and decreased sense of self -- is a core tenet of all major religions. Meditation and prayer are the primary vehicles by which such spiritual transcendence is achieved. The brain functions in a certain way during...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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