To effectively exist in the world, we must take some things for granted.

If we did not, we would sink into the quicksand of endless possibility.

Since we are constrained by our finite faculties, we have to choose what we spend our limited attention on.

It doesn't matter what you believe in, what the story you tell yourself is, as long as you don't have to consciously think about it. Your set of stories don't even need mutual consistency.

In fact, any set of stories becomes plausible, given the frame of reference that manifests it (the beliefs that your environment generates, the fabric you exist in).

And so, if you're able to alter your perspective sufficiently (the lens that you look through), you can believe in anything. And everything.



Like I do.

The only thing we truly have is ourselves.

It's all just you. Me. Us.

So let's stop fighting over what we believe? Ok?


In The Beginning Was The Word

The first message on the ARPANET was sent by UCLA student programmer Charley Kline, at 10:30 pm on 29 October 1969, from Boelter Hall 3420. Kline transmitted from the university's SDS Sigma 7 Host computer to the Stanford Research Institute's SDS 940 Host computer. The message text was the word login; the l and the o letters were transmitted, but the system then crashed. Hence, the literal first message over the ARPANET was "lo".

And lo, there was the internet. And it was good.