Welcome to The Duncan Trussell Family Hour Center for Self-Optimization

Register now to gain access to all of our features. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to contribute to this site by submitting your own content or replying to existing content. You'll be able to customize your profile, receive reputation points as a reward for submitting content, while also communicating with other members via your own private inbox, plus much more! This message will be removed once you have signed in.

monkey_mine

Hrair
  • Content count

    289
  • Joined

  • Last visited

  • Days Won

    5

Community Reputation

67 Purple Pope

About monkey_mine

  • Rank
    Advanced Member

Recent Profile Visitors

467 profile views
  1. Where are the upcoming novelty engines or generators, that may supplant corporate power and replace tyranny with beauty? I found a few of them here, with instructions on how to build your own. A few others that I have experienced are: 1) Taketina journeys 2) Float tanks 3) Darkness retreats
  2. ugh. That's just all kinds of wrong, man
  3. @CosmEffectYou're welcome. I was wondering what a "novelty engine" might look like after listening to Duncan's latest podcast, now I'm seeing someone building one. Normally I would just say: if it's working for you (and it appears to be) keep rolling with it. But with respect to what your Mom said about genius vs madness, as well as some background history I thought you posted somewhere, I would encourage you to stay grounded during your journey. Too much novelty can leave you floating or lost in space, as I think you know. As for me, I just stumbled upon instructions for building my own novelty engine, so I may build one myself. http://duffmcduffee.com/articles/how-to-build-a-novelty-engine/
  4. ...whateva speaker
  5. @CosmEffect did you set it up to match the I Ching hexagrams in order? Because the first two hexagrams are 1) force ( all yang) then 2) reception (all yin) These two are polar opposites. Your first two hexagraphs are not opposites. Have you looked at the Singer Loomis system? Like Meyers Briggs, it's also based on Jung and comes up with 16 types, but they are not fixed types. They allow for changes in personality over time. The questions are based on rating your behaviors rather than forced choice questions that ask what you think you are. It's a more elegant system and it may work better with your system based on changes. https://movingboundaries.com/core/history-of-sl-tdi/
  6. I see. An alternative currency that works alongside our current system. Like frequent flyer miles can be used like money to pay for airfare. Cool beans. I have a couple questions about your system i'll put them on your cosmogram thread.
  7. @CosmEffect I love this because I was thinking about your symbol system when I wrote that post. Iwondered what kind of artifacts could be made from those symbols and what effect putting them into the world might have. Btw, love your signature symbol. Teh idea of making a currency of your symbols is stellar. What if a curency represented more than an isolated exchange of energy, but also represented other relationships supportive or tangential to the exchange? Relationship to Earth, perhaps, or to technology, or to art, or to fun. Could a new kind of currency help life evolve? My computer is fried rught now so I'm two fingering this on ipad. I have not really examined you symbol sytem yet but I will take a deeper look and write a better reply when I get my puter fixed/replaced.
  8. Not meaning to negate the idea, by that. I still like the idea, It gives me a lift of optimism to think about this. I'm holding a place in my mind for this bubble. What does that mean, to hold a place of curious attention in your mind, then wait to see, for a bubble to form.... a creative response to the smothering tyranny around us?
  9. I felt bored thru much of this podcast until the end, when Duncan explains his anti-corporate corporations idea. It sounds brilliant and I want to be a part of a movement like that. But I have not thought of an idea or a thing to create yet. Nor has Duncan it sounds like. We need a bubble of an idea to start with, otherwise it's just another thought exercise. What if a huge number of people did _______? Wouldn't that be great?
  10. Shadow stuff through Jordan Peterson, Paul Levy, and the godfather of shadow, Carl jung. I just stumbled on to this great piece on Jung and the Trumpian shadow. http://quillette.com/2017/10/02/jung-trumpian-shadow/ Duncan get Paul Levy on the podcast. Holy shit man.
  11. Thanks Cosmo! I did that and it'S fine now. My cell is unbanned.
  12. I cant log on here on my cell phone. it says I'm banned. How do i get my cell phone unbanned?
  13. Good point. As a person in the public spotlight and a type of advocate, Shane has an extra level of responsibility. So another metaphor might be: Don't shit in the pool, Shane. Other people want to swim.
  14. Sure Shane fucked up. So did Dennis Mckenna. But Dennis went crazy in the jungle and didn't get locked up. some psyconauts have to go over the edge so others can learn from it. Don't do what Shane did.
  15. Oym!!! Hahahahaha!