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Is it possible for humans to experience what utopia is?

Utopia, in it's greatest imaginable extent, exists and has existed all along.

When we "step away" to observe the present, or if possible any historical, moment and truly observe the universe, inclusive of this planet in it's completeness, we will observe utopia.

The human species is estimated to be approximately 10,000 'years' old. A mere blip on the universal existence 'screen.' So many humans have evolved 'blinders' or narrowed vision leaving them without the concept or understanding towards the grandeur and unfathomable presence of the universe, as well as all that has occured during the geological evolution of this planet/world we have labeled Earth.

Why would anyone think humans would be responsible for creating a utopia, much less a Utopian society when we have not demonstrated the ability, experience or knowledge to understand beyond our 'safe, composite' individual existences? The most significant example of the "blinders" so many choose to "wear is Pride. An individuals choice to see only what they choose, i.e. what they place right in front of their selves. Pride, of any sort, is an embellishment of something favored or believed, it does not lend towards an honest reality view.

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Neom, Saudi Arabia's $500 billion megacity, reaches its next phase

Construction of the $500 billion dollar tech city-state of the future is moving ahead.

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Technology & Innovation
  • The futuristic megacity Neom is being built in Saudi Arabia.
  • The city will be fully automated, leading in health, education and quality of life.
  • It will feature an artificial moon, cloud seeding, robotic gladiators and flying taxis.
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Why do people believe in conspiracy theories?

Are we genetically inclined for superstition or just fearful of the truth?

  • From secret societies to faked moon landings, one thing that humanity seems to have an endless supply of is conspiracy theories. In this compilation, physicist Michio Kaku, science communicator Bill Nye, psychologist Sarah Rose Cavanagh, skeptic Michael Shermer, and actor and playwright John Cameron Mitchell consider the nature of truth and why some groups believe the things they do.
  • "I think there's a gene for superstition, a gene for hearsay, a gene for magic, a gene for magical thinking," argues Kaku. The theoretical physicist says that science goes against "natural thinking," and that the superstition gene persists because, one out of ten times, it actually worked and saved us.
  • Other theories shared include the idea of cognitive dissonance, the dangerous power of fear to inhibit critical thinking, and Hollywood's romanticization of conspiracies. Because conspiracy theories are so diverse and multifaceted, combating them has not been an easy task for science.

COVID-19 brain study to explore long-term effects of the virus

A growing body of research suggests COVID-19 can cause serious neurological problems.

Brain images of a patient with acute demyelinating encephalomyelitis.

  • The new study seeks to track the health of 50,000 people who have tested positive for COVID-19.
  • The study aims to explore whether the disease causes cognitive impairment and other conditions.
  • Recent research suggests that COVID-19 can, directly or indirectly, cause brain dysfunction, strokes, nerve damage and other neurological problems.
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