i believe that I(the point of consciousness residing in the skull area, but not the brain)
am you. and everyone we know. Even though we are all vastly different here in the physical, past all our bodily conflicts, programs of the mind, our endlessly mysterious and complex biological machinery, there is only one puppet master. it is i, you, him, her, it, in past present and future tense. we are the small child playing army, with his huge bag of plastic soldiers.
“When you remove the fear of failure, impossible things suddenly become possible.”
“What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?” asks Regina Dugan, then director of DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. In this breathtaking talk she describes some of the extraordinary projects — a robotic hummingbird, a prosthetic arm controlled by thought, and, well, the internet — that her agency has created by not worrying that they might fail.