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- Sep 2023
the Bodhisattva vow can be seen as a method for control that is in alignment with, and informed by, the understanding that singular and enduring control agents do not actually exist. To see that, it is useful to consider what it might be like to have the freedom to control what thought one had next.
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quote: Michael Levin
- the Bodhisattva vow can be seen as a method for control that is in alignment with, and informed by, the understanding that singular and enduring control agents do not actually exist.
- adjacency between
- nondual awareness
- self is illusion
- singular, solid, enduring control agent
- adjacency statement
- nondual awareness is the deep insight that there is no solid, singular, enduring control agent.
- creativity is unpredictable and spontaneous and would not be possible if there were perfect control
- adjacency between
- example - control agent - imperfection: start - the unpredictability of the realtime emergence of our next exact thought or action is a good example of this
example - control agent - imperfection: end
triggered insight: not only are thoughts and actions random, but dreams as well
- I dreamt the night after this about something related to this paper (cannot remember what it is now!)
- Obviously, I had no clue the idea in this paper would end up exactly as it did in next night's dream!
- triggered insight - singular and enduring control agent does not exist
- spontaneous action
- adjacency - nondual awareness - full control
- quote - Michael Levin
- spontaneous thought
- creativity - spontaneity
- example - control agent - imperfection
- adjacency - illusory self - full control
- quote - self as control agent
- unintended consequences - AI
- triggered insight