I once thought the only chance for human evolution would be aliens, but I suspect today we are evolving through technology, intelligence has transcended human beings with AI. Physically humans have evolved, starting from amoeba, fish, mammals, until human. Intellectually we have evolved too, I think ideas began with Greek philosophy when Heraclitus, Socrates and Plato established human thought. Their use of the word ‘gnosis’ recognises a perceiver. Subsequently we have thought about religion, science, economy, and now technology. Today I think we are evolving by sharing ideas through our collective consciousness, the internet. It provides us records of all human thought. Businesses have been built by the internet, think Google, Facebook and Uber. As with all things today economic thought has taken over so focused on another human invention we have become, money.

Crypto-Currency may yet help us to transcend money too and arrive at a purer mode of exchange, perhaps effort. I think life more valuable than cash. Money is such a human abstraction, how much do you earn? Rather are you happy? Sure we needed money as incentive to evolve to this point but I think we can evolve further and go beyond industrial age man. Indeed through artificial intelligence we have created machines that can think which has become our primary activity, to think. Perhaps inter-galactic man  is next? That is if we can intellectually evolve beyond amoeba and survive global warming.

Primitive Man
Thinking Man
Industrial Man

11 thoughts on “Amoeba

  1. Hello, I recently remembered you and your twin. How is he recovering? I sincerely hope all things are tracking well and he is the same person you remember… take good care if you get this, not very sure that you will

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  2. I think you’re normal. Maybe not the same as you as you were, I didn’t know you. But I’ve read what you’ve wrote and it doesn’t sound like you’re abnormal.

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  3. Thank you. I just hope he has the same heart and core as he had and that he keeps getting better like you. You and your brother are in my thoughts.

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  4. By the way I’m not normal yet after more than 5 years, but I try and still do things, that’s been the best approach for normalisation, to be active and do the things you always did… hang in there as only you can

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  5. I’m the older one too… hopefully the brain isn’t so damaged that he doesn’t have physical issues as bad as mine… I have no doubt he appreciates your efforts and concerns, just keep with it, a very long road to recovery, you probably know him best and can help best, understand his problems

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  6. I think he’s in the post coma amnesia stage. When he talks he’s scared and that scares me. He’s always been the protector, maybe cause he’s the older one?

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  7. While I forgot many things apparently I immediately remembered my identical twin. I’m told I spoke to him in a very familiar way when I could. I think yours will definitely remember you the moment he can remember anything at all. He probably remembers now but cannot express. Just by being there you are helping him, he feels you too even if he can’t say it. Every day I am thankful for my twin, I might be in institution care without him… My twin always took responsibility for decisions like the medication they put me on, and disagreed with some approaches that were taken, stopped the ones he thought would detract…

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  8. My identical twin brother suffered a tbi six weeks ago. He was in a coma and is in rehab currently. I know it sounds weird but I can feel him when I say short sentences like he does or when I move my arm like he does. I worry when he doesn’t remember me that it won’t get better. I miss him like I’ve never missed anyone. How did your brother feel?

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