“Holding the mindset of the poet or the mystic helps to create something technologically powerful which pushes us toward greater compassion and humanistic depth.”
Birgitte's beautiful poetic exploration evokes and speaks to the visionary inspiration in all of us—the yearning to inspire and be inspired and to create something to awaken and heal the world.
for the open-minded the insightful the visionary throwing the world wide open for the seers and seekers pulling an unwilling unaware uncertain humanity into a calmer deeper richer time those with the courage to look into the face of the sun those paving the roads charting the maps setting the trends shaping behavior altering habits fears dreams and desires beliefs values and patterns of thought those building the ships to ride the amplified swell of all of these solar storms
That is the stuff inspirations are made of
(excerpt from The Visionary)
In my own work, it has been a constant struggle to balance the vision of what kind of positive world humanity can create against the economic and technological drives toward optimization. I have found holding the mindset of the poet or the mystic helpful in creating something technologically powerful which pushes us toward greater compassion and humanistic depth.
Steve Omohundro has been a scientist, professor, author, and entrepreneur. He holds a Ph.D. in mathematical physics and researches natural and artificial intelligence. He's working to ensure that intelligent technologies are beneficial for humanity and is developing innovative technologies to address a wide variety of societal issues.