Ray Kurzweil - Reality Quotes
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Ultimately this virtual reality will go inside the brain and then really will be fully merging with all of the senses. Virtual reality ultimately will have all of the features of real reality plus a lot more that you can chose from millions of virtual environments. You can be someone else, you don't have to pick the same boring body every time you can be different people and different situations and over time our biological bodies will become obsolete. We'll have many bodies and we'll look back at the idea of having one body and being dependent on just one biological body and having no back-up for a mind file as a very primitive time
To transcend means to "go beyond," but this need not compel us to an ornate dualist view that regards transcendent levels of reality (e.g., the spiritual level) to be not of this world. We can "go beyond" the "ordinary" powers of the material world through the power of patterns. Rather than a materialist, I would prefer to consider myself a "patternist." It's through the emergent powers of the pattern that we transcend.