OriginalSimulant Podcast — Technology, Futurism, Philosophy

How much of what you do with your day tomorrow could be predicted by simple algorithms already in use today? As this thing we call 'digital technology' advances further and further, does the average person have anything to 'fear' (as the conspiratards might have us believe), or is this a time of outrageous opportunity for those with eyes to see? What is the point in trying to change a person's mind and is it even a 'good' thing to do so?

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JLB Member Discord | Open House #04 | The Future You (7-Oct-2018)

If a version of you from the future told you to stop doing what you are currently doing, would you listen? Is it possible that investigation into occult/esoteric topics can lead a person 'off the reservation'? How often do you reflect on the time you have already spent in the ACT realm? And where will this path take you next?

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JLB Member Skype #32 – Existentialism & ‘Death’ (19-Aug-2018)

In a world gone mad, what does it mean to be 'sane'? Is the ACT realm merely a place for lost souls to get together and blame external forces for their own emptiness? What do we imagine 'death' to entail and who put those ideas in our heads? Does the practicing skeptic have to live a life without faith?

Joining me to discuss these questions and more was an all-star cast of MSC regulars, as well as yet another debutante: DNA from Holland.

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JLB Member Skype #25 – Jan Irvin of Gnostic Media (1-Jul-2018)

What is the 'trivium' and how might it be useful to those seeking the 'truth'? Who is Jan Irvin and why does he seem to generate so much controversy and drama? Where do we source our information about the (alleged) casualty figures of 'wars'? At the end of the day, why can't we all just get along?

One of the ACT realm's more polarising figures declined the invitation to join us to discuss his work. As you'll hear for yourself, an unexpected visitor and MSC debutante more than made up for Irvin's absence...

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JLB Member Skype #10 – Empiricism & Philosophy (4-Mar-2018)

Is there only one way to arrive at the 'truth'? Is there something beyond our empirical senses? Why would anybody choose to not believe that the sun is a solid, physical object? What would Jay Dyer say about all of this? Is it human nature to feel uncomfortable when the people we respect are criticised by others?

A packed house was in today to discuss all of these topics and more.

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Simulacra & The Silverfox

You've seen The Matrix. You know that there are esoteric and/or 'hidden' messages contained within. You're aware that Neo's passport expires on September 11, 2001.

You understand that the 'follow the white rabbit' trope is employed in the film as is the now-cliched concept of 'taking the red pill'.

What if I told you that the rabbit hole goes much, much deeper than any of this? What if I could prove it to you?

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