### The meaning of Life rev2

Just a few days ago, there was this article on parallel universes. Let me now explain why I think we are all numbers.

You will understand this article if you are aware of how they are represented using the binary notation. If you're not the mathematical kind, just try to follow the non-geeky explanation.

It also might give you an idea why I think the inverse of infinity is not zero, but a number which doesn't exist, called the no-number.

First, there was no-number. And then it splits into the alternative, the number.

Then were two numbers: 0 and 1. 0 represented non-existence, 1 represented life.

When we say that non-existence is there, I'm saying it doesn't exist, but things do go on in there, but they'll never be like us because they don't exist.

I believe the next division occurred when God was there and life existed, and wasn't. Again, 0 and 1.
Now we have three numbers:

1 <- Life
01 <- Life without God
11 <- Life with God

Now, it basically goes on, adding 0s and 1s to the left hand side of this number when or not an event occurred.

How do we represent numbers which have three states? (And not two or four)?

if (-)
else if(--)
else

The answer is, split the three states as this:

if(-)
else {
if(--)
else
}

i.e. 0, 1.

add 1 or 0 to the left of this 0, and we get:

10
00

the 11 is not taken, we shall ignore this. but doesn't this contradict that there must be exactly
3 possible states? Which means all things always happen or don't happen. There's nothing which never can happen (11).

So, constructing our life as a number leads us to this:

Our universe exists, where we realize its existence and where we apply this theory of existence to it, and I exist, I blog, and you exist and you're reading this.

Therefore, this leads us to construct various universes where many things don't happen/happen, and in the non-existent plane as well.

Of course, there could be a particular order in which the divisions occurred, but it is possible to construct more views of universes by simply changing the order of these divisions.

Infinity is the number of universes that exist, and the no-number is what makes it possible, and not zero. When it itself split into a number and no-number, came the large number of universes. The number became infinity. If there were not enough numbers at all, 0/1 would be the theoretical equivalent of infinity, which isn't really a no-number.

Ever thought of what numbers are? They are empty, different states theoretically possible just like we are.

Some implications (non geeky part):

1. Either you read this, or you don't, but not here.

2. If you're poor here, maybe you're wealthier elsewhere.

3. You exist here, and you don't elsewhere.

4. You're forking the universe into many different states when you toss a coin (and if it lands on heads or tails, or on none, or lands on both.)

5. You think I am crazy here, and you don't elsewhere.

Crescent said…
Very intellectual post Karthik. Could follow the analogy.
Keep blogging.

### Act Right Now. Or It's Goodbye.

Right now we have an Ebola Pandemic that is exploding and doubling its victims every month. At this rate, everyone will be dead by 2016. Unless we contain it.

Why? There were ~2000 victims a month back. Now there are ~6000. It is estimated that there will be about 20000 victims by November, and about a million people by January. There is no easy cure for Ebola.
What is Ebola? Ebola is a viral disease, like the common cold. Except it's fatal.
It lives within the infected person to multiply, and spread. It multiplies within the infected person and kills the infected person. The infected person bleeds out and dies.

Ebola is spread through contact with the infected person's body fluids - Blood, Slot, Sweat, Semen, Saliva or anything that has traces of the person's infected DNA.
How did it all Start? It is believed that the virus spread from people eating an animal which carried the virus. Although we cannot be sure, it could have been a fruit bat. Fruit bats can carry Ebola,…

### Staring into the Abyss

Automation is the new buzzword. People are losing jobs like crazy. The hunger games have started  and now everyone is being forced to feed the croniest capitalists in the world. The beautiful gig economy has lost its sheen and has turned into nothing but a mere bargaining game in every market.

So where does that leave us? Into the abyss of irrelevance.

The abyss of irrelevance: Where many people need not work, many people need not apply and yet they will be forced to work because most common resources would have been squatted on by the rich and the powerful.

For every economy that needs a person to make and sell, we have a machine. But who is going to buy it? Another machine?

Is Communism is going to show it's head again? It will be interesting to watch.

### Simulations, Universes and Possibilities

There has been a lot more thought now on why our universe is nothing more than a sophisticated video game.

I have often thought about it as such, and I have likened light to be the medium of energy and information transfer in our Universe. I would think gravity and forces were caused by light information travelling to particles, causing them to move accordingly.

Now, according to me, it is hard to go back in time and jump into the future, expecting the Universe to compute all of these events quickly enough. Why, you may ask? Because it indeed takes a long time to compute your own life, one dependency at a time and one living entity at a time. Otherwise, Life would only be throwing coarsely accurate but completely random events at us than the true, perfectly accurate simulated future.

Now, time is pretty relative to who computes it. There are some frames in life, where when nobody's observing anything, the Universe could go on a rampage and advance our timelines rapidly. On t…