Saturday, March 24, 2012

The hypothesis - initial thought

We are living in smart environment where we digitize all possible mundane tasks that could ease our life. We have replication for every action that we see in our environment; or rather I’ll say our inventories are just copies of the fundamentals from our environment. Whatever we discovered so far is in our world, may be slightly in different format, so it will be in future.

Now the thought- similar to the ZEN story, what if, over generations or rather over various phases of lives, we just copied what existed? We always have queries about the creator of this universe; theories about GOD and EVIL.
Now think about this:
 “We are developing many technologies and features and we are developing Robots. For them, electricity and the kernel code are the two major components of their life. Electricity is that they need to function- the energy source and they got motors which functions on electricity; there is a micro-kernel code or the machine code, the program we written that determines their intelligence, behavior and every single action.  Though they have super calculation powers with which they can calculate what will happen next, they are not equipped to change it since the control is in our hands”.

The case is same with our life, isn’t it? Man proposes god disposes!

 We will have big plans for a day or for an event, but simply, we won’t make it, just as robots fail.

Bagavat Gita says – “What is yours today, belonged to someone else yesterday, and will belong to someone else the day after tomorrow” and “Whatever happened, happened for the good; whatever is happening, is happening for the good; whatever will happen, will also happen for the good only” how can someone be so sure about it?

I always wondered how come such big books, Mahabharata and Ramayana survived the environmental changes, the language changes and other stuff I can’t list here (I do not know all of them). It is possible if the creator want to pass down some information to us; indeed it can survive all these problems.

 Tell me why do we need computers or robots? After all we are teaching them, coding them what to do, how to do and when to do.  The answer is – “though we are capable of doing many things, we are not fully capable of doing all of them”. So we created computers and robots to solve the problems we have; similarly in future robots may create something new to solve issues they have until the very question is answered.

It is a chain, a chain of lives; as in programming we have recursive functions which call itself with different set of parameters which also will have logic to end the recursive calls.
Someone, more than a single GOD and SATAN, who created us, may also have so-called GOD & SATAN. It’s a chain and we - humans are in “Nth” position and robots may be in N+1. Those who were in N-1 position had skill to develop the various species that we are seeing now.

So what was/is the problem that level-1 species faced which forced them to design such a beautiful chain process?

If we consider the fact that we are still alive to get the results of our program then where are they now, the level-1 species, the root node GOD or SATAN?

Can we do some debugging? Understand the logic that stops this recursive call? May be that will answer the question “what is the meaning of our life?”


  1. Meaning of life lies within each individuals mind. There is no specific definition or motive has been defined for life. It has been kept open.How we shape our life and define our own way will give proper definition and meaning to the life. We need to spend 1000 yrs or more to understand the meaning of life. So far, we might have spent more than 1000 yrs to understand it,but till now we not got it. We do nt remember, what we did 1 month back or 1st Jan,2011. How can we say that what we have done so far. We need to find out the way to utilize our capacity of brain to 100%, than only we can visualize the back and forth of our time.

  2. പ്രസാദ്‌ - ഇത് മലയാളത്തിൽ അല്ലെങ്കിൽ എനിക്ക് കൃത്യമായി അവലോകനം ചെയ്യാൻ കഴിയില്ല ... ക്ഷമിക്കുക ... ഞാൻ വായിച്ചു പക്ഷെ 100% മനസ്സിലായില്ല . ഒരു 80% മാത്രം മനസ്സിലായി .. അത്ര മാത്രം . അത് കൊണ്ട് നോ റിപ്ലൈ

  3. Dear bro...your thoughts are beyond my line of understanding..still, I could not help commenting on such a relevant, mysterious topic...
    Because you have an affinity for computer science and programming, you try to answer the question in terms of the same kind of logic that you apply in programming..But I think that a more spiritual perspective would shed light on the matter and that delving into our scriptures would provide the answer as to what is the meaning of life, simply due to the fact that they were written during a period when there was clarity of mind and soul.
    All this being beyond my scope, I simply prefer to believe that we were put on this planet to help others; see god in all and do good..books on Buddhism have also helped me understand a bit about karmic consequences..................