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This is just Some of What We Know...so far


A Brief History of Life on Planet Earth, and we are just getting started...

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This is a brief history of who we are.

Since humans have a limited lifespan, and since only a few people have been alive on earth for more then 100 years, this means that everyone on this planet has literally just got here. One hundred years ago there was a completely different set of human beings living on the planet. And at the time that you were born, you were briefly the youngest person alive on earth. So everyone alive today is experiencing life for the very first time, and it may be the last time, because we are not totally sure what happens when we die. What we do know, is that humans have the ability to pass down knowledge and information using a written language. This has benefited humans in many ways by expanding human understanding about ourselves and the world around us. We are just realizing the true power of knowledge, and the potential that knowledge and information has given us. So we are literally just starting to learn. And now that we have digitized languages, and created the internet, we are now learning more, and also learning faster then any other time in human history. But not everyone is benefiting from our increased knowledge and understanding, or does everyone have access to knowledge and information. So 90% of the people who are alive today have very little understanding about how much knowledge and information that our species has accumulated over the last 10,000 years, or, even the last 20 years. So we need to improve education in many ways in order to meet this new level of knowledge and understanding. But until then, we have a lot of learning to do, and, a lot of work to do. 

Time Line of our Universe? How did we get here?

What is Life?
What is Reality?
What is Time?

Some things that have happened in my Lifetime


Fossils  -  Research  -  Investigations  -  Advancements in Technology

Before humans existed, or before life as we know it existed, we have determined from research and evidence that the universe began around 13.7 billion years ago. What was there before? We have no idea. And just how the universe began and how it evolved is still a mystery. Though some believe it began with an explosion, or Big Bang. It has been calculated that 99% Percent of the Universe is Space. Not that it's empty, it's just that we don't know exactly what space is made out of. Some believe it's Dark Matter and Dark Energy, but we are not positive. We have determined that Stars began forming some 400 million years after the universe began. And these stars clustered together to form galaxies. Our galaxy, which we have named the milky way, is one of hundreds of billions of galaxies in our universe. After about a billion years, about 12.8 billion years ago, we believe that this is when planets began to form. Our solar system formed around 4.6 billion years ago, which is almost 9 billion years after the universe began. Then after our sun was formed, 100 million years later, our planet Earth was formed about 4.5 Billion years ago. After a billion years, The earliest micro organisms on Earth, and other planets in our solar system, arose at around 3.5 billion years ago. Then after 3 billion years, or 500 million years ago, ocean organisms and primitive animals started to evolve on earth. 400 Million years ago, or 2.6 Billion years after earth formed, we have Insects. Then 250 Million years ago was the Permian Extinction, which caused Extinction of 95% of all living species. Then around 200 Million years ago, Mammals evolve. We have discovered fossils of Dinosaurs that lived during this time. But 65 Million years ago, Dinosaurs go extinct. But after that, more mammals appeared and life again started to flourish. Then just several million years ago we believe that human life began to evolve, how and why humans began, we are not totally sure yet. We have fossils of early humans going back over 100,000 years ago. And we have other fossils that show that todays humans are around 40,000 years old. And during this time, humans have struggled to survive. But in the last 10,000 years, things began to improve for humans. We learned some important survival skills. Like how to make fire, how to build shelters, how to grow food, and how to harvest meat more effectively and efficiently from animals. But we are still struggling. It is estimated that over a 100 billion humans have lived and died in the last 40,000 years. So millions of people have contributed to our life and has made our life possible. But our struggles are far from over. In the last 10,000 years we have discovered evidence of ancient civilizations and huge cities in our history that have been abandoned, with very little evidenced of why these ancient cities failed. And the reason for this lack of evidence is because early humans have not yet designed a language and writing system that clearly documented what knowledge and information they had acquired, or explained how their society ultimately collapsed and failed. But in the last 2,000 years humans have made some valuable improvements. With one being a language and writing system that can document what we are learning. But this advancement did not solve all our problems. We still suffer from wars, diseases and discriminations. But just in the last 100 years, we have finally learned the value of knowledge. We have finally turned a corner, and in 2015 we have finally made some extremely important improvements on how we educate ourselves. We have clearly witnessed that the lack of knowledge and information has been causing us major problems since the beginning. Ignorance has been killing us and destroying civilizations throughout human history. It is extremely heart breaking to know that hundreds of millions of humans have died throughout our history because people lacked key knowledge and information, and millions are still dying every year because of this. But now there's even more Hope. Because now in the 21st century, we are just beginning to realize the importance of knowledge and information. And from this realization we are slowly transitioning our world into a Knowledge-Based Society. One that will sustain us, one that will end the senseless killing of humans, and one that will end the senseless destruction of our environment. So like I said, we just got here. And we still have so much to learn. So it's up to you to guarantee our survival. How will you acquire valuable knowledge and information? How will you preserve valuable knowledge and information? How will you share valuable knowledge and information? We know that education needs drastic improvements, so what plans do you have to guarantee that these improvements will be made? Sooner then later, because time is of the essence. It's Time.

We have learned so much, but we still know very little.
We know about the existence of matter, but we don't know where matter comes from?
We know how matter interacts, but we don't know exactly why matter interacts?
We know about electro-magnetic forces, but we don't know why electro-magnetic forces exist?
We know there is space, but we don't know what space is made of?
We can explain time for our purposes, but we don't know why time exists?
We can give things labels, but it does not explain things completely?


A Brief History of Knowledge

The amazing thing about humans is that a human can survive with very little knowledge. But that ability is also a curse, especially when some people have more knowledge then you, which they can use to exploit, manipulate and control you. A human can still find joy and happiness even with little or no education what so ever. But we know that the more knowledgeable a person is, the greater their chances are for experiencing joy and happiness, not a guarantee, but definitely your odds are much greater, and you definitely have a lot more potential, and a lot more possibilities. 

Knowledge Gap is when higher socioeconomic status segments tend to acquire information faster than lower socioeconomic-status population segments so that the gap in knowledge between the two tends to increase rather than decrease. So the people who acquire more information have better Communication skills: higher status people generally have more education, which improves their reading, comprehension, and memory skills; Stored information: higher status people are more likely to already know of topics in the news through previous media exposure or through formal education; Relevant social contact: higher status people generally have a broader sphere of activity, greater number of reference groups, and interpersonal contacts and are thus more likely to discuss news topics with others; Selective exposure: lower status people may be less interested, and therefore less likely to expose themselves to certain news topics; and Media target markets: media outlets cater to the tastes and interests of their audience. Despite these differences, people with more education tend to have better developed cognitive and communication skills, broader social spheres with more and more diverse social contacts, and a greater amount of stored information than their counterparts with less education. People with greater education also tend express interest in, and expose themselves to, a broader range of topics, including serious topics like public affairs, science, and health news. Therefore, as the infusion of mass media information into a social system increases, segments of the population with higher socioeconomic status tend to acquire this information at a faster rate than the lower status segments so that the gap in knowledge between these segments tends to increase rather than decrease.
Knowledge Divide is the gap in standards of living between those who can find, create, manage, process, and disseminate information or knowledge, and those who are impaired in this process.
Digital Divide is an economic and social inequality with regard to access to, use of, or impact of information and communication technologies.
Information Asymmetry where one party has more or better information than the other. Information asymmetry causes misinforming and is essential in every communication process.
Achievement Gap
Digital Divide is an economic and social inequality with regard to access to, use of, or impact of information and communication technologies.
Knowledge Management

When you restrict access to knowledge and information, you can easily enslave people and manipulate them. But as soon as the slave becomes educated, the slave learns that all people are equal, and that the only thing that separates people, is the lack of valuable knowledge and information.

If you don't have enough knowledge, you can make costly mistakes. Though much knowledge has been gained throughout human history, knowledge was still only in the hands of a few. And that is why knowledge was easily lost, which forced the next generations to start over, not completely over, but back to survival living. 

Knowledge History

Life is a lot better when you know what's going on. You experience less stress, and you experience more happiness. But when you don't know what's going on, that's when life becomes stressful, overwhelming and a lot harder. But just believing that you know what's going on can give you a false sense of security. So please, Know what's going on, and don't ever pretend to know what's going on.

We have learned so many things, but our most valuable knowledge and information is not being shared properly, or is it being communicated effectively and efficiently enough in order for it to be beneficial to everyone, and our planet. The only thing that stops us from continually improving our selves and our world is our ineffectiveness in transmitting valuable knowledge and information. And correcting this flaw starts with improving what is being taught in our schools, and also correcting what is being transmitted on TV and news papers, and other media tools.

America is like all other countries, we suffer from corrupt leadership. But just in the last several years, starting in the late 1990's, humans have finally realized the power of communication. The internet not only makes sharing knowledge and information easier, the internet is also a symbol for human potential and human intelligence. We can finally solve our own problems, and control our own destinies, while at the same time, rid this world of ignorant criminals in power. When people of the world finally learn about the potential of working together, for the mutual benefit of all, we will never be victimized again by ignorant people in power. For human ignorance will cease to exist in a world where every human is educated to the highest degree possible, that is allowed by our current level of knowledge and wisdom. The internet is a tool for making communication easier, but it's up to all humans to use our communication tools effectively and efficiently, but more importantly, everyone needs to understand that the ability to communicate is the responsibility of every human on this planet. Humans are the same everywhere. We are born to love, born to be happy, and born to work together harmoniously.

When the system finally becomes Decentralized, then no single person, or small group of people, will have absolute power, thus no one person can be corrupted, because now more then one person will be responsible, and power is shared equally and fairly, so no one has less, and no one has more. This system has the highest rate of survival and prosperity then any other system that humans have ever experimented with. This is the most intelligent system that we could have, so far. Because this system also learns and adapts, which is unlike past systems, which have all failed.

When we learned to farm, we grew a little smarter. When we created the printing press, we grew a little smarter. When we created schools and universities, we grew a little smarter. When we created computers, we grew a little smarter. And when we created the internet, we grew a lot smarter, and a lot faster. Our intelligence is growing at a phenomenal rate, faster then any other time in history. But we still we have certain knowledge that is in the hands of only a few. And it's not that they are smarter, they just know the right people who have particular knowledge that they can use to manipulate the system. Influence: Science and Practice
So there are people who have more control then you. But luckily we have built the internet, which has leveled the playing field and also made it possible for us to realize just how ignorant and vulnerable we all are. And this realization is our Salvation. And the problem is not just about money. When we improve education, we will improve the world, and solve every problem that we have. The future is bright, but only if you learn to see the light.

"There is no point in keeping people in the dark, we must all share the light, and the more we share, the stronger we become."

People have the right to know what their options are, and what choices they have. It's either that people don't believe that options exist, or, no one has ever informed them of other options or other choices. When you show people that they have choices, then people will stop feeling trapped and powerless. This is the Goal, show people that Options Exist. We have better choices, choices that will benefit ourselves, and choices that will benefit everyone around us. And when we incentivize, we mobilize.

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