Beta Reader Godfrey

This is Godfrey Lule. Godfrey lives in Uganda. This is what he has to say about The Conversation of Venusta:

Introduction:

Allow me admit that reading in my society is a luxury. It is a pastime or some kind of activity reserved for that special group of people. I cannot define them but at the end of this review, we may have a name not the mundane type mentioned in the conversations. My encounter with reading has been from the coursed class, the group that is either manipulated or rewarded or persuaded to read. In that if someone tells me that read and you will get this a lollypop then I would read very fast. I am forming a backdrop of my presentation to enable you appreciate the kind of readers that we are and I know I am not alone especially from this part of the world that I come from. There is no excuse whatsoever it is our grooming and our way of life that has kept us this way. This does not mean we cannot get better; we actually can get better especially with readings like this and with authors that speak to your heart. The Conversation of Venusta are not from another planet, they are REAL with your heart. I faulted you for being so real and then I realised that you are very different, you are at a higher calling in that line... you from another planet. And how did this affect my reading, I had to go back and forth to analyze the script, the voices and the mood of the presentations in the pages of this book.

Review:

The Conversation of Venusta reminds me of the same inspiration I got from some readings of the sages of Navanah. Be reminded I have mentioned inspiration and in no way do I imply that they are in the same league. I also want to believe that inspiration cannot be measured. To save the comparisons here, I will not mention the author, just to make him/ her proud that I mention his/her scripts in this review. Joybell has given a Divine painting to the human being. She has painted our inner thoughts and created two actually more than two shades of us all that we need to identify so that we can help others know the best of us if we so wish or show the worst of us to protect selves. The identification of these shades in our life paintings is what will bring us to full appreciation of selves. One will decide to stand like a wild flower or wait to be repainted on a wall or be sculptured into immortality.

We all die. Oh... We all sleep. No way; we all pass on into the other life. I do not know much about the subject but the little that I captured from the conversations made me grapple with the thoughts for farther research on the subject. Sorry that is my thought.

I now comprehend from The Conversation of Venusta that we work towards our legacy. We work towards our death and we ultimately determine whatever happens to us after we pass on into the other life.

The examples fused within the conversation do not keep it refreshing like aging wine but also like a cookie with coconut white- each bite melts with sweetness. The Artist Michelangelo comes alive as he creates life in his sculptures, the cats in give us real lessons of our interactions with nature but also with other species on the planet and our relations are as real as those we have with our own. The flowers, the wild flowers are so scented that I am drawn to the journey into the wilderness to look out for the actual flowers not to take them but to reflect on the conversation, the Serenity in Humanity, the beauty of a girl, the beauty of purity and the power of the word not the languages and search for wisdom all packed just to always keep me the reader wanting for more yet am restricted to a diet, yet I am humbled by the gracefulness of the narrative to keep me flipping to the next page expecting more than what is beyond the sleeves.

Recommendations:

Please keep us wanting and never give up on those you love. My review is as a result of your love to me. Still wondering why you picked me out and I still wonder why I never said No to you.

Conclusions:

If any is needed here, I was challenged by the fact that reality and myths are all stocked in the brain. And our choice or perceptions of anything is dependent on our levels of awareness and exposure. If we can believe in prophets of the past, and yet they were ordinary persons like us, if we believe in inventions and evolutions of realities like what we see in this same planet we have been on for our life time, with the same Divine or God we have always believed then we can be anything, and we can invent anything and we can evolve anything.

I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me…..Philippians 4:13New King James Version (NKJV)

About Godfrey Lule:

Godfrey is the Team Leader of Tourism Alumni Consultants Ltd., Uganda. He holds a Post Graduate Degree in Sustainable Tourism Management from Maastricht School of Management. He is passionate about animal welfare, children, the environment and the arts. Godfrey has children of his own, the youngest is named "Joybell", after me! As far as I know, his daughter is the first baby named after me, and it was a true delight to find this out!

You may connect with Godfrey via LinkedIn.

Godfrey is smart. Be like Godfrey. =)

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The Dawn Of The Singularity And What That Means To You And Me

        My interest in The Singularity and Futurism was conceived a year ago. I read some things and noticed some trends, all pointing to the fact that we were beginning to move at incredibly accelerated speeds towards the dominance of Artificial Intelligence in our world. The speeds at which we were already moving, were truly staggering! It was very unnerving and it took a few months for my mind to wrap itself around what was happening. I was eventually able to grasp what was going on, and through a little bit of research, I confirmed to what extent we were really moving towards Transhumanism and total AI takeover. Just think: here in this timetable by Kurzweil, we are shown that beyond the year 2019, people will regularly use computer translators to translate language, thus closing off the language barriers; meanwhile, today you can already preorder a universal automatic translator that you can wear in your ear! And guess what? It's not even 2019 yet.
     
       What do I mean by "total AI takeover"? Maybe I should just say "total AI integration". Artificial Intelligence is being integrated into human life at alarmingly fast rates. Why not more people notice this, is beyond me. Perhaps the minds of people are too preoccupied with other current and trendy events (U.S. Elections, Syrian Refugee Crisis) that people are not seeing something that is propelling us so very quickly into an era of AI dominance. Or, it could be that, just as it was difficult for me to wrap my brain around this, it is equally difficult for others to wrap their brains around it, too, and what we are not able to wrap our brains around; we leave to rot at the wayside. But that doesn't mean it's actually rotting away, that just means in our minds it's rotting away!    
       I don't know if I can just simply call it "integration". There is not enough proof to claim that AI dominance will be a very real issue, aside from the fact that one of the most brilliant minds believes so and that other very brilliant minds also believe so. The word "integration", though, might just be the understatement of the decade, considering the fact that you may soon be swallowing AI robots, and that you may soon have nanorobots swimming through your bloodstream. I do think that "dominance" is the word when robots begin to take over the types of jobs that would normally require souls!  And I think "dominance" would be the word to describe humans developing deep emotional connections with AI robots!  Then, as if that isn't enough to use the word "dominance", then how would you feel about losing your job to a robot? 
       I am actually not even contemplating the pros and cons here. I am rather saying, that what is happening is going to continue to unfold, and that it is inevitable. I'm not saying that human beings should stand up and revolt; rather, I am contemplating and pondering upon whether or not— if there were ever to be an immediate political and societal struggle for dominance between human and robot— I would be on the side of the robots or on the side of the humans? At first, I most certainly believed that I would be standing beside my fellow human beings. But then on second thought... the human race is becoming rather despicable lately! I mean... what if robots don't become terrorists? What if robots don't tell everybody that they're vegan? What if robots don't steal your mobile phone? What if robots one day exceed the general human capacity for improvement and growth? Would you still stand by the human race then, or would you declare yourself a transhuman robot-advocate? Who knows! Worldwide events could have a dramatic effect upon how all these questions could be answered!
       But if you were to ask me if I would like the human race to be dominated by robots, my answer would be a resounding "no". I don't want to be on holiday, walking down broodingly romantic alleyways in Siena or in Rome, not knowing if the "person" I see at the other end of the sidewalk has a soul or not! For some reason, that just removes a bit of magic from the whole idea of going on holiday and walking through broodingly romantic alleyways! The cobblestone under your feet has been there since Pagan times, while the individual on the other side of the street might be a robot covered in 3D printed skin from head to toe. Something just doesn't seem right in that scenario. Does it make me feel sorrowful just thinking about the direction in which we are going? Yes, it does. I want the magic of the human soul and all of its capabilities to remain intact. In fact, if I could turn back time, I would turn it back to long ago, taking back with me the advancements in modern-day medicine, in order to enable the longevity of archaic human lives. But then it is not a matter of if I want this to happen or not. Inevitably, robots will dominate, whether we like it or not. The unnerving part is that right now we really can't say for sure which side we would stand by in the end— human or robot?


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