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60 Post author: Alicorn 17 March 2010 01:17AM

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Comment author: Epiphany 24 September 2012 05:45:47AM *  -2 points [-]

Meta-cognition is the standard term for "luminosity". The Wikipedia entry might be an interesting read. I have done a lot of mind hacking, myself. :)

If you gain root, do release the source code for your patches. You might think you're just making some improvements, but... after a while, too many new improvements can become more like a new human operating system. You can become so different that people will not be able to understand you anymore.

Re-arranging your consciousness is serious business. Don't take it lightly. Aside from the social consequences, there are also system design pitfalls.