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    Thread: Billionaire vs OA poor
Post: RE: Billionaire vs OA poor

(11-24-2019, 05:57 AM)Rakuen07 Wrote: Coming from another angle: in an universe with archai and higher beings how would you try to find significance in your life? Like in the Cultureverse, which, ac...
Aurelio General Setting Discussion 84 1,223 11-24-2019, 07:35 AM
    Thread: What happens after we die?
Post: RE: What happens after we die?

I don't know anything, too. And I try to don't believe anything. I just think something may be possible, likely, impossible or very unlikely. But I like the idea that we live in a virch and the simula...
Aurelio General Off-topic Discussion 8 7,031 11-24-2019, 07:20 AM
    Thread: The economic realities of electric car?
Post: RE: The economic realities of electric car?

How dense is an average American city compared to a European one?
Aurelio Real Life But OA Relevant 19 17,179 11-24-2019, 05:29 AM
    Thread: What happens after we die?
Post: RE: What happens after we die?

(11-24-2019, 03:42 AM)extherian Wrote: The electromagnetic patterns that make up our consciousness cease firing, and the neurons they once ran on are consumed by bacteria. And then? What happens to ...
Aurelio General Off-topic Discussion 8 7,031 11-24-2019, 05:13 AM
    Thread: What happens after we die?
Post: What happens after we die?

That question has been asked since millenia. So, what do you guys think? I don't say I believe anything, I only think something is possible or likely. Well, I've heard about the idea that we live ...
Aurelio General Off-topic Discussion 8 7,031 11-24-2019, 02:39 AM
    Thread: Ways to use a virch?
Post: RE: Ways to use a virch?

Some people, like Elon Musk, actually believe that.
Aurelio General Setting Discussion 28 363 11-23-2019, 09:28 PM
    Thread: Ways to use a virch?
Post: RE: Ways to use a virch?

What if we live in a bottleworld virch?
Aurelio General Setting Discussion 28 363 11-23-2019, 06:36 AM
    Thread: Billionaire vs OA poor
Post: RE: Billionaire vs OA poor

The average person nowadays has things that Roman emperors and Ottoman sultans could only have dreamed of. I imagine that in the OA, similiarily, the average person is much richer in material terms th...
Aurelio General Setting Discussion 84 1,223 11-18-2019, 04:40 AM
    Thread: The economic realities of electric car?
Post: RE: The economic realities of electric car?

Also, Canada and Australia are large countries, very sparsely populated, did most population growth during the post-war boom and have car-centric cities, yet still they manage to have adequate public ...
Aurelio Real Life But OA Relevant 19 17,179 11-18-2019, 03:39 AM
    Thread: The economic realities of electric car?
Post: RE: The economic realities of electric car?

But especially American cities and their large suburbias are based around owning personal vehicles, seen in street patterns, density and infrastructure and the like. Edit: Sorry, didn't see the new p...
Aurelio Real Life But OA Relevant 19 17,179 11-18-2019, 03:06 AM
    Thread: The economic realities of electric car?
Post: RE: The economic realities of electric car?

I don't think having cars is sustainable in the long run. I mean, usually it means to move like 1 ton of matter, mostly filled with air, to transport one person from A to B. I wonder why public tra...
Aurelio Real Life But OA Relevant 19 17,179 11-18-2019, 12:48 AM
    Thread: 2030 Vision: A Brief History of the Next 10 Years
Post: RE: 2030 Vision: A Brief History of the Next 10 Ye...

(11-17-2019, 08:38 AM)Rynn Wrote: (11-17-2019, 08:32 AM)Aurelio Wrote: What if the OA and all other science fiction franchises ever created, and all futurists and day dreamers, are like totally wr...
Aurelio Creative Writing 6 90 11-17-2019, 09:27 AM
    Thread: 2030 Vision: A Brief History of the Next 10 Years
Post: RE: 2030 Vision: A Brief History of the Next 10 Ye...

What if the OA and all other science fiction franchises ever created, and all futurists and day dreamers, are like totally wrong and nothing will change from now on? Imagine the year 2119. Eh, for y...
Aurelio Creative Writing 6 90 11-17-2019, 08:32 AM
    Thread: Are we canonically dead?
Post: RE: Are we canonically dead?

I recently read in the EG like that rejuvenation was lost after the Technocalypse and only reinvented during the First Federation era in 2900 AD. In the meantime of 300 years, basically every baseline...
Aurelio The Arrivals Lounge 10 7,759 11-17-2019, 07:41 AM
    Thread: Ways to use a virch?
Post: RE: Ways to use a virch?

Do most virtual people know that they're virtual? The page about "bottleworlds" says that those are virtual worlds with inhabitants who don't know they're virtual and that this is deemed unethical, ...
Aurelio General Setting Discussion 28 363 11-04-2019, 04:00 AM
    Thread: English in Orion's Arm universe
Post: RE: English in Orion's Arm universe

Realistically, English as we know it, wouldn't exist anymore in the 13th millenium due to language change. At least, not as a common language spoken colloquially everyday, it may become something like...
Aurelio General Setting Discussion 10 174 11-03-2019, 10:08 PM
    Thread: Ways to use a virch?
Post: RE: Ways to use a virch?

I wonder, if virches are so great... why do people even bother living in the physical world anymore?
Aurelio General Setting Discussion 28 363 11-03-2019, 06:50 AM
    Thread: Aurelio here!
Post: Aurelio here!

Hi there! I'm a fan of Orion's Arm since like 2012. Finally I've decided to register here to talk with some of the creators and maybe contribute to it too, if that's possible. Thanks.
Aurelio The Arrivals Lounge 3 2,939 11-03-2019, 06:09 AM