We often hear people say that everything was different years ago. 10,000 years ago our daily existence was more difficult but straightforward. You are probable familiar with the quote: Eat or be eaten! This was the basis for our activities for many hundred thousand of years. How does information and the transfer of it relate to our existence? More so, how does active awareness to this information and how it is transferred offer a portal to conscious living?
Primitive human beings existed without complex information structures. There were a few basic guidelines that were shared among two individuals or, at the most, a small group of people. There was information being shared but this consisted of rules for survival. However the complexity associated with information transfer started to increase as the mind adjusted and developed.
The ability to simply live and respond to life without the need for information and mind input / output became increasingly difficult. Thoughts appeared and became our primary reference source. Coincidentally the ability to live consciously became secondary. This increased the demand for more input and the mind was constantly searching for new material to satisfy its needs. […]