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    I have always wanted some way that you could make a surface in a computer, like you pick up a piece of clay and make sculpture.
    — Owsley Stanley
    tags: computer 
     
    Virtual reality might be able to give you a way of doing hands-on to construct ideas in a computer.
    — Owsley Stanley
    tags: reality  ideas  computer 
     
    Nobody is delineated, nobody is concentrated. There is a lot of extraneous stuff. Like for instance, the satellites that measure in the atmosphere, there is billions and billions and billions of bytes of data, only maybe 2% of which are actually useful. They don't know what the rest are for, they don't know what good they are.
    — Owsley Stanley
    How did the dolphins and whales get such big brains? They obviously don't need such big brains to catch fish.
    — Owsley Stanley
    tags: brain 
     
    The dolphins and whales have a brain that is actually bigger in proportion to their size than we do. They are very complex. They are thinkers.
    — Owsley Stanley
    tags: brain  complex 
     
    The things that were happening 30 years ago are now very interesting to people, now very much in style again. There is some kind of 30 year resonance that goes through human culture and expresses itself in different ways.
    — Owsley Stanley
    tags: people  culture  human  year 
     
    The faster you can sample sound when you are digitizing it, the higher the frequency, the less phase ambiguity at the higher frequencies.
    — Owsley Stanley
    Who knows for sure how complex or how uncomplex the ancient people's lives were.
    — Owsley Stanley
    tags: live  complex 
     
    You can't see a pistol bullet and you can't see a M14 bullet. One is traveling at 800 feet per second, the other is traveling at 4000, where you get to the point that you can't see it, that much faster than something you can't see is not physiologically interesting to you.
    — Owsley Stanley
    Your body gets old but your mind can always accept that.
    — Owsley Stanley
    tags: body  mind 
     
    I don't like sitting at a keyboard.
    — Owsley Stanley
    Fuzzy logic will produce a computer that will even seem to have a personality. It will seem to have a character. It will be able to talk to you. It will be able to translate from one language to another instantaneously. You will be able to give it instructions. You will be able to tell it stories. If it doesn't understand something, it will ask you.
    — Owsley Stanley
    The Japanese don't write in alphabetic writing; they write in pictographs. So they never became visual, they stayed in the oral world, which is, everything is part of reality. Which means that they can accept any new technology"Š - "Šit's not threatening to them, and they can still continue to maintain their traditional culture, even in the face of high technology.
    — Owsley Stanley
    I think that there are a few people that are power manipulators that have gotten control of things.
    — Owsley Stanley
    tags: people  power  control 
     
    Was I a criminal? No. I was a good member of society. Only my society and the one making the laws are different.
    — Owsley Stanley
    tags: society  law 
     
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