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Mind over Matter points the way towards universal prosperity, self-sufficient households, abundant new living space, ideal physical health, and well-balanced, more powerful minds. Humanity can reach these goals by thinking small, assembling life size structures from simple electrical and mechanical parts as small as human cells. Ordinary clothes will soon become bioclothes, structures of biological complexity created through the art of biodesign.
Bioclothes will be adjustable, shape changing fabrics that protect, support, and strengthen our bodies, and even modify our outward appearance. Bioclothes will make telepresence a reality, providing instant travel by “teleforms”, empty, mobile sets of bioclothes. Miniature teleforms will open the micro-world to us, expanding our effective living space a thousand fold. Robotic forms of bioclothes will perform routine tasks swiftly and tirelessly, providing the labor for small scale, family size production, freeing us bit by bit from the need for a job.
Biodesign within the human body will use modified forms of our own nerve and immune cells as “parts” to create a cell care network that examines and repairs our tissues, cell by cell. By judicious stimulation of cell growth in selected parts of the body and brain, plus much physical and mental exercise, each of us can work towards our personal vision of an ideal self.
Cell care networks in the brain will lead to a profound understanding of the relationship between the human mind and the brain that supports it. Humanity will begin to explore a mental universe of unknown reach by extending our present neural structures in new directions. Our journey will continue towards a future barely seen, then beyond to the presently inconceivable, to a time when mental growth will predominate, when we will indeed become “mind over matter”.