Nanotechnology has fascinated me ever since I first heard about the subject back in the good old days of Art Bell's presence at the helm of Coast to Coast AM, when he interviewed Eric Drexler about his now classic book on the subject of nanotechnology. Indeed, I stop in at phys.org often and read the nanotechnology articles, and it is well worth your time to do so as well, since it will soon become evident that this is a field growing so fast, and making so many extraordinary discoveries, that volumes of books could be written about this one subject alone.
But consider this one:
I had to stop and re-read one particular section in this article a couple of times, at first not really believing what I had read, and then, after believing I had read it, not being able to believe that no one else - at least to my knowledge - in the alternative research community had caught it or mentioned it. It's a belief, or one might even go so far as to say, a doctrine, held in many areas of the alternative research community.
Did you catch it?
It was this telling paragraph: "Unlike larger structures, with nanomaterials — those with dimensions measured in nanometers, or billionths of a meter — differences in shape can lead to dramatic differences in behavior. “For nanostructures, there’s a coupling between the geometry and the electrical and optical properties,” explains Brian Chow, a postdoc at MIT and co-author of a paper describing the results that was published July 10 in the journal Nature Materials. “Being able to tune the geometry is very powerful,” he says. The system Chow and his colleagues developed can precisely control the aspect ratio (the ratio of length to width) of the nanowires to produce anything from flat plates to long thin wires."
The geometry or shape of a thing controls or changes its behavior, a principle one encounters in everything from Dr. Patrick Flanagan's pyramid power research(and the Soviets and Russians seem to have discovered this too, as I detail in The Giza Death Star Deployed), to the strange phenomenon of the Hieronymous Machine that I blogged about a few days ago. But now we're dealing with something new, something additional, and that is, at smaller scales such "shape power" changes effect things dramatically.
Then notice something else, something that, from my perspective at least, indicates yet another profound area opening into an Orwellian future, and that is the "cyborg" properties and implications for the creation of a kind of "machine-human" androgyny or chimera, a fusion of diametrically different properties: "The team also hopes to be able to use the method to make “spatially complex devices from the bottom up, out of biocompatible polymers. These could be used, for example, to make tiny devices that could be implanted in the brain to provide both sensing and stimulation."(emphasis added).
We are staring the future in the face: the re-engineering of man, not only by genetic modification, but by nano-tecthnological modification, all in the name of "enhancement," the ultimate fusion of man and machine, and a fusion so tiny, so small, that it would be undetectable to the naked eye. One can conceive of the ultimate nanotechnological fulfillment of Dr. Jose Delgado's "physical control of the mind," by the covert injection of nano-machines designed to "rewire" a given human mind.