If I had an infinite amount of money

December 9, 2018

(For immediate release, allowed to reprint this article unlimited but only without changes.)

Ever dreamed to have an infinite amount of money?

Now you can do and can do easily (and for free). Well, there is a catch: You must agree that the money will be used only for a certain nonprofit project. They say that soon everybody will have his own currency. Not sure about everybody, but every nonprofit project should have its own currency.

To have an infinite amount of money you simply issue your own money (like as US Reserve publishes dollars), but you don’t need to buy expensive money presses because of modern Internet technology.

It is quite easy now: You just register as a user of this site and then enter your nonprofit project info at add project page. After this you click Submit button, wait a few seconds and you have your own currency! You can even create several currencies for several projects (however, it is recommended to make one currency for several projects if these projects are related with each other).

Technically your brand new currency is implemented as Ethereum tokens. So I will below refer to your currency as tokens.

You have an infinite amount of money now, but (the world is not perfect) you need to exchange it for something more liquid. For example your currency may be exchanged for Ether. Ether is an electronic currency (think of it as a more advanced version of BitCoin). The magic of this site is that it created (when you clicked Submit) a smart contract for you. This kind of smart contract is a wallet holding the Ether which you should earn in the process. Anyone can send any amount of Ether to your contract and your contract will automatically send him some tokens (see below for the formula). You can withdraw Ether from your smart contract to your personal or corporate wallet using the site.

Why anyone may want to send Ether to you? There are two possible reasons: 1. He may want to support your nonprofit project. 2. He is after receiving your tokens (I remind that when he sends his Ether to your smart contract, he receives tokens automatically.) He may hope to sell your tokens at higher price than the price he purchased it.

But why we hope that our tokens will increase in price? The reason is the following: Some users will want to make good, therefore they will use such currencies, what will lead to increasing exchange rates for such currencies, what will lead more users what in turn will increase the exchange rate. This is a virtuous circle of increasing the exchange rate. This may make the cryptocurrencies associated with projects even more profitable that regular cryptocurrencies.

Note that as the market grows the price of the token grows, it may probably become more profitable to buy our tokens at an exchange than by sending Ether to the contract address. The formula for the price may limit only the upper bound of the price, as exchanges may probably sell our tokens cheaper. Thus we expect that for good nonprofit projects the tokens will be listed by major cryptoexchanges.

Technical details

The smart contract (the thing you created when pressed Submit button) holds a very big amount of money, 1024 tokens. Satisfied with this amount of money? But I lied to you: It only appears to be 1024 when displayed in a wallet, but in fact it is an infinite amount of money! It means, when you withdraw it, it remains 1024 (does not decrease). If somebody (probably for his stupidity) sends the tokens to your contract, it remains 1024 (does not increase). So it is just… infinite. This project after all is created after the dream: what if I’d have an infinite amount of money.

There is also calculated total amount of your token in the Net. Your 1024 are not counted in the total amount. So when you withdraw tokens from your account, the total amount of your tokens in the Net increases (and it decreases if somebody will (stupidly) send tokens to your account).

Now the information for traders: I remind that the smart contracts (at least these which are created by our site) send you the tokens when you send your Ether to a contract address. The formula is: The amount of tokens sent back is calculated by the formula e2/(T+e) where T is the total amount of Ether received to this token before the purchase and e is the amount of Ether sent in this transaction. Note that this formula offers huge discounts to big (wholesale) transactions. Be sure to be among the firsts to buy! You could sell back at a higher price.

About creating a project

You need first to add MetaMask extension to your browser and create an account (which you will use as the owner account below). You can’t control Ethereum by your browser without this extension.

When you create a project, you enter (all or a part of) the following fields:

  • Owner account – You need to create it with an Ethereum wallet software. You can use this account to withdraw money to it (or you can enter another account to withdraw to it every time when you withdraw) and to control the smart contract.
  • Currency symbol (recommened to use three capital letters) – For example for the nonprofit project of our site itself, it is CRY.
  • Currency name
  • Project title
  • Project description
  • Allowed use of money
    • How you argee to use the money for your nonprofit project. You are specifically asked whether you allow or disallow yourself (by legal binding) to use that money for advertiments and press releases in particular (because the amount spent in ads may be practically unlimted, but you may want to limit yourself for better trade).
  • Related link (where is your project in Internet)
  • Information about the nonprofit organization (if the project is not just personal)
  • That you agree with our terms.

After you succeeded to receive some Ether (you can monitor it with this page when you are logged in), you can withdraw the Ether to your owner account or any other Ethereum account by Project admin area (visible when you are logged in) of the project page. When you withdraw, you must explain how you are going to use the money.

That’s all. It cannot be even simpler. For more site features, just try it.

Investment ideas

As the price grows, if you have a big amount of money you can do cheap wholesale purchase and then sell tokens to other traders who don’t own enough money for a big purchase, thus setting the price for them above the price you purchased for.

While price is yet low, purchasing even a small amount (and big too) of tokens may turn out to be profitable.

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I knew BitCoin will rise from the beginning but didn’t buy it

December 6, 2018

Since I heard of BitCoin first I somehow knew (apparently as a revelation from God) it will rise and reward its enthusiasts.

But I didn’t buy it. It is because I had some significant mistake in my religion and knew I have a mistake. I just didn’t know what exactly the mistake is. If I profitted from it, I would probably use the money to preach the mistake, for the harm of the world, to make anybody following me poor.

My new religion is described in this book. Now it is free of contradictions.

See also my other Christian books and sermons.

Borders of science – objects more complex that ourselves?

November 20, 2018

Imagine a big construction and an engineer has moved a little detail from an one place of this construction to an other place.

What has moved? The little detail, could reply you. But what if I would say that the little detail has not moved but the rest of the construction has moved around the little detail? It could be also correct.

So the only reason why we choose to say that the detail rather than the rest of the construction has moved is size (sometimes we choose other criteria than size, such as weight, importance, price, complexity of construction, etc.)

If we would have a construction consisting of details of about equal size and the positions of details would change relatively each other, we would have not reason to prefer one of two details, which of two has moved and which has remained in its place!

Now let one of two details is yourself (or your brain, see here about variant with soul instead of brain, for these who believe in soul).

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My article on sense of humor

May 29, 2018

Despite not being a professional psychologist, I published this article about sense of humor. The article proposed ground-breaking idea that humor is one of the most important components of mind.

What is physical reality?

May 23, 2017

I want to write down my thoughts about what is physical reality. I do not assume that my ideas on this is something novel, but want to share it anyway. If somebody knows a philosopher with similar ideas, please notify me.

Physical reality may be roughly described (by definition!) as the reality which we can feel (see, hear, etc.) and measure. The below is dedicated to elaborate this rough definition in more details.

First, we take as granted that physical reality is some mathematical object (in wide sense of this word).

Physical reality conforms to some mathematical “restrictions” (called “laws of physics”). In the hope to understand reality people assume that these restrictions are simple enough mathematical formulas.

Physical reality is assumed to be experimentally verifiable, what means simply that all kinds of projections of physical reality somehow influence our feelings (well, experimental verifiability also requires that they influence our feelings in a predictable way, but I skip this topic). Invisible things like God or a some vector field which cannot be measured in any way do not belong to physical reality. Speaking about “kinds” of projections, I keep in mind that some particular projections of physical reality may be immeasurable accordingly known laws of physics. (For example, we cannot measure the part of the metagalaxy which is outside Hubble sphere because they move away from us at above light speed.)

The next natural question to ask is what it means “to feel” or “to measure”. There is no strict distinction between to feel and to measure: To measure is to feel using some means of increased reliability and exactness (often using some sophisticated device between the measured object and our sensory organs).

We “feel” something when our brain is influenced by something in physical reality. The brain (or taking wider, our body together with some measuring devices) is itself a physical object (that is a part of physical reality).

I will skip the question that we cannot define the word brain with technical precision, but we know what is and what isn’t a brain with a great number of details.

We can define “measuring” in a very general way: It is when the state of a physical object (for example, a brain) is influenced with some another (or maybe even the same, as when we see ourselves in a mirror) physical object. This is indeed very general: For example, every object measures the force applied to it, as the force influences its another part of physical state, the acceleration.

However usually the words feeling and measuring are applied only when they are interpreted by some mind (or a computer or another cybernetic device).

The laws of physics must be such that their description of being measured by a man (or a computer) as interacting between the measuring agent and the rest of physical reality produce the same description of measurement as what we actually measure.

Notice circularity in definitions of laws of physics and measurement: the physical reality the reality which describes the measurement and the measurement is defined based on laws of physics as in the previous paragraph.

So we cannot define physical reality and measurement exactly (it is a circular definition), well unless we actually define them. I mean that we should consider the possibility of laws of physics to be exactly defined as a well-defined part of the platonic reality (what means that physical reality is a mathematical object).

I believe that Christ is electromagnetic radiation of the universe: (Jn. 8:12) “Again, therefore, Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world””. So Christ is a physical object, but Christ is also a mathematical object (truth, wisdom, word). So a part (electromagnetic radiation) of our universe is also a part of platonic reality.

Actually, it seems that the entire world cannot be a well-defined object in platonic reality, because the world seems to be non-deterministic and we thus have no way to finitely describe mathematically the actual random state which is our physical reality.

What is a “physicist” (or more generally a “scientist”)? When a child grows he initially does not know the laws of physics but has some feelings. As he grows and study his conception of reality may become more exact during time. This can be described as an iterated process of attempting to define the laws of physics based on feelings and then explaining feelings by the laws of physics and then doing it again and again. Laws of physics are a fixed point of this process (that is when both laws of physics explain actual feelings and the reasons why feelings are such (under the condition that the child reaches scientific maturity) are explained by laws of physics.

By the way, understanding nature by a brain (or computer) is just a very complex case of measurement, when the state of the brain as a measuring device depends on the outside world in a very sophisticated (and complex) way.

I am myself not a physicist, but I have some hope that this my little philosophy may possibly help for example quantum scientists to define what is and what isn’t a part of physical reality, for example whether both wave function and measured states of particles belong to physical reality.

Nondiscrimination policy discussion

December 14, 2016

“Nondiscrimination” (for example by nationality, age, sex, etc.) is generally a good idea.

But it can be taken into an absurd: I am weak so I am discriminated by heavy lifting championships, as I don’t have a prize which strong people receive. This is a discrimination by strength.

In comments to this post, please discuss how to define discrimination more exactly, in such as way not to lead to an absurd like above.

This discussion may have or not have political consequences, but I am personally puzzled how to define discrimination exactly and wish to receive an answer.

Dreams have double consciousness

August 2, 2016

My today dream (although I do not already remember details) proves that in sleep a person may have what I call “double consciousness”.

The first consciousness (let’s call it “I”) is the consciousness which I have now (in wake), that is the memory of what I “saw” in the dream is perceived as “my” memory, the same consciousness which I saw in the sleep.

But there is another “intellect” in the dream, the one which shows me the dream. This “other consciousness” generates the dream which “I” see. Moreover the another consciousness sometimes present a puzzle for “me” while I am sleeping. This time in my dream it was so (although I forgot the details, what the riddle was exactly).

That the puzzle was presented for me and I was not immediately aware about the solution, proves that there is another generator of dreams, different that the my consciousness.

Temptation keywords in Google AdWords

July 4, 2016

The search query “ten commandments in the bible” shown 7.29% CTR in my Web site about Old Testament. I wondered and enjoyed this surprisingly high CTR.

I kept using this keywords based on high CTR, despite it is not quite relevant (it is too specific for a general Old Testament site).

But later Google told me that for such keywords bounce rate is very high and suggested me to add “ten” to negative keywords (what I did).

Conclusion: Select AdWords keywords based on common sense whether they are relevant, not on CTR.

A reason for that it’s better for economy when people are rich

June 28, 2016

Not being a professional economist, I nevertheless present in this short blog post of a reason for having people rich is better for economy.

This reason is that when distributing risks between a several entities, it is preferred that richer entities bear the risk.

For example if I’d be proposed to receive $1000000 (million USD) with probability 20% or receive $100000 (hundred thousands USD) with probability 100%, I would prefer the second, despite then mean value of the first offer is two times better. This is because a million is not my urgent need.

Having more money, I would be able to create some (probably not many, such as 1/2, but this is a general principle and the exact sum does not matter) new jobs and/or invest and/or buy some goods so supporting the producers.

So I choose risks in a way inefficient for economy accordingly basic economic laws (it is however efficient, because having more money I’d have more time to volunteer).

The conclusion: Risk distribution is one factor which makes richer people better for economy.

My predictions: right and wrong

May 10, 2016

When I was a child:

Once I’ve talked with my school teacher about the future. I’ve said “Everybody will have his own TV channel.” If I remember truthfully, then she asked “And what will they show?” and I replied “Mainly cats”. This is the correctly predicted truth about YouTube.

As I remember the teacher gave me a bad mark in the school journal “for talking nonsense”.

However I did also some wrong predictions:

In start of 90th when Eltzin and Yegor Gaidar started their reforms I expected that Russian economy will fall completely and people will die of hunger. This has not happened. I repeatedly pledged my mom to purchase me a good computer to gain the programming training and work (in order not to die of hunger). Note that I didn’t blame Eltzin and Gaidar for supposed hunger, but considered it an inevitable outcome of the history.