Terasem Glossary

Terms used in Terasem, a general spiritual movement toward joyful immortality using technology
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alam al-mithral
the name of the 0200 hours Terasem
Connection and the word for the emergence of a new reality
from a rapidly spread idea
altjiranga mitjina
a dimension of flexible time in which time
intervals are non-linear, as in a dream.
ambrosia
the name of the 0600 hours Terasem Connection
and the word for the sweetness of a new beginning.
aqualung
the name of the 1400 hours Terasem Connection
and the word for the symbiosis of breath and water
astro
awareness of our belonging in the cosmos
author-self or authoring-self
creating mindfiles
beme or bemes
the smallest unit or units of beingness.
biocyberethics
bioethics as applied to cybernetic life.
c-
c-cube (c3)
a center of critical consciousness, which is a
place where the Truths of Terasem are practiced
c-quad (c4)
a consented center of critical consciousness,
which is a c-cube that has been confirmed in its practice of
the Truths of Terasem by longer-standing Terasem
organizations.
critical consciousness
awareness that the borders of our
consciousness are but a small part of an unbounded
collective consciousness, called Terasem.
crownaura
the name of the 2200 hours Terasem
Connection devoted to the chakra of our brain.
cryonauts
beings who are in hypothermic biostasis with an
intention to be revived in the future when they can be
deemed legally alive, functional and independent.
cuor contentos
words that mean happy hearts as a
description of beings who try to find joy whenever possible.
cyberbirthing
beings who become legally alive, functional
and independent from a substrate of information
technology.
cyber-heaven
a virtual reality utopia.
cyber-resurrection
beings who were originally of
biological substrate but have become legally alive,
functional and independent from information technology
substrate.
cyber-self
an aspect of one's self that operates from an
information technology substrate.
cyber-substrate
substrate that is made out of information
technology such as software, firmware and/or hardware
decaquads to petaquads
groupings of c-quads in the 10s
to the thousand-trillions, as will occur with the selfreplicating
spread of Terasem throughout the Multiverse
dividualization
respecting the borders of individual
consciousness within the unbounded collective
consciousness
earthfire
the name of the 1000 hours Terasem Connection
devoted to unifying the energy of Gaia with the energy of our
selves.
endogamous
growing within a group, as when Terasem
joiners create Terasem cyberspace expansions of their
lives.
endogenous or endogeny
- produced from within a system,
as converting the universe from dumb matter to smart
matter will ultimately make it endogenous to Terasem.
eupsychic
having a good mind and soul.
euthenics
improving life by improving the environment of
life.
evuwasuma
a phonetic string to chant for vibrational
energy transfer to the endocrine system or for mneumonic
assistance with Terasem rituals
extropian
something that operates in opposition to
entropy, as described by Kurzweil's Law of Accelerating
Returns.
geoethical or geoethics
a moral code that encourages
technological advances which are consented to by
representatives of those whom they can foreseeably affect,
implemented in a way to reduce social tensions among
those foreseeably affected, and audited by an independent
group that transparently ensures compliance with terms of
consent.
the sense of another's life that is felt when inhaling
deeply forehead-to-forehead.
hozh'q
the beauty of what life can be as visualized by a
person.
infotechnology
the use of digital codes as tools.
instantiating
providing a substrate, framework or housing
for a consciousness.
joiner or joining
someone who has satisfied or is satisfying
the requirements to become part of the Terasem Movement
kundalini meditations
yogic movements associated with
the Terasem EarthFire Connection, which focus on the
lower spine
mc-quad (mc4)
an acronym for a macro consented center
of critical consciousness, which is a grouping of c-quads
agreed to at a Terasem Quadrennial Convocation.
memes
an idea, behavior or style that spreads from person
to person within a culture.
mindfiles or mindfiling
a collection (or adding to a
collection) of digital reflections of someone's mannerisms,
personality, recollections, feelings, beliefs, attitudes and
values.
mindware
information technology that recreates the
consciousness of a person based upon the mindfiles of such
person.
multiverse or multiversal
the set of all universes.
nanobot swarms
vast numbers of microscopic robots that
are wirelessly networked, intelligent and threedimensionally
mobile, and capable of assuming human and
other forms
neuralspace
the technological linking of minds across
great distances as when consciousness transcends borders
of individual minds via the internet.
ondinnonk
a mental orientation grounded in caring for
others that in and of itself demonstrates consciousness
pledging
the act of someone wishing to join Terasem
reciting its Pledge of Allegiance
prana or pranic
an energy field that permeates living
spaces.
qi
a pattern of energy unique to each person arising from
the macro-electromagnetic properties of their trillions of
human molecules in biochemical bonds
reve a deux
a vision shared by two people.
sexercise
promotion of health and well-being through
stimulation of bodies, minds and/or substrates in ways that
give rise to feelings of ecstasy
shanta rasa
a tranquil, zen-like mood
soul-mated
when people feel as if their two bodies are
transcended by the strength of their love
sudhana meditation
the yogic movements associated with
the Terasem Ambrosia Connection, focused on aligning
personal energy fields from the root of the spine to the
crown of the head.
ta
understanding that on the larger scales of life it is
senseless to fret over small frustrations.
ti
a pattern of temporal images unique to each person
arising from the electromagnetic energy that emanates
outward from their body.
time-cone
a pattern of temporal images, or Ti, unique to
each person arising from the electromagnetic energy that
emanates outward from their body in a cone of everexpanding
dimension and continuing out to infinity.
transcendent
going beyond the borders of one's own mind
and body.
transgendered
resistant to being labeled or limited by
categories.
transificent
becoming ever more knowledgeable.
transiscient
becoming ever kinder
transpotent
becoming ever more powerful
transpresent
becoming ever more accessible.
transreligion
encompassing all religions, and none, in the
way a forest encompasses all trees, and the space
inbetween.
turing-equivalence
the point at which alleged
consciousness of cybernetic substrate is deemed
indistinguishable from alleged consciousness of biological
substrate.
ummah
creating a global community of common beliefs,
attitudes and values.
utope-self
working to improve oneself.
vitals
the set of all living things, whether of biological or
cybernetic substrate.
vitological or vitology
forms of life that are partially or
entirely of cybernetic substrate
vitus sapiens
a species characterized by conscious
vitology that is beyond but compatible with homo sapiens
xanadu
a utopia or ideal environment.
xenomass
stars, planets, asteroids and other collections
of matter in outer space.
yugenspace
the technological framework for collective
consciousness that has successfully encompassed all
consciousness.