The Quantum Theory of id

by Inquisitor

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    In its essence QTI is a metaphysical fairy-tale inspired by centuries of fight between the conceptions of determinism and indeterminism. The four pieces represent the journey of the Traveler who is both experiencing a personal drama and personalizing the crisis in the way the world is seen to be functioning.

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1.
Infimum 02:52
Ever since the seventeenth century some of the best minds in mankind have been considerably haunted. Or to be more precise – firstly obsessed, then haunted and lastly, until recently – simply puzzled. All this being a slumber of tremendous success. Back then, at the dawn of classical mechanics as we call it now, the foundations of the monument for our then-seemingly unlimited insight into to the way that things were and would come to be – determinism – were laid. This was the triumph of rational mind for more than two centuries. With the revelations of both quantum mechanics and chaos theory however, the building of that knowledge seems to have been shaken to the depths if not collapsed entirely. This was all owing to the fact that our predictions came to be worth no more than gloomy guesswork. Now imagine you are a curious soul approaching the threshold of breakdown, feeling with your whole entity the inconsistency of what you know and what you see – perhaps the dictated absence of free will above all... What if you then set out on a quest to sort things out?.. No one can be sure if it is not the whole rational idea that you are about to give up. Could it be a hypothesis for things intrinsically beyond our comprehension? Or even a gnosis of things present from beyond existence itself? No one can really tell the irrational pathways you must to take, leading up to or beyond occult voids of mimicked knowledge. Maybe one has to. Yet maybe not. With the greatest of probabilities within, perhaps an answer will come to hand, just beyond the wall of stained glass? Instructing you that even in knowing less you know more? Welcome back to reality. But this voyage has had something more to it than just that, now hasn’t it?
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α breakdown ‘Gadget’ <# process:><ending-up the cycle/> <rehash:><convert…><streming:check-sum – open-valued:pointer> <loading…><linking:><breaking-up the FULL partition/> <reload:><restack/><switching INTO… mapping/><fatal ERROR…> Zeroth A answer – asking more than giving knowledge reasons – clear as daylight, flawy though: pure enthusiasm, promise of perfection, joy for power – of them most question – what is wrong with things that happen since they seem to disobey the [law] law that is put in an undoubted fashion proof – it seemed to hold but yet no more it looks as if by now this was the feast of quiescence it looks as if from now [on] the things stirred show themselves up let me remind you a prophesy of a daemon lord of past and future but you’ll only find your daemon wrapped in chains of chances, weak and blind his lead – a couple of moments in length from where he’s on ‘Gadget’ <running><linking:><reading list OF coming sources> Zeroth A time comes to give away your automated reasons ‘Gadget’ <system:failure><internal errors:qualified> Zeroth A stand up and prepare to greet the coming fever β unknown Zeroth A slithering as a silent serpent devious are the paths of remorse for if you don’t give up your false dream you’ll mean that all the clouds are clocks Zeroth à you’re a worm mutilating perfect form go on grime the splendor of a theory divine Zeroth A it is not the nature who abhorred vacuum now it’s you who abhor the unknown you can’t sweep aside the misfit and misjudged it leads only to revolt γ revolt Zeroth A beware for once kindled it comes after you! doesn’t matter if you’re ready; it will break through any day at any time now it will catch you up and any preparations of yours will turn out not enough ‘Gadget’ <#><process:> Zeroth A beware for once kindled it won’t let you stay! as a hurricane on wings of iron it’ll take you away no numbers no processes are enough no matter the effort it will break up
3.
δ wayfarer Zeroth A there he goes, grievous and way worn stiff his limbs sober the mind though with no place to reach travels he on uncertainty-driven straggles he loosely forth abiding the told means abjuring the truth Traveler waiting for the sunrise and face of dawn a signpost arising from haze gone says: the Wayfarers Inn for the Drowsy Souls ε seeds Traveler I’m like a ripened fruit full of healthy seeds I am delving deep deep into the roots ζ tavern Traveler forlorn as I’ve been trudging here under the sway of doubts and fears dwindling the hopes I bear a question that sever ∞ doom imposed is just illusion all proposals being cunning [and] I want you not to sleep watching widely, breathing deeply
4.
Corpus Hermeticum (free) 09:44
η calling Traveler watching the fire that is dancing wildly in front of me does it have any score? does it feel its own throb? does it hear any melody? like the puppets in the puppet theater the flames wiggle in the hearth is then there any puppet master steering its swirl on someone’s behalf? watching and wondering if there’s a master of all the flames in this world of ever-recurring war-tides of spawning and bloodshed of ever-rising empires of waxing and waning and ruin but then lo! I felt someone in the deepest corner watching out of depth of shadows that gave him cover all of a sudden he arose, was he either blind or seeing further than a mortal soul. at [the very] last he spoke Propyllion as I see it is Knowledge that you seek and the Knowing I can feel it in your look so listen now… θ liturgy ι torpor Traveler I recall someone approach me that has no face no name in the torrid plains somewhere behind driving me insane vaporizing my consciousness away with its flame innate Propyllion have you seen the Essence? Creations and the Tools? have you touched the Ordained? The Meaning of the Orbs? the rules of Above and Below? The Message in the Word? Traveler if Change is born by Time, and Time by – by Cosmos… Propyllion … you began to see! Traveler if Cosmos – by Eternity, Eternity – by God… ∞ don’t let illusions take you up and wrap your eyes but up you go! for you are close enough!
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κ helix Zeroth A your journey brought you back to the beginning as we meet here again but now you’re ready to discover you serenity for you are close to end look into the quietude and silence into the crystal- clear springs in the wells after you leave your eyes under their guidance the answers you are seeking then it tells then it tells the limits make the slough of your despair Zeroth à think again, think again! Zeroth A it is the wrong opinion you share Zeroth à it serves the purpose Zeroth A it’s absent grief your bearing λ waxworks ∞ from being on the brink of madness take a step back and look around look at these bodies made of wax and silence they are blind; they make no sound heat them up and right here in your eyes they will melt away like thawing ice in that sense you are quite alike; yet even stolid are not paralyzed less than gods yet more than lumps of will choosing acting or to be at a stand still seeing yourself as from not this world all this time [you’ve been] looking at the wrong mould μ end ∞ things no more fixed certainty gone ways are all mixed future unknown the triumph of your mind to give away the certainty accept the flow of time cognize deterministic chaos breaking beyond your ken the laws giving now the probable fixing the known again horizons opening anew

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'The Quantum Theory of Id’ album comprises 4 three-part story-developing songs and a separate intro. In its essence QTI is a metaphysical fairy-tale inspired by centuries of fight between the conceptions of determinism and indeterminism. The four pieces represent the journey of the Traveler who is both experiencing a personal drama and personalizing the crisis in the way the world is seen to be functioning. Names of the songs match the titles of existing books and writings that correspond to certain stages of the journey. Begining with the fall of determinism in pt.I, through the labirinths of pt.II ant temptations of pt.III, the salvation is reached in the last part with acknowledging that the reasons destroying determinism do not undermine the rational mind itself.

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released April 2, 2010

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Inquisitor is a Lithuanian melodic avant-garde/black metal band. Having its symphonic roots back in 2oo2 nowadays Inquisitor is an entity looking for an organic junction of challenging rhythmics, harsh riffing and passionate melodic passages…

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