acausal lollipops / anti-smart technology

Synchronicity is the experience of two or more events that are apparently causally unrelated or unlikely to occur together by chance, yet are experienced as occurring together in a meaningful manner.

Every-day life is a causal trap. Every single day connected to cause and effect. Synchronicity concept defined by Carl Gustav Jung, famous swiss psychologist, explores an experience of two or more casually unrelated events, which we can connect together with great deal of meaning. Almost everyone has experienced this connection. All of sudden, the reality of every-day life feel different. At least for a brief moment. Beauty of these acausal events is that they don’t compete with causality. They simply exist within causality and sometimes appear and disappear quickly.
The idea of Acausal Lollipops is to pay attention to these events a little more. Imagine a small gadget with only one function. To detect and capture the moment of synchronicity event. Imagine a neural sensor calibrated in a way so it can detect the moment you connect diverse events that have happened to you in meaningful way. At that very moment the gadget triggers an action – it releases the sweet and precious content of the glass capsule – a 3d printed planet Earth lollipop (by VintageConfections). You can take a break of your daily routine, enjoy the lollipop and think about the world, space and all those invisible connections which define our lives.
This is my idea of anti-smart technology. Single-Event-Single-function gadget. Super inefficient gadget.

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