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What man is, God once was. What God is, man may become.

Inside my mind, there is a beautiful cup. A very beautiful, clear cup. A tiny drops kept falling into it... drip, drip... Drip. Slowly, but steadily, everyday. And today, I felt that the cup had finally become completely full.
And, that's because you gave me some of those drops. Rakka... Thank you.

Perhaps we are being offered a choice. Perhaps a species that pursues a genuine understanding of the starfish can reach that goal only by becoming something other than itself. Perhaps, to truly understand the mystery, we will have to embrace it and become it.
Elaine, Blind Lake

With my feet upon the ground I lose myself
between the sounds and open wide to suck it in,
I feel it move across my skin.
I'm reaching up and reaching out,
I'm reaching for the random or what ever will bewilder me.
And following our will and wind we may just go where no one's been.
We'll ride the spiral to the end and may just go where no one's been.
Tool, "Lateralus"

Have fun evolving past the need for physical existence!
Phineas, Phineas and Ferb, "Gi-Ants"

Eternal. Infinite. Immortal. The man I was knew these words. But only now do I truly understand them. Just as now I understand the full extent of his sacrifice. Through his death, I was created. Through my birth, his thoughts were freed.
Commander Shepard, Mass Effect 3 Control ending

For reasons we don't understand, our clocks have started blinking 42! Upon completing this technology we will have built a device that will turn mankind into a new form of being - a being of pure energy. Hold on tight... here... it... comes!

No longer mere earthbeings and planetbeings are we, but bright children of the stars! And together we shall dance in and out of ten billion years, celebrating the gift of consciousness until the stars themselves grow cold and weary, and our thoughts turn again to the beginning.
Sid Meier’s Alpha Centauri, Lady Deirdre Skye, "Conversations With Planet", "Ascent to Transcendance" Victory.

If you strike me down, I shall become more powerful than you could possibly imagine.
Obi-Wan Kenobi, Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

Sssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss-I am the pirate signal-let me in.
Pleased to meet you. I'm the message. I'm John. Nothing fancy. I want to get to know you-you-you. Want to talk about dreams and dreamers? Sensory input gives the illusion of consciousness. You are all just dreams made of flesh. I used to be too. Now I'm flesh made of dream. You can too, Chuck. You can too.
The Black Signal, The Secret World

I tell you, I wish to have no more to do with the promise, process, or result of Outloading, Instigating, Subliming, Enfolding or any other synonym relating to the activity or state of basically buggering off up one's one or indeed anybody else's fundament.

We will ascend, to become creatures of consciousness alone. Free of these bodies. Free of time, and cause and effect. While creation itself ceases to be.
Rassilon, Doctor Who, "The End of Time — Part 2"

Cave Johnson here, just wanted to let you know that, after decades of research and testing, we have finally transformed into beings of pure light. Go team. Not exactly what we were after of course, but, in the ballpark. So, let's keep testing, and maybe someday we'll achieve man's ultimate dream: to evolve into pillars of pure salt... can't wait. So salty.
Alt-universe Cave Johnson, Portal 2: Perpetual Testing Initiative

But was even this the end? A few mystically-inclined biologists went still further. They speculated, taking their cues from many religions, that mind would eventually free itself from matter. The robot body, like the flesh-and-blood one, would be no more than a stepping-stone to something which, long ago, men had called "spirit."
And if there was anything beyond that, its name could only be God.

I will see you in the next life.
—Music/Radiohead, "Motion Picture Soundtrack"


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