Making human knowledge stable and accessible to all
SUNRISE Information Services (SUNRISE) is an Australian-owned and operated private research centre aimed at finding and presenting the most stable and timeless educational and research knowledge for the global community.
What we do
Founded in 1999, the primary objectives of SUNRISE are to conduct research into the more controversial areas of science, and to present new and stable concepts that are either emerging, or already exists, and is important for humanity over the long term.
To find this stable and essential knowledge, we perform the following functions:
- To simplify existing information for easy assimilation and recognition of the core knowledge (i.e., concepts) of greatest stability and usefulness for the 21st century and beyond.
- To apply well-established principles of accelerated learning to the stable knowledge.
- To discover original or new knowledge, insights, observations, and ways of doing things that are likely to increase the stability and simplicity of the core knowledge.
Where to find the most stable knowledge?
The best places to find the essential stable knowledge is done by looking at a wide range of information sources, including the more controversial areas of science (and religion). When the core and stable knowledge is found, such as the laws of electromagnetism in physics and their applications, or the concept of God in religion (or light/radiation in physics), we will emphasise this in our research work.
Why the capitalised SUNRISE?
It is an acronym for Search for a UNified Religion in Information for Social Equality. It is our attempt to find the most stable (and hence unifying) laws through a simplification of the information until the core aspects of the knowledge are identified.
Are there laws in science that do not change?
Yes there are.
In the world of science, we know there is scientific knowledge described as laws. A classic example would be the laws of electromagnetism. In the world of religion, it is the concept of God among other large-scale and hidden patterns revealed by religious leaders.
Laws are things that essentially do not change no matter how much time passes, or what we do to challenge the knowledge.
How do we know that we have reached the most fundamental and stable knowledge?
Generally we don't, and for good reason too. We are not perfect creatures to know the ultimate Truth of everything. How could we? We are not God as religious leaders would say, nor are we like the ultimate quantum computer with a self-conscious that can calculate with absolute precision and accuracy what will happen in the future like a perfect scientist. Our brain is not big enough, and our knowledge is not sufficiently refined and simplified to see what is important and truly unifying. To be God is like being the ultimate scientist (or ultimate religious person) with all the knowledge to know how to survive for eternity and see the past and future. Indications of our imperfection can be seen from the fact that we have no knowledge of how to stop death from happening in this real universe. We may be able to prolong our lives, but not to cheat death. This is basically because of our limited knowledge of how to control this situation. In other words, we do not know all the factors controlling the ageing process. Until we get ourselves to the deepest level in our knowledge and observations of the universe, we must be prepared to keep working towards finding this ultimate truth as best we can and constantly challenge existing knowledge until we get to the fundamental unchanging knowledge. The ones who will challenge our knowledge will naturally be the curious people. We call them scientists.
But once the knowledge is found, someone must also accept, remember, and teach this knowledge to others. We call these people more the religious types (or teachers). Once these religious-like people find laws or Truths of the Universe that are timeless as the universe itself, they become essentially beliefs for them, and so will be recorded and presented to others in its original form, just as genuine religious teachers do.
The SUNRISE aim
Thus, the aim for SUNRISE is to find the laws of science (and of religion) that are not going to change today, or in 500 years from now or beyond. To achieve this, SUNRISE applies a balance between curiosity of questioning things, simplifying information and finding the core knowledge, and finding and presenting the essential knowledge (and constantly refining) in the simplest way possible.
We need a balance application of visual skills and the ability to communicate externally, the essential concepts in the simplest way. If we cannot visualise the concepts, we cannot simplify them to their very essence. And, if we don't know how to communicate, we cannot explain the essential patterns we see to others. As Albert Einstein once said:
"If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough"
To find this stable knowledge, the first step is to use all the senses to "observe" the universe, just as many scientists do. Our primary sense is the eyes. We do a lot of observing, but it isn't the only way to gather information. We can also "observe" by listening with our ears, as well as tasting with our nose and mouth, touching with our hands, as well as using more sensitive instruments to perform these human functions, and eventually recording all this information somewhere for future reference when we need to analyse the information gathered and find unseen patterns. Yet all this is not quite enough to get to the essence of everything we observe.
The next step is best appreciated by the more creative and religious types: the use of our imagination and visualisation skills will help us to recognise familiar and observable patterns, but also the unfamiliar and unseen patterns. Indeed, we must use the mind to go beyond what is familiar to see the unfamiliar, or the one pattern that we have not seen and could explain many things and potentially better than any theory in the past. For it is in this hidden realm of the human mind do we begin to see and identify the true fundamental patterns within the information, and with it the insight into the true and absolute unifying religion (or science) we are seeking.
The next step is to continually simplify and question this knowledge. Ask yourself, what is really important and unchanging in this knowledge? Is the knowledge correct? And what is the simplest way to understand and explain the knowledge? It is only when we do this simplification and getting to the essence of all knowledge that we begin to discover certain unexpected benefits. For example, one such benefit in simplifying things is to cover new patterns not seen before by others. Another benefit is that virtually anyone with basic communication skills can quickly understand the knowledge, and communicate it well to others, no matter how diverse or difficult it may seem. And yet another benefit of the simplified knowledge is that it can save time and money to learn the ideas quickly and easily.
And the final step is to record the stable knowledge after performing all this work. At some point, you are going to need to keep a record of this knowledge for you and others to see and refer back to it, so they may either challenge the knowledge or accept it and teach others if it is truly fundamental.
Is knowledge a privilege, or a right?
We often hear certain people say that knowledge is a privilege, mainly from the R-wing types. For example, former Australian Education Minister Brendan Nelson was reported by the media as saying:
"I think education is a privilege." (2)
This is simply not true, especially when it comes to fundamental knowledge. Once you get something to its deepest level, its simplicity and power cannot be hidden or kept to a select few. Any attempt to restrict this knowledge to a few are only there to exploit the knowledge for their own personal gain (mainly financial) in the hope of maintaining their position of power and wealth. Unfortunately, taking on this view will only deny others the opportunity to use the fundamental knowledge for solving problems. And if we cannot let people solve problems for themselves (or let others solve the problems for a price) through education, the cost to society will be far greater than we imagine. We have to realise that we cannot expect knowledge to be hidden forever. People will find out while they have some semblance of curiosity within themselves. If they question things and try to get to the truth, they will eventually see the fundamental knowledge. All it takes is time and a curious mind.
True knowledge, when brought down to its absolute essence, is something that is too simple and all-encompassing to be hidden away.
True knowledge of the fundamental kind, the one that does not change, has always been the great power equalizer. It ensures people are on an equal footing and with no disadvantages for all. The true social equality we all seek. Getting to the core knowledge of anything has a habit of doing just that for anyone who pursues this area.