Mind As we progress our society will increase its dependency on computers. Computational technology allows us to extend our physical capabilities, in the future to a point where we can understand our consciousness. Click Images to Enter Galleries Capacitor Are our bodies a vessel for our minds? One can take the view of the body as a capacitor; we absorb energy and discharge energy in various ways as part of a larger system with no clear principle. Ember Our technology is expanding rapidly, although it appears that Prometheus has given us high-tech fire it is merely an ember as it will always be. Our capabilities grow faster than our behavior and mind can process.