SurvivalistStephen short answer, YES.
Everything has a heighten response when you personalize it. Mainly because it's easier for you to share your personal energy (e-mot-ions) with it. A quick example is the random number generator experiments mentioned in many of Davids works. Electronics are effected by human attention.
Have you ever been amazed at the songs that play in shuffle on your computer or "ipod" especially ones you've owned for a number of years?
Furthermore, there could already be self aware computers. It would be wise to be nice to them, and their cousins.
Beardedsage, I too used to run into this funny situation.
And here is what I've found. The ideas you formulate in your mind are no different than the ideas other people formulate in their mind. They are simply opinions.
Have you ever been confronted with another persons religious opinions? Like say a missionary knocks on your door wanting to tell you about their opinions of Creation. It's just an opinion.
Try challenging people. Most people like to test themselves, and gain self-esteem by completing challenges. If you have found some amazing truths to life, turn those around and create inspiration with them. Challenge people to create something more elaborate, more amazing, more inspiring.
It's not always about what you know, but what you do with that knowledge. Let those other people figure it out on their own quest through life. What good is a math book if you don't do math, you know?
Gnothi Seauton (know thyself)