Monthly Archives: October 2015

Posthuman Network – ethics and freedom

Nathan Bar-Fields – self inflicted blindness and other things Interesting set of considerations around the degree to which one’s choices impact on the freedom of those around you. I would argue that one has the right to blind oneself only … Continue reading

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Fight Tenderly

Question of the Day, Oct 3-4, 2015, fight tenderly… “Is it possible to fight tenderly for beauty and truth and love without despising those who spread ugliness and lies and division?” It seems clear to me that Truth is almost … Continue reading

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Hindu Astronomy

Bhatta’s Hindu Astronomy page An interesting story, as many such stories are from all ancient cultures, but it clearly is not what actually happened. And certainly there will be elements of such stories that bare some relationship to reality. Evidence … Continue reading

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Ray Kurzweil on the Law of accelerating returns and Intelligence

Ray Kurzweil on the Law of accelerating returns and Intelligence Ray at his logical Best Written in 2001, and still mostly accurate. A great read, with some very pertinent facts and interesting projections. And of course there are a few … Continue reading

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Ideapod – reaching Mars

Ideapod – Reaching Mars Agree Tracy that we need to think about getting off planet, but planets are such a wasteful way to use mass. To use mass effectively for humans it makes much more sense to build big spinning … Continue reading

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Aging and evolution

Has Aging Been Programmed By Evolution? Every organism alive today seems to be part of a continuum of life some 4 billion years old. It is only somatic cells of complex organisms that show any significant age related loss of … Continue reading

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Truth/illusion

Question of the Day, Sept 28-29-30, 2015 Is it not all an illusion? “Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth”. ~Ludwig Börne – Do you agree ? What are YOUR thoughts? Such a great idea. It seems … Continue reading

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