Monthly Archives: March 2016

AI – Consciousness

The Problem of AI Consciousness Some things in life cannot be offset by a mere net gain in intelligence. In the article above Susan writes “any failure to be charitable to AI may come back to haunt us, as they … Continue reading

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Evonomics – Human Nature – Rand

Evonomics – Human Nature – What Ayn Rand Got Wrong About Human Nature and Free Markets Some truth in many of the views here, and little sign of the beginnings of comprehension of the complexity that results when evolution is … Continue reading

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Evonomics – higher IQ nicer

Economist Says Higher-IQ People are Nicer and More Cooperative All true and obvious in a sense, and there are many more dimensions to the story. I discovered Axlerod’s work in 1978, and was fascinated by all the implications you have … Continue reading

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Fallacies

Mark Larkento – Fallacies While acknowledging a certain level of utility in that description, that definition takes as an assumption that there are only two possible truth values. What if both true and false are in reality only available in … Continue reading

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God does not play dice???

Discuss: Extra Credits: “God Does Not Play Dice” Do you think science and religion can ever be reconciled or harmonized? Why or why not? This begs so many questions! What do you mean by religion? What do you mean by … Continue reading

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Keys

Keys – Lost and Found I’ve found that the key to _________ is __________. I’ve found that the key to understanding is to give up the notion of truth, and accept that in many very real senses, the best any … Continue reading

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Email to Blakey Vermeule – Response to Ashton, “Two Problems”

Email to Blakey Vermeule – Response to Ashton, “Two Problems” Hi Blakey Agree with almost all you wrote in http://nonsite.org/article/responses-to-two-problems-with-a-neuroaesthetic-theory-of-interpretation. One issue you didn’t raise, which falsifies the whole thought experiment in a sense: Have you ever considered how improbable … Continue reading

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