Monthly Archives: May 2017

From Parts to Patterns – Part 2 – Capital Institute – Updated

Shifting From Parts to Patterns “All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.” – Leonardo Da Vinci I came back to this again this morning, and decided to try from a different perspective. Leonardo only had part of the … Continue reading

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Aubrey de Grey with Myriam Locher about the end of aging at START Summit 2017 When you look at life from a “cell’s eye” perspective, then every cell alive today sees its own history as having been alive since the … Continue reading

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Life Extension?

Eric’s Facebook post Movement for Indefinite Life Extension Can indefinite life extensions be achieved in our lifetimes? I have no reasonable doubt that we can extend lifespans indefinitely. The big questions are: Will we? Will we (as a society) devote … Continue reading

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Deep Heat

News report – The sleeping dragon: Researchers find blazing heat beneath the Southern Alps Ropert’s Blog Nature Article quite fascinating – the fact that rapid upthrust from depth alone can account for the high heat gradient observed. reply to comment … Continue reading

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Ideapod Einstein

Ideapod – Einstein – on war and the atom bomb “I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.” … “Nationalism is an infantile disease. It … Continue reading

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May 15-21, ’17 ~QofDay~ Mother’s What is “a Mother?” In the simplest possible usage, a mother is a female parent. And like most words in the English language, the derivations from there are almost unlimited. Mother can refer to anything … Continue reading

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Today’s problems continued

Evonomics – Today’s problems continued A response to a comment by Nihilist following on from Why You Should Blame The Economics Discipline For Today’s Problems Simple is a relative term – a non trivial exercise in engineering, mostly software engineering, … Continue reading

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What do you not want to learn

Training for Warriors “The obstacle is the path.” …. Then the Warrior realizes that these repeated experiences have but one aim: to teach him what he does not want to learn. What do you not want to learn? You do … Continue reading

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7 years since being “terminal”, 5 years since 2% survival!

A Special day today – 7 years since being given a 2% chance of living 2 years, 5 years since passing that 2% mark. In the world of cancer, 5 years survival is considered cured (even if you are full … Continue reading

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A Clip from one of Jordan’s Lectures – missing pieces. {updated}

YouTube clip of Jordan supposedly roasting Sam Harris, but actually lecturing That clip actually comes from 2017 Maps of Meaning 10: Genesis and the Buddha (Published on 27 Apr 2017) and the passage in question comes 12:49 into it. The … Continue reading

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