Monthly Archives: September 2017

Some thoughts on Jordan Peterson’s discussion with Stephen Hicks on Post Modernism

JBP Post Modernism – History and diagnosis Video of discussion between Jordan and Stephen Hicks concerning Hicks’ book “Explaining Post Modernism” 22:40 SH “Our having legitimate cognitive processes to understand the world, that is exactly what we are arguing about … Continue reading

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What attracted me to Act?

What attracted you to Act in the first place? For me, classical liberal values of individual life and individual liberty, combined with pragmatic reality of the need for responsible action in ecological and social contexts. Add in to that the … Continue reading

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Leibnizian Enigma

Foundations of Logic – Leibnizian Enigma If nothing is the opposite of everything, what is the opposite of something? This question is so context dependent. If the term Nothing is the empty set, which category does it apply to? Not … Continue reading

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Pure Altruism ?

Sept 13 – 18 ’17 ~QofDay~ Something Good for Others… Pure Altruism? If doing something good for others makes us feel good, can there ever be such a thing as pure altruism? I think it depends very much on definitions. … Continue reading

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History of philosophy

Foundations of Logic, History of Philosophy To me, the history of philosophy is interesting, as it seems to show an exploration of many different domains. It seems that as individuals we come to consciousness whenever we do, and we find … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic – existential risk

Foundations of Logc Group – Existential Risk Stop reading if you are prone to anxiety. Shall we let the games go on? What is your approach and what game do you play on the issue of the survival of our … Continue reading

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Evonomics – Fairness

Evonomics – People Don’t Actually Want Equality. They Want Fairness. The invisible hand of egalitarianism. Good article Paul – as far as it goes. Agree with most of what Mark writes, but while much of what Dick writes is accurate, … Continue reading

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Money Free Party

Money Free Party Facebook Post I chaired a meeting of Candidates at which Charlotte spoke very well. Richard posted the above. Agree that we have the technical capacity to provide those goods and services to everyone. Agree that such is … Continue reading

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What lifts you up?

On the Rise Mentally, emotionally, or spiritually, what is it that lifts you up? Communication – as in a concept in one mind transmitted to another mind.

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Dangers of wishful thinking

Dangers of wishful thinking. Hi Justin, While I largely agree, you clearly haven’t explored the details of my worst fears, as all of them involve extistential risk for humanity, and do not involve the option of getting up and trying … Continue reading

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