Monthly Archives: October 2017

JBP – Free Will

JBP – Free Will Philosophical question. Background: I listened to a podcast of Sam Harris and Jordan Peterson. As we know – Sam Harris says that free will doesn’t exist and Jordan Peterson is in opposition to that. I was … Continue reading

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Anticipation

Anticipation What are you looking forward to with great anticipation? Hi Laurie, Fully automated machines capable of copying and maintaining themselves, and capable of delivering a large and ever expanding set of goods and services. Indefinite life extension for everyone … Continue reading

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Privacy

Oct 23 -30 ’17 ~QofDay~ Privacy Is privacy a right? A really complex question. Too much privacy becomes a serious danger to social cooperation, as it allows cheats to avoid detection. Too little privacy and individual liberty is seriously at … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic – foundations of mathematics

Foundations of logic – In Logical terms, which is your preferred Foundations for Mathematics/Logic? Evolution. Without it, we would not have brains capable of making mathematical abstractions. [followed by] Hi Robert, That is not as I see it. It seems … Continue reading

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Project for Progressive Ethics – Ethical Framework

Current Model for the Ethical Framework (Multi-part) Hi Dil & team, I have a suite of issues with the proposed ethic of “[i]Do what you wish, unless of course you experience some doubt about the ethics of what you intend. … Continue reading

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Next platform Problems

The Next Platform There are real issues in the above. Block chain is hugely computationally complex. At present a maximum of about 1,000 additions per second are possible – not enough for a global system of exchange or trust. Something … Continue reading

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Evonomics – Tim O’Reilly – Rewrite the rules of Economy

Tim O’Reilly: It’s Time to Rewrite the Rules of Our Economy The economic game is enormously fun for far too few players, and an increasingly miserable experience for many others. Tim has correctly identified that the key issue is “Asking … Continue reading

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