Monthly Archives: October 2018

Quora – Correspondence theory

What are the weak points of correspondence theory? For me, the weaknesses are not so much with correspondence theory, but with our understandings of reality and our place in it, and the distinction between our experiential reality and whatever it … Continue reading

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Quora – what theory scares you?

What scientific theory scares you, and why? I was a keen pilot. There is a saying in aviation “there are old pilots and there are bold pilots, but there are no old bold pilots”. A friend of mine (Len Pilcher) … Continue reading

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Quora – longevity

Recent findings of genetic chimerism or chimera gives us hope of longevity but do we really want to live more than 100 years? It was clear to me in 1974 (as I completed undergraduate biochemistry studies) that indefinite life extension … Continue reading

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Quora – misconceptions about evolution

What is the largest misconception about evolution? There are lots of answers here with misconceptions; but none mention what is (to me) the biggest of them; and that is the idea that evolution is all about competition. That is just … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic – consciousness

Foundations of Logic Facebook group. “Why?” questions = infinite regress. “How?” questions = infinite progress. Turtles all the way down in a sense, but that sense is unreal. Our best understanding of consciousness from an evolutionary perspective is that perception … Continue reading

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Blue Moon – tatoo

Blue Moon Do you have a tattoo? Hi Laurie No Tattoos for me, but Jewelia has many. Well done to both of you, the pain is significant. Right now I am feeling some pain – a knife backwards in the … Continue reading

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Quora – Are there objections to evolution?

What are the most challenging objections to the theory of evolution? As many others have noted, there are no serious challenges or objections to the basic concepts of evolution. Evolution is a simple process that enables the development of exponentially … Continue reading

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