Monthly Archives: January 2019

Foundations of Logic – faith, belief and skepticism

Foundations of logic – Scott Brizel’s very good distinction between faith and belief, and skepticism That captures a lot Scott, but misses some stuff also. It seems that there is an infinite set of possible logics, from the binary to … Continue reading

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Quora – arguments not evidence

Is “arguments are not evidence” actually a thing in science? Hardy Jonck gives a good answer, and like most things, the answer to this question is highly context sensitive. Everyone has to start out with simple understandings. Everyone has to … Continue reading

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Quora – Ethics and technological advancement

If ethics were forgotten, what scientific advances could we see within the next 10 years? Depends what you mean by “if ethics were forgotten”! If ethics are completely forgotten, then we will most likely destroy ourselves. Contrarily – if various … Continue reading

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Trap.nz – homebuilt traps

Trap.NZ homebuilt traps question Lots of other good replies here. I just managed to eradicate mice from a 2.1Ha predator fenced site by using classic wooden mouse traps (48c each from Bunnings warehouse – 140 of them) housed under recycled … Continue reading

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Laurie’s Blog – Pucker Up

Pucker Up! What’s your favorite fruit or essential oil? Hi Laurie, I’m not a grapefruit fan, though I do like most other fruits. Passionfruit are perhaps my favourite. I do recall one interesting incident in respect of grapefruit from when … Continue reading

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Deep Code – Jordan Hall

Technological Unemployment – is this time different? | Deep Code Experiments: Episode 13 Jordan Hall – Neurohacker collective Hi Jordan, Late comer but enjoyed the series largely up to this point, but this video seems to miss the major issue … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic – Belief

Foundations of Logic – Facebook Group Mark Posted: People believed x, x was wrong. People believe y, so y is wrong. Michael responded: It’s more fundamental- People believed, belief is wrong! Pawel asked: is it wrong? Dirk responded: The processing … Continue reading

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