Monthly Archives: May 2019

Truth and binary vs non-binary – again

Suppose theres a statement LP such that: 1) LP = ~True(LP) THEN 2) True(LP) = True(~True(LP)) AND 3) True(LP) = ~True(LP) THEREFOR There is no such statement LP. (QED) The assumption that statements are either true or false assumes simple … Continue reading

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AI Alignment

AI alignment domain – Complexity of value It concerns me that AI alignment continues to use happiness as a proposed goal. If one takes evolutionary epistemology and evolutionary ontology seriously, then happiness is simply some historically averaged useful heuristic for … Continue reading

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Homo Economicus

Evonomics – How to Destroy Neoliberalism: Kill ‘Homo Economicus’ Some great ideas in this “The last 40 years of research across multiple scientific disciplines has proven, with certainty, that homo economicus does not exist. Outside of economic models, this is … Continue reading

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Truth? continued

Truth continued Sigurd started a new thread derived from a subset of my original post Hi Sigurd, My argument is not with the truths derived from the acceptance of any set of postulates (ZFC or any others). I quite explicitly … Continue reading

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In murder intrinsically bad

Mark Hubey – asked – is murder intrinsically bad In as far as our values all seem to be defined by the differential survival of variants over time, and in as far as that tends to give us a value … Continue reading

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A priori Knowledge

Philosophy of Science: Ontololgy Epistemology… closed group A response to a comment by Ian Brown within the question he asked “How does our contemporary understanding of evolutionary biology/psychology, neurophysiology, and embodied cognition impact on our understanding of a priori knowledge?” … Continue reading

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Fo Logic – Values

Foundations of Logic – Values A response to Mark Hubey’s post “There are no values in Nature. Nothing is intrinsically good or bad, nor does Nature or anything in Nature exist for the sake of some purpose. Whatever is, just … Continue reading

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