Monthly Archives: February 2020

Quora – What is the responsibility of humans in society?

Quora – What is the responsibility of humans in society? [ 28/2/20 ] To survive. To create conditions that give the greatest security and longevity possible to all self aware agents, while also delivering the greatest degrees of freedom possible. … Continue reading

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Quora – What action/personal effort have you taken to fight against climate change?

Quora – What action/personal effort have you taken to fight against climate change? [ 25/2/20 ] 25 years ago I bought 35 acres of land, planted 16,000 GF18 Pinus radiata seedlings, and calculated that it should about neutralise the lifetime … Continue reading

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What are the facts that you know are 100% true, yet many people commonly get incorrect?

What are the facts that you know are 100% true, yet many people commonly get incorrect? [ 24/2/20 ] None. It seems beyond any reasonable shadow of doubt that anyone who thinks that they know anything non-trivial about reality with … Continue reading

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Quora – What’s the relationship between common sense and philosophy?

Quora – What’s the relationship between common sense and philosophy? [ 24/2/20 ] How deeply are you prepared to look for an answer? How deeply are you prepared to examine common sense as an idea? How deeply are you prepared … Continue reading

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Quora – Where in the world can you find the most caring, kind, and thoughtful people?

Quora – Where in the world can you find the most caring, kind, and thoughtful people? [ 22/2/20 ] In my experience, anywhere you behave respectfully and generously in a non-naive fashion towards other people. And it does seem to … Continue reading

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Foresight Institute – Moon Governance Simulation

Augment Your Mind – Moon Governance Simulation – on Facebook [ 21/2/20 – meeting 25 Feb 6-9pm SF time] It is challenging. To my understanding, everything changes once we have systems capable of fully automated remote mining and manufacturing (should … Continue reading

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Quora – What idea is holding back scientific progress?

Quora – What idea is holding back scientific progress? [ 21/2/20 ] The two most significant general categories that hold back scientific progress seem to me to be: 1/ The lack of a willingness at the level of individuals to … Continue reading

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