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About Ted Howard NZ

Seems like I might be a cancer survivor. Thinking about the systemic incentives within the world we find ourselves in, and how we might adjust them to provide an environment that supports everyone (no exceptions) - see www.tedhowardnz.com/money

Foundations of Logic – Is Truth and illusion?

I started a discussion on Truth on Foundations of Logic group Is Truth just a sometimes useful illusion? What is truth? What is this idea we have of something being True? Clearly, truth doesn’t just reside in the existence of … Continue reading

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Quora – AI and mankind

Quora – How will artificial intelligence influence mankind? This is an extremely deep and interesting question. Artificial intelligence isn’t a singular thing, it is a spectrum of classes of systems spanning many orders of magnitude, and exponentially expanding for the … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic – Truth is transient

Original post in FOLogic – by Manju Sambander – Truth is Transient – All agree? Robert Mosimann replied – It was never True that the earth was flat. Depends what one means by true. There are at least three quite … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic – Post Modernism

Foundations of logic – Has the post modern revolution come full circle? If you believe everything is socially constructed, then you have already been indoctrinated and are beyond influence by evidence. Social construction is one influence among many – and … Continue reading

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Quora – atomic structure

Quora – If an electron is negative and a proton positive, what keeps the electron from flying right into the nucleus of an atom (opposites attract, right?)? Is it merely the speed of the electron? Some good answers here already. … Continue reading

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Comment on a Jordan Peterson video about the radical left

Dr. Jordan B. Peterson On The Impact Of the Radical Left – YouTube 02:16 “It is easy to understand why people are emotionally drawn to the ideals of socialism (let’s say) or the left; because it draws it’s fundamental motivational … Continue reading

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Zat – rationality and joy

Zat Rana – The Rationalist’s Paradox: How to Not Cheat Yourself Out of Life’s Joys Hi Zat, Align with your general thesis, and it seems to me reasonably clear why we cannot ever rationalize anything completely. If you do the … Continue reading

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