Category Archives: Ideas

Evonomics – von Hayek

How Hayek’s Evolutionary Theory Disproves His Politics While I agree that Hayek had some profound insights, and that the information aspect is important, and the complex adaptive systems aspects are important, and that Fred raises two good points, I still … Continue reading

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Free Will – Trick’s Graphic

Free Will Continued A response to Trick’s graphic If you have read much of my writing, you will know that it seems very likely to me that we live in a universe that has both lawful and random aspects, and … Continue reading

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JBP – Free Will

JBP – Free Will Philosophical question. Background: I listened to a podcast of Sam Harris and Jordan Peterson. As we know – Sam Harris says that free will doesn’t exist and Jordan Peterson is in opposition to that. I was … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic – foundations of mathematics

Foundations of logic – In Logical terms, which is your preferred Foundations for Mathematics/Logic? Evolution. Without it, we would not have brains capable of making mathematical abstractions. [followed by] Hi Robert, That is not as I see it. It seems … Continue reading

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Ideapod – Say what you think

Say what you think Humans have evolved an over-the-top obsession with what others think of thema craving for social approval and admiration, and a paralysing fear of being disliked. Hi Graeme It seems to me that there is a delicate … Continue reading

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Most important ideas for our survival

What are the most important ideas for our future survival? 1/ Understanding evolution – at least enough to understand that cooperation is more important than competition in the creation of complexity. Competition leads to simplicity, cooperation allows for complexity to … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic – existential risk

Foundations of Logc Group – Existential Risk Stop reading if you are prone to anxiety. Shall we let the games go on? What is your approach and what game do you play on the issue of the survival of our … Continue reading

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