Category Archives: Ideas

Toxic masculinity and the Patriarchy

In response to a post by Will on Toxic Masculinity and the Patriarchy Completely agree with you that toxic masculinity needs to be removed where ever it can be. And there are deep issues hiding in this idea. It is … Continue reading

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Quora – what is the next advance in the scientific method?

Quora – What will be the next qualitative advance in the scientific method? It seems very probable to me that the method is relatively complete, even if reality is sufficiently complex that people will be able to keep getting interesting … Continue reading

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Quora – What evidence would falsify the theory of evolution?

Quora – What evidence would falsify the theory of evolution? First, one needs to be explicitly clear about the question, then one can answer it. Evolution, the process, is not theory, it is fact. If the idea of “fact” has … Continue reading

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Quora – worst scientific mistake

Quora – Worst scientific mistake It is an almost impossible question to answer, and there are many reasonable ones given already, yet for me, one stands out clear of all others, and that was made by perhaps the most brilliant … Continue reading

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Quora – greatest discovery

What is the greatest scientific advancement of the last 500 years? Got moved to Which is the most important invention/discovery of the last 500 years? then moved back again. Understanding that all new levels of complexity in biological systems are … Continue reading

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Quora – shortcuts in life

Quora – Do you believe there are shortcuts in life? How did you find the shortcuts? In the big picture, no. Neural networks require experience to develop competencies. There is no substitute for experience. Experience usually involves making mistakes, and … Continue reading

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Quora – importance of power

Quora – What is the importance of power? Power is fundamental to doing anything. It is the ability to make something happen. The term power has many aspects to its meaning. It can refer to authority granted or assumed. It … Continue reading

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