Category Archives: Nature

Quora – Ancient super civilisation

Quora – Could there have been a super civilization in the past? Haven’t they found evidence of extremely wide ancient roads under the Amazon? Almost certainly not. The evidence for that assertion, biogeography – the distribution of plants and animals. … Continue reading

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Artificial Life

Link from Foundations of Logic group to Genome article Yep – can now synthesize and insert one of the key components. Have yet to do the whole thing from scratch. It will very probably happen, just hasn’t happened yet. Still … Continue reading

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Epigenetics

Foundations of Logic – Science in Flux? Foundations of logic – Post by Mark – “Then researchers at Emory University in Atlanta trained mice to fear the smell of almonds”… The article above references this publication in Nature https://www.nature.com/articles/nn.3594 Epigenetic … 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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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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Quora – evolution and aging

Why hasn’t evolution dealt with the inefficiency of aging? Each of the other answers address some aspect of the issue, and it is far more complex than any of them indicate. Yes, there is an aspect to it that the … Continue reading

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