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Foundations of Logic group – understanding self

Foundations of Logic – “In concise words, tell us how the idea that we cannot know who we are and be who we are at the same time can be overcome.” What does the best evidence we have seem to … Continue reading

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Islamophobia

I Grew Up as a Muslim in New Zealand. I Want You to Know I Belong. You belong. One didn’t need to be of a different race or culture to get a hard time growing up, just being different is … Continue reading

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Astrobiology

Sigurd in Foundations of logic group – thread on Astrobiology – started with https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21m6KxAIGX0 That is a very simplistic set of videos (Atstro Bio). Doesn’t really explore the systemic basis for life. Doesn’t really look at the two fundamental problems … Continue reading

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Quora – Gravity – understanding

Quora – Why do physicists believe in the graviton if gravity is just the warping of space-time? – reply by Charles Slade “The map is not the territory” Great explanation. One further trip around that maypole – consider what neuroscience … Continue reading

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Quora – Will climate change effect Longevity?

Will climate change start to affect human longevity? If so, how? I doubt it. We have several things happening at present that few people think about accurately. We have exponential trends in computer processing power, which leads to exponential trends … Continue reading

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Free Will – yet again

Is Free Will illusion. It depends entirely on the assumption sets one accepts. If everything has strict causality, then free will is entirely illusion. If reality is constrained randomness at the Planck scale or lower (rather than strict causality), then … Continue reading

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Origins of life on Earth

Sigurd shared – “Is life a bizarre fluke or is it a cosmic imperative”? Paul Davies on the Origins of Life Checked out both links. It is highly unlikely that we will be able to determine exactly how life started … Continue reading

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