Category Archives: Philosophy

Quora – What has living for a long time made you realize?

Quora – What has living for a long time made you realize? Life is far more complex and far less certain than I once thought it to be. It now seems very probable to me that uncertainty is deeply built … Continue reading

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Quora – Why should we look forward to the path we pave during our life span?

Why should we look forward to the path we pave during our life span? We don’t have to pave a path. We can walk the paths paved by others. We can choose a path less traveled. We can choose to … Continue reading

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Quora – Could we ever build an optimal society?

Quora – Could we ever build an optimal society? Moved here Optimal for what? What sets of values are being optimised? The short answer is yes. And for me, such an optimality would be to minimise the risk to individual … Continue reading

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Quora – Steps to a sustainable world

Quora – What steps need to be taken for a completely sustainable world? What do you mean by sustainable? What is being sustained? Why? Some people have tried to build a system that promotes and sustains competition, at the cost … Continue reading

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James – Buddhism, Seneca, …

Buddhism, Seneca, and Tyler Durden Nice one James. So much truth in what you wrote. We are serfs to an idea of value based in scarcity. When most things were genuinely scarce, the idea that markets measured a good proxy … Continue reading

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Quora – Life’s Purpose

Quora – Many have tried to define, but according to you, what should be the purpose of life? That very much depends on how one understands the words in the question. For me, purpose is a complex thing. We seem … Continue reading

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Quora – Climate Change

Quora – Why isn’t climate change causing changes in behaviour The simple answer is, because reality is complex beyond our ability to comprehend in detail, and we look for simple answers we can manage. That applies to everyone, every level, … Continue reading

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