Category Archives: Philosophy

Thoughts driving home from meeting Richard Dawkins in Christchurch

Attended Richard Dawkins event in Christchurch, and had a short conversation with him at the meet and greet afterwards These are transcriptions from 3 recordings made driving home Saturday morning, while driving home, listening to a lecture on the development … Continue reading

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Quora – Libertarian philosophy

Quora – Why is the Libertarian philosophy unpopular? Libertarian philosophy is not a singular thing, like most things it is a spectrum that can be extremely complex. Most people seem to think of Libertarian philosophy as the extreme end of … Continue reading

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Global Citizen

Global citizen We don’t just want to be the generation that ends extreme poverty – that is setting the sights too low. We need to aim higher. We need to be the generation that empowers every human being, where-ever they … Continue reading

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Comment to Giovanni on values

Giovanni shared Mike Watson’s Post on Facebook – but the post and all comments have since been removed. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1620190871547616/permalink/2144900672409964/ Good question Giovanni Santostasi When one reads Plato’s Republic it is easy to see at least two levels present, and a … Continue reading

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Distinction between truth and ontic reality

Facebook friend John asked – Does a _difference_ exist/function between truth and Ontic(reality)? Given the many sources of error now well documented (measurement error, quantum uncertainty, Goedel incompleteness, irrational numbers, the many classes of chaos, infinities, algorithmic and computational spaces, … Continue reading

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Character of Technology – nature of risk

The Character of Our Technology “We can’t influence the direction of technology, but we can influence its character,” says Kevin Kelly Excellent piece John, but from my perspective it does not explicitly address the three major areas of concern: 1/ … Continue reading

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Responsibility

January 23-30 ’18 ~ QofDay ~ Responsible for Experiences Do you think you are responsible for what you experience in life? Depends very deeply on how one defines responsibility. It seems to me that there are three major sources of … Continue reading

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