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Jordan Peterson on science and religion

Jordan Peterson – Reconciling Science and Religion Hi FOS, I find myself agreeing with most of what he says, just not quite with his definition of science. I can see where his definition of science conflicts with his notion of … Continue reading

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A heathen argument for faith

Amor Fati: A Heathen Argument For Faith… ‘Amor Fati’ is a Latin phrase used in ancient Greece meaning (approximately) ‘love your fate’. Essentially, it is the idea and belief that all things necessarily happen for the good, the nearest modern … Continue reading

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Facebook post on Valhalla movement

Post on Jordan’s Faceboook page In response to Valhalla movement post on facebook. In 1978 Edward Lupinski famously quipped to Milton Friedman that socialism can only work if everyone has two servants, including the servants. Technology is rapidly approaching the … Continue reading

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Updates to a June Post

I have added two new replies to this post: https://tedhowardnz.wordpress.com/2016/06/11/medical-breakthrough-and-market-failure/ The final point is very clear and explicit.

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Favourite pen

Le Plume Do you have a favorite pen? Hi Laurie I rarely use a pen these days – marking a golf score card is usually about it, signing the occasional cheque – about twice a month. Almost everything I write … Continue reading

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Robots with Robin Hanson – Continued

Work, Love, and Life when Robots Rule the Earth, with Robin Hanson – Continued [ Continued from https://tedhowardnz.wordpress.com/2015/12/30/robin-hanson-when-robots-rule-the-earth/%5D Richard wrote “Progress is not so much limited by resources, such as energy, as it is by attention.” There is some truth … Continue reading

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Ideapod – Noosphere

Ideapod – Noosphere I discovered Teilhard de Chardin in the mid 70s. Enjoyed some of his ideas, but he didn’t really have a firm grasp on the mathematical or strategic contexts of evolution. To me it is clear that evolution … Continue reading

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