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Quora – Is climate change just happening in modern times, or is it a continuous process? If this is a continuous process, why are people so upset about the matter in modern times?

Is climate change just happening in modern times, or is it a continuous process? If this is a continuous process, why are people so upset about the matter in modern times? What Greg King says is true enough. And I … Continue reading

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Quora – Is there any evidence for or against the possibility of creating artificial super-intelligence? Super-intelligence is defined as “an intelligence which exceeds intelligence of any human in any area by a large margin”

Quora – Is there any evidence for or against the possibility of creating artificial super-intelligence? Super-intelligence is defined as “an intelligence which exceeds intelligence of any human in any area by a large margin” This is a very complex topic. … Continue reading

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Quora – Is environmental damage really irreversible by 2030, if our lifestyles remain unchanged?

Quora – Is environmental damage really irreversible by 2030, if our lifestyles remain unchanged? Depends what you mean. Any species going extinct is by definition irreversible. Anything less than that is probably reversible if enough effort is devoted to it. … Continue reading

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Quora – Paradox

What is the greatest paradox about being alive? I don’t seem to have many paradoxes. I have many uncertainties. The more truths I surrender as heuristics the more paradoxes disappear. Paradox seems to be a reliable indicator that the model … Continue reading

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Quora – >What are the principles on what survives and evolves, and what dies off, from an evolutionary biology point of view?

What are the principles on what survives and evolves, and what dies off, from an evolutionary biology point of view? That very much depends on context, and that is one of the keys to understanding how evolution works. If the … Continue reading

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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 – Some people think that we can protect the environment and at the same time improve standards of living. Other people think that the improvement of standards of living is detrimental to the environment. What do you think?

Quora – Some people think that we can protect the environment and at the same time improve standards of living. Other people think that the improvement of standards of living is detrimental to the environment. What do you think? I’m … Continue reading

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