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Daniel Schmachtenberger’s facebook post of Yasuhiko Genku Kimura Nonsense and Party Loyalty

Daniel Schmachtenberger’s facebook post of Yasuhiko Genku Kimura – Nonsense and Party Loyalty Hi Daniel, While I think the original piece by Yasuhiko is overly simplistic, the later one on “nonsense” is much closer. It seems beyond any shadow of … Continue reading

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Quora – Can you simultaneously believe in natural selection/survival of the fittest and evolution?

Quora – Can you simultaneously believe in natural selection/survival of the fittest and evolution? [The question got deleted, clearly someone in the moderator community decided that the asker (Wendy Pan) had no interest in the answers. I suspected such might … Continue reading

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YouTube – Zarinah Agnew – Experimental Societies

Youtube – Experimental Societies: Prototyping Social Structures for the Future | Zarinah Agnew Sorry – at about 15 minutes in where Zarinah equates fully automated production and abundance with communism, she is just wrong!!! Fully automated abundance can just as … Continue reading

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Aside from climate change, what have you worried about the future of humanity and the planet?

Aside from climate change, what have you worried about the future of humanity and the planet? I’m not worried about the planet, but the future of the life forms living on it has consumed much of my attention over the … Continue reading

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Quora – Scientists cure aging. How does your life change?

Quora – Scientists cure aging. How does your life change? Not much. I have known since 1974 that biological life extension was possible, but not how to do it. The big question that has occupied my mind for most of … Continue reading

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Quora – response to Paul Lucas’s answer to When is science not science, and relatedly, is science ever settled or should we always continue to challenge current understanding? Can you give examples?

Quora – response to Paul Lucas’s answer to When is science not science, and relatedly, is science ever settled or should we always continue to challenge current understanding? Can you give examples? While I agree with the general thrust of … Continue reading

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Quora – Can any belief be guaranteed as true when, as history has shown us, in the future, we may find that everything we believe currently is false?

Quora – Can any belief be guaranteed as true when, as history has shown us, in the future, we may find that everything we believe currently is false? Only one (the thing that Descartes got right) – “Cogito ergo sum”, … Continue reading

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