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Quora – Can one person really make a difference in climate change?

Can one person really make a difference in climate change? Every person makes a difference in climate change, but most are completely unaware of how much. Climate has gone through many changes in the past, some of them significant enough … Continue reading

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Quora – What should humankind resolve to do jointly in 2020?

Quora – What should humankind resolve to do jointly in 2020? Cooperate, to the best of our limited abilities. Accept diversity, at the same time as we strive to identify and maintain those boundaries that are actually necessary for our … Continue reading

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Daniel’s facebook page – What questions are the most consequential for the world that you feel the least epistemic certainty about?

Daniel’s facebook page – Daniel Schmachtenberger – 19 December at 18:13 What questions are the most consequential for the world that you feel the least epistemic certainty about? [my reply] Can we expedite the development of fully automated self replicating … Continue reading

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Quora – AI and mankind

Quora – How will artificial intelligence influence mankind? This is an extremely deep and interesting question. Artificial intelligence isn’t a singular thing, it is a spectrum of classes of systems spanning many orders of magnitude, and exponentially expanding for the … Continue reading

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7 years from last tumour

A rather significant anniversary today – 7 years since the last tumour was cut from my shoulder. When the histology came back it said the margin wasn’t clear, and wider excision was recommended. By that stage I was confident that … Continue reading

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Is freedom a choice?

Is Freedom a Choice “We are not merely atoms in motion. We are not merely matter. We are not merely pre-programmed responses to stimuli. Which is a way of saying: we can choose, we can decide, we are free, each … Continue reading

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