Tag Archives: complexity

Daniel S – What legislation would be most meaningful to pass and why

A response to Daniel’s Facebook Post What legislation would be most meaningful to pass or amend in the US, at a federal level, if it was possible? Why? Some profound difficulties with the question Daniel. In the short to medium … Continue reading

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Laurie – Labyrinth Walking

Laurie’s Blog – Labyrinth Walking Laurie asked: What question or prayer would you contemplate on a labyrinth walk? For me, the question would be the same one I have been asking since 1974: What sort of social, political and technical … Continue reading

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Quora – creating AI

Is it possible for an intelligent being (such as a human) to create something more intelligent than the most intelligent human? As many others have stated, it depends on how one defines both “create” and “intelligence”. Evolution as a process … Continue reading

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Quora – humans as machines

Quora – Is it fair to say that humans are nothing more than extremely complex machines? It very much depends what you mean by machine. It seems beyond any shadow of reasonable doubt that we are complex entities made of … Continue reading

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Boundaries

Laurie- Boundaries Are your boundaries in good condition? Are they effective? Hi Laurie, Boundaries is a topic I have written a lot about over the years. Every level of form or distinction requires boundaries, to enable it to be different … Continue reading

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Dirty Laundry

Airing Laundry What’s your take on airing “dirty” laundry? Hi Laurie, The essence of the saying is in the “dirty” part. The dirty part implies something toxic to others (in the dirty knickers sense). The idea that we should be … Continue reading

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Metaphysics and Truth – Robert again.

Foundations of Logic – Muhammad asked “Is metaphysics possible?” Robert replied – “Yes, of course” LOL. This explains completely why Robert & I can agree about very little. For me, it seems clear from evidence that metaphysics as it is … Continue reading

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