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Foundations of Logic – existential risk

Foundations of Logc Group – Existential Risk Stop reading if you are prone to anxiety. Shall we let the games go on? What is your approach and what game do you play on the issue of the survival of our … Continue reading

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JBP – Joseph Campbell – Cycles

JPB – Gary Kirby – Joseph Campbell – What I believe Joseph talks of the circle and cycles in mythology We know of an infinite class of possible systems. Cyclic systems are among the most simple of systems, and are … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic [Continued]

Foundations of Logic continued Hi Andrei Mirovan Consider this view for a moment. Prior to the formal discovery of the most simple instance of possible logics (what we may call classical logic) the terms know, and knowledge referred to a … Continue reading

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Max Tegmark’s Book – Life 3.0 – bought it this morning – Updated 21 Sept 2017

Will AI enable the third stage of life? In his new book Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, MIT physicist and AI researcher Max Tegmark explores the future of technology, life, and intelligence. … In summary, … Continue reading

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Laurie’s Blog – Essence?

Bare Naked When was the last time you got bare naked—right down to your essence? Hi Laurie, The term essence seems to me to hide some assumptions that don’t hold up very well. Sure we can strip away superficial stories … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic – Truth ?

What if we defined the validity of an argument in terms of falsity? To say that argument is valid iff the falsity of premises guarantees the falsity of conclusion? What’s so special about truth? Two very different classes of consideration … Continue reading

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London Futurists – how do we create our future

Future Consciousness: The Path to Purposeful Evolution How do we create a good future? Hi Tom You ask “How do we create a good future?” To me, that is the most profound question possible, and one I have been consciously … Continue reading

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