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JBP Study Group – What is Post Modernism? and other things.

JOrdan Peterson Study Group – What is Post Modernism I have no problem with the postmodern rejection of *TRUTH*. Evolution seems to work with probabilities and heuristics (things that are near enough to something to be useful in practice). It … 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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Hypocrisy

Aug1-7, ’17 ~QofDay~ Civilized Hypocrisy? Does hypocrisy play a role in a civilized society? It seems to me that hypocrisy is not a desirable feature of civilised society, and it is an inevitable one to a degree, given our evolutionary … Continue reading

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Ideapod – Freedom

Freedom – Bird in a cage – continued Hi Jessica, Not way off, nor quite accurate enough to be safe and useful. All actions have consequences. There is the very deep question as to the degree that we have thoughts, … Continue reading

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Evonomics – A new narrative

It Takes a Theory to Beat a Theory: The Adaptive Markets Hypothesis We need a new narrative for how markets work. We now have enough pieces of the puzzle to start putting it all together. I am all for reason … Continue reading

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Ideapod – Freedom, complexity, boundaries

Ideapod – Freedom The relationship between freedom complexity, strategies and boundaries We are very complex entities, with many levels of embodied systems from both genetic and cultural contexts. All new levels of complexity seem to emerge from new levels of … Continue reading

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Critique of Sam Harris on Free Will

Sam Harris – The Case Against Free Will Published on 24 Apr 2017 Sam couldn’t be more wrong, yet at the same time much of what he says is close enough to true. Cause and effect is limited. Simply saying … Continue reading

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