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Quora – research area to progress

Quora – Which area of scientific research would you like to see progress? One stands out above all others – nano scale manipulation of matter. The mining and manufacture of material at the atomic scale. When we get that, then … Continue reading

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Laurie – What are you reaching for?

What Are You Reaching For? Hi Laurie, I’m reaching for a world where every individual has all the resources they need to do whatever they responsibly choose, and everyone has some level of awareness of their responsibilities to maintain social … Continue reading

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Character of Technology – nature of risk

The Character of Our Technology β€œWe can’t influence the direction of technology, but we can influence its character,” says Kevin Kelly Excellent piece John, but from my perspective it does not explicitly address the three major areas of concern: 1/ … Continue reading

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Put up a new Page above – Risks and responses

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Free Will – Ted’s version

I’ve been responding to a lot of other people’s definitions of free will lately – here is my own: In my understanding, free will can be very real, and it is rarely (if ever) absolute. The understanding I have of … Continue reading

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Free Will – Trick’s Graphic

Free Will Continued A response to Trick’s graphic If you have read much of my writing, you will know that it seems very likely to me that we live in a universe that has both lawful and random aspects, and … Continue reading

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Project for Progressive Ethics – Ethical Framework

Current Model for the Ethical Framework (Multi-part) Hi Dil & team, I have a suite of issues with the proposed ethic of “[i]Do what you wish, unless of course you experience some doubt about the ethics of what you intend. … 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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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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