Tag Archives: Evolution

Foundations of Logic – Is Truth an illusion?

I started a discussion on Truth on Foundations of Logic group Is Truth just a sometimes useful illusion? What is truth? What is this idea we have of something being True? Clearly, truth doesn’t just reside in the existence of … Continue reading

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Zat – rationality and joy

Zat Rana – The Rationalist’s Paradox: How to Not Cheat Yourself Out of Life’s Joys Hi Zat, Align with your general thesis, and it seems to me reasonably clear why we cannot ever rationalize anything completely. If you do the … Continue reading

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Quora – evolution and aging

Why hasn’t evolution dealt with the inefficiency of aging? Each of the other answers address some aspect of the issue, and it is far more complex than any of them indicate. Yes, there is an aspect to it that the … Continue reading

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Astrobiology

Sigurd in Foundations of logic group – thread on Astrobiology – started with https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21m6KxAIGX0 That is a very simplistic set of videos (Atstro Bio). Doesn’t really explore the systemic basis for life. Doesn’t really look at the two fundamental problems … Continue reading

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Evonomics – Turchin – Capitalism kills cooperation

Evonomics – Peter Turchin – Does Capitalism Kill Cooperation? The thesis: “Competition between groups (up to whole societies) fosters within-group cooperation. Competition within groups (between their members) destroys cooperation.” while true, actually hides more than it clarifies. What is actually … Continue reading

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Quora Morality

Quora – Can moral be equated to what does not hinder or hurt other life, and what is immoral equated to what does? Kind of in part, and it seems to be deeply more complex than that. It seems that … Continue reading

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Logic and paranormal

Foundations of Logic – Mariyan Antony asked – “What if logic, reason, intuition, is paranormal?” Consider an alternative formulation: Evolution does not require model accuracy. Evolution works on differential survival. Survival in any real situation always has elements of time … Continue reading

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