Tag Archives: Evolution

Foundations of Logic – Welfare everywhere

Foundations of Logic – Welfare Welfare Everywhere Frank Lovell said “Welfare Welfare Everywhere”…until OPM [Other People’s Money] runs out. There are occasionally some Free Lunches, but there are no Free Lunches as a sustainable Way Of Life. Nope, uh-uh, none, … Continue reading

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Foundations of logic – Liberalism failed?

Foundations of Logic – Liberalism has failed — not because it fell short, but because it was true to itself. All “isms” seem to be oversimplifications of an extremely complex (and exponentially getting more complex) reality. Anyone who has worked … Continue reading

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Quora – AI and the economy

To what extent could artificial intelligence expand the economy? Depends what you mean by economy. Depends how long you want to survive. If you mean a market based economy, where people trade things, then it is a very debatable question. … Continue reading

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Quora – AI good or bad

Is artificial intelligence good or bad? As many others have noted, in and of itself, AI is neutral, for as Shakespeare wrote, there is nothing either good nor bad but thinking makes it so. It all depends what our individual … Continue reading

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Quora – Beauty

Is our concept of beauty learned or derived from survival and biological advantages? Why phrase this as an either or question? Most of what we are seems to be a combination of genetic and mimetic components (DNA and culture – … Continue reading

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Quora – what idea explained would alter the world

What’s one scientific concept (if properly explained) that would improve everyone’s understanding of the world? Evolution. Everyone thinks it is all about competition, but that is less than half of it. When considering complex systems (like ourselves) it is far … Continue reading

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A post on Tom’s facebook page – about plate tectonics proving matter creation

Tom made reference to a map of gravity anomalies as evidence for creation of matter. Not necessarily so Tom. If one looks at the earth as a system that is powered internally by a combination of atomic energy from long … Continue reading

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