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Foundations of Logic – Is Truth and 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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Comment on a Jordan Peterson video about the radical left

Dr. Jordan B. Peterson On The Impact Of the Radical Left – YouTube 02:16 “It is easy to understand why people are emotionally drawn to the ideals of socialism (let’s say) or the left; because it draws it’s fundamental motivational … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic group – markets and risk

A link from Foundations of Logic Group – NEWS Deadly Incurable Illness Spreading Across The Globe Infecting Nearly A Million People Just one more of the many examples where market incentives are directly at variance with human survival. It is … Continue reading

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Islamophobia

I Grew Up as a Muslim in New Zealand. I Want You to Know I Belong. You belong. One didn’t need to be of a different race or culture to get a hard time growing up, just being different is … 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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Free Will – yet again

Is Free Will illusion. It depends entirely on the assumption sets one accepts. If everything has strict causality, then free will is entirely illusion. If reality is constrained randomness at the Planck scale or lower (rather than strict causality), then … Continue reading

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Climate Change

It seems clear to me that the problem of maintaining a reasonably steady temperature and sea level is real enough (at least to some significant degree). Human induced warming is definitely a strong possibility, but the climate stability of the … Continue reading

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