Tag Archives: freedom

Lifeboat foundation link to Neuralink

[ 12/10/20 Lifeboat foundation link to Neuralink] So many levels of trust required for that to happen that I simply do not have in the economic and political and technological systems we have at present. Far too much incentive to … Continue reading

Posted in Brain Science, Our Future, Philosophy, Technology, understanding | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Covid and response

[ 2/10/20 Mischele’s Facebook rant about response to covid and withdrawing from the UN] No! Certainly – we need to respect individual rights, and individual lives; and that demands multiple levels of responsibility from each and every one of us, … Continue reading

Posted in Nature, Our Future, Politics, Technology, understanding | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Freedom and limits

How can I set my mind free of the boundaries and limitation the society has set within thyself? I’m beginning to see how flawed the society really is, within its core, within its religions, within its enslavement of the mind … Continue reading

Posted in Ideas, Philosophy, understanding | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Comment to 2020 Clean Coders Keynote – complexity

Comment to 2020 Clean Coders Keynote [ 14/9/20 ] Reality does actually seem to be complex. What we need is programming languages that give power, and coders who understand when it is powerful to constrain that power and when those … Continue reading

Posted in Nature, Technology, understanding | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Freedom and Culture

It is sometimes argued that history’s supreme ethical conflict is between those who value what preserves civilization and those who feel individual freedom comes first. If science finds one’s preference to be largely genetic, how should we respond? [ 2/9/20 … Continue reading

Posted in Our Future, Philosophy, Politics | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Lifeboat Foundation facebook page – What do you want out of life?

[ 31/8/20 On Lifeboat Foundation facebook page – What do you want out of life?] Security (including indefinite life & health extension), liberty (which includes responsibility for the biophysical and social systems that make life and liberty possible), and reasonable … Continue reading

Posted in Ideas, Our Future | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Daniel S posted a link on his facebook about freedom of speech

Daniel S posted a link on his facebook page to Double down news – the future of journalism [ 31/8/20 ] This is a really important, and an extremely complex issue. If one has as one’s highest values individual life … Continue reading

Posted in Our Future, Philosophy, Politics, understanding | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Quora – Can everyone agree, it is the super rich versus everyone else?

Can everyone agree, it is the super rich versus everyone else? [ 18/8/20 ] No. It is cooperate or perish. We either wake up to the mathematical and logical reality that all new levels of complexity require new levels of … Continue reading

Posted in economics, Ideas, Longevity, Nature, Our Future, Philosophy, Politics, Technology, understanding | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Quora – Seeing that nothing will slow or stop climate change, is it better that humans decided to give up and try alternate methods to prevent the Earth from climate change or move to a different planet?

Seeing that nothing will slow or stop climate change, is it better that humans decided to give up and try alternate methods to prevent the Earth from climate change or move to a different planet? [ 8/8/20 ] Climate change … Continue reading

Posted in Nature, understanding | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Quora – Which things do you want to change in your society?

Which things do you want to change in your society? [ 8/8/20 ] I want everyone to be taught, and to understand that money is a very useful tool in a limited set of contexts, but is a very poor … Continue reading

Posted in Our Future, understanding | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment