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Truth and binary vs non-binary – again

Suppose theres a statement LP such that: 1) LP = ~True(LP) THEN 2) True(LP) = True(~True(LP)) AND 3) True(LP) = ~True(LP) THEREFOR There is no such statement LP. (QED) The assumption that statements are either true or false assumes simple … Continue reading

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Truth? continued

Truth continued Sigurd started a new thread derived from a subset of my original post Hi Sigurd, My argument is not with the truths derived from the acceptance of any set of postulates (ZFC or any others). I quite explicitly … Continue reading

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In murder intrinsically bad

Mark Hubey – asked – is murder intrinsically bad In as far as our values all seem to be defined by the differential survival of variants over time, and in as far as that tends to give us a value … Continue reading

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A priori Knowledge

Philosophy of Science: Ontololgy Epistemology… closed group A response to a comment by Ian Brown within the question he asked “How does our contemporary understanding of evolutionary biology/psychology, neurophysiology, and embodied cognition impact on our understanding of a priori knowledge?” … Continue reading

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Fo Logic – Values

Foundations of Logic – Values A response to Mark Hubey’s post “There are no values in Nature. Nothing is intrinsically good or bad, nor does Nature or anything in Nature exist for the sake of some purpose. Whatever is, just … Continue reading

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Quora – realist

Are you an ontological realist, and do you believe in the real existence of universals? I am realist enough to accept the overwhelming evidence that whatever reality is, it seems to be very much more complex than any human mind … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic – Belief

Foundations of Logic – Facebook Group Mark Posted: People believed x, x was wrong. People believe y, so y is wrong. Michael responded: It’s more fundamental- People believed, belief is wrong! Pawel asked: is it wrong? Dirk responded: The processing … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic – “rights” thread continues

Founcations of logic – started with rights, discussion continues. Hi Pawel, Not quite. Certainly feedback and control are important aspects of AI systems, and there are many others. Often constrained randomness is an essential part of AI. Not all complex … Continue reading

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Quora – difference between learning and evolution

What is the difference between learning and evolution? That is a very interesting question, and it depends how deep you want to take the inquiry as to what sort of answer you get. Oliver Caspari gave a good and valid … Continue reading

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Evolution Institute – Saving Social Constructivism

Saving Social Constructivism Yes, this is deep and complex. Yes we are dealing with deeply nested sets of complex adaptive systems (up to 20 and sometimes more levels). The classical notion of “Truth” (that one can be absolutely certain of … Continue reading

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