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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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Quora – Is the emergence of scientific thinking an evolutionary phenomenon rather than something that is objectively better than how humans thought in the distant past?

Quora – Is the emergence of scientific thinking an evolutionary phenomenon rather than something that is objectively better than how humans thought in the distant past? Why need the two things be exclusive? It seems probable that it is both, … Continue reading

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Quora – greatest discovery

What is the greatest scientific advancement of the last 500 years? Got moved to Which is the most important invention/discovery of the last 500 years? then moved back again. Understanding that all new levels of complexity in biological systems are … Continue reading

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Laurie – When pigs fly

When Pigs Fly Hi Laurie, Agree. I look forward to the day that war, injustice and hunger are found only in history books. I think it is achievable, and it will require some delicate balances. People are generally on their … Continue reading

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Quora – importance of power

Quora – What is the importance of power? Power is fundamental to doing anything. It is the ability to make something happen. The term power has many aspects to its meaning. It can refer to authority granted or assumed. It … Continue reading

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Medium – moral philosophy

Moral Philosophy and What To Aim For In Your Life Our moral philosophy determines what we care about and what we don’t care about. This is really complex territory. A reasonable understanding of the modern synthesis of evolutionary biology and … Continue reading

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Quora – Correspondence theory

What are the weak points of correspondence theory? For me, the weaknesses are not so much with correspondence theory, but with our understandings of reality and our place in it, and the distinction between our experiential reality and whatever it … Continue reading

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