Tag Archives: Philosophy

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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Foundations of Logic – Post Modernism

Foundations of logic – Has the post modern revolution come full circle? If you believe everything is socially constructed, then you have already been indoctrinated and are beyond influence by evidence. Social construction is one influence among many – and … Continue reading

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Zat – rationality and joy

Zat Rana – The Rationalist’s Paradox: How to Not Cheat Yourself Out of Life’s Joys Hi Zat, Align with your general thesis, and it seems to me reasonably clear why we cannot ever rationalize anything completely. If you do the … 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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Foundations of Logic group – understanding self

Foundations of Logic – “In concise words, tell us how the idea that we cannot know who we are and be who we are at the same time can be overcome.” What does the best evidence we have seem to … 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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UBI (Universal Basic Income) Continued from last month

Continuing the UBI conversation from last month Hi Dirk, I do not understand how you get to “markets are incorruptible because there are no subjective influences in the functioning”. Culture – at any and every level is a subjective influence. … Continue reading

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