Tag Archives: Philosophy

Right to any belief is not survivable.

Rights and responsibilities [ 21/November/21 ] The “About” section, rights without responsibilities I cannot support. Hi all, I just read the about section, and to be able to read it I had to tick a box saying that I agreed … Continue reading

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On Jordan Peterson’s recent comments

[ 12/November/21 – 12 11 21 palandromic day] I agree with a lot of what Jordan says, it is complicated, and there are no low resolution models of it that work in all contexts, and there are solutions, and both … Continue reading

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Are theology and philosophy losing importance in view of the current and future rapid developments in the natural sciences

Are theology and philosophy losing importance in view of the current and future rapid developments in the natural sciences (e.g. quantum technology, artificial intelligence, genetic engineering)? Yes or no? [ 1/November/21 Walter Smith asked in Foundations of Logic group] Why … Continue reading

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Chaos and sides

When the whole world is in complete chaos, whose side are you on? [ 28/October/21 ] The question appears to be an oversimplification. Chaos and order appear to be extremes on a spectrum. The reality in which we exist seems … Continue reading

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Utility of ideas

Is society some form of domestication we as humans imposed on ourselves? We made these rules and expect each other to follow them without asking why. Are good and bad really just artificial concepts because they’re based on different perspectives? … Continue reading

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Completeness and absolutes

[Foundations of Logic facebook group -Walter askedIncomplete Thinking?Is thinking that ceases before the absolute is incomplete thinking and thinking that contains the absolute is complete thinking? Yes or no?] [ 15/October/21 ] The very idea of an “absolute” seems to … Continue reading

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Consilience Project primer

Daniel S’s facebook post on A first attempt at making simple explainer videos for the long-form Consilience Project articles Democracy and the Epistemic Commons – videoDemocracy and the Epistemic Commons [ 6/October/21 ] I kind of like both the original … Continue reading

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Ayn Rand Quote – favors

Dirk posted a 1957 Ayn Rand quote [ 28/September/21 – From Altlas Shrugged – “When you see that in order to produce you need to obtain permission from men who produce nothing – When you see that money is flowing … Continue reading

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On philosophy and materialism

Walter Kant asked – Are philosophical theories and ideas (e.g. materialism, idealism, dualism) fabricated myths (utopias, illusions) as beliefs, opinions, convictions that philosophers want to sell on as rational and real or abstract? Yes or no? [ 25/September/21 I replied] … Continue reading

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People are more than their intellect and reason – which people and why?

People are more than their intellect and reason – which people and why? [ 17/September/21 Foundations of Logic question by Walter Smith] We all are. Because we all seem to be complex and to a degree fundamentally uncertain systems, more … Continue reading

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