Tag Archives: Philosophy

Gun Violence

Cause of the Month – Gun violence Not very much in reality is simple. We like to make things simple, because it is what we started out as, and it is familiar, and feels safe. It feels good when we … Continue reading

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Distinction between truth and ontic reality

Facebook friend John asked – Does a _difference_ exist/function between truth and Ontic(reality)? Given the many sources of error now well documented (measurement error, quantum uncertainty, Goedel incompleteness, irrational numbers, the many classes of chaos, infinities, algorithmic and computational spaces, … Continue reading

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Character of Technology – nature of risk

The Character of Our Technology “We can’t influence the direction of technology, but we can influence its character,” says Kevin Kelly Excellent piece John, but from my perspective it does not explicitly address the three major areas of concern: 1/ … Continue reading

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Put up a new Page above – Risks and responses

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Responsibility

January 23-30 ’18 ~ QofDay ~ Responsible for Experiences Do you think you are responsible for what you experience in life? Depends very deeply on how one defines responsibility. It seems to me that there are three major sources of … Continue reading

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Quantum biology

Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology Revisited Came back to this thread by a round about way, and read it again. What you see as consciousness, I see as systems. Cells know where they are … Continue reading

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Free Will – Ted’s version

I’ve been responding to a lot of other people’s definitions of free will lately – here is my own: In my understanding, free will can be very real, and it is rarely (if ever) absolute. The understanding I have of … Continue reading

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