Tag Archives: QOTD

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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Upset You Years Ago

December 7 – 14 ’17 ~ QofDay ~ Upset You Years Ago Do any of the things that used to upset you a few years ago matter at all today? What’s changed? Depends how one interprets this. I can feel … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

November 25 – December 2 ’17 ~QofDay~ Giving Thanks What are you giving thanks for these days? Giving thanks doesn’t quite work for me. Appreciation does. I appreciate many things: Life Ailsa Family (William Jewelia, siblings, cousins, etc…..) Friends Kaikoura … Continue reading

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Can computers keep getting faster?

November 8 – 15 ’17 ~ Computers Can computers keep getting faster? Short answer – yes, and long answer a lot more complicated. There are limits imposed on particular technologies, by things like the speed of light, and switching speeds … Continue reading

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Privacy

Oct 23 -30 ’17 ~QofDay~ Privacy Is privacy a right? A really complex question. Too much privacy becomes a serious danger to social cooperation, as it allows cheats to avoid detection. Too little privacy and individual liberty is seriously at … Continue reading

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Pure Altruism ?

Sept 13 – 18 ’17 ~QofDay~ Something Good for Others… Pure Altruism? If doing something good for others makes us feel good, can there ever be such a thing as pure altruism? I think it depends very much on definitions. … Continue reading

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Judge ouselves

By what standards do you judge yourself? What sense judge? Is judge used in the sense of fine judgement – the ability to be able to see fine gradations of variation across a large number of dimensions (including dimensions of … Continue reading

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