Tag Archives: Responsibility

Sensemaking and survival

AMG – Cause of the Month Suggestion [ 8/6/20 ] I’d like to suggest the topic of “sensemaking and survival in times of exponential change”. What are the different classes of mechanisms used by people to make what sense they … Continue reading

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Quora – world view

Quora – If you had to pick just one paradigm, which paradigm do you think best represents your world view? What are 3 personal examples that support the argument that you believe this paradigm? [ 2/6/20 ] Reality seems to … Continue reading

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Why isn’t communism as hated as Nazism

[ 1/5/20 Foundations of Logic Question] Why isn’t communism as hated as Nazism? What level do you want an answer? We all tend to want simple answers to complex questions, and if a situation is actually complex, then all simple … Continue reading

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Quora – work post AI

What meaningful work will humans be able to do once AI/robots become better than us at everything? [ 18/4/20 ] Whatever you responsibly choose. It is already the case that only one person on the planet is actually the best … Continue reading

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JBP Study group – tips on the process they naturally follow to formulate an argument

JPB study group – Crene Sutherland – … “Does anyone have any tips on the process they naturally follow to formulate an argument.”… [ 13/4/20 ] Lots of good beginnings in other sets of advice. It is complex and time … Continue reading

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JBP Study group – nothing should go back to normal

Facebook – JBP study group – Joanna Hoffman shared a link to – Nothing should go back to normal [ 11/4/20 ] Far too many overly simplistic and destructive responses here. We are the most cooperative animal on the planet. … Continue reading

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On my Facebook link to the Portal 27 episode above

Hi Mark, These are two of the smartest guys I have come across, talking about the most complex and difficult issue of the greatest importance to everyone alive; in a way that should be available to most people if they … Continue reading

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To a comment from Joe Brewer on Daniel’s Portal post

Comment from Joe Brewer on Daniel’s Portal post [ 6/4/20 Joe wrote – “… The collapses ARE inevitable—they are part of the self-organizing dynamics of pattern formation inherent to the globalized economy as it came to be structured.”] Yes, but … Continue reading

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Quora – What does evolution act on?

Quora – What does evolution act on? [ 5/4/20 ] Evolution, as in the modern synthesis of understandings of the process of evolution by natural selection, acts on replicators in environments through differential survival. Thus it requires something that can … Continue reading

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Quora – Is there any alternative to Might is Right?

Is there any alternative to Might is Right? (by this I ask is there any disproving this idea, even considering how Might isn’t right, but it determines who has control and therefore who has the right to control). [ 30/3/20 … Continue reading

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