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Quora – Does the environment change affect the breathing rate?

Quora – Does the environment change affect the breathing rate? [30/1/20] Haven’t seen any studies on this, and I do know that the primary trigger to breath for most people is CO2 buildup. I am not sure if this is … Continue reading

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Quora – Is the Polanyi’s paradox a paradox anymore?

Is the Polanyi’s paradox a paradox anymore? [30/1/20] It is a paradox no longer, and the process of understanding is far from complete, and many layers of the chemical and biological systems are giving way before the barrage of science, … Continue reading

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Quora – If the globe model is not supported by real life science experiments, why do billions of humans believe it is a fact?

Quora – If the globe model is not supported by real life science experiments, why do billions of humans believe it is a fact? [29/1/20] Depends what you mean. It seems beyond reasonable doubt that all models (understandings involving reality) … Continue reading

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Quora – Does evolution explain every creature?

Quora – Does evolution explain every creature? [29/1/20] Depends what you mean by explain. Evolution is a mechanism to explain how replicators change over time. In the modern synthesis, it is a very complex collection of systems that had a … Continue reading

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Quora – What concepts do you think are inaccessible to humans?

Quora – What concepts do you think are inaccessible to humans? [14/1/2020] Any real answer to that question is necessarily false, unless generated by an AI or some other kind of languaging non-human entity. And I doubt that any concept … Continue reading

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Quora – What was the third stage of the process that led to the abiotic origin of life?

Quora – What was the third stage of the process that led to the abiotic origin of life? [12/1/20] How can anyone possibly answer such a question with confidence? What evidence we have indicates that it happened a long time … Continue reading

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Wait-but-why – Political Disney World

Wait-but-why – Political Disney World I like the general form of what is written, but some ideas don’t land well. The idea that science is a search for TRUTH doesn’t work for me. The idea that science is a progressive … Continue reading

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