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Evolution and purpose

If evolution is the truth, then what would be the point of life? [ 19/Feb/21 ] Evolution explains how it is that complexity can, in some limited sets of contexts, emerge from relative simplicity. To get to the level of … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic on “Truth”

[ 27/Jan/21 – Foundations of Logic – long thread on Truth] The Anil Seth video above is a good simple introduction to a very complex subject. It now seems beyond any shadow of reasonable doubt that what we experience is … Continue reading

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Entitled to our Truth???

Quora – Since we’re all entitled to our own truth and we each have different perceptions of reality and everyone’s truth is valid does that basically mean we’re all in our own worlds? How can we ever work together or … Continue reading

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More on Truth

[ 21/12/20 Facebook – Philosophy of Science – Ron Dai’s comment “Ultimately the truth triumphs of untruth not because of the humans who present the truth, but because of the truth itself”] It all depends what one means by truth. … Continue reading

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Discussion with Bryce on the nature of Truth

Comments to another thread of Bryce Timothy’s about Truth [ 11/12/20 ] Your first presumption is not actually true [“Because any system of knowledge must take either observed facts or presupposed axioms as true in order to draw framework around … Continue reading

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Quora – What are necessary truths, philosophically speaking?

Quora – What are necessary truths, philosophically speaking? [ 17/3/20 ] Necessary truths seem to be only available in bounded constructs – things like logic and mathematics. Reality seems to be more about probabilities. In the strict world of mathematics, … Continue reading

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Quora – How would you rank the top five existential threats to humanity in 2020?

Quora – How would you rank the top five existential threats to humanity in 2020? [ 13/3/20 ] If you have delved deeply into quantum mechanics, then you will have some idea that even at the lowest level of reality … Continue reading

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Quora – Why are we humans convinced that we are so right, when all humans are often so wrong?

Quora – Why are we humans convinced that we are so right, when all humans are often so wrong? [5/1/20] Kelley Spartiatis has a good answer, and the why is complex. We must all start our understanding from simple models … Continue reading

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Quora – Is it going to be the end of the world if every person in the world already believed in false information and lies?

Quora – Is it going to be the end of the world if every person in the world already believed in false information and lies? If everyone has such a simplistic understanding that they interpret everything in terms of true … Continue reading

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Quora – Can you simultaneously believe in natural selection/survival of the fittest and evolution?

Quora – Can you simultaneously believe in natural selection/survival of the fittest and evolution? [The question got deleted, clearly someone in the moderator community decided that the asker (Wendy Pan) had no interest in the answers. I suspected such might … Continue reading

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