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Response to Sam Harris on the illusion of free will

Final Thoughts on Free Will (Episode #241) [ 18/Mar/21 Comment on Youtube] It seems to me that Sam has such faith in determinism, that he really cannot conceive of what free will might be. And I grant the truth of … Continue reading

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Is ethics without religion possible

[ 14/Mar/21 Walter Kant – The Foundations of Logic – Is Ethics without religion possible?] Yes. When one understands the strategic systemic underpinnings of the process of evolution, and one has a reasonable self interest in living a very long … Continue reading

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Technology and the global family

Is it possible that technology may change the world into a global family in which everyone helps the members that are devoid of human rights? [ 14/Mar/21 ] In and of itself, No. As something that creates a new context … Continue reading

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Nature and culture interact

Do you agree with the fact that culture and nature interact with each other and affect one another in complex ways in a sort of co-evolutionary process? Give examples. [ 12/Mar/21 ] Certainly, there are many levels of strategic parallels … Continue reading

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Technology and humanity

If technological growth allows no room for nature to recuperate, what are the effects to the human race? [ 12/Mar/21 ] Mohammad Gani {in his answer} displays clearly why economics and finance are now the single greatest threat to human … Continue reading

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Environmental awareness

As a citizen, how do you promote environmental awareness? [ 11/Mar/21 ] Take someone out, and actually get them engaged with some aspect of nature. Doesn’t matter what – whatever it is that interests them? One conversation, one engagement, at … Continue reading

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Don’t bother with David Belinksi Devils delusion

Vance Armors link to David Belinksi Devils delusion [ 10/Mar/21 In response to his own post “Science is glorified magic” Vance Armor linked to a video] I watched that video for 47 minutes, then gave it up. The guy possibly … Continue reading

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The homeless problem

Can’t I use the scientific method to investigate a homeless problem? If yes, then how? [ 7/Mar/21 ] How deep do you want to go? If you study deeply the mathematics and logic of evolution in open and fundamentally uncertain … Continue reading

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Will climate change be a problem

Will climate change be a problem in our lifetime, or should we leave it to the next generation? [ 6/Mar/21 ] It is a real problem now. It is one of very many real problems we have now. Loss of … Continue reading

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On the nature of freedom and responsibility and being human

Why is uncontrolled human activity the biggest threat to the environment? [ 5/Mar/21 ] David Simpson makes some reasonable points in his answer, but I will approach it from a different set of perspectives. Those perspectives are mostly around exploring … Continue reading

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