Tag Archives: values

Thoughts on Christchurch Shooting

On my facebook page – in response to the Christchurch Mosque shootings The insanity in Christchurch is hard to come to terms with. For me, life is the highest value, liberty come after that. Valuing life first means that we … Continue reading

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Quora – False beliefs

What are the most popular false beliefs? Please specify which group(s) you’re referring to. The idea that simple binary categories can be useful in all contexts. It seems beyond all reasonable doubt (from vast sets of evidence) that human beings, … Continue reading

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Liberalism continued

Foundations of Logic – Liberalism continued Dirk asked, then what do we do. Hi Dirk, The evidence on that is clear. To the greatest extent possible, try multiple “safe to fail” experiments. In all systems, have as much replication and … Continue reading

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Quora – AI good or bad

Is artificial intelligence good or bad? As many others have noted, in and of itself, AI is neutral, for as Shakespeare wrote, there is nothing either good nor bad but thinking makes it so. It all depends what our individual … Continue reading

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Lose all posessions to save a life

Would you sacrifice all of your earthly possessions to save the life of one person? Depends who the person is, and what the probabilities involved are. I actually received a “terminal cancer” diagnosis 8 years ago, and took steps to … Continue reading

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Deep Code – Jordan Hall

Technological Unemployment – is this time different? | Deep Code Experiments: Episode 13 Jordan Hall – Neurohacker collective Hi Jordan, Late comer but enjoyed the series largely up to this point, but this video seems to miss the major issue … Continue reading

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Evolution Institute – Saving Social Constructivism

Saving Social Constructivism Yes, this is deep and complex. Yes we are dealing with deeply nested sets of complex adaptive systems (up to 20 and sometimes more levels). The classical notion of “Truth” (that one can be absolutely certain of … Continue reading

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