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Comment on a Jordan Peterson video about the radical left

Dr. Jordan B. Peterson On The Impact Of the Radical Left – YouTube 02:16 “It is easy to understand why people are emotionally drawn to the ideals of socialism (let’s say) or the left; because it draws it’s fundamental motivational … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic group – markets and risk

A link from Foundations of Logic Group – NEWS Deadly Incurable Illness Spreading Across The Globe Infecting Nearly A Million People Just one more of the many examples where market incentives are directly at variance with human survival. It is … Continue reading

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UBI (Universal Basic Income) Continued from last month

Continuing the UBI conversation from last month Hi Dirk, I do not understand how you get to “markets are incorruptible because there are no subjective influences in the functioning”. Culture – at any and every level is a subjective influence. … Continue reading

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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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