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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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Quora – Personal evolution

Do humans change personal evolution by changing their way of thinking? Short answer yes. Long answer is much more complex. It seems very probable that the direct impact of thought on genetic structure is a close approximation to zero. The … Continue reading

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Facebook exchange with Tom on causality and understanding

In response to a facebook post of Toms that included “: if we assert there is a cause for something, we have to, by implication of that assertion, find the cause for causation also. I mean, if cause, where did … Continue reading

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Quora – Libertarian philosophy

Quora – Why is the Libertarian philosophy unpopular? Libertarian philosophy is not a singular thing, like most things it is a spectrum that can be extremely complex. Most people seem to think of Libertarian philosophy as the extreme end of … Continue reading

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Decluttering

Ailsa’s post of things to throw away 50 things to throw away for instant decluttering Many things in there that need to go, many duplicates – some things that I’d rather keep. Some old books are worth keeping. Some old … Continue reading

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Email to Justin

Email from Justin – Why you don’t need to find your purpose in life – Do you believe you’re meant to have a purpose in life? Hi Justin, At the conscious rational level – of course not – makes no … Continue reading

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Character of Technology – nature of risk

The Character of Our Technology “We can’t influence the direction of technology, but we can influence its character,” says Kevin Kelly Excellent piece John, but from my perspective it does not explicitly address the three major areas of concern: 1/ … Continue reading

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