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Teaser Tuesday: Breakfast with Socrates

Like the Tardis in the time vortex, the Wheel of Time has come ’round to Teaser Tuesday. 454 more words

Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesday: The Long Cosmos

Like your number being called in the local deli, the Wheel of Time has come ’round to Teaser Tuesday. 595 more words

Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesday: The Pig that Wants to be Eaten

Like a spinning top, the Wheel of Time has come ’round to Teaser Tuesday. 254 more words

Random Thoughts

Inspirations: Are we all living in a simulation?

  • Elon Musk recently said we probably live in a computer simulation.
  • He was quoting Nick Bostrom, who said we’re either in a simulation or there will never be one.
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Wednesday Pontification

Brilliant Book Titles #15

Some titles are, perhaps, best left unexplained.

You can reserve a copy online at South Dublin Libraries’ catalogue here.

Blurb:
Julian Baggini presents 100 thought experiments – short scenarios which pose a problem in a vivid and concrete way – and invites the reader to think about possible answers for him/herself. 91 more words

Auckland Writers Festival 2016: Quote of the Session: Julian Baggini

Friday 13 May: 11.30am: Fifty Shades of Grey Matter: Julian Baggini (UK philosopher) in conversation with Graeme Hill.

Free will is to have enough of a consciousness to be self-governing, to be responsive to arguments or a consensus.

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