How should researchers attempt to investigate non-human intelligence? The image above raises difficult questions. The octopus is manipulating (tenticlating?) the Rubik’s cube. But there are a raft of questions that are difficult to resolve on the basis of simple inductive observation. 486 more words
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This week we discussed the idea of a unified and rational conscious mind. Scientists, philosophers, and people in general, seem to assume that our minds are all unified and rational. 987 more words
India has always been tolerant of the crimes and evils taking place on it’s soil and intolerant to progressive thinking and rationality. Where else would you find people tolerating female foeticide, dowry, human trafficking or having lead content in their noodles, but intolerant to menstruating women entering temples? 440 more words
“I shall not commit the fashionable stupidity of regarding everything I cannot explain as a fraud.” – C. G. Jung
It’s Rasmus Bååth, in a post and video of which I am very fond: http://www.sumsar.net/blog/2014/10/tiny-data-and-the-socks-of-karl-broman/.