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Who are you?

Ask yourself this question, over and over. Who are you? Don’t limit your answer to simply a name or a definition of the human species. You need to strip away all of your uncertain knowledge to answer this. 161 more words

Painting the human brain #predict2017

I have previously referred to my Motogotchi (play more catch-up here and here).  I still have her, and have as you can see gendered her, too. 790 more words

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The Problem With the Trolley Problem

Clang, clang, clang went the trolley. Ding, ding, ding went the bell.
“The Trolley Song”, from Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)

THE PHILOSOPHER Albert Camus famously said there is one philosophical question. 1,337 more words

Utilitarianism

What are some random thoughts that have occurred to your mind which made you think a bit?

Few random hypothetical sci-fi thoughts experiments…

  1. Present is (might be) a projection of future on to the past. As suggested by double slit experiment , …
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Technology

Shoot the Bitch! (Part 1)

Suppose there is a lady called Phoebe.

Despite a few flaws and foibles, she is basically a decent person. She leads a contented and well-adjusted life, working hard for a living, but equally enjoys the fruit of her labor. 1,450 more words

Thought Experiments

Early Retirement on Minimum Wage: A Thought Experiment

Those of us who regularly consume information on FIRE are accustomed to hearing that anyone can achieve financial independence, no matter how much money they make. 1,616 more words

Finance

Twitter responses to "Communicating with agents in the field ..."

“There has never, to my mind, been a case in history of a technology where a potential use hasn’t been taken advantage of.” – Miljenko Williams, Chester, August 31st 2017… 1,527 more words

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