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Posted: Jan 20, 2023 - 1:48pm

Nick Bostrom, Longtermism, and the Eternal Return of Eugenics
The techno-utopian ideology gets its fuel, in part, from scientific racism.
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Posted: Nov 20, 2022 - 7:33pm

 R_P wrote: 
Vastly interesting. 
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Posted: Nov 20, 2022 - 6:21pm

What the Sam Bankman-Fried debacle can teach us about "longtermism"
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Posted: Sep 15, 2022 - 10:01pm

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"Distortion is the poor man's gin and tonic."
– Morgan Freeman


rude
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Posted: Sep 15, 2022 - 3:15pm

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Laughter is cheaper in Mexico.

 
"Distortion is the poor man's gin and tonic."
– Morgan Freeman
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Posted: Sep 15, 2022 - 3:03pm



"death is the future's revenge on the past" 
#gpt3


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Posted: Jul 17, 2022 - 9:10am

Ginsberg’s Theorem:

  1. You can’t win. (restatement of first law of thermodynamics)
  2. You can’t break even. (restatement of second law of thermodynamics)
  3. You can’t even get out of the game. (restatement of third law of thermodynamics)

Freeman’s Commentary on Ginsberg’s Theorem states that “Every major philosophy that attempts to make life seem meaningful is based on the negation of one part of Ginsberg’s Theorem.”

  1. Capitalism is based on the assumption that you can win.
  2. Socialism is based on the assumption that you can break even.
  3. Mysticism is based on the assumption that you can quit the game.
What could possibly go wrong?


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Posted: Aug 10, 2021 - 5:13am

This was uploaded in 2015 and is perpetually relevant regardless of who is in charge apparently:
 
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Posted: Aug 4, 2021 - 4:22am

 This is the most bipartisan thing you will see all day:
 
 
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Posted: Jul 29, 2021 - 7:57am

Rampage!  I love this:
 
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Posted: Jul 20, 2021 - 4:38am

 Isabeau wrote:
I don't always know exactly
What to believe in.
But I do believe
in the Power of Belief.

 
Your on it.{#Cheers}
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Posted: Jul 9, 2021 - 6:45am

Last one for today, but I really thought this one would be appreciated here because I know that a lot of you admire Hitchens as I do, but I am no longer a devout "apostate" and follower as I was in the 90s when I thought the gravest danger to our Republic was the separation of church and state...wow has that notion changed.  When there is very little church even left and where religiousity is equated with Neanderthalism or domestic terrorism in mainstream society it kinda deflates the danger in that now, innit?  And mind you this comes from someone who has never been a part of any religion in my entire life, agnostic wire to wire.  Anyway the intellectual giant; Sir Christopher Hitchens:
 
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