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culture

Consciousness: Beyond Opposites

Consciousness will only ever be partially explained and even then, never in terms of the legacy polar opposites of mind and matter.

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culture

Utopian Entropy

Utopian approximations towards self-organisation is emergent under sufficient circumstances and in well-tuned resonances.

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Philosophy

Productive Entropy

Death is productive in ways that might never be comfortably acknowledged.

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Philosophy

Disassembling Sentience: Distributed Multidimensional Computation

If we seek to explain sentience and consciousness we might not be particularly comforted by what we ultimately discover.

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Psychology

Detecting Deception

In an era of machine learning and artificial intelligence, there may be nowhere that is not unveiled by the light of information and data measurement.

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Alien Anthropology

The Test of Good Government

The true measure of value and of political, organisational and ideological sincerity is the extent of persistent selfless sacrifice and unselfish compassion.

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Alien Anthropology

What if there was nothing…

What if there was nothing at all?

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Alien Anthropology

The Great Unknown

It is only an immature psychological and cultural status which seeks certainty and completion in all things and in so doing, generates endless entropy and confusion. Science has no logical endpoint.

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culture

The Hollow Men

One thing I notice about getting older is the way that things start to get away from you…

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culture Philosophy

Gothic Beauty

The enigmas of human psychology and culture are writ large in the domain of Gothic fascination with darkness and death.

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Philosophy Psychology

What is Beauty?

True beauty just is, and exists before language, thought and technology.

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Philosophy

Ouroboros

The logical necessity of recursively enigmatic self-propagation remains mysterious and somehow also essential for life and sentience.