Some dawning realities are so vast that we do not even have words, let alone cognitive methods, to characterise or represent them. Climate Change is one of these realities. Continue reading Catastrophy Beyond Imagination
A certain talent for inflammatory monosyllabic rhetoric and self-aggrandising histrionics might never have percolated up through the selection processes of liberal democracy had these qualities not already been a greater part and functional necessity of the political game… Continue reading The Self-Propagating Logical Hyper-Inflation of Media, Information and Mass Communications
Justice or fairness is not implicit in the world; we have to continuously define, cultivate and maintain it ourselves.
Continue reading The Goodness in the World is that which We Make
What does an attempt to generate an artificially intelligent Theory of Mind (of the existence of intentions, experiences and inference of probable future actions) in other entities reveal about our own existential circumstances and the fundamental uncertainties of our own experience ? Continue reading Artificial Intelligence: Simulating a “Theory of Mind”
An epidemiological approach to violent crime ? It has proven to be a successful strategy and seems to me to be eminently sensible. Continue reading Harm Minimisation and Epidemiological Criminology ?
Spontaneous savant syndrome… Continue reading Spontaneous Savant ?
Sic semper tyrannis… Continue reading Revolutionary Fallacy ?