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Philosophy

Defeating Death

Context: Jeff Bezos Startup Hires Top Scientist to Defeat Death As a matter of philosophical (as much as thermodynamic or logical) necessity, the only plausible way to defeat death is to prove that you were never alive in the first place. If the detached soliton-like umbilical of life is not a rare phenomenon and rather […]

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environment

Jeff Bezos’ Environmental Philanthropy

Context: COP26: Bezos pledges $2bn for restoring nature Yes, thanks Jeff, but it is likely going to cost several orders of magnitude more than that to even begin to effect substantive systemic change. It is something of an unresolvable existential irony that it is precisely the system(s) of value and wealth that we so viscerally […]