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Alien Anthropology

Human Intelligence 2.0

A characteristically long and wordy waffle on the topic of human intelligence, the cognitive hyper-extension of technology, an iterative fracture of grand narrative into abbreviated artefacts, unconscious biases and a Global turn towards authoritarianism.

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Alien Anthropology

Fear of the Dark

Afraid of the Darkness that the Other and the Unknown represent, we inscribe this upon ourselves, into ourselves.

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Alien Anthropology

Can anyone own the moon ?

If personal subjectivity is a reflection of an internalised concept of ownership and property, what happens if it turns out that neither individual identity nor notions of ownership are, beyond a very limited and historically or culturally contingent sense, actually real ?

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culture Psychology

Manufacturing Loneliness

Psychological deficits and emotional asymmetry may the price (or at least – the cost) of social, economic and cultural continuity.

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Philosophy

Uncertainty and Continuity

Sequence and consistency are the orbital pivots of logic and truth…

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AI Digital Philosophy Psychology

Artificial Intelligence: Simulating a “Theory of Mind”

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 ?

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Philosophy

Masked

If nobody is actually who they appear to be, then neither are we (and even to ourselves) any more than ghostly probabilities or insubstantial shadows, masked and knowable…

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culture

All Hollow

We are our own products and the curators of our selves…

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culture

Reciprocity

We live through each other or not at all.

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culture

Mask

…by “mask” we might mean that social aspect and external face we wear to present our self-cultivated image to the world…

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Philosophy

Lost in You

I am lost in you, but then I am also lost in me…

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culture

Metalogical

We become ensnared in the grand circularity of texts and philosophical assertions or opinions which characterise and compose the shared world of belief and illusion…