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Philosophy

Is Mathematics Real ?

Does mathematics exist beyond material reality in a world of perfect (Platonic) abstraction ?

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culture

Technology: Singularity and Necessity

If one day we should wake up and find that every single aspect of our lives have become so deeply steeped-in and dependent-upon digital technology that we are irrevocably cast into a secondary or supporting role, should we really be surprised ?

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Philosophy physics Science

Multiverse, Verse and Wonder

The Anthropic Principle: To assert that the Universe must necessarily have been perfectly-tuned for the eventual emergence of your self is the Ultimate Tautology.

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culture

On Autopilot

Having successfully equipped myself with precisely the wrong set of mental tools and concepts to survive in this particular hyper-commercial and aggressively competitive world…

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culture

Choice and Illusion

Do our choices choose us ?

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life

Of Stardust and Story-telling

Some truths and realities may just be monumentally and inconceivably vaster than human minds can ever comprehend…

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culture

Culture Circus: Uncommon Anchors

The various cultural contexts, parameters and metrics indicating that possibility for the existence of the sensible, the rational and the sane are also those shared borders of distance and difference defining the improbable, the implausible and the ridiculous…

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culture

Event Horizon

You are that necessary discontinuity and unmeasurably irrational component in a complex system of logic and measurement. The system of culture and communication requires paradoxical pressure-release valves and that is what we all are. We are also choice-making decision-engines: batteries and resources of difference and creativity or innovation which breathe life and spontaneity into what would otherwise become an untenably fragile self-perpetuating global organisational system.

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culture

In passing…

I remember when I was first introduced to en passant and after the initial shock, denial and eventual aquiescence to the expanded rule-set and spectrum of possibility of that great game of Chess, I could never quite dispel that lingering paranoia that at any moment…

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Philosophy

Unfolded

There is no anchor of necessity and analysis always terminates in incompleteness and emptiness…

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culture

Veiled

We suffocate ourselves in the symbols and signs, stories and concepts that we think represent life but in so doing we actually distract ourselves from the simplest fact of just living…

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culture

Disengaging

The world will continue unravelling, with or without me…