This is just a little funny post, as a result of the fact that I'm sick and have to stay home. So I came across cleverbot and had a little fun with it. You should too if you're bored or just extremely lonely. Here's the conversation:
User: How are you today?
Cleverbot: Awesome and you.
Over the past few months, we've been discussing the various skills needed for effectively operating in a world characterized by information and accelerating change, and I've been assembling these ideas into a framework for a new thought architecture. This post will be the first in a 12 part series, and draws its influences from the fields of...
Follow-up to: Knowing beyond science and mathematics?
I think I have to clarify why I mentioned mathematics in my recent post -- Knowing beyond science and mathematics? -- as a way of knowing in addition to science and separated from other logical systems.
First of all, I'm only at the beginning of my long journey towards a decent...
Hard to simulate,
but easy to amplify,
my experience of consciousness,
of an infinite number of abstractions.
The universe is the set of all permutation,
and combination of abstract information.
I am math. Derive me,
and if I could derive you too,
we would have a strange-loop confusing the future you.
But what of the...
From BenRayfield 42
Is Spacecollective actually [what it claims to be (it's not clear what I mean here (probably...
silverpower: Is humanity even worth saving?
starglider: As opposed to what?
If you ever asked yourself if you are just a waste of space the simple truth is NO.
First of all, there is enough space for everyone. Furthermore, there isn’t always a third option, sometimes not even a second one....
3V: “ there is something I do not understand about you humans NotMArie..
NotMarie: “what now?
3V: “its about your problem solving capability..
NotMarie:” o! We are very good at solving problems.. Well sometimes we are, sometimes we simply have to wait until the solution presents itself..
3V:” no, no, it is not about that,...
Brian Robertson wrote the Rule of Individual Action:
No matter how clearly we’ve defined the rules, policies, and processes,
we will occasionally see a need for action which doesn’t fit within the defined system. In most organizations we're tempted to hide such Individual Action for fear of blame, but doing so costs the...
The mental life of your common or garden human, however, is a lot more complicated. That's because we are "aware of being aware". This allows us to reflect upon ourselves and our feelings and, in an ideal world, make insightful decisions and judgements. This state, dubbed secondary consciousness, is thought to be unique to humans.
What is the root of anger? What causes us to be angry?
What would cause us to be so stuck in wanting to make things happen our way that we cannot let go of something even after it has already happened? “It did not happen my way, so move on!” Why are we so stuck on thinking that things have to happen our way? Why are we so angry and why...