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Re: [question] + [discussion] Value of Philosophy (was: After you di

... This post confuses relative and absolute quality judgements. It goes back and forth between them. My original statement was relative – and made in a
Elliot Temple
2:49 PM
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Re: [question] + [discussion] Value of Philosophy (was: Aft

... TCS is described here: http://www.takingchildrenseriously.com/node/48 I have major disagreements with TCS. Not the least of which is the usefulness of the
PAS
12:51 PM
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24815

Re: [question] + [discussion] Value of Philosophy (was: After you di

... I think my question applies even if I consider a totally different situation as the hypothetical, with totally different details and nothing to do with
PAS
12:39 PM
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24814

Re: [question] + [discussion] Value of Philosophy (was: Aft

... the successful common man has a pretty decent philosophy which he got from traditional values. the "deep thinker" has a *worse* philosophy which he got by
Elliot Temple
Dec 15
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24813

[question] + [discussion] Value of Philosophy (was: Aft

pas Wrote: ... (Dave W:) IMO, philosophy is overrated. This is of course heresy to many people, but I have a point. I don't think a person who seems
dave_w_03303
Dec 15
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24812

the modern face of evil

https://spectacle.com/001/sam-altman-interview-universal-basic-income/ this is evil. most ppl don't recognize it. though a ton of ppl have trouble recognizing
Elliot Temple
Dec 15
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24811

Re: [question] + [discussion] Value of Philosophy (was: After you di

... not as good as me + harder life situation. i understand your questions, and i maintain the general principles i said before. and i don't think you would
Elliot Temple
Dec 14
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24810

Re: [question] + [discussion] Indirection and money (was: After you

... if you hate something, you need to either solve that problem (e.g. change your personality and values to not hate it, if you judge it's actually good) or
Elliot Temple
Dec 14
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24809

[question] + [discussion] Indirection and money (was: After you die,

... [+ lots more] Question: Is money an important application of indirection generally? Is money an important indirection for FI? Discussion with some
PAS
Dec 14
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24808

[question] + [discussion] Value of Philosophy (was: After you die, w

... Caveat: I don’t want to pry into anyone’s personal details. I am very interested in the relevant ideas though. I think they have big implications for
PAS
Dec 14
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24807

Re: quantum computers (FoR Ch 9)

... I'm keeping a list of some big questions I have about quantum stuff. I'll finish FoR and BoI and maybe some other quantum reading and then go back to my
Anne B
Dec 14
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24806

Re: quantum continuity (FoR Chapter 9)

... When stuff is the same, it isn't yet divided up into different universes. Universes are an approximation to describe stuff being different and not
Elliot Temple
Dec 14
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24805

Re: quantum continuity (FoR Chapter 9)

On Sat, Dec 9, 2017 at 3:31 PM, Alan Forrester alanmichaelforrester@... [fallible-ideas] ... If we look at a single one of these universes where the
Anne B
Dec 14
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24804

Popper and loving the truth

I’m looking for Popper chapters where he talks about the proper relationship one should have with the truth, e.g. loving the truth or something along those
Kate Sams
Dec 14
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24803

AS ch2 analysis

https://learnobjectivism.com/atlas-shrugged-chapter-2 typos, comments, edits, crit plz. Elliot Temple www.elliottemple.com
Elliot Temple
Dec 13
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