Denouncing blind faith
...emotion cannot be equated to faith, as the first derives from reason, and the second one does not. Faith short-circuits the rational causes of emotion, producing feelings which are then held up as evidence and thus causal for further belief, resulting in a circular logic fallacy.
Explaining transhumanism, eternal life & death
Parting from the premise that a Technological Singularity would progress at a much faster rate than biological evolution, we arrive to an arguably grim scenario where humanity's contributions to civilization progressively lose significance relative to A.I. Since there are scarce basis to hope for a purely altruistic technocracy, the best theoretical solution that offers some manner of co…
Religion, Spirituality and AI
Official website user Remodeling My Space asks: "from a perspective of social maturity, is there a difference between religion and spirituality?” Answer: Yes. The difference becomes self-evident by comparing the pragmatic meaning of both terms.
Speculating end of oligarchy
Oligarchy exists in function of the balance between two opposing forces in a given group of sentient beings: the need for autonomy, and the need for comfort. In a scenario such as our world, where the number of resources is finite, and individuals' goals are occasionally mutually exclusive, pure autonomy would result in anarchy. Pure anarchy does not exist in nature, due to it quickly gi…
Explaining the singularity
The technological singularity takes place when the human race succeeds in creating an A.I being more intelligent than any human could ever be...
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The professor trying to protect our private thoughts from technology
Prof Nita Farahany argues in her new book, The Battle for Your Brain, that intrusions into the mind are so close that lawmakers should enact protections now.
The Battle for Your Brain: Defending the Right to Think Freely in the Age of Neurotechnology
This book is an early warning and a call for immediate attention to put human rights legislation in place regarding neurotechnology and neural data collecting devices to protect everyone from both privacy invasion and its manipulative capabilities when coupled with AI. Professor Nita Farahany argues that intrusions into the mind are so close that lawmakers should enact protections now.