Free Will
Philosophy Viewpoints

A Study of Free Will

Free Will is the ability to choose between alternative actions. It needs the identification of the choices, through instinct or thought. Do self-awareness and Free Will go hand-in-hand? Is it…

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What is Art?
Philosophy Viewpoints

What is Art?

What is happening when my brain converts the sound vibrations of a Mozart sonata or Maria Callas aria into electrical signals and experiences them? Why does it generate a nice…

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Philosophy Viewpoints

Fallout: Has Homo sapiens become an infestation of the Earth?

A recent Whatsapp conversation was very illustrative. Here I could catch insensitivity, hyper-sensitivity, self-importance, egotism, jingoism, prejudice, bigotry, intolerance, lack of self-control, labelling, generalisation, presumption, assumption and confusion. I am…

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Mind and Body Contemplations, Philosophy Viewpoints

Philosophy of The Life Instinct: Chapter 8.4 Free Will

Free Will is the ability to choose between alternative actions.  It needs the identification of the choices, through instinct or thought.   Do self-awareness and Free Will go hand-in-hand?  Is it…

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Philosophy Viewpoints

Science Needs Faith Too

I was struggling with a set of intractable problems in science. Action at a distance, probability and free will have all troubled me for a long time. A few days…

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Philosophy Viewpoints

When We Find Aliens

Let’s say our search for signs of extra-terrestrial life finds something this year. What would be the effect on humanity? There are many first-contact type movies, but I am wondering…

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Philosophy Viewpoints

Fallout: Equilibrium on Earth

One day…   The population will be stable.  Everyone will have housing, clothing, food, water, electricity and recreational facilities.  People will strive to improve their lives but not so much…

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Fiction Writings, Philosophy Viewpoints

Rise of the Planet of the eUmans

Homo sapiens sapiens has evolved into a new sub-species, Homo sapiens electronis, commonly known as eUmans. We humans need to understand the eUmans of eLand to live with them peacefully…

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