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The safe truth

I think this is a troll question: If it were true that there are racial differences in behaviour & intelligence, would you rather that scientists continued to teach that there are no differences (to minimise bigotry), or that they began … Continue reading

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Learning from our mistakes, escaping the Gell-Mann Amnesia effect

Briefly stated, the Gell-Mann Amnesia effect is as follows. You open the newspaper to an article on some subject you know well. […] You read the article and see the journalist has absolutely no understanding of either the facts or … Continue reading

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What Really Happened?

I have for some time now been aware of this question, in different forms, coming up when something has happened. Or perhaps, not happened. Due to a range of engagements, I have even been asked to judge between different versions. … Continue reading

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The inability to react to reality in real-time

(Youtube) Remember, this being centered around politics in USA, “red” means conservative, “blue” means liberal, “conservative” means right-wing and “liberal” means left-wing. The inability to react to reality in real-time is an indicative of having constructed a fake reality; when … Continue reading

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Reality

It turns out, though, that when your reality is based on actual reality, it’s a lot more stable and resilient, because you don’t have to be so vigilant about what you’re going to filter out. — Seth Godin Which is … Continue reading

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