Monthly Archives: July 2020

Artificial Intelligence and The Sex Bot

Jul 23, 2020 | | Say something

    The Human Faculty of Attention To assess the potential threat of human replication by artificial intelligence (AI), we should examine the differences between the respective brains. We understand a computer ‘brain’ better than we do our own, for we designed it. A computer basically processes digital information (numbers), and its role as a […more]

Temet Nosce

Jul 23, 2020 | | Say something

An alternative view on cause and effect was presented in the chapter A Cause for Every Effect. The Principle of Cause and Effect is outlined in the Kybalion: Every Cause has its Effect; every Effect has its Cause; everything happens according to Law; Chance is but a name for Law not recognized; there are many planes […more]

Inside the Temple of Hermes

Jul 14, 2020 | | Say something

When thought attempts to measure something it can only do so with reference to something else. Without standard references like inches or seconds, measurement has no meaning. The good or the beautiful can only be assessed in comparison with the bad or the ugly. Hot versus cold, clear versus opaque, meaning versus chaos – the […more]

Abraxas

Jul 13, 2020 | | Say something

The established paths to Truth – whether secular or religious – entail a quasi-alchemical process of purification. The scientific method for example, through the feedback loop of hypothesis and experiment, filters out the false incrementally to fashion an ever-purified nugget of golden Truth. Likewise the monotheistic religions strive to cleanse the soul of its dark […more]

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