Links of the Quarter: December 2018

How to Save the World

Climate science denier instead of climate skeptic. ” DJ Earworm Does It Again: The mashup master compiles the top 25 songs of 2018 into one blockbuster song/video , which is a lot better than any of the mostly mediocre derivative songs that make it up.

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Truth in a Post-Truth Age

Jenny Connected

Bacon thus anticipated the science of semantics. Gandhi’s message was that to see/find truth we must be prepared to hear the other side, but he rejected all claims of objective truths. Last week BBC Radio 4 broadcast a series of 15 minute podcasts over five days on the topic of Truth.

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Links of the Quarter: September 2018

How to Save the World

The basic message of radical non-duality is that “all there is, is this”, inexplicable, timeless, eternal, and impossible for the human mind to fathom. Cartoon by Hugh Macleod from Gaping Void.

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You can stimulate curiosity for self directed learning

Joitske Hulsebosch

Epistemic curiosity is a desire for knowledge and knowing, the driving force behind science. An example of diversive curiosity is, for example, checking your phone for new messages.

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Links of the Quarter: June 2018

How to Save the World

This is why I’m so taken with radical non-duality , whose preposterous and useless message is looking more and more like the truth about what is real, according to the latest learnings and theories in physics, neuroscience and philosophy. None is a message of hope or redemption.

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Non-Duality Dude: A One-Act Play

How to Save the World

Science is built on the former, and spirituality on the latter. Not to science and technology, but to those who have outgrown spirituality and are looking for a better representation of reality than gods and quarks and strings. The message is actually pretty simple.

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The Agnostic Game

How to Save the World

There is no helping that, but, perhaps for some with a passion both for science and philosophy, another metaphor might be useful, or at least interesting. From my readings of his work I am convinced he would be very open to the message of radical non-duality.

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Michael Pollan Has Lost His Mind

How to Save the World

Mostly plants.”), is about (May 15th) to release his latest book How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us. Painting by Cristobal Ortega Maila CC0 from M ichael Pollan, famous for his books on cooking, food and nutrition (“Eat food. Not too much.

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Separation Anxiety

How to Save the World

Science, and the brain, hate anything too complex to be known and understood and acted upon — it prevents them from doing their work, and casts profound doubt on their hard-won models of what is.

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