In the last post, I noted that giving an abstract response to a general question about the meaning of life is different from giving someone a personal sense of meaning. This is first because “how does life make sense, in general?” is a different question from “how does
A first meaning Robin Hanson remarks on the relationship between evolution and values: Biological evolution selects roughly for creatures that do…
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In Chapter 25 of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams makes fun of questions about the meaning of life: There are of course many problems…
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Migrating my blog to Substack
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I was going to use "Artificial Intelligence" in the title here but realized after thinking about it that the idea is really more specific than that. I…
The reader might wonder about the relation between the previous post and my discussion of Arman Razaali. If I could say it is more likely that he was…
Lies and Scott Alexander Scott Alexander wrote a very good post called Might People on the Internet Sometimes Lie, which I have linked to several times…
Why are they all blurry? In a recent article, Michael Shermer says about UFOs: UFOlogists claim that extraordinary evidence exists in the form of tens…
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