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Learn Liberty | Permissionless innovation: The fuzzy idea that rules our lives
People sometimes ask me, “What is the most important concept in political economy?” The answer is easy, but subtle …
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philosophy  politics  innovation  business 
11 weeks ago by geetarista
A philosopher’s take on Global Basic Income | Know it Wall
Inequality and poverty are bad — almost everyone agrees on that. The solution? A basic income guaranteed to everyone on Earth. Renowned political philosopher Hillel Steiner explains why and how we should implement it.
economics  philosophy 
september 2017 by geetarista
Anger, Anxiety, Resentment, Stress, and Basic Humanity | Psychology Today
Your chances of consistently managing anger, anxiety, resentment, and stress, without becoming a better person, are practically zero.
psychology  culture  brain  bias  happiness  philosophy 
august 2017 by geetarista
/r/zen: footprints of the bull
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zen  philosophy 
august 2017 by geetarista
The Tao
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taoism  philosophy 
august 2017 by geetarista
The alt-right is drunk on bad readings of Nietzsche. The Nazis were too. - Vox
The alt-right is obsessed with the 19th-century German philosopher. They don’t understand him.
philosophy  nietzsche 
august 2017 by geetarista
Whatever happened to the public intellectual?
Philosophy used to be a staple of television and the newspapers. Not any longer. So where did all the philosophers go?
philosophy  culture 
august 2017 by geetarista
The Internet Classics Archive | The Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
The Meditations by Marcus Aurelius, part of the Internet Classics Archive
philosophy  stoicism  literature  books 
august 2017 by geetarista
Entropy: Why Life Always Seems to Get More Complicated
Entropy is one of the fundamental forces of our universe. And the Second Law of Thermodynamics states that it will never decrease. Read this to learn more.
philosophy  entropy  chaos  productivity 
august 2017 by geetarista
Mutually Assured Destruction — What Have We Done?
Mutually assured destruction is a powerful mental model with parallels in business and life. Read this article to learn more about how to exploit it.
history  war  philosophy  perspective  trust 
august 2017 by geetarista
Legendary Cosmologist Martin Rees on Science, Religion, and the Future of Post-Human Intelligence – Brain Pickings
"Fundamental physics shows how hard it is for us to grasp even the simplest things in the world. That makes you quite skeptical whenever someone declares he has
philosophy 
august 2017 by geetarista
Simone de Beauvoir on The Ethics of Freedom
Simone de Beauvoir's book The Ethics of Ambiguity is concerned with freedom and what it means to be free. But also the ethics of that freedom ...
philosophy  freedom  ethics 
july 2017 by geetarista
Thought Experiment: How Einstein Solved Difficult Problems
Read this and learn how the mental model of thought experiment, helped people like Albert Einstein, Zeno, and Galileo solve difficult problems.
philosophy  psychology  science  thought  experiments 
july 2017 by geetarista
Luther's World | The Weekly Standard
The ancient author of Ecclesiastes wrote, Of making many books there is no end, and that is undeniably true as we consider Martin Luther. With the sole exception of Jesus Christ, more books have been written about Luther than about any other person who has ever lived. In 1983, the 500th anniversary of his birth, more than 320 books and journal articles focused on the reformer. And this year marks the 500th anniversary of the putative beginning of the Protestant Reformation when, on O...
history  philosophy 
july 2017 by geetarista
We Aren’t Built to Live in the Moment - NYTimes.com
Every weekday, get thought-provoking commentary from Op-Ed columnists, the Times editorial board and contributing writers from around the world.
psychology  happiness  neuroscience  philosophy 
july 2017 by geetarista
The Evolution of Trust
an interactive guide to the game theory of why & how we trust each other
gametheory  philosophy  psychology  communication 
july 2017 by geetarista
Why Each One Should Eat His Own Turtles (Revised ) – INCERTO – Medium
Taste of turtle — Where are the new customers? –Sharia and asymmetry — There are the Swiss, and other people –Rav Safra and the Swiss You who caught the turtles better eat them goes the ancient adage…
philosophy 
july 2017 by geetarista
There’s no good way to kill a bad idea — Quartz
Millions of people refuse to recognize man-made climate change. Americans spend billions on homeopathy. Around 12 million people believe that lizards are secretly ruling the world. The world is filled with bad, baseless, factually inaccurate ideas that refuse to die. Philosopher Russell Blackford, a lecturer at the University of Newcastle in Australia, tweeted about this phenomenon earlier this...
culture  philosophy 
may 2017 by geetarista
Resisting the Habits of the Algorithmic Mind | L.M. Sacasas
Algorithms, we are told, "rule our world." They are ubiquitous. They lurk in the shadows, shaping our lives without our consent. They may revoke your driver's license, determine whether you get your next job, or cause the stock market to crash. More worrisome still, they can also be the arbiters of lethal violence. No wonder one scholar has…
philosophy  programming  algorithms  ai 
april 2017 by geetarista
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