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Emerson's "Self-Reliance" - again I encourage anyone attending the Emerson discussion to at least read this essay beforehand.

Adobe Acrobat file 35K John Dec 4, 2009


from Journal of Biomolecular Structure & Dynamics, Volume 29, Number 4, February 2012 Definition of Life: Navigation through Uncertainties by Edward N. Trifonov

Adobe Acrobat file 209K A former member Feb 20, 2012

A Mini-Course in Epistemology

From the site: http://radicalaca...­

Word file 115K Jo Dec 8, 2006


Here is a piece inspired by Paul Feyerabend that is opposed to falsificationism. Thought people might find it interesting.

Adobe Acrobat file 138K Mike T. Jun 25, 2010

Aharonov & Zubairy (2005)_time quantum eraser

Article on the quantum eraser effect (as referenced in my posts on the topic)

Adobe Acrobat file 350K John Jan 29, 2014

AI - Kurzweil

AI for Fun . . . We'll get serious later

Word file 382K Steve Sep 3, 2009


Artificial Intelligence - The Singularity - 2

Word file 346K Steve Sep 22, 2009


Philosophy - Singularity 1

Word file 233K Steve Feb 17, 2010


Artificial Intelligence - The Singularity - 1

Word file 357K Steve Sep 22, 2009

AI-Slow Progress

Artificial Intelligence - What Progress ?

Word file 246K Steve Sep 22, 2009

Animal Farm

Animal Farm & Occupy Movement

Word file 190K Steve Apr 19, 2012


for thread "Understanding reality from different points of view"[http://www.meetup...­]

an image 143K A former member Sep 29, 2014

Arguments and Logical Fallacies

Word file 42K Jo Nov 7, 2006


A nice poem about dreams by Billy Collins (former Poet Laureate, who, by the way, lives in the Winter Park area for half of the year). And I also want to remind people about the dream debate audio files available in the files section of the site.

Word file 26K John Sep 13, 2008


Assignment #1 - an argument for non-physicalism The idea that consciousness creates reality has quantum support ... and also coheres with some of the things biology and neuroscience are telling us about the structures of our being. ―Ronald Green

Word file 363K Steve May 28, 2013

Bleep Short Summary

Includes discussion comments

Word file 298K Steve Oct 24, 2007


Adobe Acrobat file 278K Jo Oct 19, 2007

Book Review-My Stroke of Insight

Interview with Jill Bolte Taylor, a brain scientist, who describes the insight that she gained from a stroke that disabled her left cerebral hemisphere.

Word file 37K Steve Jul 23, 2014

Book-The Moral Landscape

The Moral Landscape Book review, comments and interview with Sam Harris

Word file 106K Steve Dec 3, 2010

Book-The Time Paradox

Notes and Reviews of The Time Paradox

Word file 110K Steve Nov 7, 2013

Boss vs. leader complete

During our discussion today we talked about whether or not "Occupy..." is a leaderless group and, I believe, found that we were using different definitions of "leader." This is mine; however, it's from a business paradigm.

Word file 21K A former member Apr 29, 2012

Brain on the Stand

Neuro-Law: Brain on the Stand A question of free-will and responsibility

Word file 111K Steve Aug 8, 2009


(contributed by Ben) In philosophy, the "brain in a vat" is an element used in a variety of thought experiments intended to draw out certain features of our ideas of knowledge, reality, truth, mind, and meaning...

Adobe Acrobat file 243K Steve Jun 25, 2014

Bullying and Irresponsible Speech

Free Speech vs Irresponsible Speech

Word file 132K Steve Sep 17, 2011


Bill Watterson quote

an image 18K A former member May 19, 2015

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