I think there are four different worldviews, four different beliefs in the future. 1. Nature. A world where humans coexist sustainably within the natural ecosystem. A move back to harmony between humanity and the rest of nature. 2. Humanity. A world where humanity thrives as a whole. Humanity above animals and plants. 3. Tribal. A [...]
Is anyone comfortable with their stance on free will? The more I learn, the more deterministic my view becomes, the more uncomfortable I feel. How can I square morality with determinism? How can I square determinism with the fact that I feel free?
An extract from Europe Is Lost by Kate Tempest: The people are dead in their lifetimes Dazed in the shine of the streets But look how the traffic's still moving System’s too slick to stop working Business is good, and there’s bands every night in the pubs And there’s two for one drinks in the [...]
Sometimes I struggle to want to do anything. I want to curl up and watch crap TV. I'm not sure why it happens, but it does. Sometimes I give into this urge, sometimes I don't. I wish it didn't happen, but it does.
There is only one thing that determines whether the mercurial rise of bitcoin is a bubble, and that is: will bitcoin become a widely accepted form of payment, whose value is no longer measured in $$$? The answer to this question I do not know, and probably nor do you. If it does, then bitcoin [...]
Same blog. New aims. I'm going to share ideas: Mainly short, sharp and quick, but occasionally longer and more considered. Like twitter but longer. My personal store of musings, open to the public if they care. Long form was great, short form is hopefully manageable.