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Arrow of Time, Entropy and Making Choices
Some thoughts on arrow of time and making hard decisions: Looking out into space is same as looking back in time Death is stopping time and what makes something real is the existence in that current time (Waking Life) Time destroys everything (Irreversible) as making choices eliminates other possibilities There is no right choice, is…Read More
Are we living in a simulation?
More on this subject: World Science Festival: Are We Living in a Simulation? 2016 Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate: Is the Universe a Simulation? Superintelligence: Science or Fiction? What is reality and how we construct it: with our senses or our minds?Read More
Free Will and Consciousness
“Libet, however, draws attention to earlier work according to which a short (300-ms) period of appropriate cerebral activity is required to achieve the “neuronal adequacy” necessary for a conscious experience. He proposes that the same is true of the relationship between the readiness potential, RP, and the decision to act at about -200 ms. This…Read More
Meaningful and/or happy life?
Research showed that: things do not always make us happy helping others makes it more “meaningful” whereas doing things for ourselves makes us more “happy” Baumeister, R. F., Vohs, K. D., Aaker, J. L., & Garbinsky, E. N. (2013). Some key differences between a happy life and a meaningful life. The Journal of Positive Psychology,…Read More