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The history of philosophy is to a great extent that of a … clash of human temperaments. Undignified as such a treatment may seem to some of my colleagues, I shall … take account of this clash and explain … … Continue reading

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commodification same hopes & desires same choice of stores the same houses and the same decorations in those houses EFFICIENCY fruit from the other side of the world part II Do our sexual norms derive from the invention of chimneys … Continue reading

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The shape of the continents depends on the global temperature. (Cold locks ice in polar caps.) Google “Morse theory”. The price of housing always rises, until it doesn’t.  You develop a system of habits to discipline yourself; maxims for self-motivation; … Continue reading

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The Self

This week I posted different viewpoints on The Self. Particularly I’m interested in self as a function of inputs. Just as the size of eyes a fly is born with is a function of the temperature of the eggs, so too, … Continue reading

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Even the beneficiaries of hypertrophy have found it difficult to cope with extreme cultural change … they are sociobiologically equipped only for an earlier, simpler existence. Where the hunter-gatherer fills … one or two … roles out of … several … Continue reading

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I don’t feel that it is necessary to know exactly what I am. The main interest in life and work is to become someone else that you were not in the beginning. If you knew when you began a book … Continue reading

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Not saying I agree with this classification … but consider it a more topologically complex alternative to the ≅ℝ² picture of {positive vs negative affect} ⨯ {high/low energy} used in the “Miller mood map”. I’m not even sure if that’s the correct term for the ≅ℝ² story … Continue reading

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