Stop me if you've heard this: Now with self-driving cars, engineers will be faced with dilemmas. They will have to decide the answers to certain contentious questions in moral philosophy. For example, should a car go straight and hit the child, or divert and hit the man? How should the software be programmed to behave? … Continue reading No, self-driving cars don’t require we solve “trolley problem” moral dilemmas
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Is Dogma Eugenic?
My hypothesis is that dogmas raised human IQs. To explain why, I'll begin here:
One of the most powerful driving forces in evolution is called an evolutionary arms race.
Pomp and Statistics (or: 95% of reporting is wrong)
The Trump campaign, fooled by randomness, and confirmation bias
>The candidate gained a huge amount of support in the polls. We can not explain why. It is probably due to broad, abstract trends that are outside the scope of our reporting.