An Email Correspondence with a Public Intellectual, and an Unsent Explanation about Confirmation Bias and the Futility of Objective, ‘Final’ Truth.

Here is an email correspondence I’ve been having with an unnamed public intellectual who is skeptical of the durability of the culturist explanations for human inequality, and who believes that the pegging of human rights discourses to dubious assumptions is an extremely dangerous thing. Professor X, I am of the fledgling intellectual breed of people… Read More An Email Correspondence with a Public Intellectual, and an Unsent Explanation about Confirmation Bias and the Futility of Objective, ‘Final’ Truth.

How Augmented Reality platforms might be used to a) end lookist discrimination (including racial discrimination), b) end the dystopic war on racism, and c) promote a sharing economy which rewards positive human interactions – those shaped by cooperativeness – rather than ego-motivated human interactions, such as cheating, extortion, and exploitation.

So, I remember getting this idea after talking to @cyborg_nomade on Twitter (aka https://antinomiaimediata.wordpress.com/), about how in the future we might just behold “3 digit reputation scores” rather than human faces, and it got me thinking… In short: I am wondering if we can develop an AR (Mixed Reality?) platform which superimposes a generic human-face-like… Read More How Augmented Reality platforms might be used to a) end lookist discrimination (including racial discrimination), b) end the dystopic war on racism, and c) promote a sharing economy which rewards positive human interactions – those shaped by cooperativeness – rather than ego-motivated human interactions, such as cheating, extortion, and exploitation.

Why People Believe in the Theory of Racial Sameness

People on either side of the “races: are they essentially the same or essentially different” dispute waste a whole of lot of mental energy engaging in bang-your-head-on-the-wall fact-mongering arguments. The ‘fact’ of the matter is that, when you inform the discussion with the fruits of the philosophy of science, there is no hard-and-fast rule for… Read More Why People Believe in the Theory of Racial Sameness