Mental illness is on the rise. Care is lagging and based on false premises.
On open debate versus the right not to be offended.
Why is the healthcare system failing the mentally ill?
What is considered normal depends on the cultural context.
Do we need to be morally accountable for our actions for the society and the judicial system to function?
Comments on the June 2008 issue of IEEE Spectrum about the SIngularity.
Deconstruction of the statement: “The question of free will is whether, and in what sense, rational agents exercise control over their actions and decisions.”
Removing randomness from quantum mechanics.
There is no free will. It cannot even be defined.
Maybe the original sin really was to gain consciousness (“your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil”, Genesis 3:5) which is why humans are doomed to “in pain… bring forth children”.