From: "Colin Hales" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> I'd like to see the proposed process started and allowed to find it's own
> level....if it works it'll live on...or should I say...emerge.
Yes, that's the way complex adaptive systems work...
they emerge, evolve, and adapt.
People are complex adaptive systems, and so are governments.
More about the emergence of solutions to complexity problems:
Starting today, at the Agenda
conference in Scottsdale, Ariz., I.B.M. will begin distributing 75,000 copies
of a 39-page paper written by Mr. Horn, in which he calls the current version
of the complexity problem the industry's "next grand challenge."
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Useless hypotheses, etc.:
consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
analog computing, cultural relativism, GAC, Cyc, Eliza, cryonics, individual
uniqueness, ego, human values, scientific relinquishment
We move into a better future in proportion as science displaces superstition.
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