> How do we know what we know?
> How do we value one collection of bits above another?
> Those are questions that Extropians must engage and wrestle with.
"hand-waving" = Usually insubstantial words or actions intended to convince or
Useless hypotheses, etc.:
consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
analog computing, cultural relativism, GAC, Cyc, Eliza, cryonics, individual
uniqueness, ego, human values
We won't move into a better future until we debunk religiosity, the most
regressive force now operating in society.
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