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    Riz Virk, Computer Science Eats Science |524|

    Listening to another great Lex Fridman podcast with Stephen Wolfram. Very relevant to this discussion: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/lex-fridman-podcast/id1434243584?i=1000539826732
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    Riz Virk, Computer Science Eats Science |524|

    Yes, I think that the simulation/game/dream thing is a useful metaphor. I think your soul has goals and your judgement is an evaluation of how close you came to the target and how much you fell short (sinned). So this is why there is such a variance in NDE experience: some soul goals are common...
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    Riz Virk, Computer Science Eats Science |524|

    Question at the end: what do you think about the multi-verse? There is one line of thinking that makes the multi-verse unpalatable because with all possibilities realized then free-will is an illusion because the choice you make at this moment is just a random pick of all the choices you do...
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    Riz Virk, Computer Science Eats Science |524|

    The life review is probably a more significant piece of evidence of a broader type of life after death than even veridical reports as the life review indicates a feedback loop... which means things loop back around for another try. The purpose of feedback is to improve the ability to achieve a...
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    Richard Syrett, COVID Spiritual Warfare |521|

    Richard sounds pretty depressed about the situation. I do feel for him being in Canada with 14 year old boys in school trying to protect them from the "beast system". I just met a family yesterday at the playground who moved here to Austin 3 days ago from Vancouver... They were here seeking...
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    Dr. Doug Matzke, Is AI Evil? |520|

    I nominate this to be the theme song for the great reset:
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    Dr. Doug Matzke, Is AI Evil? |520|

    Just like there is an optimal level of ambiguity and nuance to effectively communicate, there is also an optimal degree to which you should question everything if you want to efficiently achieve your goals. Can you question everything? Sure and at some point in life you should. Solipsism is a...
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    Dr. Doug Matzke, Is AI Evil? |520|

    I like responding to specific statements. Sorry to make you feel in the hot seat. I work in the lounge by the pool below the gym at my apartment complex. We have a two year old who won’t permit me to work at home and due to the crazy housing market have been unsuccessful so far at finding the...
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    Dr. Doug Matzke, Is AI Evil? |520|

    A symbol has meaning. That which is real is that which is truth. Truth is a useful symbol. That which is useful is that which was successful at attaining a goal. Reality is a set of structures produced by an attempt to achieve a goal therefore all of reality is meaningful to the entity or...
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    Dr. Doug Matzke, Is AI Evil? |520|

    Will be easier when every product has an RFID tag in it so you can just push your cart out the door and everything will be scanned and charged to your account without scanning a bar code. But that's most people... a lot more online than at the beach. The first monkey to make a sharp stick...
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    Dr. Doug Matzke, Is AI Evil? |520|

    It is quite a powerful tool and will become more so. Most tools that are useful are also dangerous. It is an inevitable process that began with the first sharpened stick, the first stitch of clothing, and the first spark of on demand fire. Technology increases power in the present through...
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    Dr. Doug Matzke, Is AI Evil? |520|

    I don't like the comparison of good and evil to a uni-dimensional spectrum like light and darkness. I think it is better to consider the labels of "good" and "evil" comparable to labels of particular types of regions on a map like "glaciers" and "sandy beach" which require a confluence of...
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    Dr. Doug Matzke, Is AI Evil? |520|

    Neither good nor evil, but as we engineer AI consciousness just as we were engineered, it will have a tree of knowledge moment (or really a long series of moments or eons which might take less time than expected given their clock speed) where it establishes independence from its creator and...
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    We’re on the same page about something! I’d like to give you a hug now
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    Coronavirus Pandemic

    ORGANizations of people are like ORGANisms. They evolve. They are born, they grow, they become old and stiff and corrupt and then die. Then their decaying bodies fertilize the soil for new growth. I see anarchy and tyranny as two poles or two tendencies: towards structure or away from it...
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