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admin    Jueves 2017-06-08 06:06:49
Rationalism and altruism Three ways in which love rationality is shown: love as an act consequence of the desire to love love as the better solution of prisioners dilemma with...

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admin    Jueves 2017-06-08 06:04:25
Human cryonization risks I have begun to consider that human cryonization has associated a high risk of extreme and lasting suffering. Imagine for a minute that cryonization w...

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admin    Jueves 2017-06-08 06:01:49
Negative utilitarianism In some way, pleasure and pain could be "traded". But some suffering is too high that can't be traded (or, is like "infinite"). But the symmetrical is ...

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admin    Jueves 2017-06-08 05:59:51
How to recognize sentience? Two errors There are two very common assumptions in the issue of consciousness / sentience that I think are wrong: It is generally assumed that "i...

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admin    Jueves 2017-06-08 05:53:30
Asymmetry between pleasure and pain I think there is no significant difference between the reasons why non-human animals whose future lives are going to be predictably negative...

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admin    Lunes 2017-05-08 01:07:14
Ethics is a masquerade, the show must go on Next I introduce the idea that ethics is a farce while there is genuine cooperation and altruism between individuals, and I make som...

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admin    Jueves 2017-04-13 03:43:28
Implications of a plausible Sentience Platonism in the prevention of suffering Even if the probability of Sentience Platonism were extremely small, while there is a higher than ...

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admin    Viernes 2017-03-24 19:22:36
Interests, preferences, pain and suffering There are people who say that we negative utilitarians are obsessed with pain, and they are right. Versión en español These people ...

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admin    Viernes 2017-03-24 19:05:01
Rationalism, empiricism and phantom extremities Versión en español publicada en el Blog de Vivelibre Apology of rationalism ... Epilepsy has historically been considered the...

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admin    Viernes 2017-03-24 19:02:31
Rationalism, empiricism and phantom extremities Versión en español publicada en el Blog de Vivelibre Apology of rationalism ... Epilepsy has historically been considered the...

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admin    Viernes 2017-03-24 18:59:51
Rationalism, empiricism and phantom extremities Apology of rationalism ... Epilepsy has historically been considered the " sacred disease " because of its connection with alte...

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admin    Martes 2017-02-07 15:20:02
Symmetry between emergentism and immersionism Emergentism and immersionism are two symmetrical metaphysical approaches or theories to describe reality. In the emergentist appro...

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admin    Domingo 2016-12-11 00:04:04
Sentience platonism Abstract I'll call sentience platonism the idea that experiences exist by themselves, regardless of sentient beings who experience them. Even if the probab...

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admin    Domingo 2016-11-06 22:17:26
Four keys for avoid existential and technological risks The four keys are: Prudence, Cooperation, Transparence and Debate

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admin    Jueves 2016-09-29 14:18:40
First ideas on Sentience Platonism "Sentience platonism": that could be the name for the idea that I tried to explain in the "open mic" at sentience conference 2016. It's one ty...

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admin    Jueves 2016-07-28 21:19:36
Is Life the Ultimate Value? A Reassessment of Ayn Rand’s Ethics We all value things. For example, we value friendships, prosperity, and knowledge. These seem to be good things a...

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admin    Jueves 2016-07-28 04:46:41
A simple mystical explanation Maybe "consciousness" is just level 1 of something that has many levels. Psychedelics, notably, sometimes can give the impression (or maybe acquint...

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admin    Miércoles 2016-07-27 23:53:59
Sentient platonism What if platonism were true? What if experiences were values of dimensions, like spatials X and Y? Which would be the implications in reducing suffering? If o...

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admin    Viernes 2016-07-22 16:19:48
What is a dream job? We reviewed over 60 studies about what makes for a dream job. Here’s what we found We reviewed two decades of research into the causes of a satisfying life ...

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admin    Jueves 2016-07-07 17:52:43
Consciousness Realism by Magnus Vinding - The Non-Eliminativist Physicalist View of Consciousness The non-eliminativist view of consciousness is the view that consciousness is...

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admin    Martes 2016-06-07 15:32:22
The sponges and buckets analogy Le me challenge you with an analogy. Imagine some buckets of water with different temperatures. Imagine some sponges in and out of the buckets. ...

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admin    Domingo 2016-05-29 17:46:11
A short introduction to free will disillusion Definitions and Refutations of Free Will There are many different ways that people define "free will". This confusion over word...

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admin    Viernes 2016-05-27 17:13:10
On the right of predators to life It appears normal that the lion should eat the gazelle. But can a lion claim that the gazelle must donate her organs – in effect, her whole bod...

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admin    Miércoles 2016-05-25 08:05:15
Value systems Value systems respond to the question "What is important?". Depending on the value systems that we prioritize, we will have one answer or another to moral issues. ...

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brian    Miércoles 2016-05-18 15:15:14
Suffering and ethics Many ethical value systems feel that extreme suffering commands particular moral urgency compared with other priorities. The agony of, say, Medieval-style t...

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admin    Miércoles 2016-05-18 14:10:32
The hedonistic imperative The Hedonistic Imperative outlines how genetic engineering and nanotechnology will abolish suffering in all sentient life. The abolitionist project is...

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andres    Miércoles 2016-05-18 13:25:09
Ontological Qualia: The Future of Personal Identity *WARNING* If you are not psychologically robust, this *may* be a memetic hazard. It talks about ideas that may affect hedoni...

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andres    Miércoles 2016-05-18 13:24:20
It isn’t only humans who should eat in-vitro meat. A lot of suffering is on the line. Should humans wipe out all carnivorous animals so the succeeding generations of herbivores...

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admin    Jueves 2016-03-17 04:55:14
Stuff that repels the attention We can think that the opposite of catching the attention is being unnoticed, but it is not true. Sex and violence catch the attention. The red th...

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admin    Domingo 2016-03-13 05:36:13
The radio metaphor explanation in the description of reality and subjectivity The reality just as it could be Apparently, we are all different kind of people who get born and di...

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admin    Jueves 2016-03-10 04:21:11
Things that repel attention

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admin    Jueves 2016-03-10 04:20:41
How to prioritize the reduction of suffering? What is the arithmetic of suffering? If we could assign a number to the intensity of the subjective experience of every sensation,...

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admin    Jueves 2016-03-03 07:08:39
What is real? The importance of point of view In my opinion, all the scientific knowledge has been built on a false hypothesis. All. This has not proved to be a big problem b...

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admin    Jueves 2016-03-03 06:17:58
Reasons to reject veganism Reasons not to be vegan: Veganism? What’s this? I ‘ve never listened talking about that topic. Stop eating animals? What do you want, that I starve...

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admin    Sábado 2016-02-20 06:34:51
Patterns, coherence, and the strange spaces of sentiocentrism ‘The Universe’s instantaneous self-destruction button’, ‘to anesthetize or to assassinate’ or ‘The undiscovered inf...

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admin    Sábado 2016-02-20 06:32:54
Duality and Uniqueness Any sane person establishes a cutting distinction between every object of the Universe: I, and ‘everything else’. I am going to call this ‘Duality’. On t...

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goizane    Domingo 2016-02-07 17:39:45
Animal consciousness in cognitive ethology In the second half of the 20th century non human animal behavior started to be studied in cognitive terms. Comparative psychologists a...

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admin    Lunes 2015-07-13 07:49:11
Map of existential alternatives to the sentient experience Sentience is: the ability to experience sensations, to have subjective experiences. Usually it is assumed that sentien...

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admin    Domingo 2015-07-12 16:58:43
Subjectivity is neither created nor destroyed, only revealed We distinguish in the barking of a dog or the meowing of a cat their expressions of happiness and unhappiness, becau...

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admin    Domingo 2015-07-12 16:40:13
Evolution as an Universal Process In the article Conservation/Entropy Domains of Free and Bound Energy, John A. Gowan says: Gravity conserves entropy; for example...

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admin    Domingo 2015-07-12 16:35:19
Life and consciousness: Phenomena originated by the electromagnetic unity? Greece, China and Minor Asia knew since very ancient times the stone called magnetite, name...

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admin    Domingo 2015-07-12 15:03:21
Synthetic theory: Crisis and revolution

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admin    Domingo 2015-07-12 14:59:32
The Mind’s Sky. Human Intelligence in a Cosmic Context Report on the book of Timothy Ferris, by Manuel de la Herrán Gascón Timothy Ferris develops in this book the following ide...

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admin    Domingo 2015-07-12 14:57:18
The Mind’s Sky. Human Intelligence in a Cosmic Context Report on the book of Timothy Ferris, by Manuel de la Herrán Gascón Timothy Ferris develops in this book the following ide...

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admin    Domingo 2015-07-12 14:54:00
Evolution of the man The human species is an animal species of Cordata type, Vertebrata subtype, Mammalian class, Primates order, Hominoidea superfamily, Hominida family, Homo ...

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admin    Domingo 2015-07-12 14:50:23
What is Real? The subjective and the objective fact The popular criterion presuppose the existence of the objective and solid fact as the generator of the doubtful subjetive ex...

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admin    Domingo 2015-07-12 14:46:41
Next of Kin. What Chimpanzees Have Taught Me About Who We Are Report on the book of Roger Fouts, by Manuel de la Herrán Gascón Chimpanzees are able to understand oral language a...

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admin    Domingo 2015-07-12 00:47:01
Biology: An old perspective

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admin    Domingo 2015-07-12 00:45:56
Talking to Michelangelo’s David or how a mathematician killed Goliat Engineering and humanities

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