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Humans have wants & needs and we express our values through our actions. As we move from a more valuable A to a less valuable B, we fall off course. Our intelligence is what allows us to error correct.
This definition presupposes purposes, which we tie to our consciousness. An AI would need a purpose to say it poses general intelligence.
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Money is a universal means of exchange. A technology that is enabled by something that has the highest proportion of trading ability to its utility (gold can be used for trade but also for jewelry & chips).
Money needs 5 characteristics. It needs to be:
Long-term economic thinking is conducive to moral behavior. Low inflation helps us think long-term, allowing us to worry about the uncertain present while maintaining sanity over the future.
ex: Think of a wine maker selling wine at $20/bottle. When a Central Bank doub...
Entropy, the second law of thermodynamics, states that every closed system tends towards greater disorder. But life, as expressed through the Logos, is the anti-entropic system: we are converting chaos into order. It is an ancient religious belief but also what entrepreneurs are ...
Sovereignty is directly linked to power. A king or a state are sovereign through the power they can exert on your body. But we tend to think that our minds are free from any intervention and that we can maintain our sovereignty.
Money matters, in this situation, because they represe...
We are ideas competing with each other. We manifesting through biological vehicles, which we call bodies.
The theory came from Richard Dawkins Meme Theory: we evolve our ideas faster than our genes pushing the boundaries of biological evolution.
It is not the actual asset. It's the negotiated right to bear responsibility for an asset. And to own the fruits of exploiting an asset.
ex: when u own land it means the member of society agreed to your right of deciding to plant an orchard and to own t...
We tend to think we are living in a market driven economy but all our institution rely on a state bank that has monopoly on money. And printing money is how a state interferes and controls its economy.
But inflation, the cause of such a practice (modernly known as quantitive easing)...
Pragmatic truth exists in addition to the absolute (scientific) one. Pragmatic truth deals with the practical subjective experience. This is what markets are good for.
Markets generate 3 forms of pragmatic truth:
During the hunter-gatherer age, property was anything you could defend. Agriculture, however, allowed for economic surplus, which led to specialization & trade. For such a society to thrive property rights needs to be enforced without violence.
States appeared as production protect...
The type of money that wins in a competition (say bitcoin vs the others) will have the deepest liquidity and most network effects.
Bitcoin so far has the most active participants which make it the default alternative to gold.
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Though we all believe in a morally good true self, our definition of what's moral varies—and we define the “morally good” part of our true selves based on our own values.
Even when we strongly disagree with someone, it doesn't necessarily conflict with a belief in the true self, since the ...
One primary key to make things work out successfully is your emotional intelligence. It is the ability to be aware of, express, and control your emotions. There are times when we gave our 100% effort, but still, the goals we plan to achieve didn't go well as we expected.
An inhibited personality (shyness, nervousness, awkwardness etc.) is a muffled expression of your true personality. The cause of an inhibited personality is caused by an overly sensitive mechanism to negative feedback, or by excessive negative feedback. The purpose of negative feedback is t...
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