Philosophy

There Is No Political Solution

In the end, there are only technological solutions. That means you don’t have to worry about politics as long as technology keeps progressing. Politics is a problem.  Technology finds ways of eliminating problems.. ALL problems. Got a problem moving things? Man invents the wheel.  Got a problem adding things?  Man invents the calculator.  Got a…

Fascinating Discussion of Cell Membranes As Liquid Crystal Computers

Tom Campbell, physicist (formerly with NASA), and Bruce Lipton, biologist (author of The Biology of Belief),  present a wonderful discussion on the nature of cellular biology and its relationship to consciousness and quantum mechanics.  They propose the theory of a digital reality, rather than a continuous reality, as an explanation for time and movement, as well…

Casino Justice In A Free Society

For those of you who are unfamiliar with how a justice system in a free society would most likely operate, take a moment to view this video by economist David Friedman.   It goes over the basics of how a justice system in a free society would operate.  For the rest of the article, I will assume…

What Quantum Mechanics Says About Conciousness

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“Science vs. religion is a very recent forced choice that the founders of quantum mechanics would have never recognized, much less accepted.” - Juan Miguel Marin “The full meaning of life, the collective meaning of all human desires, is fundamentally a mystery beyond our grasp. As a young man, I chafed at this state of affairs.…

The Question Libertarians Supposedly Can’t Answer

“If your approach is so great, why hasn’t any country anywhere in the world ever tried it?” writes Michael Lind of Salon.com. Supposedly this is the great impossible question which entirely refutes the efficacy of a free and voluntary organization of society.  Lind argues in his article that, since no nation has ever tried it, it…

A Neurosurgeon’s Journey into the Afterlife

Eben Alexander III (born December, 1953 in Charlotte, North Carolina) is an American neurosurgeon and the author of the best-selling Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon’s Journey into the Afterlife, in which he describes his 2008 near-death experience and asserts that science can and will determine that heaven really does exist. You can purchase the book here. You can purchase the audio-book here. Alexander contracted an extremely…

The Funding of Public Works In A Free Society

This idea just struck me.  It’s so obvious that it probably flies right over most people’s heads. Lotteries. Lotteries in a free society would not be run by a state monopoly.  Anyone could start up a lottery.  Right now, the state takes a massive chunk of lottery proceeds for itself.  That money could be going…