Commented on The Anthropic Stupidity Hypothesis
First off -- there's no such thing as intelligence. Rather like the idea that we've got a direct perception of the world, or that there are fixed ideal archetypes of things (including people) this is one of those hopelessly false...
Commented on What are the big issues of 2013 going to be?
Mainstream media seems to be ignoring that the weather has reached a range of unpredictability and aridity where famine isn't an impossibility in the developed world. This emphatically applies to China as well as the US; failed monsoons instead of...