Click through for full sized version and red button caption. Source: Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal Of course, the upshot is that if you view humans as organic machines, it opens the door to something like robot heaven eventually working for us. We might someday build heaven. Indeed, if it should turn out that there is a heaven … Continue reading SMBC: Robot heaven
Michael Graziano has an article at The Atlantic explaining why consciousness is not mysterious. It's a fairly short read (about 3 minutes). I recommend anyone interested in this stuff read it in full. (I tweeted a link to it last night, but then decided it warranted discussion here.) The TL;DR is that the hard problem of … Continue reading Michael Graziano: What hard problem?
I took this political test, which provided the results below. For the most part, they're what I expected, although I'm mildly surprised I agreed with Jeb Bush that much. I couldn't imagine what healthcare and science issues I had in common with Ted Cruz, but it turns out he supports the legalization of marijuana, which … Continue reading Which political candidate do your views align with?