TESCREALism. Has The Silicon Valley Ruling Class Gone To Crazy Town? Émile Torres in conversation with R.U. Sirius
Émile Torres and R.U. Sirius scrutinize the eccentricities and extremities that have become associated with Rationalism. They delve into the meanings, practices, ethics, and applications within Transhumanism and Singularitarianism.
Against Contractionism: Enabling and encouraging open minds, rather than constricting understanding with blunt labels
Have you been alarmed by the recent description in Mindplex of TESCREALism? You’ve been taken for a ride. TESCREALism is a lazy concept which dangerously contracts the possibilities of thought.
Meaningful Mental Capital
It is not difficult to get people's attention, but it is difficult to get their meaningful attention. Henriq C explores paths that can facilitate universal and decentralized value generation.
Mindplex Podcast: Episode 5 | Jim Rutt - On Game B
Jim Rutt joins co-hosts Ben Goertzel, Lisa Rein and Desdemona Robot, to discuss “Game B” - what it is, why we need it, and how we might get there.
Mindplex Pubcast: Episode 7 | What Does Indigenous Wisdom Say About the Singularity?
Tyson Yunkaporta and Megan Kelleher join Ben Goertzel and Lisa Rein to discuss some of the unlikely places where Indigenous philosophy often finds itself, such as blockchain governance.
Jim Rutt on “Game B” and Complex Systems | Highlights from Episode 5
Jim Rutt explains how “Game B” uses a “complex system perspective” that makes it impossible to predict exactly how “Game B” “Proto B Communities” might emerge and evolve.
Bursting out of Confinement
Could a powerful AI superintelligence escape from confinement imposed by its human creators? Related question: Could humans escape from our own universe to meet the “simulators” who created us?
How To Escape The Matrix ft. Johnny Shekinah | Highlights from MCP Episode 2
Johnny Shekinah, CEO of Mandala, discusses Mandala's dream of helping people find who they really are, and how best Mandala can create a doorway for people to escape the Matrix.
Tyson Yunkaporta On Indigenous Ways of Thinking | Highlights From Episode 7
Tyson Yunkaporta, author of the book Sand Talk, explains a few of the different Indigenous “ways of thinking” that seem more developed in Indigenous culture than in western culture.
Megan Kelleher on an Indigenous Approach To Kinship | Highlights from Episode 7
Megan Kelleher explains an Indigenous approach to kinship, ancestors, place, and country.