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Pale Blue Dot. You must watch this!

September 7, 2010

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Hit “read more” for video of Carl Sagan’s Pale Blue Dot speech. Puts things into perspective – all our hopes and struggles and violence. This is home, we need to look after it. That is all. Advertisements

The Police

September 6, 2010

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Not having much to do at work atm has given me time to think of a few things and throw down a few notes – and a discussion on anarchism has reminded me of one of my pet peeves: the police, and those who don’t like them. The police definitely don’t get much love in […]

Reductionism, Complexity, and Personality Types

September 6, 2010

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There is a branch of psychology that classifies people into “types” of personality. There are a number of variations, but a common scheme is this: Extroversion or Introversion Sensing or Intuition Thinking or Feeling Judging or Perceiving People are in one of each of these categories leading to 16 personality types. This is classical reductionism: […]