1. Eliezer Yudkowsky at Singularity Summit 2009 -- Cognitive Biases and Giant Risks


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    Eliezer Yudkowsky, Research Fellow for the Singularity Institute, on cognitive biases and giant risks.

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    • Just Say No! Promo


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      Promotion video for Peter Boghossian's lecture, "Jesus, the Easter Bunny, and other Delusions: Just Say No!" Watch the entire presentation at http://philosophynews.com

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      • Alan Watts


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        합리 1  합리적인, 도리에 맞는(reasonable)(↔ irrational). a ∼ plan 합리적인 계획. act in a ∼ way 합리적으로 행동하다. 이성적인, 분별 있는, 양식 있는; 이성을 갖춘; 제정신의, 정상인(sane). a ∼ statesman 양식 있는 정치가. Man is a ∼ animal. 인간은 이성이 있는…

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        • Trees and Humans and Stardust


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          Not until my Aunt Mary's Memorial did I realize that the so call "ashes" rendered via cremation was in fact "star dust" : sand : silicon : periodic table of elements : treasure Trees by Joyce Kilmer I…

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          • RISK


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            This short documentary gets into your head to explore the concept of risk and how we perceive it. Combining interviews with some of the world's foremost risk scholars, archive footage and stunning…

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            • Lawrence Weiner: The means to answer questions


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              An interview with the legendary conceptual artist Lawrence Weiner about the connection between cruelty, hierarchy and rationality. The artist must ask questions past ordinary logic, he…

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              • Heretic


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                The story of a young man trying to deal with an uncontrollable rage towards religion. (2013) Staring: Conor O'Kane, Polly Wolf, Adam Leonard-Burns, Matheus Guimaraes and Richard Ritchie. Music:…

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                • 'Religion & Science' by Albert Einstein


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                  What did Albert Einstein think of God, Religion, Faith? Albert Einstein is arguably one of five (perhaps three) most important thinkers in Human History. Not unsurprisingly, Christians are fond of…

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                  • Metacognition


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                    Skeptics have one defining characteristic... they tend to think a lot about thinking, a process known as "metacognition". Although the human mind is capable of incredible acts of abstract reasoning,…

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                    • Sanctum Santorum


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                      Dalits who were oppressed and treated as "untouchables" by Hindu society for thousands of years today reject superstition and blind faith. This song and performance by the Kabir Kala Manch (KKM) was…

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