“Does the past still exist?” – Sabine HOSSENFELDER

To redeem the past and to transform every ‘It was’ into an ‘I wanted it thus!’ – that alone do I call redemption! Will—that is what the liberator and bringer of joy is called: thus I have taught you, my friends! But now learn this as well: The will itself is still a prisoner. Willing… Continue lendo “Does the past still exist?” – Sabine HOSSENFELDER

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“The End of Theory” – Byung-Chul HAN

Columbus and His Egg Bentham likened his panopticon to ‘Columbus and his egg’. By his account, the invention should be applied to all disciplinary milieus of incarceration because it promotes the exceptionally efficient surveillance of inmates. The panopticon represents a watershed in the social order: ‘What would you say, if by the gradual adoption and… Continue lendo “The End of Theory” – Byung-Chul HAN

“Contra o fundamentalismo religioso e cientĂ­fico” – John GRAY

Os fundamentalistas religiosos vĂȘem o poder da ciĂȘncia como a principal fonte do desencanto moderno. A ciĂȘncia suplantou a religiĂŁo como fonte de autoridade, mas ao preço de tornar a vida humana acidental e insignificante. Se Ă© para nossas vidas terem algum sentido, o poder da ciĂȘncia tem de ser derrubado, e a fĂ© restabelecida.… Continue lendo “Contra o fundamentalismo religioso e cientĂ­fico” – John GRAY

“A ciĂȘncia mata Deus?” – Marcelo GLEISER

O Ășltimo vĂ­deo do FĂ­sica para Poetas Ă© imperdĂ­vel! Neste vĂ­deo tĂŁo esperado, exploro a relação nem sempre amigĂĄvel entre ciĂȘncia e religiĂŁo. Qual a origem do conflito? As duas sĂŁo incompatĂ­veis? A ciĂȘncia quer matar Deus? Existem perguntas sem respostas? E a origem do universo a fĂ­sica pode explicar? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQTeJjYUL8Q Protagonizado por: Marcelo Gleiser.… Continue lendo “A ciĂȘncia mata Deus?” – Marcelo GLEISER

“Consciousness in Artificial Intelligence” – John Searle | Talks at Google

Curb your AI enthusiasm, Ray.John Searle Ray is Ray Kurzweil, renowned futurist and author of books on artificial intelligence, transhumanism, and the technological singularity. Kurzweil—sitting right up front—was the first person to raise their hand and ask Searle a question after his talk at Google. The philosopher's reply was just brilliant. Making a fundamental distinction… Continue lendo “Consciousness in Artificial Intelligence” – John Searle | Talks at Google

Blake Lemoine: Google engineer on his sentient AI claim | Bloomberg Technology

Google Engineer Blake Lemoine joins Emily Chang to talk about some of the experiments he conducted that lead him to think that LaMDA was a sentient AI, and to explain why he is now on administrative leave. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kgCUn4fQTsc RELATED CONTENT:

“Twilight of the Gods” – Peter SLOTERDIJK

What should we say to the antimodernist hysteria that has been blazing for centuries, now that it alleges that the human being would like to “become like God”? And if the answer were that, according to basic Christian doctrine, God wanted to become human, should anyone be surprised then that humans’ certainty of their distinguished… Continue lendo “Twilight of the Gods” – Peter SLOTERDIJK

“The Unsaved” – John GRAY

The certitude that there is no salvation is a form of salvation, in fact it is salvation. Starting from here, one might organise our own life as well as construct a philosophy of history: the insoluble as solution, as the only way out.E. M. CIORAN 1. Saviours The Buddha promised release from something we all… Continue lendo “The Unsaved” – John GRAY

“Aprimoramento do ser humano: notas filosĂłficas sobre o problema da diferença antropolĂłgica” – Peter SLOTERDIJK

A antropologia filosĂłfica tambĂ©m nos ensinou que o ser humano Ă© exatamente aquele ser que nĂŁo possui atributos alĂ©m daqueles que ele mesmo se atribui. O conceito da antropotĂ©cnica nĂŁo designa outra coisa senĂŁo o fato de que nenhum homo sapiens caiu do cĂ©u, que essa criatura sĂł pode ser obtida por meio de efeitos… Continue lendo “Aprimoramento do ser humano: notas filosĂłficas sobre o problema da diferença antropolĂłgica” – Peter SLOTERDIJK