Truth, Law of Information, Natural Law of Cooperation, Physical Law of the Universe


(religion) (read it and weep) (advances on hume, damning of rawls)

[O]ur brains are smaller than those of our distant ancestors.

With the evolution of language we were able to learn more by shared calculation: in the form of thinking and reasoning than we could by our own observation, memory, and judgement.

By communicating using language thereby transferring experience, we extended our perception, could make use of other’s memories.

But with greater perception and less individual certainty of that perception, we needed a means of judgement. Or what we call, a method of decidability.

With greater numbers, and a greater division of perception, we required even greater tools of judgement, of choice, of decidability.

We needed ‘theories’ of the good. And those theories evolve in parallel with the extent of our cooperation:
“What is good for me?” and “What is true enough for me to act?” using the criteria…

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The State of NRx and its Relation to Propertarianism


(from elsewhere)


[G]reat post. I’ve been looking for a way to riff off of someone else’s work. This is a good opportunity. Sorry if this is a bit long. I just went through the points and captured my thoughts as I went along. But I think it gets the point across.
1) Scope?
To what are you referring when referring to NRx? Do you mean Yarvin’s Critique? Do you mean the folks that claim to defend authority over arguments in that critique? Do you mean the body of people who participate in that set of criticisms and make use of those arguments? Do you mean the entire suite of arguments that suggest that the enlightenment experiment has failed?

2) —What would a small measure of success look like for contemporary reaction? —
Success would incrementally look like:…

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Spectrum Blindness: The Frequency Of Concepts, And Conceptual Networks As Production Cycles


Time Preferences form a spectrum, from the very short (high), to the very long (low) — just as do frequencies of light.

As one’s [glossary:time preference] increases in length (lowers), and the ability to perceive abstracts must necessarily increase.

As one’s ability to perceive abstracts decreases, time preference also must necessarily decrease (lower).

On average we all see a similar portion of the spectrum. Some the shorter and lower, some the longer and higher.

Concepts are the equivalent of production cycles. And concepts of different lengths are incommensurable.

Therefore human beings habituate and reinforce their time preferences, until they can no longer recognize or attribute value to concepts in the other portions of the spectrum.

At that point of habituation, [glossary:Time Preference] becomes [glossary:Time Bias].

So for genetic, environmental, cultural, pedagogical, and habitual reasons, people are effectively ‘color blind’ to different areas of the conceptual spectrum.

We cannot value each…

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Monopoly Thinking is Endemic in Democracy and Monotheism, but Not Polytheism and Propertarianism


[I] see class theory as a set of elites in each of four disciplines of only three of which produce political coercion:
1) Violence(male conservative)/Law,
2) Gossip(female progressive)/Speech
3) Remuneration (male)/Trade,
4) Transformation(male and female)/Production-Craftsmanship.

With Transformation not producing elites other than scientists (who are weak influencers). And with some groups succeeding in combining more than one means of coercion in the same group of elites. (Priest/Kings for example).

I see humans a negotiators for their part of the spectrum of the reproductive division of perception, cognition, labor and advocacy.
1) Female consumption, short term (progressive)
2) Male biased production, medium term (libertarian)
3) Male accumulation, long term (conservative)
And that through voluntary exchange we ‘calculate’ the optimum for the group, despite the fact that none of us senses the entire spectrum sufficiently to make a general judgement.

I see the creative, productive, and ‘true’ processes as merely different points…

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