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Determinism Realism

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Determinism

Determinism posits that the universe is well-structured, orderly, and thus predictable. It assumes that there are regularities, which scientists tend to call “laws,” which always apply.

REALISM: a concern for fact or reality and rejection of the impractical and visionary.

VISIONARY: thinking about or planning the future with imagination or wisdom.

CREATIONISM: the action or process of bringing something into existence.

The Mathematics of Determinism

Benford’s Law

Benford’s law (also called the first digit law) states that the leading digits in a collection of data sets are probably going to be small. For example, most numbers in a set (about 30%) will have a leading digit of 1, when the expected probability is 11.1% (i.e. one out of nine digits). This is followed by about 17.5% starting with a number 2. This is an unexpected phenomenon; If all leading numbers (0 through 9) had equal probability, each would occur 11.1% of the time. To put it simply, Benford’s law is a probability distribution for the likelihood of the first digit in a set of numbers (Frunza, 2015)

Benford’s law doesn’t apply to every set of numbers, but it usually applies to large sets of naturally occurring numbers with some connection like:

  • Companies’ stock market values,
  • Data found in texts — like the Reader’s Digest, or a copy of Newsweek.
  • Demographic data, including state and city populations,
  • Income tax data,
  • Mathematical tables, like logarithms,
  • River drainage rates,
  • Scientific data.

The law usually doesn’t apply to data sets that have a stated minimum and maximum, like interest rates or hourly wages. If numbers are assigned, rather than naturally occurring, they will also not follow the law. Examples of assigned numbers include: zip codes, telephone numbers and Social Security numbers.

 

Is Benford’s Law proven?

In 1995, the phenomenon was finally proven by Hill. His proof was based on the fact that numbers in data series following the Benford’s Law are, in effect, “second generation” distributions, i.e. combinations of other distributions.

Price’s Law

Price’s statistical law states that 50% of any given result is generated by the square root of the number of those who contribute to it.

There are many examples of this universal law. Five composers generate 50% of classical music sales and only a small part of their works contribute to this success

Pareto Principle

Originally, the Pareto Principle referred to the observation that 80% of Italy’s wealth belonged to only 20% of the population.

The Pareto Principle says that 80% of the work is done by 20% of the total number of people doing the work.

At first glance, this seems different than Price’s Law, but that is only because Price’s Law is scale dependent; as the number of players increases, the difference disappears and the two principles converge.

It specifies that 80% of consequences come from 20% of the causes, asserting an unequal relationship between inputs and outputs.

The Pareto principle in time management states that 80 % of results will come from 20 % of your effort.

Jordan Peterson - Price's Law

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What You See Isn't Real. This is Why | Thoughty2

Length 18:43 | Mar 20, 2020

 

This Scientist Proves Why Our Reality Is False | Donald Hoffman on Conversations with Tom Bilyeu

Length 2:24:21 | May 28, 2020

Most of us believe we perceive reality as it generally is, with perhaps some slight distortions. But mathematical models based on natural selection suggest that our strongest intuitions may be false. On this episode of Conversations with Tom, Donald Hoffman and Tom Bilyeu discuss the fascinating possibilities that stem from the theory that evolution gave us the equivalent of a desktop interface that hides the real truth from us so that we can take effective action. They discuss the nature of consciousness, free will, space-time, causality and the self.

SHOW NOTES:

  1. Most of us believe that we see reality as it is. But we don’t. [1:14]
  2. Donald describes how mathematical game theory explains natural selection [3:42]
  3. Donald talks about a game he created to simulate evolution [9:33]
  4. Seeing the truth and seeing what you need to survive are very different things [13:51]
  5. Evolution gave us the equivalent of a desktop interface, not the truth [18:11]
  6. Every creature has a different user interface and perceives a different reality [24:57]
  7. Science progresses because we push our best theories to their limit [29:05]
  8. If we let go of logic and reasoning, then we have nothing left [32:10]
  9. There will always be unprovable truths. You can never know it all. [35:14]
  10. Evolution has created various forms of virtual reality [39:40]
  11. Donald describes the process by which you “see” an apple [42:05]
  12. Evolution tells us that the language of space and time does not describe reality [47:53]
  13. Donald proposes that reality is a vast social network of conscious agents [49:39]
  14. A conscious agent creates their interpretation from their experiences [53:32]
  15. What is consciousness? [57:12]
  16. What does a conscious agent need to do? [1:00:49]
  17. Donald and Tom discuss fascinating cases of split-brain patients [1:08:13]
  18. If your visualization tool is very good, it can focus on finer and finer detail [1:11:36]
  19. If space-time is doomed then is causality doomed as well? [1:22:17]
  20. Tom and Donald discuss the nature of cause and effect [1:24:35]
  21. Donald discusses free will and its relationship to cause and effect [1:28:01]
  22. The self is a construction just like space and time [1:30:27]
  23. You can never experience yourself choosing [1:39:15]
  24. Donald describes the experience of realizing that he is just inside a VR headset [1:40:01]
  25. What created math? [1:44:53]
  26. What’s the difference between math all the way down and turtles all the way down? [1:50:25]
  27. Tom and Donald discuss the double-slit experiment in physics [1:56:18]
  28. Donald talks about his wife and his marriage [2:01:49]
  29. Donald and Tom discuss the possibility of taking off the headset [2:03:10]
  30. Donald and Tom discuss why they haven’t used psychedelics [2:07:10]
  31. Since space-time is doomed, what’s next? [2:13:27]

 

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Length 28:06 | May 24, 2018

Is there an 8-dimensional “engine” behind our universe? Join Marion Kerr on a fun, visually exciting journey as she explores a mysterious, highly complex structure known simply as ‘E8’–a weird, 8-dimensional mathematical object that for some, strange reason, appears to encode all of the particles and forces of our 3-dimensional universe.

Physicist Garrett talks about his groundbreaking discovery about E8 which relates deeply to our reality. And Klee Irwin and his group of research scientists show why they believe that the universe is essentially a 3-dimensional “shadow” of this enigmatic E8 that may exist behind the curtain of our reality.

Length 1:18:03 | Jul 7, 2017

Jack Sarfatti stopped by Quantum Gravity Research last week to give a talk on how human consciousness is now easily understood as a natural physical phenomenon. This explanation can be tested with nano-electronic machines that will be at least as conscious as we are. The phenomenon is universal like gravity suggesting that we live in a conscious hologram universe.

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Consciousness

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Length 6:57 | Mar 27, 2020

What would it take for consciousness to defeat materialism or physicalism? This is the worldview that only the physical is real, which is the dominant view of scientists and philosophers. Here’s what it would take: our inner awareness, our experience of what things feel like, could not be explained by physical brain alone That’s it. A tall order, though.

David Chalmers is a philosopher and cognitive scientist specializing in philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, and consciousness. He is perhaps best known for formulating the hard problem of consciousness which could be stated as “why does the feeling which accompanies awareness of sensory information exist at all?”

In 1994, Chalmers presented a lecture at the inaugural Toward a Science of Consciousness conference. According to an article in the Chronicle of Higher Education, this “lecture established Chalmers as a thinker to be reckoned with and goosed a nascent field into greater prominence.”

Length 103:47 (video link set to start at 53:50) | October 1998 (Hawaii)

Terence McKenna described a great deal of what we know as Ascension, the speeding up of time, the “novelty” of the present-moment universe, what we would construe as Fifth Dimensionality, etc.

In this last video interview before his untimely death, Terence McKenna describes Novelty Theory to director John Hazard with an elaboration of its core principles involving hyper-complexification and the compression of Time.

Terence McKenna - 'Stoned Ape' Theory
Inverse (science) | Sarah Sloat | 7.14.2017

The ‘Stoned Ape’ Theory Might Explain Our Extraordinary Evolution

A scientist resurfaces a psychedelic retelling of human evolution.

 

BIG THINK | Robby Berman | 11 April 2019

The human brain doubled in power, very suddenly, 200,000 years ago. Why?

A long-ridiculed theory about humankind’s early leap of consciousness is revived.


Length 5:42 | Mar 4, 2020

In this short clip from his Royal Institution talk on psychedelics and the mind, Michael Pollan gives an example of how psychedelic drug therapy can result in profound experiences.

High Kingdom: Why Animals Take Psychedelic Substances | Alex K. Gearin, PhD

EXCERPT of external article

 

Many animals choose to repeatedly take psychedelic substances. Whether among deer, monkeys or moths, the animal impulse to “trip” is a curious phenomena that has spawned a variety of theories from the scientific community.

 

1 Goats on Psychedelic Mushrooms
2 Ayahuasca Jaguars
3 Toad Tripping Dogs
4 Catnip Felines
5 Wild Animals and the Psychedelic Impulse
6 Psychedelic Hunting Dogs
7 DMT Monkey Experiment
8 Inside the Minds of Psychedelic Animals
9 Lemurs on millipedes
10 Octopus on MDMA
11 Various animals on cannabis
12 Spiders on all sorts
13 Dolphins on pufferfish

 

ARTICLES & ESSAYS

Scientific American | Bernardo Kastrup


Consciousness may never arise—be it in babies, toddlers, children or adults—because it may always be there to begin with. For all we know, what arises is merely a metacognitive configuration of preexisting consciousness. If so, consciousness may be fundamental in nature—an inherent aspect of every mental process, not a property constituted or somehow generated by particular physical arrangements of the brain.

The Guardian | Oliver Burkeman

GetPocket.com

One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness…

Length 5:42 | Mar 4, 2020

All Things Dull And Ugly, the Lord God made them all, la la la

Genuinely intelligent observation humour on the reality of religious good vs evil.

Definitions & FAQ

ADVANCED

adjective: far on or ahead in development or progress.

 

SYNONYMS. progress, make progress, make headway, develop, improve, become better, thrive, flourish, prosper, mature. evolve, make strides, move forward, move forward in leaps and bounds, move ahead, get ahead. informal go places, get somewhere.

ADVANCED | Civilization

Kardashev scale

Typical definitions include these types traits:
Civilization is characterized by five traits: specialized workers, complex institutions, record keeping, advanced technology, and advanced cities.

ADVANCED | Free Will

Free will is the ability to choose between different possible courses of action unimpeded.

 

Free will is closely linked to the concepts of responsibility, praise, guilt, sin, and other judgments which apply only to actions that are freely chosen. It is also connected with the concepts of advice, persuasion, deliberation, and prohibition. Traditionally, only actions that are freely willed are seen as deserving credit or blame. There are numerous different concerns about threats to the possibility of free will, varying by how exactly it is conceived, which is a matter of some debate.

 

Some conceive free will to be the capacity to make choices in which the outcome has not been determined by past events.

BCI - brain computer interface

devices that enable its users to interact with computers by mean of brain-activity only

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