Adam Smith on Freedom

Every man is, no doubt, by nature, first and principally recommended to his own care; and as he is fitter to take care of himself than of any other person, it is fit and right that it should be so

Metaeuphoric

This was a very interesting read: Opinions Of course, I ignored the statements that didn’t match my priors, and thus I found it to provide compelling support for my point of view.

Cool ideas about the future

http://www.econtalk.org/archives/2011/01/hanson_on_the_t.html The theory is that we’re going to develop simulations of existing brains (inside computers) before we develop artificial intelligence. And, subsequently, we’ll developed incredibly cheap simulations of existing brains (inside incredibly cheap computers) at some point not terribly far… Read moreCool ideas about the future