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Issue 96: Identity and DeceptionArrow Head

The Self in the Cloud

The self in the cloud

Our identity is made up of both the inside and the outside

Charlie Huenemann
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Issue 95: Crisis and transformationArrow Head

why they killed gaddafi

Why they killed Gaddafi

Colonialism is alive and well in central banking

Ellen Brown
Article

Why we should worry about computer suffering

AI Ethics and the possibility of the extreme suffering of conscious machines

Thomas Metzinger
Article

The AI ethics hoax

AI machines having moral worth of their own is a sci-fi fantasy

Tim Crane
Article

What they won't teach you at university

The danger of group-think academics

Jules Evans
Article

The rich get richer, the poor get Bitcoin

Can Bitcoin solve wealth inequality?

Bradley Rettler
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Issue 94: Dreams of hope and jeopardyArrow Head

Irrationality of transhumanists with text

The irrationality of transhumanists

The unreasonable flaws in the movement’s big claims

Susan B. Levin
Article

Rupturing the present

When and how will the future begin?

Gerard Delanty
Article

Future Capitalism

The free market's bright future

Paul Collier
Article

Capitalism now

The dystopia is already here

Joti Brar
Article

The meaning of death

Aging is necessary for existence

Santiago Zabala
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Issue 93: Belief, hypocrisy and reasonArrow Head

the myth of pure science

The myth of pure science

The case for feminist standpoint theory

Sandra Harding
Article

Idealism, panpsychism and science

Are philosophers of mind merely speculating?

Peter Vickers
Article

Blinded by the Enlightenment

Why hyper-rationalism leads to political failure

Spencer Critchley
Article

The neo-caste system

Does an ancient system persist in Modern India?

Ashwini Deshpande
Article

An exceptionally British hypocrisy

The truth behind appeals to the great British character

Lisa Bortolotti
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