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Democratic Fair Tax

September 10, 2015 1:57 am Published by
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Premise:
The tax system is broken. Money is spent on wasteful things while neglecting crucial items such as infrastructure. People are unhappy with the bizarre structure of income tax. As a result, many many many people are simply refusing to pay. The entire system is broken.

Presidential Competency Litmus Test

July 22, 2015 3:59 am Published by
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These are three leadership philosophies that are obvious and should be easy to agree with. Anyone who does not believe in these 3 simple ideas is not suitable to lead a modern enlightened civilization. Anyone who does not agree with these 3 things will prove themselves to be too self-interested or incompetent to lead a nation.

Simba, laying in the grass at night

Requirements for a Successful Space Empire

July 17, 2015 4:49 pm Published by
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1. Faster-Than-Light Travel & Communication

Objects in space are very far apart, so this is an obvious requirement. Without faster than light travel, it would take too long to go from point A to point B, people would die in the interim and the goal of the effort would be forgotten.

artist rendition of a neural network

What is Consciousness?

June 7, 2015 8:52 pm Published by
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Watching some interviews about “What is consciousness” with neuroscientists, this guy David Eagleman who seems really sharp explains why we chase materialism theories, that is that the squishy brainstuff is where consciousness hides, even tho it doesn’t make much sense, but we chase it because we have all this evidence of damage to this area causes these changes in people.