Category Archives: Philosophy

Philosophy is never too far from physics. It is in their overlap that I expect breakthroughs.

Internal and External Successes

This an addendum to this series, I want to say a few more words about success in life. If you cannot quite achieve it, what do you do? Cheat like crazy! Continue reading

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How to be Successful in Life?

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Dimensions of Success

From the first post in this series, it looks as though money is an important dimension in how we define success in life. Here is a look at other possible dimensions of success. Continue reading

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Definition of Success

In this short series, I am going to tell you something immensely useful. How to be successful in life? Before giving you my recipe, we have to make sure that we are on the same page. What do we mean by success? Here are some possible definitions. Continue reading

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Man as Chinese Room

Wrapping up this series on the so-called strong artificial intelligence with a closer look at Prof. Searle’s arguments. Continue reading

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Minds as Machine Intelligence

Is Turing Test enough of a test to detect consciousness in machines? Prof. Searle proves that it is not. I beg to differ. Continue reading

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Problem of Other Minds

How do you know other people have minds as you do? It is an unsolved problem in philosophy – the Problem of Other Minds. Before asking the question whether computers could have minds, we have to address this problem. Otherwise, how would we know even if computers actually had minds? Continue reading

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Brains and Computers

Could our brains be computer hardware and minds be software running on them? Could computers have consciousness and intelligence? Could they have minds? If they had minds, how would we know? Continue reading

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Pride and Pretention

On the dangers of achieving your goals. Continue reading

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Pursuit of Knowledge

What is your goal in life? What was mine? Continue reading

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Summing Up

A short series on my take-aways in life. Continue reading

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How Should I Die?

When my time comes bow out, how should I want to do it? Continue reading

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Why Do We Drink?

What is the relation between alcohol and superheroes? Here are some philosophical reasons to get drunk. Continue reading

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Seeing and Believing

How do you bend a spoon? You can, if you realize that there is no spoon. That there is no space and time. Continue reading

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Deferred Satisfaction

In a world gone hedonistic on us, is it wise to defer your satisfaction? What is the difference between pleasure and happiness? Continue reading

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My Life, My Way

Early retirement — wisdom or foolhardiness? You be the judge! Continue reading

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Rules of Conflicts

The last post in this series on Games that People play, this piece looks at how rules can be so designed as to generate conflicts that ensure stability. Continue reading

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Life: East vs. West

Perspectives on life a la East and West! Continue reading

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Game of Life

How to understand life in terms of its underlying rules. Evolutionarly biology first. Continue reading

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Art of Corporate War

Exploring the rules and nature of the corporate game that a vast majority of us play on a daily basis. Continue reading

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