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by Omega
Wed Feb 24, 21:02 2016
Forum: Polls
Topic: should college be free?
Replies: 12
Views: 4380

Re: should college be free?

Certainly tuition should be free. If everyone loves philosophy, select via lottery who can be a philosophy major. And if no one wants to be an HVAC technician, then select via lottery for who must be an HVAC technician. (Or, if you desire, pick the most adept philosophy candidates to philosophize an...
by Omega
Wed Feb 24, 20:27 2016
Forum: Random
Topic: Hello
Replies: 13
Views: 1760

Re: Hello

I look for both -- but it so happens that the destination can be found by simply following along the path, yet the converse does not hold. Therefore, trying to be modest, I asked for just the latter, but will be satisfied with just the former. What if I told you there is no one right one? This would...
by Omega
Wed Feb 24, 13:45 2016
Forum: Random
Topic: Hello
Replies: 13
Views: 1760

Re: Hello

But I suppose the real problem with a GPS is that it leaves the destination up to you. And how can one know the right one?
by Omega
Wed Feb 24, 10:06 2016
Forum: Random
Topic: Hello
Replies: 13
Views: 1760

Re: Hello

Unfortunately it seems that reconfiguring the search-space of most GPS units from the spatial domain to set of possible realities is highly nontrivial. Does anyone have experience with this?
by Omega
Wed Feb 24, 9:42 2016
Forum: Random
Topic: Hello
Replies: 13
Views: 1760

Re: Hello

I have been in long pursuit of this meaning-adding mechanism, yet it is quite elusive!
by Omega
Mon Feb 22, 23:26 2016
Forum: Mixed Media
Topic: what are you reading?
Replies: 193
Views: 73605

Re: what are you reading?

I've been reading a few science fiction books by Greg Egan; my favorite are Diaspora and Schild's Ladder. The science is somewhat speculative, but also very technical and based off of solid mathematical or scientific conjecture. What I like most about the writing is that it doesn't hold your hand, e...
by Omega
Mon Feb 22, 22:49 2016
Forum: Random
Topic: Hello
Replies: 13
Views: 1760

Hello

In this world of meaningless meanings, how does one find their own way?