Hurricane Florence

From Eric Holthaus: So, worryingly, here’s the now *likely* scenario for Hurricane #Florence: – Rapid intensification over the next 36-48 hrs to major hurricane status – Landfall in the Carolinas as a Category 4 – Stalling near the coast for up...

What is the mind?

“… mental states like consciousness are states of an entire animal and not states of its parts.” Interview with Markus Gabriel. “‘Consciousness’ is slightly better than ‘the mind’ if we separate between two types of consciousness. There are...

Rapid Climate Change: What can I do about it?

I thought about building carbon-capture machinery. I could do that. But then I thought about how that research is funded. The ONLY solution is to fill the Government with Scientists and Engineers, particularly women. Then we might be able to achieve significant carbon...