The Technological Progress “Prove It” Manifesto (Redux)

This is an article I had written back in 2015, lost it during a transition of my blog, and I have used the Wayback Machine to recover it.  It is republished here … “Redux”: I’m sick and tired of hearing the same tropes, over and over again, about some part of technological progress… “We’re really close to being able to…”…

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Three-Dimensional Thinking (Preface)

Over the next few months I will be gently (sporadically and slowly) explicating a concept I call “three-dimensional thinking.” Here is a very grain-sized 8-million foot overview (not even an overview) of the concept: 1-D thinking = static “Coke or Pepsi” thinking, where someone won’t adjust thinking even when presented with verifiable and reliable evidence.  Note that someone “changing their opinion”…

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The Great Stillness

“The Great Stillness” To the north, there is a great stillness… The glaciers have returned, the ice is no longer melting at a rate exponentially accelerated by human-created industry. They are in a state of great stillness, moving forward at a rate similar to tens of thousands of years past. The non-human animal species of the north have returned at…

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