Noam Chomsky: Elon Musk’s Neuralink won’t work!…


Date: September 02, 2020

01) Noam Chomsky: Elon Musk’s Neuralink won’t work!


“#NoamChomsky #Descartes #MarvinMinsky Noam is one of the the most cited scholars in history and it is impossible to ignore his opinions. You may differ with many of them, as I do. But you cannot simply ignore him. Therefore, I was fascinated by Noam’s ideas on the Turing test and its connection to, and implications for, Musk’s Neuralink. It was in-depth, despite his overarching consonance with Turing’s view: “The question whether machines can think is too meaningless to deserve discussion” to which Noam adds “It’s kind of like asking whether submarines can swim.”

Noam’s thoughts on Elon Musk’s Neuralink project aren’t a secret (https://www.inverse.com/article/32395-elon-musk-neuralink-noam-chomsky) but he goes into a more nuanced account of neural nets and the pursuit of cognition in our discussion.”

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Capitalism Hits Home: Why do 38% of Americans support Donald Trump? – Part 2…


Date: September 02, 2020

01) Capitalism Hits Home: Why do 38% of Americans support Donald Trump? – Part 2


“In this part 2 of 2, Dr. Fraad contends that there is a class war. in America. The majority of Americans are losing. What does that mean economically, socially, politically and psychologically? How are people beginning to fight back?”

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Ryan Grim: Ed Markey BLOWS OUT Kennedy, ‘All Bets Are Off’ In Rebuke Of Pelosi…


Date: September 02, 2020

01) Ryan Grim: Ed Markey BLOWS OUT Kennedy, ‘All Bets Are Off’ In Rebuke Of Pelosi


“Director of Strategic Communications for the Trump Campaign, Marc Lotter, discusses the campaign’s lack of TV ads. He also shares his thoughts on Drudge’s reporting on the President’s health.”

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Being Sexually Attracted to Minors: Sexual Development, Coping With Forbidden Feelings, and Relieving Sexual Arousal in Self-Identified Pedophiles…


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Date: September 01, 2020

01) Being Sexually Attracted to Minors: Sexual Development, Coping With Forbidden Feelings, and Relieving Sexual Arousal in Self-Identified Pedophiles

“Abstract

This article aims to provide more insight into pedophilic attraction and risk and protective factors for offending in nonclinical pedophiles. Fifteen participants were interviewed about sexuality, coping, and sexual self-regulation. Many participants struggled with acknowledging pedophilic interest in early puberty and experienced psychological difficulties as a result. Furthermore, many committed sex offenses during adolescence when they were still discovering their feelings. Early recognition of risk factors and early start of interventions seem vital in preventing offending. Moreover, results suggest that risk for offending can be diminished by creating more openness about pedophilia and by providing pedophiles with social support and control.”

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