Psychology Video

NATURE VERSUS NUTURE: A False Dichotomy?

There are a few different ways to view the nature versus nurture debate. In this video, I discuss the three known ways to view it, and how two of these ways fail to bring about any fruitful conclusions. The nature versus nurture debate is not only a necessary debate, but it is a fruitful one.

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Law Video

Social Robots Deserve Legal Rights

Robots are becoming more and more human, especially those robots designed for human social interaction. Because of this people are becoming attached to these social robots, to the point where humans are projecting human qualities onto these robots. And since it would be inhumane for us to brutalize things which humans have begun to treat as equals, we need to extend legal protection to these social robots.

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Psychology Video

Your Irrational Fears Of A Transhumanist Future

There is a number of fears associated with the Transhumanist movement, of which are used to negate or reject the movement entirely. One of such fears the lack of conscious control over our action. I address this issue and demonstrate that it is indeed nothing more than an irrational fear.

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Philosophy Video

We Do Have Free Will

Free will is often denied. People argue free will is incompatible with determinism, because we cannot make decision freely and independent of a precedent cause. However, I argue, free will exists and is entirely compatible with determinism.

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Politics Video

Robot Rights and Transhumanism

Transhumanism and robots will not only be a problem for social custom, but also our legal system. I herein talk about some of those issues in a general fashion, which I will eventually discuss in more detail at a later date.

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Psychology Video

What Is Psychology?

Psychology is a discipline which has both referential and pragmatic foundations; it is referential insofar as it has syntactic investigations between behaviour and objects, while likewise being pragmatic insofar as it has investigations between the fit of a concept and a variable.

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Economics Video

How Monopolies Benefit Society

Monopolies are often argued to be bad for society, that is, they are nothing but greedy business which consume more than their fair share. However, I believe the monopoly, given the right societal conditions, can actually provide a massive benefit to society.

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