Tag Archives: social animals

Artificial Intelligence

AI could be considered a “machine”, like all the other machinery upon which creative societies are based. Therefore the prognostic philosophy will be the same. For more than a century it has been proposed that “machines will do all the … Continue reading

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What is Consciousness?

Consciousness and the human’s “soul” are considered indivisible. Consciousness is regarded as the all-pervading expression of the person and personality. But what is consciousness? Is it all pervading? Probably not. Humans are unaware of the greatest part of their functioning … Continue reading

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Group Capability

A great many attempts have been made to analyse the performance capabilities of humans.  It is relatively simply to demonstrated that some capabilitiesto have a genetic cause. One example is the long-distance running capacities exhibited in some individuals within some … Continue reading

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Sex: The rules of marriage.

These comments are not likely to be accepted unless there is acceptance of the postulate (in an earlier essay) that human cognitive capacities are minimal when compared with the intuitive control of human behaviour. To reinforce the concept, consider the … Continue reading

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Protective Mechanisms in Humans.

  The natural evolution of humans from dependant childhood to adulthood is one of increasing independence to the point of self reliance. This is the case with all mobile living structures. An extension of this is the powerful emotion of … Continue reading

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Cognitive and Consciousness

Interest in what is consciousness has invariably spilt across into questions of what is cognitive, and whether the two (cognitive and conscious) are the same. This is a variation on “I think therefore I am”, which concedes that they are. … Continue reading

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Profiling and Language

A recent ploy of politicians over the last half century has been to attempt to suppress “profiling”.   “Profiling” is a highly sophisticated identity recognizing mechanism. It is inherent in humans and part of an intuitive behavioural mechanism of self-protection … Continue reading

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