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Date : February 2018

POTUS Is Unhinged, Guilty, And Desperate

It’s been said that those who voted for Trump and continue to support him can’t be swayed to change their minds. It might be true; I don’t know. But I’d like to make one last attempt. If you have any dignity, any capability to reason, any sense of morality, or any respect for the office[…]

Three Years Later

Categories: Nostalgia, Personal, Religion
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Published on: 2018.02.10

Three years ago today, I announced to the world that I’m an atheist. Today, it’s difficult to relate how worried I was about the announcement. Throughout 2014, as I steadfastly wrote about my conclusion, I had regular conversations with my wife about whether I should make it public. I knew that if I made the[…]

The Odd Yet Persistent Fear That Conscious A.I. Will Eradicate Humanity

Metal Man Seen in Austin, Texas. (Copyright © 2017 by Wil C. Fry.) Some of the greatest thinkers and innovators of our time have put a lot of energy into the question of whether robots or A.I. will someday achieve “consciousness” — and if they do, what outcomes will arise? Stephen Hawking noted wisely: “Success[…]

No Single Number Defines Our Economy

Anderson Connors beat me to it. I’ve been working on this entry for a couple of months, but Anderson posted yesterday: “The Dow Is NOT The Economy”, including this helpful summary: “1. The stock market is NOT the economy. 2. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is NOT the stock market.” Like me, he was referring[…]

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