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Existentialism and Existential Threats: a Fascinating Merging of Human Thought


Kris Notaro


Ethical Technology

October 24, 2012

What happens when you mix Sartre’s Existentialism with Existential Risks? Human responsibility and being true to oneself (not lying to oneself) becomes a center point for experts, “leaders”, intellectuals, and all of rational humanity.


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Posted by CygnusX1  on  10/24  at  03:51 PM

Hear! Hear!

Concerning collective responsibility and progressive democracy..

Finland about to start Crowdsourcing to create new laws

gigaom.com/europe/online-crowdsourcing-can-now-help-build-new-laws-in-finland/

courtesy of twitter.com/WorldbankICT

However “informed” democracy is crucial for success!






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