Posted on November 30, by Scott Alexander I. If the world was created by the Invisible Hand, who is good, how did it come to contain so much that is evil? Can he expect to get rich?
I suspect this is happening.
So society averages out at average. So maybe culture is a kind of averaged-out manifestation of IQ, which is not that bright as some have suggested. Looking around, that seems to make Warren buffett tax essay. We should be skateboarding on Mars by now, for example, yes? Or have nuclear fusion and nuclear fission waste all taken care of by now, everything all neatly decommissioned?
We should be working far less by now, with no wage-slaves, poverty or illusions of democracy. We should be living in a kind of Frescoesque Venus Project World by now, no?
Doing art, music, philosophy, leisure, mountain biking and hiking in the trails, swimming in the pristine local waters of happy fish and making love beside a knocked-over tray of tea-and-crumpets? We are living with climate change and ceaseless arguments about it; with ecosystem despoilment and depletions and Fox News.
In the physical and spiritual manifestation of a IQ world. We are still stuck in an evolutionarily determined predator-prey situation in which the most successful predatory top 0. The vast majority of the human ape species are utterly incapable of competing for scarce resources and subsistence with the emergent new species last human invention of intelligent systems and its accelerating capabilities.
So lots of people will be lost and there will be relatively little economic incentive or resource opportunity to save them. But I think there will be enough resources, technology, and intelligence to support a much smaller, smarter, and enhanced group of humans or human-machine hybrids. And this is what Yuval Noah Harari says in that article you linked to.
Money is the most successful story ever. You have the master storytellers, the bankers, the finance ministers telling you that money is worth something.
Try giving money to a chimp. I would consider that an enlightened objective under the emerging circumstances and worthy of evolutionary survival, adaptation, and some form of reproduction cloning, sexual, Transhumanist immortality, or otherwise.
There will be more walled cities with those inside tuning out what happens outside. Do I think humans can be ethical and compassionate?
But we are also capable of dehumanizing the enemy in order to kill them. We come up with justifications for our behaviors. I do hope, however, more people listen to the Pope.Billionaire investor Warren Buffett, who did not support the Republican plans to cut taxes, told CNBC on Monday his Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate stands to benefit from the new corporate rate.
March (This essay is derived from a talk at the Harvard Computer Society.) You need three things to create a successful startup: to start with good people, to make something customers actually want, and to spend as little money as possible.
I have long called myself a social conservative. I think it is very important to have standards for behaviour (etiquette) and defined roles.
The problems with this system is not that it exists, but the lack of flexibility and the value placed on them. Warren E,buffett, Essay Words | 4 Pages Case 1: Warren Buffet Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
is a famous company which also involves in . And if anyone can figure out decent ways for a Robin-Hanson-ian em-clan to put together a similar sort of internal legal system for its members, and can describe how cultural-evolutionary pressures would lead em-clans to tend towards any particular systemic details, I would love to read about it.
The job of a leader is to go first, to extend trust first. Not a blind trust without expectations and accountability, but rather a "smart trust" with clear expectations and .