How Augmented Reality platforms might be used to a) end lookist discrimination (including racial discrimination), b) end the dystopic war on racism, and c) promote a sharing economy which rewards positive human interactions – those shaped by cooperativeness – rather than ego-motivated human interactions, such as cheating, extortion, and exploitation.

So, I remember getting this idea after talking to @cyborg_nomade on Twitter (aka https://antinomiaimediata.wordpress.com/), about how in the future we might just behold “3 digit reputation scores” rather than human faces, and it got me thinking… In short: I am wondering if we can develop an AR (Mixed Reality?) platform which superimposes a generic human-face-like… Read More How Augmented Reality platforms might be used to a) end lookist discrimination (including racial discrimination), b) end the dystopic war on racism, and c) promote a sharing economy which rewards positive human interactions – those shaped by cooperativeness – rather than ego-motivated human interactions, such as cheating, extortion, and exploitation.

Why People Believe in the Theory of Racial Sameness

People on either side of the “races: are they essentially the same or essentially different” dispute waste a whole of lot of mental energy engaging in bang-your-head-on-the-wall fact-mongering arguments. The ‘fact’ of the matter is that, when you inform the discussion with the fruits of the philosophy of science, there is no hard-and-fast rule for… Read More Why People Believe in the Theory of Racial Sameness

“Will the Alt-Right Promote a New Kind of Racist Genetics?”

In an article published in The Atlantic a couple days ago, writer Sarah Zhang discusses how genetics research is making everybody racist, implying like John Horgen did in Scientific American a few years ago, that perhaps scientific inquiry should be banned if it contradicts antiracist dogma. This latest pronouncement from one who feeds from the… Read More “Will the Alt-Right Promote a New Kind of Racist Genetics?”

Legitimate Grievances: An Open Letter to the Antiracist Establishment

I am writing you today regarding the emergence of what is being called the ‘alt-right’. In particular, I would like to express my sincerest conviction that although many ‘alt-right’ grievances fall well outside the tradition of liberal humanism and are incompatible with the multiculturalist and egalitarian values that I hold in common with you, and… Read More Legitimate Grievances: An Open Letter to the Antiracist Establishment