Perceiving And Responding To “Intelligent” Machine Unknowns

As also seen from the embed above, my actions and responses to recent Instagram opportunities: 12/24/1919 is obviously not my real birthday. With zero notification or options given to export my account and exit, blackmail and extortion by a human-less IG leaves zero recourse for this my choice for momentary misrepresentation. I’m open to considerContinue reading “Perceiving And Responding To “Intelligent” Machine Unknowns”

Dharma Questions: Miscellany — Part 3

This irregular “Dharma Questions” series deals with “dharma” meaning both the truth of the nature of reality and some Buddhist teachings. Amongst other things these questions can be:
• thought experiments
• borderline musings not meant to be answered
• from laziness of not contemplating or researching them yet

There’s 19 (groups of) questions. Here’s a sampling of two:

How do sankhārā [formations/mental formations/volitional formations] come from ignorance? What is the process?

How does effort for vitakka wax and wane? How does vitakka turn into, or allow, or go along with vicāra?