The Nature of Reality

The question was posed to me:

Is pi – the ratio between the circles circumference and its diameter – a constant approximating 3.14159? How can we be certain that math is ever truly “right”?

As it just so happens, we can be certain that it isn’t. Most of math is in fact wrong.

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Human Evolution/Extinction and Technology

I have argued before that humanity has reached a pinnacle of evolution and will not continue to evolve. (See: Human Evolutionary Dead-End)

It occurs to me, though, that we are in fact heading in the opposite direction. We are going to de-evolve, at least in the sense that our negative genetic characteristics will eventually dominate our positive ones. Our survivability as a species will taper off and decline. We are heading for a slow extinction brought on by technology and science.

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