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    So, in your estimate, minds are some sort of...

    So, in your estimate, minds are some sort of disembodied entities floating in the astral plane, ready to come down to earth and manifest within a brain, because, well, that's how you believe the...
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    That's nothing more than a poor attempt at...

    Oh, malicious envy. Right.

    https://www.unz.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Bates-malicious-envy-table-1.png

    Who supports redistribution? Replicating and refining effects of compassion,...
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    That's not the point, as I'm sure you know.

    Don't buy from Amazon. I don't. Act like an old fogy and actually go to the store.[/QUOTE]

    That's not the point, as I'm sure you know.
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    The point is that the tremendous wealth that...

    Bezos' trajectory was parabolic; Warren's and the NDP's rhetoric is hyperbolic. Bezos and Amazon pay taxes, obviously.

    The reason Bezos's $1-billionish tax bill is so out of proportion with his...
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    I am quoting from neuroscience, experiments,...

    Better yet, you should actually consider the science instead of dismissing it in favour of your Voodoo Magic and onsider what happens to mind with chemical changes, electrical stimulation, surgery or...
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    Seems more like posturing, posing and muscle...

    Seems more like posturing, posing and muscle flexing than an actual threat to invade Taiwan, which would be a very stupid move.
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    Read it a few years ago. Fantasy fiction of the...

    Read it a few years ago. Fantasy fiction of the first century. A good read.
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    Here's an interesting article by Charles Creitz |...

    Here's an interesting article by Charles Creitz | Fox News

    ''Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man, thanked his employees and customers on Tuesday for subsidizing his Blue Origin spaceflight, during...
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    It's not the only indicator. The deception lies...

    If decades ago I was making $1000 a year and you were making $2000 a year, but now after a lot of economic development, today I'm making $50000 a year and you're making $60000 a year, then yes, "in...
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    Better yet, you should actually consider the...

    Remove the tires from your car and see how well it drives.

    That proves "car agency".

    What a horribly irrational thought.

    When you are drunk your brain does not take over.

    Your will is...
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    Well, I'd say the issue is far broader and deeper...

    And so we should prevent Branson launching himself into space by taxing all his wealth into oblivion because....[/QUOTE]

    Well, I'd say the issue is far broader and deeper than Branson and his...
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    I'm not saying the problem is recent. It has...

    See, you're doing it again. Shifting the argument to wealth inequality and saying - in effect - that if we can't fix the "rich getting richer" problem, everything else is a waste of time.

    Have...
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    Good for a percentage of people, but not all. ...

    Well that's what it's deteriorated into...a discussion about the morality of wealth itself, rather than about billionaires in space. The former can be debated endlessly. How much is too much? A...
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    Brain agency is easily tested. Apply chemical...

    So the brain wants to navigate so it doesn't just navigate it creates some thing that is aware of the world and thinks it is navigating?

    Your position is laughably absurd!

    You have no ability...
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    Overrated by whom? Perhaps those in positions of...

    I think that their power is greatly overrated. Most of them want to go to space, clean up the oceans, support the arts, and etc. How many governments support these issues? But you don't seem to...
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    The point is that there is a vast gulf in wealth...

    Therefore it makes sense to use the deceptive data because it supports your point.

    Absolute Gini is one such example--it exists purely to deceive.[/QUOTE]

    The point is that there is a vast gulf...
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    From the article; ''Income inequality is...

    Your graph is deceptive. It doesn't represent the true picture. It doesn't account for both relative and absolute terms;[/QUOTE]

    Rightly or wrongly, GINI is usually measured WITHIN one country. ...
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    Your graph is deceptive. It doesn't represent the...

    Inequality is decreasing.

    https://voxeu.org/sites/default/files/image/sala%20fig%203.JPG

    (Source: https://www.nber.org/papers/w15433.pdf)[/QUOTE]


    Your graph is deceptive. It doesn't...
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    Not even close: it is your brain that generates...

    What do you think altering 'psychological processes' entails?

    A hint, psychological processes don't exist in a vacuum.

    And what do you think is the substrata of psychological processes?
    ...
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    It was better decades ago, but the gulf between...

    Sure, that is our history...but when was it ever a good thing for the peasants who struggled to support the lords and landed gentry in their lives of luxury? Was it a fair and equitable deal for...
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    How much interest do those at the top have in...

    So according to your theory, if there had been a level of inequality that merited correction involving "sacrifice" by top "earners" -- let's say, a law prohibiting any master from owning more slaves...
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    The description of the flood includes the mention...

    A YEC explanation could be that those mountains were originally from the sea floor and were raised up... therefore only sea creatures would be found there...[/QUOTE]

    The description of the flood...
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    Sure, that is our history...but when was it ever...

    Typo; I meant to say that a high degree wealth concentration is not beneficial for society.[/QUOTE]

    Well, we've had a "high degree of wealth concentration" for the entire history of the human...
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    Typo; I meant to say that a high degree wealth...

    Yes, but that is good. Even if you are a little person when they achieve their goals, your life also gets incrementally better too. Technology advancements for the average person to travel from NYC...
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    What do you think altering 'psychological...

    Biofeedback is means and a body of information that alters the state and function of the system. There are more than a few ways to alter behaviour, some may entail therapy, professional...
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