Bombed out in space with a spaced out bomb: clips from the film ‘Dark Star’, where some deep-space astronaunts revive their captain from suspended animation to help them reason with a self-aware nuclear bomb that is threatening to explode. His advice: “Teach….it….phenomenology”. Awesome (thanks Jack, I’d completely forgotten the title of the film).
This is how to break into a maximum security international conference
Crookedtimber.org Rationality and Utility: ‘any kind of behavior…can be modeled as the maximization of some function. But it might not be helpful to think of that function as utility, or as the act of maximizing it as the manifestation of rationality.’