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Consumer Data Protection is a Distraction

“User data is protected by the strict privacy laws of (insert country here)”, “We don’t log your IP, trust us!” and “We provide next-generation security!” are all industry lies. Don’t fall for them. No one knows how to fully secure data on a computer let alone an entire organization. Businesses can’t protect your data. Don’t give it to them.

On Spirituality

This post serves as a guide on how to interpret my previous posts on spirituality while explaining the purpose for future spiritual writing and suggests reasons why spiritual experiences and ideas are so hard to talk about.

[Video] Atheist Debates - Argument From Design, Part 1: Order and Purpose

Matt Dillahunty refutes the argument that a god must exist because the universe requires a designer.

[Video] Atheist Debates - Argument From Design, Part 2: What Are the Odds?

Matt Dillahunty refutes the argument that natural explanations are improbable, so god must’ve created everything.

[Video] Atheist Debates - Pascal's Wager

Matt Dillahunty thoroughly refutes Pascal’s Wager.

[Video] Atheist Debates - Supernatural Causation

Matt Dillahunty discusses the difficulty of demonstrating the supernatural.

[Video] Fixing Social Media for Good

Recent events have brought the issue of social media censorship to the forefront. Luke Smith proposes federated platforms as a permanent fix for social media censorship.

[Video] TikTok - a Trojan Horse into China's Dystopia

If you’re a US-based company that endangers national security through personal data collection and manipulation of public opinion through propoganda (Facebook) you get a slap on the wrist from the FTC while the NSA pats you on the back. If you’re a Chinese-based company doing more or less the same (ByteDance) you get an executive order banning you from doing business in the United States.

[Fable] The Fable of the Dragon Tyrant

Rockstar philosopher Nick Bostrom uses fable to convince us why humanity must cure death as quickly as possible.

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