What if people run out of things to do? Automation, Basic Income and the “Purpose” problem

Imagine this. Your basic expenses are covered. You don’t need to work anymore. You have Monday to Friday free. Nowhere you need to be. Nothing you need to do. You can live (reasonably) comfortably. You have all the time in the world. Now what? With the rise of automation and technological advances, some researchers predict […]

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Soul work

I’ve been thinking a lot about the connection between mind, body and spirit.  I’ve read multiple books, research papers, TED talks and done a lot of self-reflection on my own life and the experiences I’ve had so far.  What I’ve synthesized over this diverse range of knowledge is this: We don’t want to feel pain.  […]

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Synthesizing “happiness”

Do you ever wonder why you’re here?  What the purpose and meaning of life is? Whoa! Too deep, I haven’t even had my morning coffee yet! Alright, so I don’t even drink coffee, but I do ponder these philosophical questions every once in a while.  The same internal answer always seems to appear: “Well, I […]

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