Friston’s Free Energy Principle: Towards a Theory of Everything?

Between 2016 and 2018, I was a research assistant at McMaster University’s Degroote School of Business, where I was studying the growth patterns of students in a high-intensity experiential learning program called MARS Apprentice. Following forty hours of interviews and a transcript coding process, I uncovered relationships between cognitive styles and language patterns that took me far beyond the scope … Read More

Programming Mental Prosthetics

Usually, my writing pieces are longer completed projects, such as my paper on intuition, my book with a courtroom-style “proof” for God, and my recently-completed “thesis” on psychology. However, I’m going to try to get more blog posts out, and because of how many things I am juggling right now they will probably be shorter posts. Anyway, I just thought … Read More

Whispering to Machines (An AI-Human Collaboration)

Legend Article On May 11, 1997, an artificial intelligence named “Deep Blue” made history by defeating the reigning world chess champion, Garry Kasparov, in a six-game series. Ever since then, the capabilities of computer programs have continued to match or surpass human abilities in countless spheres of expertise, causing many to question whether humans will still be good for anything … Read More

The Colonized Mind

The following is the seventh chapter of my book “Industrial Society and Its Future: A Reexamination”, available on Amazon/Kindle and as a .pdf on Gumroad. “Low self-esteem, depressive tendencies and defeatism are… widespread in our society. And today’s society tries to socialize us to a greater extent than any previous society. We are even told by experts how to eat, … Read More