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The FQXi podcast brings you the latest ideas in foundational physics and cosmology—and includes interviews with our members and other leading scientists. It's hosted by Zeeya Merali and Brendan Foster. You can contact us at podcast@fqxi.org, and follow us on twitter: @FQXi. The podcast is produced by Zeeya, and music is provided by Baltimore-based Diefenbaker.
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March 30, 2020

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The FQXi August 15, 2019 Podcast features:
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Designing the Mind -- Susan Schneider
At what point does human enhancement go too far? Cognitive scientist Susan Schneider talks transhumanism and asks: Are we in danger of accidentally destroying ourselves through technological augmentation and creating new beings in our stead? From the 6th FQXi Meeting, in Tuscany.
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Okay! Lorraine,

Finally there is a fqxi topic that could be a good fit for what you always want to talk about. You make numerous very bold assertions. Here might be a place where you can present your idea of how things work. Ignore what you don't agree with. It never helps anyone explain their own idea by objecting to some other ideology, that's about the other idea. Give a simple enough example that it can be explained on its own merits without extensive background research being...




a good question Indeed,what is a soul?

Personnaly I beleive that body mind soul problem can be solved with this. Imagine that we die only electromagnetically and so our soul continues its road.Imagine that at our death we are in the instant at this central cosmological sphere and like all turns is resynchronised in a small baby on an other planet,a brain corresponding about our step of consciousness .

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