Adventures in Aipotu: Episode 12
Questions For Discussion
- What is sophism?
- What is reductionism?
- Can you think of examples in your lives where you make decisions based
non-mechanistic or non-reductionist knowledge? For example, how do you
decide which clothes to wear, which music to listen to, which school to go
to? How do people decide on their choices in career? How do people decide
which car to buy?
- How do policy makers today make decisions? How much input do you have
into decisions they make? Ask your parents if they have any either.
- What kind of knowledge do you need to make decisions? How do you get
- How do you think society should make decisions? How do you as friends
make decisions? What do you like and not like about such decision making
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