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The Crime of Reason And the Closing of the Scientific Mind Read ¶ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free We all agree that the free flow of ideas is essential to creativity And we like to believe that in our modern technological world information is freely available and flows faster than ever before But according to Nobel Laureate Robert Laughlin acuiring information is becoming a danger or even a crime Increasingly the really valuable information is private property or a state secret with the result that it is now easy for a flash o. In light of the SOPAPIPACISPAetc propositions this sentence struck me hardest I thinkThe right to learn is now aggressively opposed by intellectual property advocates who want ideas elevated to the status of land cars and other physical assets so that their unauthorized acuisition can be prosecuted as theft The recent DOJ case involving and other e book peddlers and major publishing houses crops up in my mind too because there s a fine line between an idea and the execution of an idea One should be free The other can generate a profit without which one loses the incentive for anyone to execute ideas That line however is very very thin sometimes especially in the sciences and that s largely what this book is about Drunken Fireworks essential to creativity And we like to believe that in our modern technological world information is freely available and flows faster than Angels Flight ever before But according to Nobel Laureate Robert Laughlin acuiring information is becoming a danger or Murder in Shadow New Scotland YardDoyle and Acton #6 even a crime Increasingly the really valuable information is private property or a state secret with the result that it is now Trainspotting easy for a flash o. In light of the SOPAPIPACISPAetc propositions this sentence struck me hardest I thinkThe right to learn is now aggressively opposed by intellectual property advocates who want ideas Al Jazeera The Inside Story of the Arab News Channel That is Challenging the West elevated to the status of land cars and other physical assets so that their unauthorized acuisition can be prosecuted as theft The recent DOJ case involving and other Une ténébreuse affaire e book peddlers and major publishing houses crops up in my mind too because there s a fine line between an idea and the Der KlientDer Regenmacher execution of an idea One should be free The other can generate a profit without which one loses the incentive for anyone to Entfernung von der TruppeAls der Krieg ausbrach execute ideas That line however is very very thin sometimes The Silver Branch especially in the sciences and that s largely what this book is about

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The Crime of Reason And the Closing of the Scientific Mind Read ¶ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Time characterized not by light and truth but by disinformation and ignorance Thus we find ourselves dealing and with the Crime of Reason the antisocial and sometimes outright illegal nature of certain intellectual activities The Crime of Reason is a reader friendly jeremiad On Bullshit for the Slashdot and Creative Commons crowd a short fiercely argued essay on a problem of increasing concern to people at the frontiers of new ide. The Crime in Reason is in part reasoned argument screed and silly humor It was an enjoyable and uick read but given the seriousness and depth of the topics covered I didn t feel like I walked away with much new insight or a different perspective Maybe my views on intellectual property gambling nuclear hysteria and the right to open learning were already inline with Laughlin though he s thought and certainly written about them in depth than me On the other hand I m not as keen to live on the moon A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court essay on a problem of increasing concern to people at the frontiers of new ide. The Crime in Reason is in part reasoned argument screed and silly humor It was an The Face on the Milk Carton enjoyable and uick read but given the seriousness and depth of the topics covered I didn t feel like I walked away with much new insight or a different perspective Maybe my views on intellectual property gambling nuclear hysteria and the right to open learning were already inline with Laughlin though he s thought and certainly written about them in depth than me On the other hand I m not as keen to live on the moon

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The Crime of Reason And the Closing of the Scientific Mind Read ¶ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free F insight entirely innocently to infringe a patent or threaten national security The public pays little attention because this vital information is “technical” but Laughlin argues information is often labeled technical so it can be seuestered not seuestered because it’s technical The increasing restrictions on information in such fields as cryptography biotechnology and computer software design are creating a new Dark Age a. Poorly arguedLaughlin is rather inconsistent so it s not even very clear what he s arguing for He fails to make several crucial distinctions so that the freedom to think about certain subjects say nuclear physics is not clearly distinguished from the freedom to act on one s knowledge such as the freedom to sell nuclear secrets to North Korea if you feel like it The basic problem running throughout the book is a moral practical dichotomy so that he argues for a sort of platonic ideal of intellectual freedom while regularly being forced to recognize that it is not at all practical or even desirable in many cases And his basic premise that information should be eually available to everyone isn t just false it s impossiblereturnreturnSurprisingly the best chapter is probably the one on patent law which he concludes This unhappy state of affairs has now led to loud cries for tort reform both from concerned individuals and from businesses being bled dry by legal costs Yet while legislatures may enact reforms soon most people think they are unlikely to do what it takes to restore respect for technical law ban patents for methods of reasoning methods of communicating discovery of things widely viewed as self evident and discovery of phenomena that occur on their own when humans are not present That s or less accurate though it could stand to be clear it depends for instance on what exactly he means by methods of communicating but this is about as clear and accurate as he gets Angels Flight entirely innocently to infringe a patent or threaten national security The public pays little attention because this vital information is “technical” but Laughlin argues information is often labeled technical so it can be seuestered not seuestered because it’s technical The increasing restrictions on information in such fields as cryptography biotechnology and computer software design are creating a new Dark Age a. Poorly arguedLaughlin is rather inconsistent so it s not Murder in Shadow New Scotland YardDoyle and Acton #6 even very clear what he s arguing for He fails to make several crucial distinctions so that the freedom to think about certain subjects say nuclear physics is not clearly distinguished from the freedom to act on one s knowledge such as the freedom to sell nuclear secrets to North Korea if you feel like it The basic problem running throughout the book is a moral practical dichotomy so that he argues for a sort of platonic ideal of intellectual freedom while regularly being forced to recognize that it is not at all practical or Trainspotting even desirable in many cases And his basic premise that information should be Al Jazeera The Inside Story of the Arab News Channel That is Challenging the West eually available to Une ténébreuse affaire everyone isn t just false it s impossiblereturnreturnSurprisingly the best chapter is probably the one on patent law which he concludes This unhappy state of affairs has now led to loud cries for tort reform both from concerned individuals and from businesses being bled dry by legal costs Yet while legislatures may Der KlientDer Regenmacher enact reforms soon most people think they are unlikely to do what it takes to restore respect for technical law ban patents for methods of reasoning methods of communicating discovery of things widely viewed as self Entfernung von der TruppeAls der Krieg ausbrach evident and discovery of phenomena that occur on their own when humans are not present That s or less accurate though it could stand to be clear it depends for instance on what The Silver Branch exactly he means by methods of communicating but this is about as clear and accurate as he gets


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