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The Implications of Compression and Incompressibility

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The Problem of Indeterminism No two people are completely alike. No two roses look exactly the same. No two oranges are identical. Even as we classify the world into concepts, those classifications do not entail that two things are exactly alike. They just mean that two things might have some […]

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Dharma vs. Law

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Origins of the Modern Idea of Law Modern society is based on “laws”. These laws exist in religions, social organizations, and sciences, and they are considered “universal”. For instance, the laws of a nation apply to all citizens of a nation. The laws of a religious institution or business apply […]

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Why Sāńkhya Doesn’t Have Objects of Action

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Introduction and Overview Even a casual look at Sāńkhya reveals an apparent asymmetry in its ontology, namely that there are five sense-objects called Earth, Water, Fire, Air, and Ether, corresponding to the five senses of knowledge Nose, Tongue, Eyes, Skin, and Ears respectively, but there aren’t corresponding sense-objects for the […]