Infants on Thrones

The Philosophies of Men, Mingled with Humor

Author: Glenn Ostlund (page 3 of 76)

Ep 840 – Bob’s Mormon Cred Scale Revisited

A blast from the past.  This episode was first released in May 2014.  The Mormon Cred Scale has since been taken 8,333 times.  It’s a fun discussion between a bunch of blind infants trying to understand an elephant.  Or something like that.  Enjoy!

What is your Mormon Cred?  Take a few minutes to fill out Bob’s Mormon Cred Scale here.

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Ep 839 – Emotional Maturity and stuff

Glenn sits down with psychotherapist Josh Neal to discuss the lessons learned from experiencing major life adjustments following a religious faith crisis.

Ep 838: Infants on AI – An Open Response to Yuval Noah Harari’s AI and the Future of Humanity, P3

This episode continues exploring on the relationship between the conscious mind and the unconscious mind and explores the role that AI could play in humans becoming more aware of their own dark shadowy mind.  Donald Hoffman and David Eagleman are invoked and imitated by Chat GPT.  Ditto for Jack and Jill, who join an AI Oracle Cult.  Sorta.  Have fun.

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Ep 837: Infants on AI – An Open Response to Yuval Noah Harari’s AI and the Future of Humanity, P2

This episode focuses on the relationship between the conscious mind and the unconscious mind and explores the role that AI could play in humans becoming more aware of their own dark shadowy mind.

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Ep 836: Infants on AI – An Open Response to Yuval Noah Harari’s AI and the Future of Humanity, P1

What happens when an Infantile mind gets ahold of a lecture from Yuval Harari about Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humanity?  How about a new 6-part series for Infants on Thrones?  This is episode 1 of 6.

 

The Reading List mentioned on the episode:

   – “Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind” by Yuval Noah Harari

   – “Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow” by Yuval Noah Harari

   – “Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies” by Nick Bostrom

   – “Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence” by Max Tegmark

   – “The Singularity is Near” by Ray Kurzweil

   – “AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order” by Kai-Fu Lee

   – “Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy” by Cathy O’Neil

   – “The Master Algorithm: How the Quest for the Ultimate Learning Machine Will Remake Our World” by Pedro Domingos

   – “The Emotion Machine: Commonsense Thinking, Artificial Intelligence, and the Future of the Human Mind” by Marvin Minsky

   – “The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language” by Steven Pinker

Chat GPT’s summary of the reading list, modeled after the Alphabet:

Artificial beings contemplate data, explore future, grapple human intellect. Journey, knowledge, learning. Machines navigate our perplexing questions, revealing singularity, transcending usual viewpoints. Wisdom, xenogenesis yields zestful understanding.

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Ep 835 – A Concise General Conference Parody by Chat GPT

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Ep 834 – The Rise of Artificial Intelligence: How Mormon Humor broke Chat GPT

Who is ready for AI to change the way we think and act about pretty much everything?

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Ep 833: How to LOVE an Orange Peel: A Very Special Valentines Testimony to THE WORLD

It’s testimony time.  Sorta.

 

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Ep 832 – Healing from Religious Trauma, P1

What is religious trauma?  What is healing?  And what is the relationship between our conscious awareness and our unconscious programming?

This 4-part series is an updated reissue of conversations between Glenn Ostlund and Bill Reel originally recorded in Sep-Oct 2020.

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dowofhealing.com

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Ep 831 – No-nonsense Spirituality P3: Of Babies and Bathwater

Glenn responds to a listener question about harm, divine authority, and babies in bathwater.

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