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  1. Oct 2016
    1. In effect, saturation is a kind of perceptual confidence that hue accurately symbolizes the spectral composition of a color.

      No. All our color representation systems are based on metameres, if this were true it wouldn't work. What is true is that we can distinguish all the pure colors from each other. But once you have the ability to mix two or three colors, you can represent many of the pure colors and all of their combinations.

  2. Nov 2015
    1. If someone gave you a perfect simulation of today’s world to play in and told you that it’s all fake with no actual consequences—with the only rules being that you can’t break the law or harm anyone, and you still have to make sure to support your and your family’s basic needs—what would you do? My guess is that most people would do all kinds of things they’d love to do in their real life but wouldn’t dare to try, and that by behaving that way, they’d end up quickly getting a life going in the simulation that’s both far more successful and much truer to themselves than the real life they’re currently living.

      This seems a whole lot like what happens in MUSHs, especially ones with easily replaceable identities.

  3. Oct 2015
    1. emotions arise from ongoing, implicit appraisals of situations with respect to their implications for one's goals

      (basis of NVC?)

    1. Sometimes emotions give us valuable information, and sometimes our emotions don't behave the way we want them to.

      Those two groups are non-exclusive.