Monday, July 25, 2011

The Structured Use of Randomality

Derived from Comments made to : Neither D or R by Wm Jas

This seems like ( upon greater reflection ) a much more interesting consideration than i originally granted it.
What needs to be done is to define a continuum of How Determinism & Randomality may be mixed together in various ways.

i continue to believe that this isn’t going to help The Problem of Freewill one iota, but i also believe that there are several distinct classes of how randomality may effect a classical deterministic model.

The Continuum would consist of a Perfect & Simple ( Dominoistic ) Determinism
on One Side ( On The Left ) And Perfect Randomality on The Right Side.
Holistic Determinism, When Every Particle in The Model is Affecting Every Other Particle, Via Instantaneous Forces, would be at The Middle.

A Holistic Deterministic Universe, with Forces acting at The Speed of Light Would be Just to The Left of That. ( Very Close to Our Observed Reality )

What really got me going on this ‘ReConsideration’ was that i thought of an Example, that i’d played around with on The Computer, that would satisfy this Definition; Of An Orderly Structure that ‘Evolves’ with A Distinct Random Element regularly interjected into it.

The Orderly Structure Contains ( Constrains ) The Randomality,
So that, In this Example, The Structure ( Overall ) is Not changed in The Least.
If The Random Element was replaced with The Fibonacci Sequence, or any other Mathematical Series, The Net Result would Look Pretty Much The Same.
Indistinguishable from one another if you stepped back from them.

The Example that i’m thinking of for this case;
Would be to arrange any number of Dots on A Field, ( 3 is Clearest ),
( In roughly a Circular Form, with an Open Space in The Middle )
Then Randomly Select an (x,y) Coordinate inside this space, Position (A)
- Start of Loop -
And Additionally Randomly Select One of The Other Dots,
Previously Defined, Position (B)
Then Apply The Simple Rule, of Determining The Point, One Half of The Distance from Your Original Position (A), To Position (B) And Placing a Dot There.
This New Dot is Now Position (A)
- Repeat Several Thousand Times -

( The One Half Rule can be any Fractional Value,
So long as it’s The Same amount of Each Itineration )

The Result will be ( ± ) a Sierpinski Triangle ( The Triangle of Pascal, Modulo 2 )

Vaguely Like this :

Sierpinski Pyramid (version 1)

Borrowed from : YoyoBandalore's Flickr Album ( without Permission ! )

i am also fascinated by Chaos, which i understand to be Orderliness of such a extreme complexity, that it is indistinguishable for Randomality.
Curiously; These Chaotic Systems Are completely unpredictable when examined in small boxes, but when you allow them to run around in The Back Yard, and Film them with a Time Lapse Camera, They reveal a Very Distinct ‘Macro Pattern’ of somekind.
What is so remarkable about these Chaotic Systems is that they are able to Return to Their ‘True Nature’ while Internally, They seem Completely Random.

This also brings to mind Scanning Electron Microscopic Pictures of Some QuasiRegular Crystals. These are Crystal Formations in which A Regular Pattern is Revealed, But can only be Examined at a Comparatively Large Scale.

A ‘Normal’ Crystal, like Salt or Diamond, will look like Salt or Diamond, at Whatever Scale you Examine Any Number of NaCl Molecules or Carbon Atoms.

But a QuasiCrystal will look like one thing, such as a perfectly flat plane for several thousand atoms, Then Suddenly manifest itself as tower structure, then return to The Plane, and Then after awhile, Make another Tower, exactly like The One that we just examined.
What is Amazing ( ? ) is that The ‘Instructions’ for how to make The Tower, were hiding in The Flat Plane.
All The While that The Atoms were laying there so peacefully flat, They were counting off how many atoms from The Last Tower, before Starting a New One.
How can they do that?
Are they all just a teeny tiny bit out of angular registration,
or is there a musical tone that they are holding onto, that contains that secret information?

Is this sort of thing Extremely Common?
Is there ‘Secret’ Information hiding in Everything?
Layers & Layers of ‘Causal Determinism’ that is hiding from view.

So that besides The Holistic Interactivity of All The Particles in The Universe ( Pretty much so ) Interacting with Each Other,
There is Another Layer of Causal Determinism hiding inside All These Particles, That are telling them how to create MacroScopic Objects & Effects.

The point being;
If you’re sure that ‘Randomality’ is Necessary to Create The Complexity of The Observed Reality;
That’s probably not necessary.

Recursive Chaos is Completely Orderly;
But is Indistinguishable from Any Theoretical Randomality that you might wish to Imagine.

And how does this help Freewill?
Not in The Least.

Given all The Information that’s Available;
The Only Way that Freewill makes sense,
Is to Equate it with Autonomy,
And Define The Universe itself as Autonomous,
And Then Claim that Every ‘Node’ of Consciousness
Is Sharing The Autonomy & Freewill of The Universe.

Sharing Autonomy may sound like an oxymoronic statement,
But it also seems to make sense in a perfectly kooky kind of way.

But it still doesn’t allow for Deterministic Determinism.
That is something that no Example of has ever been observed under Laboratory Conditions.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Intelligent Determinism

Intelligent Determinism ( or Deterministic Determinism ) = FreeWill

Various Marginally Edited Chaotic Thoughts
by Wanda Louise Campbell

This ( Half Baked ) Proof for Freewill brings to mind The Cartoon by Sidney Harris
In which The Distinguished Professor is Standing before A Blackboard;
One side of which is covered with Incomprehensible Calculations
& The Other side of The Board is Also covered with Complex Equations,
And between them—
The Professor has scrawled; ‘And then A Miracle Occurs’.

It has recently occurred to me What Miracle for Freewill is Required,
And How it may be Presented.

The Problem of Freewill is fairly easy to Outline.
The Universe as we experience it; Is Governed by A Orderly Structure which is routinely referred to as Cause & Effect.
This is also thought of as Determinism.
The Problem for Freewill is that if The Decisions that we Make are answerable to Cause & Effect, That pretty much nullifies Freewill.
One Solution is Introduce Quantum Mechanics and suggest that Randomality plays a part in our Decision making, But That nullifies Freewill as well.

Freewill requires that there is ‘Deliberate Intent’ that is Directed by An Autonomous Agent.
Regretfully; There are no examples of this that may be Examined or Verified,
Other than our own insistence that we’re doing it all The Time.
But our Brains; The Source of Our Minds, is made up of Chemicals in little bags, that are pushed around by tiny static charges that get their instructions from How The Universe Works.
Some Featherless Parakeets would like to believe that Our Minds are actually Ghosts that are trapped inside The Robots that we Call People. As such; The Ghost’s make all of our Autonomous Decisions— But there is a small problem with this.
This model simply pushes The Mechanics of Decision making out of The Mechanical Claws of The Meat Bags, Into The Fluffy Paws of some Spiritual Realm that must be :
Either Orderly or Disorderly; Just like The Physical Realm.

One Feeble Solution is to simply assert that The World we Perceive is Not The True Reality, And that The True Reality is So Very Different from Our Perceived Reality, That These Dichotomies of Order & Randomality, That we are sure are UnAvoidable— Are Illusions.
The True Reality; Which is forever Unknowable to us;
Has a very simple solution for how Freewill, Consciousness & Local Autonomy really work.

Let us Define our Terms a little.
While Freewill & Local Autonomy may be Illusions.
We really do ( ? - Don’t we ) Experience Consciousness.
It may be that This Consciousness doesn’t do anything,
As; If all our thoughts are generated by The Mind ( Either within Our Brains or Souls )
and Then Experienced by our Consciousnesses, The Consciousness doesn’t have anything to do with Creating Those Thoughts, It only Experiences them.
That would be very annoying.

Let us attack this dilemma from a different direction.
One things that very much disturbs me; Is that there is Order in The Universe.
Why isn’t The Universe Random?
The most troubling thing about An Orderly Universe;
Is: Why Are All The Electrons Exactly The Same as One Another?
Granted; We’re making a lot of assumptions here, Principally about our understanding of matter & such— But Starting with The Elemental Axiom that The World is Pretty Much The Way we Experience it; Then: Where are all these Electrons getting their Instructions from; To all behave in exactly The Same Way?

This is so troubling that i’m going to jump past it.
Let us allow that there is something like; ‘The Bottom of The Universe’.
This has variously been called;
The Dao, Prana, Mana, Qi, The Holy Ghost, Odic Forcem, Morphic Fields, The Standard Model + Gravity, The Kitchen Floor, Yesod, The Akasha Pasture;
or The Ξ.0 Continuum.
It is Ruled over by The Troll Queen.
For what purpose; That is Another Wonderful Question.

But let us allow that this Kitchen Floor exists;
And from it; The One Tiniest Peanut is Multiplied to Fill The Universe,
And By Some Miraculous Rule that Governs it; It forms Quarks & Leptons,
Which combine to make Electrons & Neutrons & Photons & Such...
And They Follow Their Instructions which we call Physics & Chemistry.

From here; This modest Beginning—
i find it quite reasonable that Atoms would form,
Combine into most of The Elements,
And from these building blocks, The Visible Universe, At its largest Scale,
Would quite reasonably form Stars, Burst into Blazing Furnaces,
and find themselves surrounded with dense clouds of debris,
some of which may be thought of as Planets.
Water may collect on some of them;
And Its still reasonable that The Simple Principles of Chemistry
Could make Self Replicating Molecules.


Just how much Complexity am i willing to allow this to proceed towards before i start to question just how much Intricacy can come from A Single Initial Premise,
Without any additional fudging?

Deterministic Determinism ( Chart

Given any set of Rules; i am willing to allow that Complexity will -Always- Result—

But = this = Reality.
This one ?

Did it;
Could it have Resulted from A Single Initial Starting Point,
Countless Zillions of Years Ago,
Proceeding forward,
Tripping one Domino after another,
until… This ?

That seems improbable doesn’t it?

There is An Argument that puts a quick Kibosh on this hesitance to believe In The Evolutionist’s ‘Dead’ Universe;
And It simple states that in An Infinite Universe, That tries every imaginable combination of These Tiniest Peanuts; You will not only eventually come across A Visible Universe that is Exactly like this one; One with All The Wars, Art, Video Games, Sexual Perversions & Dinosaurs;
But There will be An Infinite number of them.
Not just a lot of them, But An Uncountable number of them.

But this argument is trying to find a way to understand,
Or at least allow for Freewill.
So far, It’s not going well.


i would like you to consider this.
What if only possible things were possible.

This is quite different from; Anything is Possible, or worse; Everything is Possible.
I’ve always been very skeptical of The Assertion that There is Another Universe Exactly like this one; Except for one Tiny Detail.
It seems to me; That if This Duplicate Universe that was Exactly like this Universe for several billions of years, and then some small thing changes.
That would be breaking The Rules.

If this is correct.
If only Possible things are Possible;
Then There may be an Equally Infinite Number of Universes, But not Every Universe.
Then if you have a Very Improbable Universe; Like this one—
Maybe its not Inevitable.
Maybe it couldn’t just come about accidentally.
Maybe There would have to be some Fudging to keep it moving in some desired direction.


This model doesn’t say that this Fudging is caused by Gawd,
Or any intelligent entity at all.
It’s open ended on that point.

It is suggesting that along with The Kinds of Determinism that We’re familiar with,
There is another kind of Determinism.
It works just like The Dominoes Determinism,
But it can look a little bit into The Future, and by Some Unspecified Mechanism;
Pick which Domino to Knock over,
Because, for whatever reasons, It seems more desirable.

This Theory is Severely Incomplete.
But if only Possible Things Are Possible;
Then Some Improbable Realities are Actually Impossible,
Unless something pushes in from The Side and Make Impossible things happen.

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A Divergent Collection of Scribbled Ideas
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-2 Empty Universe

-1 Randomality - ( In an Infinite Universe; This World / Visible Universe ( Expanding or Static Bubble of Our Reality ) - or - ( Our Perceptions of This Reality ( or My Perceptions in A Solipsistic Universe, of This Reality ) / Must ( ? ) Necessarily ( ? ) Come about, Not just once, but an Infinite Number of Times, with Infinite Variation ) !

0 Order / The Kitchen Floor

1 Fundamental Particles / Enables All Electrons to Be The Same

2 Physics / Chemistry / Easily Allows for A Universe filled with Atoms, Forces, Gravity, Light, Collapsing Stars, Planets & Even Self Replicating Molecules.
But if Occam’s Razor has any truth to it, Then instead of life evolving from this amazing chemical effect, The Oceans should have instead filled with a Gelatinous Muck that would have made further Evolution ImPossible.

2.5 Emergent Complexity / Emergent Complexity necessitates that some fundamental rules are developed first, and from these, their combinations provide for astonishing results which often appear to exhibit genuine intelligence. But where did The first rules come from, and how complex were they?
What are The Elemental Rules that Emergent Complexity is Constructed from, To Create The Contemporaneous World / Or Our Perceptions of It.

3 Intelligent Determinism / Intelligent Determinism is posited to allow that A World as we are familiar with it, would come into being by some mechanism other than as a randomly evolving clock-work toy.
At some ( UnDisclosed ) Point in The Natural Development of The Contemporaneous World as We Perceive It, The Complexity of It Defies The Clock-Work Explanation.

An Alternative to Intelligent Determinism ( ? or Is it exactly The Same ? ) is that The Fundamental Physics of The World, Created The First Rules, Which Allowed Emergent Complexity to Kick In, Which then produced An Intelligent Determinism, But this remains within The Realm of The Clock-Work Toy.
True Intelligent Determinism Suggests that This is A Distinguishable Form of Determinism from The Clock-Work Variety.

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Pulled off The Interweb :
With no evidence of intelligent life other than ourselves, it appears that the process of starting with a star and ending with "advanced explosive lasting life" must be unlikely. This implies that at least one step in this process must be improbable. Hanson's list, while incomplete, describes the following nine steps in an "evolutionary path" that results in the colonization of the observable universe:
1. The right star system (including organics & potentially habitable planets)
2. Reproductive molecules (e.g. RNA)
3. Simple (prokaryotic) single-cell life
4. Complex (archaeatic & eukaryotic) single-cell life
5. Sexual reproduction
6. Multi-cell life
7. Tool-using animals with big brains
8. Where we are now
9. Colonization explosion
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The Curious Thing about my Argument for The Necessary Intervention of A Determinant Determinism to Fudge The Ordinary Progression of Determinism,
( See xy Complexity Chart Above )
i am only troubled by a couple fine slivers along The Natureal History of This Reality.
i am fully comfortable in An Orderly Universe with Physics & Chemistry
And Stars forming,
And Planets with Oceans,
And Self Replicating Molecules,
And Then one of these Slivers appear,
And then Once There are Oceans full of Prokaryotes,
That seems perfectly reasonable,
Until They Develop into Nucleated Cells with DNA,
Which is Huge Stretch.
There are just too many layers of Cellular Mechanics that all have to work together from The First Step.
So that would be The Second Sliver.
And Then Multicellular Animals.
What is now known; All The Animals that Suddenly appeared during The PreCambrian Explosion of Life, All came from One Fully Formed Animal. It is now known that The Eyes in Insects & People didn’t Evolve Independently. Our Common Ancestor had Eyes.
It must have been a fully formed, Sexually Reproducing Animal.

Where did it come from?

Once you have all These Animals though; The Reigning Explanation of how They Mixed together to form all these other animals is quite elegant and believable.
But once these animals became a little bit pickier about allowing only sperms from their own species to fertilize their eggs, You’ve got problems again.
Every Time a New Species comes into existence, with it’s own unique number of chromosomes, you have to have several of them. You can’t just have one mutation, It has to be a bunch all at once.
But then if you jump way ahead to A Fully Functional Featherless Parakeet,
i am perfectly willing to allow that you could have a planet of Consciousless Robots that behave -Exactly- The way we do.
i am perfectly willing to allow that Emergent Complexity could produce all human behaviours in Robots—
Once you have a Viable Set of Axiomatic Rules to Work From.
Could these come about from The Thread of Natureal Evolution?
That’s another Stretch.
Another Sliver where A Little Fudging is Necessary.

Of course; Human Existence would seem to require a constant stream of these interventions.
Granted; Most people, Most of The Time, would not require any oversight.
Most people, Most of The Time; Are on AutoPilot. They are mindless Robots.
Most people i know have never uttered an original sentence, or suggested an original idea.
They usually seem to be experiencing a form of Consciousness very different from The Kind that i believe i am experiencing.

But This argument isn’t dependent upon Everyone being Genuinely Locally Autonomous, with Genuine Freewill; It only presupposes that there is at least one case.

This is called Solipsism.

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Guillible Skeptics vs Epistemologists

The Principle Difference between
The Gullible Skeptic & The Genuinely Critical Epistemologists
Is The One is Chiefly Concerned with Providing Authoritative Answers,
And The Other is Only Motivated to Forming Provocative Questions.

Near Sighted People See Blurred Images

A Very Raw Observation
i just realized The Other Day that people with Near or Far Sightedness,
See Blurry Images !
This strikes me as rather odd, in that it seems to me that The Brain should take in information from The Eyes, and if The Image is Blurred, The Interpretation is Going to be Flawed, But not so much that The Correct Identification of Items in your Visual Field will be Wrong,
So The Problem that i’m having with this is; The Brain takes in all this information, in The Form of Raw Pixels, which have to be thoroughly processed to be Identified, And then Processed in some Deeply Mysterious Way to Form The Conscious Representation of The Visual Field of ‘Things We See”.
Why then; Would This Visual Representation be ‘Created’ from Items that were Properly Identified, As Blurry Objects?
It must be That we’re ‘Seeing’ The Raw Image provided by The Eyes.
This Seems to leave The Brain out at some critical step.
( ? )

Friday, July 15, 2011

Recent News Items

More nonsense about Bin Laden in The News.
Today’s News brings us again Principally Grandiose Plans That Bin Laden was Planning, But That in The 10 years since 911, None of them were Actualized.
If Bin Laden really was The Head of a Well Funded World Wide Criminal Organization with Thousands or Millions of members,
Why was it so Ineffectual?
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All The Supposed ‘Attempted Attacks’ with Explosive Underwear or Shoes or Christmas Trees, were all comical in their disclosed details, which invariably included all The Information that an Attentive 5th Grader should need to put it together to conclude that they were intended to be a joke, But astonishingly; Few People ‘got The joke’ ( ??? )
Just how stupid are people?
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Doesn’t it make more sense that it’s all a hoax?
That there is no Al Qaeda, That Bin Laden was just an anachronism of The Russian War with Afghanistan, And was used as a figure head by The United State’s CIA or Whoever, to Create a Boogey Man.
All those tapes & Videos, of astonishingly poor quality, that were supposed to have been of Bin Laden, always contained elements that were just ‘Wrong’. They always contained Grandiose claims made after The fact, & The Figures identified as Bin Laden never looked like Bin Laden.
It’s like 911 itself; As if The people that Created these events deliberately included elements that should ’Tip Off’ Any attentive 5th Grader that it’s a Hoax.
If these things were created by people that actually wanted to perpetrate a Believeable Hoax, they would not contain so many flaws.
It would seem to be somekind of crazy experiment to see how silly they can be, and still get 80% of The Populace to believe it.
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More news :
Balancing The Budget.
This is going to be a Massive Train Wreck somewhere down The line.
i just do not understand how The Economy Works.
i don’t understand how most small businesses survive. Most little stores that i pass by every day, never have any customers in them. And this includes most of The stores at The mall. Maybe most people shop late at night, when i’m hiding under a stack of blankets in my closet, But how can they do enough business to make a few pennies off each item sold, to pay a clerk minimum wage every day ?
This deeply mystifies me.
And while it does make a little sense to me that if i buy something on credit, i owe The bank x amount and they are willing to let it slide for any length of time, while adding a little something to it for every day that goes by.
But how does a government rack up trillions of dollars in debt?
Who is taking these loans?
If China is buying up all our debt, Where are they getting all this surplus money?
All this money that The US is borrowing, has to be paid someday, with interest.
When is this going to happen?
At what time in The future, under what circumstances, will The US Catch Up ?
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And something that i haven’t heard anyone discussing, and it’s something that i think is an absolute Certainty, Is that someday, Someday soon, someone is going to break The AI puzzle. And when an artificial brain or Synthetic Consciousness becomes available, It will mean that all Middle Management Positions will become obsolete overnight. Unemployment will jump form 9% to 90%.
And when you add on Robots that can Do anything, there will be almost no Jobs that humans will do better than machines.
Is anyone thinking about how an Economy will work after this comes into play?
Will it suddenly be a utopian paradise or complete anarchy.

Jaycee Lee Dugard

It seems to me that a reasonable defense for Philip Craig Garrido ( & His Wife Nancy Bocanegra ), The Kidnappers of Jaycee Lee Dugard ( Prisoner for 18y ) would be to assert that given that Jaycee has demonstrated such strength & resiliency, That her years under their care was a very positive experience for her, and was The very anti-thesis of criminal activity. They actually provided a more positive environment than if she was allowed to live in her ‘normal’ mediocre home with her parents.

Friday, July 08, 2011

Casey Anthony Rant ( + )

re : Casey & Kalyn ( ? ) Anthony

Despite The Astonishing Hand Wringing in The Few Days after The Surprising Verdict of Not Guilty, Very little Consideration has been Given to Some of The Most Vexing Questions. ( ? )
What is The Deal with The Google Searches for Chloroform?
Why Didn’t Casey’s Mother or Father or Brother Report Kalyn Missing?

It seems clear to me that there is A Larger Conspiracy in That Household.
Everyone in that home knew what happened to Kalyn, And they Conspired to Cover it Up.
If it was an Accident, Why cover it up?
It seems much more reasonable that someone in The Family Murdered Kalyn,
But why would The Other Members of The Family Go Along with The CoverUp.
What was The Motive for The Murder?
How could they have believed that No One Else would notice Kalyn Missing?
Why did her Mother Suddenly Report Her Missing?
What is The Larger Narrative?
Why is The Media Ignoring this Larger Narrative?

It seems to me that in Light of A Conspiracy Theory,
The Family would Support Casey, and Casey would support her Family after her Arrest, But after a time, Casey Decided that The Truth would be more Beneficial to Her Situation.
When Casey decided to Tell The Truth, She would have to Translate The Larger Narrative into a Believable Story, And in doing so, She decided to Simplify A Larger Narrative which may be Insanely Complicated that Spanned Her Entire Life & The Lives of Her Family Members.
Then after you simplify one element and try to make it Fit with The Other Simplified Elements, you’d have to continuously bend & twist your story to get everything to fit makes it more & more disingenuous & contrived.

If Casey ever did want to ‘Back Up’ and Start The Simplified Narrative over again, it would only make it all worse, or if she decided to try and reveal The Larger Narrative, There is no way that she could get all The Details Right so that it would make a believable Story, because her understanding would be only one perspective with numerous other actor’s views & motivations unknown to her.

The Investigators would have to have first conceded that there was A Larger Narrative, But The Police are always looking for The Simple Murder, Not A College Graduate Thesis in The Complexities of Human Behaviour.

Plus; Even if this Larger Narrative were Fully Disclosed, How could they ever present it to A Jury to Get any kind of reasonable Conviction?

i have heard of other cases like this, Where a Crime involves a little extra Complexity, A Few Extra Details that are NonSensical or In any Sense Sensible, The Prosecutors &/or Judges simply throw The Case Out rather than think to hard about something that will only cause UnNecessary Grief & Headaches.

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As a Side Issue :

Hate Jury Duty...?

i have an idea for Restructuring The Judicial System, So that all the rights & responsibilities of the Accused & Accusers will be preserved, But that Citizens will be lining up to be on Juries, Instead of shunning them.
The first & most elemental assumption that i'm making about the functionality of a legal trial, is that it consists of an logical & reasonable argument of guilt by The Prosecutor, which is rebutted by The Defense Attorney.
What this Trial is Not; Is a Theatrical Performance.
The New & Improved Structure that i am proposing, May seem even more Theatrical than the current structure, but it is intended to provide more & clearer information in a more confined & well regulated format.
The New Structure is simply This:
All the principles of the case; Accused, Prosecutor, Defense, Judge, Witnesses & Various Experts conduct the trial in a manner very reminiscent of a conventional trial, With the tiny exception that instead of presenting it to A Live Jury; It is simply made into a full & complete Video Presentation.

What are the advantages to this:
* All parties have complete control of what the final presentation will consist of, disallowing or sharply reducing, the possibility of an appeal by either side.
* This complete control means that there will be No unexpected outbursts, irrelevant comments, pointless delays, & all other wearisome & tedious content for The Jury to Endure. / It may be argued that on various occasions, Either side of the debate would like to introduce what may appear to an unexpected outburst, but such theatrics will now have to be carefully argued at a meta-level with all concerned parties for their inclusion.
* Expert Witnesses may be Video Conferenced from Distant Locations, or Pre-Recorded Explanations of Evidentiary Content may be inserted seamlessly into the final Presentation.
* Detailed Examinations of The Crime Scene may be included with fancy Graphics & detailed computer simulations. / These sorts of things are present in current legal proceedings, but only in the most contrived & often clumsy manner.
* These Video Presentation Arguments will be created by professionals working with all interested parties to make a final, professional looking product that will contain all relevant information, disallow irrelevant information and be pleasing & engaging to watch.
* The Jury may view the entire Presentation or any subsection repeatedly.
* The amount of time that The Jury would have to commit to the Trial may be as little as a single afternoon. / Or conceivably; They could view The Presentation from home and deliberate with other jury members within a Secured Chat Room.
* The Presentation would be available for review by anyone, in it's complete form, for reconsideration, appeal or historical purposes at any later time.
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Additional Digression :

Prosecutorial Responsibilities

For every trial by jury or judge;
The jury or judge could find the accused overwhelmingly innocent,
which would be the other side of The Scottish ‘Not Proved’. ( Also an Option )
When a verdict of Overwhelmingly Innocent is reached;
The jury would then find The Prosecutor guilty of Malfeasance,
And then assess a suitable punishment while all the facts of the trial are still fresh in their minds.
If the accused is found merely innocent;
A Misdemeanor fine could be levied against the prosecutor, at the juries discretion.

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More Digressing :

Why i would never serve on A Jury
There are layers & layers of kookiness when it comes to Our Judicial System.
The First & Foremost is that Moral Responsibility, Which is Necessary to be Judged for One's Misbehavior, Requires FreeWill, Which is Logically Impossible.
If This Reasoning; In Support of The Illusion of Freewill is Flawed, Then A System of Justice that prides itself on Logical Thinking & Protocols, Is Flawed for Using this Illusionary Foundation of Reason.
If; Contrary to This : The Judicial System is based on Mere Vengeance, Then it is Unconscionable, And i can not be Party to it.
If Likewise; Freewill is An Illusion, The Very Thinking of it as an Illusion, is an Illusion as Well, Since this Reasoning does not Exist. It is merely a long chain of Cause & Effect, Perpetrated on ElectroChemical Processes within The Brain, Each Step, Decided by The Fundamental Rules of Electrons, Billions or More, years ago.
But if this is True, As Well— Then All The Charades of The Judicial System are not performed out of Mischievious Ignorance or Malfeasance; But because all of it's actions were likewise decided Billions, or More, Years ago at a point in The Fabric of Reality when Randomality gave way to Determinism.
In Summary:
If There is No Freewill; Then The Judicial System is Grossly Unfair to The Robots it Persecutes.
Or— If There is Freewill; While our Foundations of Logic clearly refute this Condition, Then This Same Foundation of Logic which The Judicial System is Based on, Or Not, Is Deeply Flawed and is Grossly Unfair to The Fallen, Wingless Angels that were Raised in a Culture that is Devoid of A Rational System of Thought to Teach Them Moral Righteousness.
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More of The Same :

More Evidence that Logic is Bunk!

In the One Venue in which Logic & Reasoning really should have been actively codified to exclude all Irrational Thinking...
Has Not Done So.
The Judiciary.
You might want to believe that Prosecutors construct Logical Arguments that Convict Innocent Parakeets, But the very fact that all Preliminary Avenues of Reasoning between The Prosecution & Defense is Terminated with The Assemblage of 12 Ill Educated & Proven Sociopaths to Arbitrarily Decide if The Accused is Guilty or Not.
If it were The Case that Western Civilization had a Viable Fractional Propositional Logical System; The Process would consist of The Police &/or Private Investigators presenting their evidence for someone's guilt to a Municipal Judiciary, Which would then take a Prosecutor from Their List of Authorized Barristers, And if Necessary; A Defense Attorney as well. Then The Prosecutor & The Investigators would go over the evidence And Construct Their Argument. The Defense would Then come along and debate the construction of The Argument, As well as The Assigned Truth Values for All Applicable Variables.
A Independent Judge would then Moderate The Final Fractional Propositional Argument; Which when Finished; Would reveal If The Accused is Agreeably Guilty or Not.
The Actual Value for Acceptable Guilt may Vary from County to County.
The Argument & All Other Particulars would then be posted on The Interweb for All to Examine— And at That Point; A Jury of The Totality would determine if The Prosecution of The Accused Was Fair or Not.
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Random Thoughts :

Judged by a Jury of Your Peers
Has there ever been a case in which, or criteria defined, to actually exclude someone from a jury because they are Not a Peer of The accused?

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