Intellectual Integrity

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Intellectual Integrity
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“Do not mistake wishes for truth”
Requires Ethical Calculus, Doctrine: Loyalty
Leads to Planetary Economics, Cyberethics
Ability High Morale, Non-Lethal Methods
Secret Project The Citizens’ Defense Force
AI priority
Conquer: 0, Discover: 1, Build: 3, Explore: 4
Man’s unfailing capacity to believe what he prefers to be true

rather than what the evidence shows to be likely and possible has
always astounded me. We long for a caring Universe which will save
us from our childish mistakes, and in the face of mountains of
evidence to the contrary we will pin all our hopes on the slimmest
of doubts. God has not been proven not to exist, therefore
he must exist.

—Academician Prokhor Zakharov,
“For I Have Tasted The Fruit”

The search for Intellectual Integrity arises from questions posed by Ethical Calculus and Doctrine: Loyalty. According to this philosophy, valid wisdom comes merely from asking questions unburdened by prejudices. Only by shedding those pre-conceived notions can we achieve the clarity of undistorted knowledge.