Monthly Archives: March 2015

Ideapod – we are not our professions

Ideapod – We are not our professions I think I agree with the general thrust of what you say, and I phrase it somewhat differently. It seems to me that we are in part our pasts. In part we encapsulate … Continue reading

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Humour

30 Mar’15 ~QofDay~ Humour What is humor? A really complex question. It seems that babies usually start laughing at about 5 weeks. It seems that laughter is a very primal experience, that comes well before language acquisition. In evolutionary terms, … Continue reading

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Future Work

29 Mar’15 ~QofDay~ Future Work Should all humans have an eternal well of work to complement an eternal well of youth? How do you define work? If all the necessities of life are a given, and if a human being … Continue reading

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A new Dark Age

A New Dark Age? Joergen Oerstroem Moeller It is often so difficult to see exactly what people mean by terms. When he speaks of going beyond materialistic cultures, I wonder what he might mean. To me, it seems clear that … Continue reading

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Hacking Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis hack needed to feed the world by 2050 We can easily grow enough food to feed humanity. The idea of specialising on a few crops terrifies me. We need diversity, not monocultures. Security in any system ultimately relies on … Continue reading

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Mentors

27 Mar’15 ~QofDay~ Life-Changing Mentor Has a teacher/mentor/guide ever changed your life? If so then how? So Many!!! in so many different ways! To pick one – pretty much at random – the school bus driver from Waitakaruru from when … Continue reading

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Handy Hints

26 Mar’15 ~QofDay~ Handy Household Hints Can you share some Handy Household Hints that may not be common knowledge? The easiest way to peel kiwifruit is not to – just eat them skin and all. Same for potatoes – the … Continue reading

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