Monthly Archives: May 2015

Profound Truth

Question of the Day, May 25-26, 2015 Profound Truth The opposite of a fact is a falsehood, but the opposite of one profound truth may very well be another profoud truth. Niels Bohr Have you found the message in this … Continue reading

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Original Ideas

Question of the Day, May 22-23, 2015, Original Idea? “If you do not express your own original ideas, if you do not listen to your own being, you will have betrayed yourself.” Rollo May Do we have our own original … Continue reading

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Ideapod – World Peace

Ideapod – Thought Leaders Forum – Is World Peace Possible? Agree in part with Michael Walzer – that within the economic and governance frameworks we have today peace is not a stable or high probability outcome. And to me that … Continue reading

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Surviving Cancer

Ailsa’s Facebook page Comments on cancer and my my five year survival day Spending that time with a great young couple who are facing a similar diagnosis was very special. To be able to make a difference, to be able … Continue reading

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Conservatism

Ailsa’s facebook page Quote from J K Galbraith: The modern conservative is engaged in one of man’s oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness. I like to point out, that if … Continue reading

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Letting go – and still here 5 years on!

Holding on to anything is like holding on to your breath; You will suffocate. The only way to get anything in the universe is by Letting go of it. Let go and it will be yours forever. Anonymous What is … Continue reading

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AI Robotics

AI/Robotics – Is the End of Humanity Coming ? Hi Deb All such projection and modelling is entirely dependent upon the assumptions used. Unfortunately very few people are aware of the depth of the assumptions present in our every-day models … Continue reading

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