Monthly Archives: March 2016

Would Darwin be a Socialist or a Libertarian?

Would Darwin be a Socialist or a Libertarian? and after reading Why Libertarians Should Support Many Forms of Government Intervention – How to solve collective action problems. Those are not the only options. I suspect Darwin would have evolved into … Continue reading

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Kindness

Intentional Kindness What pierces you to the core? Hi Laurie The idea of “a core” doesn’t work for me, and I get it does for many. At different times in my life I have been subject to many sorts of … Continue reading

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Robots coming for jobs

Robots are coming for your job What does it mean to spend 1.8 billion or 8.5 billion? How accurate a measure of human creativity is money spent? Definitely less than half my productive effort is directed towards making money. Most … Continue reading

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Vit C and cancer

Facebook comment by Jewel T – Well my friend Ted beat his cancer with Vitamin C with this link Yeah – you are right Rob – lots of aspects. Vit C, certainly a big part – it is often the … Continue reading

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Mindfulness

NZSkeptics – mindfulness meditation It seems to me that mediation works in many situations, and I suspect that most of the explanatory frameworks that come along with the meditative techniques are far from optimal. It seems that the greater the … Continue reading

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Tides of mind

The Tides of Mind: Uncovering the Spectrum of Consciousness David Gelernter – now-legendary computer scientist and AI authority Read the first 25 or so pages, because it was listed here. Not particularly impressed. Seems to have made a large number … Continue reading

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Skeptics – cancer discussion

Cancer discussion on NZSkeptics closed group I’m a skeptic, lifelong. I’m as skeptical of most claims of authority, as I am of snakeoil salesmen. 6 years ago I was told I was terminal with cancer, nothing known to medical science … Continue reading

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