Monthly Archives: August 2016

QOTD 7th Anniversary

August 30-31,’16 ~QofDay~ Celebrate Question of the Day’s 7th Anniversary The QofDay began 7 years ago, what is your favorite part of our daily gathering place? Thanks Shar & OM – the efforts of both of you are much appreciated. … Continue reading

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Got Mud?

Got Mud? In my perspective, Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh’s observation, “No mud, no lotus,” is a lovely metaphor for the human experience. Have you got mud? Turns out, it’s a good thing! Hi Laurie, Mud? By the truck load … Continue reading

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What is Learning?

August 27-29,’16 ~QofDay~ Learning What is learning? So many levels one can answer this on. At one level, learning involves having a system that can respond to external stimuli, and training it in some way to respond “appropriately” – however … Continue reading

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Evonomics – Economists Should Stop Defending Milton Friedman’s Pseudo-science

Economists Should Stop Defending Milton Friedman’s Pseudo-science On the pseudo-scientific nature of Friedman’s “as if” methodology Agree with Ohminus – and it is also a bit deeper. Milton was a very smart guy. It took him all of about 30 … Continue reading

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Evonomics – Why Behavioral Economics Is Really Marketing Science

Why Behavioral Economics Is Really Marketing Science Ironically, the discipline of marketing was started by economists! Again, all this is true enough in a sense, and it misses completely something much deeper, much more important, and something fundamental to evolution. … Continue reading

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Curiosity

August 24-26,’16 ~QofDay~ Curiosity Where would/does your curiosity bring you? My curiosity keeps dragging me out of my comfort zone, out of the realm of the known, and into the realms of the unknown and unknowable. My curiosity has taken … Continue reading

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Dreams

August 17-19,’16 ~QofDay~ Dreams Dream until your dreams come true. Voice your Dream(s)… My dream is one of removing age related loss of function, of indefinite life extension, of every person having all the resources they need to do whatever … Continue reading

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