Monthly Archives: September 2016

A response to a critique of “Why Capitalism Creates Pointless Jobs”

Why Capitalism Creates Pointless Jobs It’s as if someone were out there making up pointless jobs just for the sake of keeping us all working. [My response to Kimock’s critique – rather than the original post itself.] Hi Kimock There … Continue reading

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Finding Peace

September 27-30,’16 ~QofDay~ Finding Peace Where do you find peace? In accepting what is, as it is. In accepting all the choices I have made, and all of their unintended consequences. In accepting all of my inadequacies. And in the … Continue reading

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Laurie – 59ers – things most grateful for

The 59ers Big, little, tangible, or intangible, name three things you’re grateful for. Hi Laurie Great list. Only 3? Sight; speech; life (which includes family, friends, the rest of humanity and all the ecosystems we share this planet with). And … Continue reading

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Critique of Capitalism – is cancer a good metaphor – by Joe Brewer

Capitalism Has A Metaphor – It’s A Cancer My mother died of cancer five years ago. While most of the cells in her body grew and reproduced at a rate that merely kept her alive, there were a few rogue … Continue reading

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Evonomics – Imagine Economics as an Evolutionary Science

Imagine Economics as an Evolutionary Science What might an evolutionary perspective mean for the future of economics? The next evolution in economics is realising that scarcity based values (market values) are not appropriate mechanisms to use when dealing with anything … Continue reading

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A heathen argument for faith

Amor Fati: A Heathen Argument For Faith… ‘Amor Fati’ is a Latin phrase used in ancient Greece meaning (approximately) ‘love your fate’. Essentially, it is the idea and belief that all things necessarily happen for the good, the nearest modern … Continue reading

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Sail on Sailor

Sail On, Sail On, Sailor Hi John, Enjoyed your writing as always, and largely agree. In an hour or so I will be attending a meeting of scientists involved in rock lobster management. I will be using the internet, rather … Continue reading

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