Monthly Archives: April 2018

Ideapod – Democracy failing

Ideapod – democracy is failing Gaurav asked – “Then tell me the best way to govern” What do you mean when you use the term “govern”? Do you mean it in the sense of a governor on a diesel motor … Continue reading

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Wild and wooly

Wild and wooly What attribute have you retained from childhood? Hi Laurie, There isn’t much in me that I am conscious of that hasn’t been altered in some significant fashion by the experience and contemplation and choices of the last … Continue reading

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Risk and the digital revolution

Chris Milne’s facebook post on this The really crazy thing, is that Kodak actually invented the digital camera, they just didn’t think it would be a real thing. They used their linear intuition, rather than exponential mathematics, to chart probable … Continue reading

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Comment to Giovanni on values

Giovanni shared Mike Watson’s Post on Facebook – but the post and all comments have since been removed. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1620190871547616/permalink/2144900672409964/ Good question Giovanni Santostasi When one reads Plato’s Republic it is easy to see at least two levels present, and a … Continue reading

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Brief Review – Jordan’s 12 Rules for Life

Jordan Peterson’s 12 Rules for Life Finished today Definitely worth the read. Don’t agree with it all, and it definitely can get one thinking. Rule 6 is one that doesn’t sit well with me, and it does point in the … Continue reading

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Decluttering

Ailsa’s post of things to throw away 50 things to throw away for instant decluttering Many things in there that need to go, many duplicates – some things that I’d rather keep. Some old books are worth keeping. Some old … Continue reading

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Free Will again – Trick thread continues – Updated 30 April 2018

Trick’s Free will site again – updated 22 April 2018 [My involvment in this thread started in Dec 2017, and has continued periodically: https://tedhowardnz.wordpress.com/2017/12/01/free-will-again/ https://tedhowardnz.wordpress.com/2017/12/14/free-will-once-again-a-problem-with-tricks-postulate/ https://tedhowardnz.wordpress.com/2017/12/14/free-will-tricks-graphic/ resulting in me writing my own version: https://tedhowardnz.wordpress.com/2017/12/27/free-will-teds-version/ On we dance, around our merry … Continue reading

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