Monthly Archives: April 2018

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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Cow Pies

Cow Pies – The Smell of Money What’s the strangest thing you’ve ever bet on? Hi Laurie I have bet much of my life on the idea that indefinite life extension will become generally available while I am still breathing, … Continue reading

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UBI

UBI is Inevitable Basic income is going to reach mainstream politics. This is an extremely complex issue. UBI is not in itself any sort of long term stable solution, and it may be an effective part of a transition strategy … Continue reading

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Enough Money

February 22-28 ’18 ~QofDay~ Enough Money If you received enough money to never need to work again, what would you spend your time doing? I would spend about half the year doing much what I am now in Kaikoura, and … Continue reading

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Product of the world

March1-7 ’18 ~QofDay~ Product of the World/Society Do you believe you are a product of the world and/or society? Has it really been a month since I visited? – Seems so. So much happening here in Kaikoura. And this is … Continue reading

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Ideapod – Destiny

Ideapod – Destiny Hi Boon, It seems to me that the evidence from multiple domains, like complexity theory, evolutionary biology, quantum mechanics, and many others, indicates that there are fundamentally uncertain aspects to being – in a sense a fundamental … Continue reading

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Evonomics – Superorganism and Ultrasociality – Updated 23 April 2018

New Ecological Economics: Superorganism and Ultrasociality All are too simplistic. Evolution starts simple, and rapidly gets complex. The two major modalities present in living systems are competition and cooperation, and both are usually present, in various context sensitive mixtures. Competition … Continue reading

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