Monthly Archives: November 2018

In Between

In-between How’s your in-between coming along? Landmark in one of their advanced courses had a phrase on the white board: Birth.Death and the conversation that went with it went something like: “See that little dot, that is your life, the … Continue reading

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Quora – How to live healthier

What do you do to live healthier? Moved here When my doctor’s advice was “You have terminal melanoma, go home and get your affairs in order”, and I watched him write “palliative care only” on my file, then I was … Continue reading

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All things Great and Small

https://tuesdayswithlaurie.com/2018/11/20/all-things-great-and-small/#comment-49720 What are you grateful for? Great ritual Laurie. I am grateful for the miracle of existence. As a biochemist and general systems geek the improbability of the existence of life in general and me in particular is something I … Continue reading

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Toxic masculinity and the Patriarchy

In response to a post by Will on Toxic Masculinity and the Patriarchy Completely agree with you that toxic masculinity needs to be removed where ever it can be. And there are deep issues hiding in this idea. It is … Continue reading

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Quora – what is the next advance in the scientific method?

Quora – What will be the next qualitative advance in the scientific method? It seems very probable to me that the method is relatively complete, even if reality is sufficiently complex that people will be able to keep getting interesting … Continue reading

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Cancer cure article reference

Ngaio sent me a link on facebook to this article, and asked – is this just a big tease? to which I replied It is sort of accurate. We have known about several mechanisms for inducing apoptosis (cell suicide) for … Continue reading

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Evolution Institute – Saving Social Constructivism

Saving Social Constructivism Yes, this is deep and complex. Yes we are dealing with deeply nested sets of complex adaptive systems (up to 20 and sometimes more levels). The classical notion of “Truth” (that one can be absolutely certain of … Continue reading

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