Author Archives: Ted Howard NZ

About Ted Howard NZ

Seems like I might be a cancer survivor. Thinking about the systemic incentives within the world we find ourselves in, and how we might adjust them to provide an environment that supports everyone (no exceptions) - see

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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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

Trick’s Free will site again rom ask – how does chaotic molecular behaviour give us free will Hi rom, It all comes down to the nature of the freedom involved. I acknowledge that form requires boundaries. I acknowledge that communication … 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 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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