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 www.tedhowardnz.com/money

Evonomics – Economics beyond current models

Evonomics – Why Economists Have to Embrace Complexity to Avoid Disaster – Steve Keen Microeconomics, macroeconomics and complexity Yes and no. Have been a follower and admirer of Steve’s work for some years. Downloaded his Minsky software and spent a … Continue reading

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Current Reading

Writing Down the Bones What book are you currently reading? “The subtle art of not giving a fuck”. A book my son gave me to read, and it has some very interesting points. There is power in choosing carefully what … Continue reading

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Stress

I Stress, Eustress, We Stress Eustress or distress—what was your most recent encounter with stress? Hi Laurie, What level ??? Waking up to a 7.8 earthquake sets off about every kind of stress system the body has. No shortage of … Continue reading

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Jordan B Peterson – Harvard Talk Postmodernism & the Mask of Compassion – 1 error

Jordan B Peterson – Harvard Talk Postmodernism & the Mask of Compassion Great talk, and as you explicitly asked to identify error, there does seem to be one at about 1:14:00 into the talk – you say “The fundamental dilemma … Continue reading

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Unequal Societies

A Facebook post by Deb to my page A response to a Facebook post by Deb – Wondering if it is even possible to prevent the worst trajectories imagined in this article . . . Are we about to witness … Continue reading

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M.I.L.E.

MILE – Movement for Indefinite Life Extension It’s odd to think that I started seriously promoting indefinite life extension when Zoltan was 1 – October 1974 was when I realised that from a cell’s eye perspective, every cell in existence … Continue reading

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Radicals

Radicals: A disturbing guide to the future? with Jamie Bartlett At 10:30 he defines radicals as “the group outside the Overton window, who want to fundamentally change the norms and the way that we run society”. That sort of works … Continue reading

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