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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

Programmed Aging theories

Why are programmed ageing theories wrong? What do you mean by programmed aging? If you mean a single simple set of genes that cause all age related degeneration, then that idea is certainly wrong. If you mean the idea that … Continue reading

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Truth or Nihilism???

FOLogic – Post by Zee Zee – Heisenberge “What we observe is not nature itself, but nature exposed to our method of questioning” It isn’t a simple binary – Truth or Nihilism. What we are finding in practice as we … Continue reading

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Liberalism continued

Foundations of Logic – Liberalism continued Dirk asked, then what do we do. Hi Dirk, The evidence on that is clear. To the greatest extent possible, try multiple “safe to fail” experiments. In all systems, have as much replication and … Continue reading

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Quora – Life expectancy and education

Quora – With the rising life expectancy and advent of new technologies, is there a greater need to have an education plan for older people? Sort of, as part of a more general empowerment strategy. We need to get people … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic – Welfare everywhere

Foundations of Logic – Welfare Welfare Everywhere Frank Lovell said “Welfare Welfare Everywhere”…until OPM [Other People’s Money] runs out. There are occasionally some Free Lunches, but there are no Free Lunches as a sustainable Way Of Life. Nope, uh-uh, none, … Continue reading

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Quora – most recent research about aging

What is the most recent research about aging? I really don’t know with absolute certainty, and I have a lot of indications that give me a reasonable level of confidence, though not yet a confidence “beyond all reasonable doubt”. I … Continue reading

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Foundations of logic – Liberalism failed?

Foundations of Logic – Liberalism has failed — not because it fell short, but because it was true to itself. All “isms” seem to be oversimplifications of an extremely complex (and exponentially getting more complex) reality. Anyone who has worked … Continue reading

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