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Foundations of Logic group – markets and risk

A link from Foundations of Logic Group – NEWS Deadly Incurable Illness Spreading Across The Globe Infecting Nearly A Million People Just one more of the many examples where market incentives are directly at variance with human survival. It is … Continue reading

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Evonomics – Turchin – Capitalism kills cooperation

Evonomics – Peter Turchin – Does Capitalism Kill Cooperation? The thesis: “Competition between groups (up to whole societies) fosters within-group cooperation. Competition within groups (between their members) destroys cooperation.” while true, actually hides more than it clarifies. What is actually … Continue reading

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UBI (Universal Basic Income) Continued from last month

Continuing the UBI conversation from last month Hi Dirk, I do not understand how you get to “markets are incorruptible because there are no subjective influences in the functioning”. Culture – at any and every level is a subjective influence. … Continue reading

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Minimum wage and UBI

In Foundations of logic Group – 5 Reasons Raising the Minimum Wage Is Bad Public Policy I’m all for eliminating minimum wage laws, but only after there is a genuine livable universal basic income that is there for everyone, every … Continue reading

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Global Citizen – Ending poverty

Global Citizen – How We Can Be the Generation to End Extreme Poverty Effective transformation requires exponential technology. It also requires a level of honesty not at all common today. It requires questioning everything. It requires accepting all the truths … 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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