Category Archives: economics

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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Quora – AI and the economy

To what extent could artificial intelligence expand the economy? Depends what you mean by economy. Depends how long you want to survive. If you mean a market based economy, where people trade things, then it is a very debatable question. … Continue reading

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Quora – greatest danger to the world

Quora – What is the greatest danger to the entire world today? Our unexamined assumptions and oversimplifications that we accept as truths, rather than seeing them as contextually useful approximations. Arthur C Clarke once said “Any sufficiently advanced technology is … Continue reading

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Rebel Wisdom – Daniel Schmachtenberger – Phase shift

Rebel Wisdom – Daniel – Phase shift ‘Humanity’s Phase Shift’, Daniel Schmachtenberger Hi Daniel, Good hearing your voice again. While I largely agree with many aspects of your definition of the problem space facing us, you do overstate too many … Continue reading

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Evonomics – Wealth power productivity

Why Wealth Is Determined More by Power Than Productivity Everything in this article is true enough, in a sense, yet not sufficient to understand the existential level dangers present in our current economic and political systems. To begin to see … Continue reading

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