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Why are people in the world starving when most of the biggest economies in the World have stored food mountains?

Why are people in the world starving when most of the biggest economies in the World have stored food mountains? [ 25/May/21 ] Money. Using markets to measure value; then using that measure as a proxy for human value more … Continue reading

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Why do we need an environmental balance? How does it affect human life?

Why do we need an environmental balance? How does it affect human life? [ 14/May/21 ] What do you mean by “environment” and “balance”? In most instances balance is a dynamic process, of maintaining something within some set of constraints … Continue reading

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Is it possible that there will be less innovation in the next decades because of environmental concerns?

Is it possible that there will be less innovation in the next decades because of environmental concerns? [ 12/May/21 – Reply to comment by John Doner – “Despite comments to the contrary, renewable energy is much more expensive that fossil … Continue reading

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Is global food security achievable?

Is global food security achievable? [ 3/May/21 ] Yes, and it is a difficult problem when considered long term. Each of the other 5 answers at time of writing capture aspects of the issues. The economic system cannot deliver food … Continue reading

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Is it possible to get over population under control?

Is it possible to get the world’s over population under control? It is the number one cause of so many needless problems.[Changed to How can we control population growth] [ 25/April/21 ] Like several others here, I assert that the … Continue reading

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On Trial and error, will and economics

In a biological trial-and-error process of growth, how do we exempt separation of ability and will to become appropriate within study of economic/social functionality? Besides blaming habitual wiring or praising the monumental robotics global boom? [ 24/April/21 ] A lot … Continue reading

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Is human extinction as imminent as this article claims or is the writer trying to scare people?

[The comment was – Is human extinction as imminent as this article claims or is the writer trying to scare people? – but I didn’t record where I wrote it, and can’t now (2 weeks later) find it again or … Continue reading

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Eric Asked I wonder how much it would cost to buy every single piece of land on Earth.

[ 10/April/21 Eric asked “I wonder how much it would cost to buy every single piece of land on Earth.”] If I take the question literally, it is impossible. There is no conceivable way to buy every piece of land … Continue reading

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Quora – Is it better to make our planet sustainable for future habitats or investing in search for a better planet?

Is it better to make our planet sustainable for future habitats or investing in search for a better planet? [ 8/April/21 ] Gonzalo Munevar is correct – we are not searching for another planet that is better than this one … Continue reading

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On Jobs AI and the future

Why have we not lost our jobs when the Apple trees can automatically produce apples? Why would we lose jobs when AI or robots work in the future? [ 1/April/21 ] Because previously, for an apple to be available to … Continue reading

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