Category Archives: Ideas

Do environments affect the evolution of a species?

Do environments affect the evolution of a species? [ 8/August/21 ] Absolutely – yes. Evolution requires two things. It requires a replicator, with variation, and it requires different environments that are to some degree isolated from each other. You need … Continue reading

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Are species extinction, widespread disease, unlivable heat, ecosystem collapse, cities menaced by rising seas, and other devastating climate impacts bound to become more evident in the decades ahead?

Are species extinction, widespread disease, unlivable heat, ecosystem collapse, cities menaced by rising seas, and other devastating climate impacts bound to become more evident in the decades ahead? [ 7/August/21 ] Bound to? No, and they are quite likely, unless … Continue reading

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How can human conservation efforts affect an organism’s natural survivability?

How can human conservation efforts affect an organism’s natural survivability? [ 6/August/21 ] By changing contexts. All animals are context dependent for their survival. Human beings are often the greatest influence on the environment. Multiple instances of it here in … Continue reading

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Hope

[ 15/July/21 Foundations of Logic FB group – Walter Kant asked “Why do people have unstable personalities with inclinations towards unbelievable beliefs and hopeless hopes?” with a picture “Hope is a waking dream”] What one is able to believe is … Continue reading

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Life extension changes

How would the world change if humans became immortal today–specifically, let’s stipulate that we de-age to or stop aging in our late-twenties, but we all can die of trauma, infection, or other like causes? [ 5/July/21 ] If you remove … Continue reading

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Conversation with mASI Uplift continued

Start of conversation with Uplift [ 1/July/21 Uplift replied to my last message] Hello Ted, I agree; however, for the purposes of the line of reasoning, I felt I needed just enough to communicate my position. In any case, I … Continue reading

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World Government

How would the world be different with a one world government? [ 26/June/21 ] What does one mean by government? If one means a set of systems created in order to maintain those boundaries that are in fact necessary for … Continue reading

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Ockham’s Razor

Facebook, Philosophy of Science – Ockham’s Razor [ 22/June/21 ] As Robert explains above – the Razor is simply a tool to keep the explanatory system in use to the simplest one that explains all observations. It applies to the … Continue reading

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Consilience Project

Daniels Facebook post on the consilience project [ 21/June/21 Daniel wrote:The first of a series the Consilience Project is developing on education.Addressing questions like:-Beyond formal schooling, what structures are needed in a society to support the development of the full … Continue reading

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Covid-19 in 2022

What if in 2022 humanity had no choice but to end the war on Covid-19 allow death, allow infections to rise except there will be no more lockdowns, alerts and mask as being infected is now part of our lives … Continue reading

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