Category Archives: Ideas

What will the Internet do for the future of humans?

[ 21/10/20 ] The internet is a powerful tool. Like all tools, it can be used for good or ill. What it will be used for will depend upon the choices we make. We all have a roll in that. … Continue reading

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Can philosophy help in solving the perennial chicken and egg problem?

[ 19/10/20 ] No. Because there isn’t a chicken and egg problem. The process of evolution, leading from relatively simple replicating molecules (probably in alkaline “white smokers” using H+ ions from geothermal chemistry in the first instance) through archea to … Continue reading

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Is socialism the future of our civilization?

Is socialism the future of our civilization? [ 18/10/20 ] If by socialism you mean a system where all property is owned by the group as a whole, then no – such a centrally controlled system is open to multiple … Continue reading

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What do you feel entitled to and why?

Daniel S asked on facebook – What do you feel entitled to and why?(This is an earnest inquiry.) [ 18/10/20 ] I don’t feel entitled to anything. There are many things that seem to be required for my long term … Continue reading

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The greatest problem for humanity

[ 12/10/20 ] The biggest and most important problem, is how to get global (and beyond) cooperation between all levels of self aware language capable agents present. The survival, security, prosperity and freedom of all of us depend upon this. … Continue reading

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Perspectives, responsibility

[ 9/10/20 On Michael Skye’s facebook page] There is certainly great value in being able to see multiple perspectives, and part of that which is really powerful is being able to see the systemic evolutionary drivers of the classes of … Continue reading

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Human Nature

Which is the human nature theory accepted nowadays? [ 7/10/20 ] Depends who you are talking to. For someone like me, who trained as a biochemist, has studied reasonable amounts about mathematics, logic, psychology, history, logics, and complexity – then … Continue reading

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Rights and responsibilities

Facebook post by Diana Paulikas [ 7/10/20 Facebook post by Diana Paulikas (#workprocastination) on “The American experiment”] The last time I was in Washington DC I literally wept as I read the inscriptions on the buildings and sidewalks that held … Continue reading

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Ignorance

RQ: I think its safe to presume educated people too behave ignorant, thus what are the other major factors that causes ignorance in people? [ 5/10/20 ] All people are necessarily far more ignorant than they are educated – that … Continue reading

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Global or National

Which do you believe would be more advantageous to you as an individual and to the country in general, to go global or to focus and improve your country’s own? [ 5/10/20] It is not an either or question.The best … Continue reading

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