Category Archives: Ideas

Critique of Sam Harris on Free Will

Sam Harris – The Case Against Free Will Published on 24 Apr 2017 Sam couldn’t be more wrong, yet at the same time much of what he says is close enough to true. Cause and effect is limited. Simply saying … Continue reading

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Ideapod – Sky City

Skycity project #skycity I would suggest that the bottom level should be water based – perhaps 2/3 available as a swimming pool, with the walls of the swimming pool being mostly clear glass with fish being on the other side … Continue reading

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Evonomics – transformation

Seven Ways to Transform 21st-Century Economics — and Economists – continued discussion Neoliberalism starts on the simplistic assumptions that (a) people are naturally always competitive and (b) the economy is rational and self correcting. …. It functions through very complex … Continue reading

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Eric’s Facebook – Most profound

To Eric’s facebook post What is the most profound thing that you can think of and say in your own words with 50 words or less? Evolution selects that which survives. Complexity results from new levels of cooperation. Attendant strategies … Continue reading

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Ideapod – Threats

Government adviser reveals the greatest threat facing humanity (and it’s not nuclear war) Ideapod Blog Very mixed. More wrong than right. I was very prepared, solar power, strong house, months of reserve water and food, generators – then a 7.8 … Continue reading

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The question of God

Chris Hitchens debates William Lane Craig Warning – I see no evidence to support the God hypothesis, and the arguments below dismantle all of Craig’s arguments. Over the last 5 weeks a group of theists and atheists have met 4 … Continue reading

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Evonomics – Economics beyond current models

Evonomics – Why Economists Have to Embrace Complexity to Avoid Disaster – Steve Keen Microeconomics, macroeconomics and complexity Yes and no. Have been a follower and admirer of Steve’s work for some years. Downloaded his Minsky software and spent a … Continue reading

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