Category Archives: Ideas

Laurie – Shaw – Used Up

Thoroughly Used Up “I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the community, and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can. I want to be thoroughly used up when … Continue reading

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Intelligence and morality

Facebook – FOLogic – Mikael Johnsson asked How much can pure intelligence “alone” solve the problems of morality? We are not pure anything. We are evolved embodied entities. Our conscious awareness is but a tiny part of the vast multi-leveled … Continue reading

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Quora – Why is science important

Quora – Why Is Science So important In 2019? Few people understand what science is. Science is the willingness to ask questions, and to try things in reality, and look very closely at what happened, and try and make sense … Continue reading

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Laurie – Horsing around – questions grappling with

Horsing Around What question are you grappling with? Hi Laurie, The question that has dominated my thought for over 50 years is: What is required to live a very long time? Peace is obviously part of the answer. Understanding the … Continue reading

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UBI

Project Syndicate – Why Universal Basic Income Is a Bad Idea UBI is not a systemic solution, and it can be an effective part of a transition strategy. What is happening now is unlike anything that has ever happened before. … Continue reading

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Daniel S – What legislation would be most meaningful to pass and why

A response to Daniel’s Facebook Post What legislation would be most meaningful to pass or amend in the US, at a federal level, if it was possible? Why? Some profound difficulties with the question Daniel. In the short to medium … Continue reading

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Quora – Purpose

Quora – What are the factors that define our purpose in life? Like many others here have written, our definition of purpose seems to result from an extremely complex and potentially infinitely extensible set of factors including: many levels of … Continue reading

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