Category Archives: Nature

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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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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Celebrating 30 years of DOC

Comment on Celebrating 30 years of DOC I wonder how much of the story of conservation photos tell. So much is so rarely seen. Here in Kaikoura it seems that many aspects are under threat, as many different pressures add … Continue reading

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Evonomics – “My Nation First!” is No Better than “Me First!”

Evonomics – “My Nation First!” is No Better than “Me First!” Blatant selfishness is toxic, regardless of the scale that it occurs. Evolution, differential survival of variants in different contexts, can produce extremely complex outcomes. Many different factors about the … Continue reading

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IEET – Poll on best ways to resist global fascism

IEET Audience Divided on Best Way to Resist Global Fascism A poll of members of the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies Reality seems to be really complex, far more so than most socially accepted linguistic structures allow for. It … Continue reading

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Evonomics, Wealth from society, free will

You Might Have Earned It, But Don’t Forget That Your Wealth Came from Society To be human is to earn the right to share in the wealth generated by productive social institutions Some excellent stuff in this article, and in … Continue reading

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Northern Lights

October 1-3,’16 ~QofDay~ Black Moon and Northern Lights Did you see the Black Moon and Northern Lights last night September 30, 2016? If you did, tell us about it. If you didn’t, can you tell us about a time you … Continue reading

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