Category Archives: Nature

Quora – are we clean slates

Quora – Are we born with a “clean slate” in regards to knowledge? Clearly not. Our neural networks are heavily biased by our genetics. An unbiased neural network takes hundreds of thousands of instances to reliably train a new pattern, … Continue reading

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Climate Change

Foundations of Logic Group – Michael Ward asked – With so many doomsday scenarios being propagated about the consequences of global warning I am curious as to precisely what will actually happen and when. The assumption I am making is … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic – Welfare everywhere

Foundations of Logic – Welfare Welfare Everywhere Frank Lovell said “Welfare Welfare Everywhere”…until OPM [Other People’s Money] runs out. There are occasionally some Free Lunches, but there are no Free Lunches as a sustainable Way Of Life. Nope, uh-uh, none, … Continue reading

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Quora – Humanity with longevity

How would Humanity change if all humans life expectancy was significantly increased to 500 years? I suspect we would become a lot more responsible and caring for the each other and the environment in which we live. With it being … Continue reading

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Trap.nz – homebuilt traps

Trap.NZ homebuilt traps question Lots of other good replies here. I just managed to eradicate mice from a 2.1Ha predator fenced site by using classic wooden mouse traps (48c each from Bunnings warehouse – 140 of them) housed under recycled … Continue reading

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Quora – what idea explained would alter the world

What’s one scientific concept (if properly explained) that would improve everyone’s understanding of the world? Evolution. Everyone thinks it is all about competition, but that is less than half of it. When considering complex systems (like ourselves) it is far … Continue reading

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A post on Tom’s facebook page – about plate tectonics proving matter creation

Tom made reference to a map of gravity anomalies as evidence for creation of matter. Not necessarily so Tom. If one looks at the earth as a system that is powered internally by a combination of atomic energy from long … Continue reading

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