Category Archives: Nature

Foundations of Logic – existential risk

Foundations of Logc Group – Existential Risk Stop reading if you are prone to anxiety. Shall we let the games go on? What is your approach and what game do you play on the issue of the survival of our … Continue reading

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ANG Cause of the month – Fisheries Management

ANG Cause of the Month – Fisheries Management Hi Dale – thanks for that (I think?) 😉 I made a comment on my facebook page this morning, which both Dale and Deb noted. Fisheries are really complex topics. Scientists can … Continue reading

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My Post on Radio Interview on NZ initiative report and fisheries generally [updated x2]

Comment on my own Facebook page Last night I was contacted by NewsTalkZB and asked to comment on the report from the NZ Initiative. I suggested to them that they ask someone from the NZ Sport Fishing Council to comment, … Continue reading

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Birding NZ – Double Standards

Birding NZ – Double Standards I’m not writing with my Hutton’s hat on, nor with my Zone Water Committee hat, but just as me, and I do chair both groups, and have both sets of perspectives. I find human behaviour … Continue reading

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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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