Category Archives: Nature

Swedish Response to Covid 19

[ 26/10/20 Response to a facebook Ad – on Swedish statistics] Whoever wrote this seems to have an agenda that does not value human life very highly. Sweden has taken measures to slow the spread of Covid. As yet only … Continue reading

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1080

[ 22/10/20 Mischele posted a newspaper clip on her facebook page – 1080 Detected in workers] If you’ve been eating puha, then you might detect 1080 in your body. It occurs naturally in puha, at very low levels – not … Continue reading

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Can philosophy help in solving the perennial chicken and egg problem?

[ 19/10/20 ] No. Because there isn’t a chicken and egg problem. The process of evolution, leading from relatively simple replicating molecules (probably in alkaline “white smokers” using H+ ions from geothermal chemistry in the first instance) through archea to … Continue reading

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Moral responsibility and climate change

Should we hold individuals morally responsible for climate change? [ 8/10/20 ] What do you mean by moral responsibility? Are we morally responsible for supporting an economic system that guarantees poverty for the masses rather than one that ensures that … Continue reading

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Human Nature

Which is the human nature theory accepted nowadays? [ 7/10/20 ] Depends who you are talking to. For someone like me, who trained as a biochemist, has studied reasonable amounts about mathematics, logic, psychology, history, logics, and complexity – then … Continue reading

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Covid and response

[ 2/10/20 Mischele’s Facebook rant about response to covid and withdrawing from the UN] No! Certainly – we need to respect individual rights, and individual lives; and that demands multiple levels of responsibility from each and every one of us, … Continue reading

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Climate change video

Spinoff – Facebook post on Climate Change video [ 2/10/20 ] This is a good look at a couple of dimensions of a highly dimensional issue. Yes, the potential for climate change is real, and we are seeing it. And … Continue reading

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[ 29/9/20 – on a Facebook thread on evolution, on Zane’s page, in response to a comment by Zane] The evolution of complexity is not simple. If you have competitive environments, then complexity cannot arise. New levels of complexity can … Continue reading

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Comment to 2020 Clean Coders Keynote – complexity

Comment to 2020 Clean Coders Keynote [ 14/9/20 ] Reality does actually seem to be complex. What we need is programming languages that give power, and coders who understand when it is powerful to constrain that power and when those … Continue reading

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An odd question

Why do liberals brainwash our kids with climate change, evolution, socialism, and round earthing? [ 11/9/20 ] Because reality seems to be sufficiently complex that the old stories we have about it will be forever being revised as we gather … Continue reading

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