Category Archives: Our Future

Counter to Tom’s post on Covid

[ 2/Feb/21 Tom stated on facebook – …”New Zealand and Australia are in their non-flu season summertime, meaning everybody returns to being healthy, right? So of course it is then made to look that the reason they’re healthy right now … Continue reading

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Follow-on from the a post on Tesla coming from Venus

[ 29/Jan/21 – on Tom’s Facebook page] Tom, I am not 100% certain of anything. I deal in sets of evidence and balance of probabilities between competing explanatory sets. And I have actually examined vast sets of evidence, and applied … Continue reading

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Who should be held responsible for global poverty?

Who should be held responsible for global poverty? [ 26/Jan/21 ] Why would you think that anyone should be “held responsible”? Isn’t that a rather hubristic notion? Isn’t it much more likely that it is the ignorance of each and … Continue reading

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Lifeboat discussion on The Biggest Threats To Human Existence

[ 26/Jan/21 Facebook – Lifeboat Foundation] The list given of “The Biggest Threats To Human Existence” seems to me to be a very strange mix of categories. Nuclear war Bioengineered pandemic Artificial Intelligence Nanotechnology Extraterrestial Super volcanoes Food supply Weather … Continue reading

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Quora – How do I address global inequality?

How do I address global inequality? [ 18/Jan/21 ] As others have noted, the problem is not inequality – that is a given – real complexity contains diversity – always. The problem is insufficiency – NOT inequality. Giving everyone what … Continue reading

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How are humans dangerous to biodiversity

How are humans dangerous to biodiversity? [ 13/1/21 ] Two major ways: we change things, and we move stuff around. The reasons why we do both of those can get quite complex and interesting. Sure, population growth is an issue, … Continue reading

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Conspiracy theories

How can a society de-program/reintegrate people who have gone down the conspiracy theory rabbit hole? [ 12/1/21 ] What do you mean? If you want people generally to stop looking for conspiracies, and to start generally trusting, then you need … Continue reading

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Population Growth

What 3 things do we need to manage for the human population to keep growing? [ 12/1/21 ] In the sense of growing at a fixed rate – that is impossible. At current growth rates it is less than 3,000 … Continue reading

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Who should be entrusted with the question of an apocalypse (extinction of mankind)

[ 6/1/21 ] Facebook – Foundations of Logic: Walter asked:“Who should be entrusted with the question of an apocalypse (extinction of mankind):SciencesParasciencesPoliticsPhilosophersTheologians?” We should all do the work ourselves, to the best of our limited and fallible abilities, as it … Continue reading

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What do you think about this quote “Modern society will find no solution to the ecological problem unless it takes a serious look at its lifestyles”?

What do you think about this quote “Modern society will find no solution to the ecological problem unless it takes a serious look at its lifestyles”? [ 6/1/21 ] Yes – in some significant measure, and it is much deeper … Continue reading

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