Category Archives: Our Future

Solar Energy

[ 24/10/20 Lifeboat foundation Facebook post about Solar Energy – Jeremy claimed all subsidy] Define subsidy please. Fossil is a mature technology, with a huge amount of sunk capital, and many systems that have fully paid back their capital cost … Continue reading

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What will the Internet do for the future of humans?

[ 21/10/20 ] The internet is a powerful tool. Like all tools, it can be used for good or ill. What it will be used for will depend upon the choices we make. We all have a roll in that. … Continue reading

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Social Issues – Chrys’s Facebook page

[ 18/10/20 – Chrys’s facebook page] There are insane incentives within the system.As the return on investment drops, then people take their money out of the bank and buy something that has a rate of return – property. House prices … Continue reading

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Is socialism the future of our civilization?

Is socialism the future of our civilization? [ 18/10/20 ] If by socialism you mean a system where all property is owned by the group as a whole, then no – such a centrally controlled system is open to multiple … Continue reading

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Lifeboat foundation link to Neuralink

[ 12/10/20 Lifeboat foundation link to Neuralink] So many levels of trust required for that to happen that I simply do not have in the economic and political and technological systems we have at present. Far too much incentive 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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Global or National

Which do you believe would be more advantageous to you as an individual and to the country in general, to go global or to focus and improve your country’s own? [ 5/10/20] It is not an either or question.The best … 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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Consilience Project

Daniel’s facebook post – This podcast is the first time publicly sharing about The Consilience Project – something I’m working on (with an incredible team of people)… [ 1/10/20 Daniel’s Video – War on Sensemaking 5 – the video is … Continue reading

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