Category Archives: Politics

Why isn’t communism as hated as Nazism

[ 1/5/20 Foundations of Logic Question] Why isn’t communism as hated as Nazism? What level do you want an answer? We all tend to want simple answers to complex questions, and if a situation is actually complex, then all simple … Continue reading

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Quora – Globalisation

Technological progress is a key driver of improvements in incomes and standards of living. What are the causes and current effects of technological globalization? About what should I write? [ 20/4/20 ] To understand globalization, you need to understand the … Continue reading

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Quora – How are biological processes influenced by culture?

How are biological processes influenced by culture? [ 17/4/20 ] In millions of different ways at may different scales. At the level of landscape, culture tends to define what we choose to do with landscapes generally. I live in a … Continue reading

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Philosophically talking socialism

Philosophically talking, can socialism be taken as the most advanced and ideal political concept just because it’s the newest and latest in emergence, following the idea that humans become smarter in time? [ 16/4/20 ] No. The core idea of … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic – Wealth

[ 15/4/20 Reply to Dirk’s comment to Mark’s post on Foundations of Logic – to George Monbiot’s quote “If wealth was the inevitable result of hard work and enterprise then every woman in Africa would be a millionaire”] Yes, and … Continue reading

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Video – A letter from the virus

Ngaio’s Facebook link to Video – A letter from the virus. [ 13/4/20 ] We need to become very conscious of everything in this video, and we also need to be cautious about over simplifying complex systems. We need to … Continue reading

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Thinking about life beyond covid-19

London Futurists meetup on Crowdcast [ 11/4/20 – written 7 hours ahead of the meeting] I like what your wrote in the email David, and I would go further, that is isn’t about choosing a particular strategy, rather it is … Continue reading

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London Futurists – The world after coronavirus – key dimensions for decisions

The world after coronavirus: key dimensions for decisions? [ 9/4/20 ] If you frame it as either/or(s) you see a set of possible patterns as points on a line. If you frame it as all things being necessary, in different … Continue reading

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To a comment from Joe Brewer on Daniel’s Portal post

Comment from Joe Brewer on Daniel’s Portal post [ 6/4/20 Joe wrote – “… The collapses ARE inevitable—they are part of the self-organizing dynamics of pattern formation inherent to the globalized economy as it came to be structured.”] Yes, but … Continue reading

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Quora – If good and bad is subjective, then what right does any government have to punish anyone for anything

If good and bad is subjective, then what right does any government have to punish anyone for anything, if that person could just argue that he was doing what’s “right” in his own eyes? [ 24/3/20 ] A lot of … Continue reading

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