Category Archives: understanding

Quora – science and falsification

Quora – Why is it important in science that we design and perform tests capable of falsifying a hypothesis? There are infinite classes of conjectures that cannot be disproven, and as such they are not useful in the sense of … Continue reading

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Quora – Steps to a sustainable world

Quora – What steps need to be taken for a completely sustainable world? What do you mean by sustainable? What is being sustained? Why? Some people have tried to build a system that promotes and sustains competition, at the cost … Continue reading

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Quora – research area to progress

Quora – Which area of scientific research would you like to see progress? One stands out above all others – nano scale manipulation of matter. The mining and manufacture of material at the atomic scale. When we get that, then … Continue reading

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Quora – one uniting topic

Quora – What’s that one possible topic that could unite all the subjects, be it science and social science together for a greater meaning? The search for a single uniting topic demonstrates a failure to understand complexity. In complex systems … Continue reading

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Email to Daniel S

Email to Daniel S after watching YouTube Making Sense of Sensemaking: Daniel Schmachtenberger, Jamie Wheal, Jordan Hall – Top Chat Replay Hi Daniel Enjoyed the conversation between you three. I think Jordan has it seriously wrong in a really deep … Continue reading

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Quora – passage of time and evolution

Quora – To what extent does our understanding of the passage of time stem from our evolution as a species? It seems very probable that everything about us stems from the evolution of something at some level (chemical, genetic, behavioural, … Continue reading

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Quora – Healthcare question

What could be a possible quantitative research question on NZ Healthcare? One that would interest me greatly is: What is the impact of diet on frequency of visits to the healthcare system for illness (as distinct from accident)? Within that, … Continue reading

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