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Hutton’s Shearwater

A facebook post from Kaikoura Notice board 22nd March 2018 Fledging season for Kaikoura’s endangered Hutton’s shearwater/titi For most of those birds crash landing, it is their first flight, ever. They spend about 3 months in a dark burrow underground, … Continue reading

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Scientific attitude

It seems to me that even more than what you are researching, it depends upon what you think the scientific attitude is. To me, the scientific attitude is one of eternal questioning, and eternal reliance on the evidence of experience … Continue reading

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Quora – Natural Selection – Altruism

Is natural selection more than fitness? Is there truly altruism due to the similarity of a species’ genes? Natural selection is simple in a sense, and it can rapidly get profoundly complex. Natural selection is about the differential survival of … Continue reading

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Quora – Source of variation

What causes variations among individuals of the same species? Get a modern text book on biochemistry, and another on computational theory, and start reading. There seem to be an infinite class of possible causes of variations, chemical, behavioural, environmental, in … Continue reading

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Free will continues – still no shared understanding

Trick and I continue the free will debate NO Trick It really is far deeper than that. It really does go deeply to the nature of interaction, the ability of systems to influence, rather than to be seen as hard … Continue reading

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Evolutionary Values

CI 2.0 governed by meaning and evolutionary values Hi George, It doesn’t appear to me that our existing crises are in any significant way a manifestation of intelligence verses emotions, the situation appears far more complex than that; and seems … Continue reading

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Qora – shocking proof

Quora – Shocking proof What scientific theory do you think will be proven wrong and shock the scientific world? Or what new scientific theory will shock us all? For me, the implicit assumptions behind the question are themselves disproved. In … Continue reading

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