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What would happen if the Earth’s human race were globally united?

What would happen if the Earth’s human race were globally united? [ 31/September/21 ] United in what exactly? United in their respect for individual life and individual liberty (responsibly expressed)? That would be great! United in understanding that security for … Continue reading

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Israeli response to Covid

Comment to Chris’s facebook posted in full the Israelinational plan to fight the Delta wave. [ 30/August/21 ] Sorry Chris, but his approach does not value life highly – and that is the issue around the world. There is, always … Continue reading

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When dealing with pandemics, should we value liberty more than human life? What do you think?

When dealing with pandemics, should we value liberty more than human life? What do you think? [ 30/August/21 ] The instant that anyone puts liberty ahead of life, they have already destroyed liberty; because liberty requires life; thus life necessarily … Continue reading

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How can I convince my son (who has an MBA) that the climate change is man-made and not a “natural correction” touted by “Faux News?”

How can I convince my son (who has an MBA) that the climate change is man-made and not a “natural correction” touted by “Faux News?” [ 30/August/21 ] That is not a useful way to conceptualize the problem, it is … Continue reading

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Why in times of need, like a forest fire do people come together and help one another showing the best part of humanity. #TAV (takes a village) but when the chaos settles we go away from that side of humanity and leave the lessons learned abandoned?

Why in times of need, like a forest fire do people come together and help one another showing the best part of humanity. #TAV (takes a village) but when the chaos settles we go away from that side of humanity … Continue reading

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Why is it difficult to maintain a sustainable peace in the world?

Why is it difficult to maintain a sustainable peace in the world? [ 28/August/21 ] A realistic answer to this question is deeply complex, and many of the answers given contain very small subsets of a much bigger picture. Probably … Continue reading

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Would destroying sources of pollution (oil refinery plants, oil pumpjacks, etc) buy humanity more time to save the climate or would it produce more and/or worse pollution?

Would destroying sources of pollution (oil refinery plants, oil pumpjacks, etc) buy humanity more time to save the climate or would it produce more and/or worse pollution? [ 28/August/21 ] It would not buy more time, it would remove what … Continue reading

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Why does everyone think overpopulation is a really terrible thing?

Why does everyone think overpopulation is a really terrible thing? [ 26/August/21 ] It is, by definition. It is the “Over” in “overpopulation” that by definition states that the population is beyond the ability of the particular environment to sustain … Continue reading

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What is one thing you do to save the Earth?

What is one thing you do to save the Earth? [ 24/August/21 ] Support cooperative, responsible action in every domain that you can. Part of responsibility is being alert for cheating strategies against cooperation at any and all levels you … Continue reading

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Faith, insight and understanding

[ 24/August/21 Walter Smith asked Faith, insight and understanding:Is man’s ability to attain insight and understanding through faith a supernatural gift?] No. Faith is a self referential mind virus the prevents further questioning and understanding. We all necessarily start with … Continue reading

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