Category Archives: understanding

Quora – right and wrong

Do you think there is such a thing as right and wrong? Moved Here As absolutes No. As useful approximations to things that are often profoundly complex and contain fundamental uncertainties, Yes. And that often delivers profound uncertainties in making … Continue reading

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Quora – Evolution

Quora – What evidence is used to refute theory of evolution? – Response to answer by Qedlin Saltum Every one of these assertions presented as evidence against evolution is, beyond any shadow of reasonable doubt, on balance of all the … Continue reading

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Rebel Wisdom – Daniel Schmachtenberger – Phase shift

Rebel Wisdom – Daniel – Phase shift ‘Humanity’s Phase Shift’, Daniel Schmachtenberger Hi Daniel, Good hearing your voice again. While I largely agree with many aspects of your definition of the problem space facing us, you do overstate too many … Continue reading

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YouTube – Bret Weinstein Upcoming debate with David Sloan Wilson

Bret Weinstein – Upcoming Debate with David Sloan Wilson [Updated 8/1/19] Great statement of the problem Bret. And for me, like you, it is a profoundly deep issue. And I am clear, beyond any shadow of reasonable doubt, that the … Continue reading

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Quora – Have humans bypassed the natural urge to reproduce

Have humans bypassed the natural urge to reproduce genetically? There is a problem in the formulation of the question. Evolution doesn’t have purpose. We don’t have evolved urges to reproduce – that is a human interpretation. What we have, is … Continue reading

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Quora – difference between learning and evolution

What is the difference between learning and evolution? That is a very interesting question, and it depends how deep you want to take the inquiry as to what sort of answer you get. Oliver Caspari gave a good and valid … Continue reading

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Merry Xmas

Christmas morning here in Kaikoura. It is thick drizzly fog outside. Ailsa, Jewelia, Huia and I are warm enough inside. Presents have been exchanged, and we are all doing our own things, each plugged into the internet in different ways. … Continue reading

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