Tag Archives: Abundance

Quora – When, if ever, is it okay for humans to change the weather and physical landscape of Earth?

Quora – When, if ever, is it okay for humans to change the weather and physical landscape of Earth? [ 19/2/20 ] I agree with Jörg Sattle’s answer to this question. And I would add the dimension that yes certainly, … Continue reading

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Quora – What do you expect to see in the next 50 years that most people would never expect?

Quora – What do you expect to see in the next 50 years that most people would never expect? Quite a few things: Indefinite life extension. Within 50 years we will be well past “longevity escape velocity”, which is to … Continue reading

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Quora – With a 6 billion world population, is there a number calculated beyond which Earth cannot support them with resources?

With a 6 billion world population, is there a number calculated beyond which Earth cannot support them with resources? [22/1/20] Let us do some simple first principles calculations. Current population is closer to 8 billion than 6. Assume that for … Continue reading

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Quora – How many of you believe we will live in a world within this century, where AI becomes a part of every aspect of our lives?

Quora – How many of you believe we will live in a world within this century, where AI becomes a part of every aspect of our lives? [20/1/20] It already is. Every aspect of our financial system, most of our … Continue reading

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Quora – You’re the one of the last people on earth, you can choose one place to live and flourish with one person. Who is it and what are three things you need?

Quora – You’re the one of the last people on earth, you can choose one place to live and flourish with one person. Who is it and what are three things you need? [17/1/20] Not a scenario that holds any … Continue reading

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Quora – For true change to happen, be it economical and environmental, would a whole generation have to accept that they would sacrifice for future generations?

Quora – For true change to happen, be it economical and environmental, would a whole generation have to accept that they would sacrifice for future generations? [16/1/20] No. That is not a useful framing of the context we exist in. … Continue reading

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Quora – How do we realize our global long term climate goals in a world where multinational corporations are fiscally obligated to return higher profit margins to investors on a quarterly basis?

Quora – How do we realize our global long term climate goals in a world where multinational corporations are fiscally obligated to return higher profit margins to investors on a quarterly basis? [written 16/1/20 – update 17/1/20] We can’t, at … Continue reading

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Quora – What are the current issues of the world?

Quora – What are the current issues of the world? [13/1/20] We have a rather large collection of issues in many different domains. The most important issues are in the realm of ideas and cultures. We must all start our … Continue reading

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Quora – Why does the technology of the future paint a very lonely picture for all of us?

Why does the technology of the future paint a very lonely picture for all of us? [12/1/20] Why would you think that? We are in the very early stages of developing exponential technologies. Our old ways of thinking have not … Continue reading

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Quora – The 22nd century is 80 years away. I won’t live to see it. What major improvements can you expect at the turn of the current century?

Quora – The 22nd century is 80 years away. I won’t live to see it. What major improvements can you expect at the turn of the current century? [12/1/20] We are seeing a double exponential in the development of information … Continue reading

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