Tag Archives: complexity

A counter to one of Tom’s antivax posts

[ 28/Jan/21 Tom posted against polio virus] The action of this virus is fairly well understood.http://www.meduniwien.ac.at/100yearspolio/pfds/hogle.pdf You are becoming a danger to those you love Tom. Wake UP ! [followed by …” If you look at your own health history, … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic – the difference between reality and its appearance

[ 27/Jan/21 – Facebook – Foundations of Logic – Walter Kant asked – The dualistic doctrine says: there is the difference between reality and its appearance;and my question is:How far can reality be from its appearance if this appearance has … Continue reading

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Who should be held responsible for global poverty?

Who should be held responsible for global poverty? [ 26/Jan/21 ] Why would you think that anyone should be “held responsible”? Isn’t that a rather hubristic notion? Isn’t it much more likely that it is the ignorance of each and … Continue reading

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Quora – How do I address global inequality?

How do I address global inequality? [ 18/Jan/21 ] As others have noted, the problem is not inequality – that is a given – real complexity contains diversity – always. The problem is insufficiency – NOT inequality. Giving everyone what … Continue reading

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Entitled to our Truth???

Quora – Since we’re all entitled to our own truth and we each have different perceptions of reality and everyone’s truth is valid does that basically mean we’re all in our own worlds? How can we ever work together or … Continue reading

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What is the status of ontological causality?

[ 14/1/21 Foundations of Logic – facebook group – Walter Kant asked “Ontological existence of causality:What is the status of ontological causality? causality exists ontologically causality does not exist ontologically ?”] Ontology at its most abstract seems to me to … Continue reading

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Lifeboat, longevity, old bacteria

A reply to a comment by Peter to a post in Lifeboat Foundation facebook page linking to Scientists pull living microbes, possibly 100 million years old, from beneath the sea [ 18/12/20 Peter stated “I don’t see how this pertains … Continue reading

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Discussion with Bryce on the nature of Truth

Comments to another thread of Bryce Timothy’s about Truth [ 11/12/20 ] Your first presumption is not actually true [“Because any system of knowledge must take either observed facts or presupposed axioms as true in order to draw framework around … Continue reading

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Response to the NZ declaration of a climate emergency

Response to Climate Emergency declaration. [ 3/12/20 ] I accept point 1 “declare a climate emergency, following the finding of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change that, to avoid a more than 1.5°C rise in global warming, global emissions would … Continue reading

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Understandings

Comment to a 2 year old thread reactivated on Paul’s facebook page. [ 3/11/20 – cut into 2 as over the 8K facebook limit] I just spent several hours going back over all entries in the thread and subthreads. For … Continue reading

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