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Quora – What do younger generations like Millennials think of climate change and their future, and the generations before them?

What do younger generations like Millennials think of climate change and their future, and the generations before them? Younger people generally tend to have simpler models of the world around them, but those models often have different sets of assumptions … Continue reading

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Quora – Why do humans seek so much for division?

Quora – Why do humans seek so much for division? The notion of truth divides. All binary notions divide. When one imposes a simple binary model onto a complex reality, it necessitates division. If there is a range of temperature, … Continue reading

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Quora – Many people are now aware of the ill effects of pollution, but still we are being told that our future is in danger. What are the reasons behind this?

Quora – Many people are now aware of the ill effects of pollution, but still we are being told that our future is in danger. What are the reasons behind this? Arun Basu has part of the issue, and part … Continue reading

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Quora – What are the prominent milestones that have led to the understanding of biological evolution?

What are the prominent milestones that have led to the understanding of biological evolution? That is really complex. Yes Charles Lyell published “Principles of Geology” in 1830 (but it was based on ideas in Jame’s Huttons 1788 work “Theory of … Continue reading

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Quora – Is diversity our greatest strength?

Quora – Is diversity our greatest strength? Redirect – Is diversity our greatest strength? If the fundamental social/philosophical context is cooperative – then yes. If the fundamental social context is competitive (eg founded in market based economics) – then no. … Continue reading

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Quora – How could stronger climate actions be successfully aligned with development imperatives?

Quora – How could stronger climate actions be successfully aligned with development imperatives? What do you mean by “development imperatives”? If you mean the idea of using money, then there is no stable solution to the problem. If you mean … Continue reading

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Quora – What should humankind resolve to do jointly in 2020?

Quora – What should humankind resolve to do jointly in 2020? Cooperate, to the best of our limited abilities. Accept diversity, at the same time as we strive to identify and maintain those boundaries that are actually necessary for our … Continue reading

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