Tag Archives: complexity

Should we have rationing/austerity

Should we bring back war-time rationing to save the planet? [ 12/November/21 ] Absolutely not. The problem is not the ability of the planet to provide us with food. We could feed everyone from the land areas of California if … Continue reading

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How to make a difference

How can you make a difference in the world? https://www.quora.com/How-can-individuals-make-a-difference-in-this-world/answer/Ted-Howard-16 [ 12/November/21 ] Be as responsible and cooperative as you can. And do so with awareness, there can be cheats out there that will exploit naïve cooperation, be alert, and … Continue reading

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What could end world hunger?

What could possibly end world hunger? [ 8/November/21 ] Would be nice if it was as simple as Just Dan’s answer, but it isn’t. Sure, we produce enough food to feed everyone now, and even in the wealthiest and most … Continue reading

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Major risks in the 3 waters reforms.

[ 6/November/21 Local Body Governments have failed with water infrastructure …. people died in Havelock North, sewerage spewing into harbours around the country and onto Wgtn city streets …. 3 Waters – drinking water, rain water and shit No Brainer, … Continue reading

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On Sowell on fairness

[ 6/November/21 Dirk Shared a Thomas Sowell quote “Since this is an era when many people are concerned about ‘fairness’ and ‘social justice’ and what is your ‘fair share’ of what someone else has worked for.”] Many people throughout history … Continue reading

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Daniel S asked about solutions to existential questions

Daniel S asked Any good solutions for how to avoid rampant catastrophes with the decentralized destructive capacities that continued exponential technology empowers…that don’t involve ubiquitous surveillance? [ 3/November/21 ] Not quite sure what you mean by “ubiquitous surveillance”. The ancient … Continue reading

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Is randomness and chaos fundamental

Is there randomness and chaos in our world at a fundamental level, or is it still just the degree of our ignorance? [ 3/November/21 ] There are a lot of things to consider when considering this question. How is it … Continue reading

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Truth

Why has truth become a paradigm of distortion and diversity today? [ 1/November/21 ] The idea of “Truth” as something knowable with total confidence is, and only ever has been, applicable to simple contexts. So there seems to be several … Continue reading

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Chaos and sides

When the whole world is in complete chaos, whose side are you on? [ 28/October/21 ] The question appears to be an oversimplification. Chaos and order appear to be extremes on a spectrum. The reality in which we exist seems … Continue reading

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Framing competition and cooperation

When what is commonly called competition really isn’t competition at all, but really cooperation [ 16/October/21 Comment in a Lifeboat Foundation thread – post by Kelvin Ogba Dafiaghor 15th Oct on Michio Kaku on SpaceX] Michael E. ThomasFraming this in … Continue reading

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