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Thoughts driving home from meeting Richard Dawkins in Christchurch

Attended Richard Dawkins event in Christchurch, and had a short conversation with him at the meet and greet afterwards These are transcriptions from 3 recordings made driving home Saturday morning, while driving home, listening to a lecture on the development … Continue reading

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Ideapod – Democracy failing

Ideapod – democracy is failing Gaurav asked – “Then tell me the best way to govern” What do you mean when you use the term “govern”? Do you mean it in the sense of a governor on a diesel motor … Continue reading

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Comment to Giovanni on values

Giovanni shared Mike Watson’s Post on Facebook – but the post and all comments have since been removed. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1620190871547616/permalink/2144900672409964/ Good question Giovanni Santostasi When one reads Plato’s Republic it is easy to see at least two levels present, and a … Continue reading

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Product of the world

March1-7 ’18 ~QofDay~ Product of the World/Society Do you believe you are a product of the world and/or society? Has it really been a month since I visited? – Seems so. So much happening here in Kaikoura. And this is … Continue reading

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Evonomics – Superorganism and Ultrasociality – Updated 23 April 2018

New Ecological Economics: Superorganism and Ultrasociality All are too simplistic. Evolution starts simple, and rapidly gets complex. The two major modalities present in living systems are competition and cooperation, and both are usually present, in various context sensitive mixtures. Competition … Continue reading

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Ideapod – Embracing Change

Ideapod – Embracing change Darwin Quote: It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent. It is the one that is most adaptable to change. Yes, and what that quote does not address directly is … Continue reading

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Character of Technology – nature of risk

The Character of Our Technology “We can’t influence the direction of technology, but we can influence its character,” says Kevin Kelly Excellent piece John, but from my perspective it does not explicitly address the three major areas of concern: 1/ … Continue reading

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