Tag Archives: cooperation

Lifeboat foundation link to Neuralink

[ 12/10/20 Lifeboat foundation link to Neuralink] So many levels of trust required for that to happen that I simply do not have in the economic and political and technological systems we have at present. Far too much incentive to … Continue reading

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Global or National

Which do you believe would be more advantageous to you as an individual and to the country in general, to go global or to focus and improve your country’s own? [ 5/10/20] It is not an either or question.The best … Continue reading

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Hayflick Limit

[ 29/9/20 in response to Ray Taylor’s response to Eric Schulke’s posting of Feynman’s quote on life on 22nd “It is one of the most remarkable things that in all of the biological sciences there is no clue as to … Continue reading

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[ 29/9/20 – on a Facebook thread on evolution, on Zane’s page, in response to a comment by Zane] The evolution of complexity is not simple. If you have competitive environments, then complexity cannot arise. New levels of complexity can … Continue reading

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Solving climate change

Quora – Is the climate redeemable? Assuming there was political will, could humanity fix it if we started now? If so, how? [ 16/9/20 ] The answers by Paul Eshelman and Robert Knight are both wrong, and climate change is … Continue reading

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Hope

Quora – Is there any hope for humanity? Is there no chance to save the human species and is there no way to continue as a species? [ 16/9/20 ] Yes – most certainly there is hope, and there is … Continue reading

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Spinoff – Vesuvius and other risks

Comment to Spinoff on Vesuvius article [ 11/9/20 ] The Vesuvius-Pompeii article does not just apply to Auckland, it applies to most of the North Island. Last time Taupo erupted (which was more recently than Vesuvius), it essentially sterilised most … Continue reading

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What can we do to produce a better and sensible generation of teenagers?

Quora – What can we do to produce a better and sensible generation of teenagers? [ 7/9/20 ] Produce a better and more sensible social environment for them to grow up in. Acknowledge that all complexity in evolved systems is … Continue reading

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Key Problems

Quora – In your opinion, what is the most critical problem of the Earth that should be addressed to ensure the future? [ 2/9/20 ] As others have noted, the planet will survive without us, so I am interpreting the … Continue reading

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Daniel S on Kashlee Kelly

Daniel S post on Kashlee Kelly [ 31/8/20 ] He has some partial elements, but it is much deeper and more complex. American society is based on some deep falsehoods, but they require work to understand. The myth that evolution … Continue reading

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