Tag Archives: cooperation

Collaboration

Quora – Why do humans collaborate to the extent that they do? [ 8/6/20 ] Some aspects of the answer given here by others. It seems clear to me that the answer is deeply complex and contains some genetic elements, … Continue reading

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Philosophically talking socialism

Philosophically talking, can socialism be taken as the most advanced and ideal political concept just because it’s the newest and latest in emergence, following the idea that humans become smarter in time? [ 16/4/20 ] No. The core idea of … Continue reading

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Video – A letter from the virus

Ngaio’s Facebook link to Video – A letter from the virus. [ 13/4/20 ] We need to become very conscious of everything in this video, and we also need to be cautious about over simplifying complex systems. We need to … Continue reading

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Reply to a Facebook post by David Whyte on Hiding

A facebook post by David Whyte on hiding [ 13/4/20 ] Yes. And one needs to be alert for new sorts of predators. In New Zealand there were no land based mammalian predators (other than two tiny species of bats), … Continue reading

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Changing the world

Quora – When will I learn that I can’t change the world? [ 12/4/20 ] Changing the world is just like eating an elephant – one bite at a time. Like Makayla says – start with yourself. Start small. The … Continue reading

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Thinking about life beyond covid-19

London Futurists meetup on Crowdcast [ 11/4/20 – written 7 hours ahead of the meeting] I like what your wrote in the email David, and I would go further, that is isn’t about choosing a particular strategy, rather it is … Continue reading

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JBP Study group – nothing should go back to normal

Facebook – JBP study group – Joanna Hoffman shared a link to – Nothing should go back to normal [ 11/4/20 ] Far too many overly simplistic and destructive responses here. We are the most cooperative animal on the planet. … Continue reading

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A day of celebration.

This day 26 years ago Ailsa and I got married. 22 years and 3 days ago the title for this house changed into our name (with a mortgage, which has been gone a couple of years). Today is a special … Continue reading

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To a comment from Joe Brewer on Daniel’s Portal post

Comment from Joe Brewer on Daniel’s Portal post [ 6/4/20 Joe wrote – “… The collapses ARE inevitable—they are part of the self-organizing dynamics of pattern formation inherent to the globalized economy as it came to be structured.”] Yes, but … Continue reading

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Quora – Is the urge to save humanity almost always a false front for the urge to rule?

Quora – Is the urge to save humanity almost always a false front for the urge to rule? Why? [ 1/4/20 ] No. And it is complex – we are all complex beyond our ability to appreciate in detail, but … Continue reading

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