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Nature and culture interact

Do you agree with the fact that culture and nature interact with each other and affect one another in complex ways in a sort of co-evolutionary process? Give examples. [ 12/Mar/21 ] Certainly, there are many levels of strategic parallels … Continue reading

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Freedom and Culture

It is sometimes argued that history’s supreme ethical conflict is between those who value what preserves civilization and those who feel individual freedom comes first. If science finds one’s preference to be largely genetic, how should we respond? [ 2/9/20 … Continue reading

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Quora – How are biological processes influenced by culture?

How are biological processes influenced by culture? [ 17/4/20 ] In millions of different ways at may different scales. At the level of landscape, culture tends to define what we choose to do with landscapes generally. I live in a … Continue reading

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Quora – Why do we even have a role model in our lives, and why can’t we survive without having them?

Quora – Why do we even have a role model in our lives, and why can’t we survive without having them? [12/1/20] So many levels at which one can answer this question, and at each level there are similar themes … Continue reading

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Merry Xmas

Christmas morning here in Kaikoura. It is thick drizzly fog outside. Ailsa, Jewelia, Huia and I are warm enough inside. Presents have been exchanged, and we are all doing our own things, each plugged into the internet in different ways. … Continue reading

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Birthday symbols

Birthday wishes Thanks Kathy It is really strange. I get the societal symbolism of cakes. I get that adding alcohol and sugar to a mix of berries and covering it with a layer of solid sugar was a mechanism of … Continue reading

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