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Evolution Institute – unpredictability

Evolution Makes Us Flexible Because Life Is Unpredictable “Unbending rigor is the mate of death/ And wielding softness the company of life: Unbending soldiers get no victories/ The stiffest tree is readiest for the axe.” (Tao Te Ching: 76) Yes … Continue reading

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London Futurists – how do we create our future

Future Consciousness: The Path to Purposeful Evolution How do we create a good future? Hi Tom You ask “How do we create a good future?” To me, that is the most profound question possible, and one I have been consciously … Continue reading

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Comment on Nev’s facebook page

Comment on Nev’s facebook page We have a major problem Nev, and you have got part of it. Our economic system can only value things that are scarce. Air is arguably our most valuable resource, yet it has no value … Continue reading

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My Post on Radio Interview on NZ initiative report and fisheries generally [updated x2]

Comment on my own Facebook page Last night I was contacted by NewsTalkZB and asked to comment on the report from the NZ Initiative. I suggested to them that they ask someone from the NZ Sport Fishing Council to comment, … Continue reading

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Evonomics – corruption

Bribery, Cooperation, and the Evolution of Prosocial Institutions How the science of cooperation and cultural evolution will give us new tools in combating corruption. This paper opens with three assertions that to me are all false: “There is nothing natural … Continue reading

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Evonomics – complexity

Two Big Questions About the Job Guarantee: God, Devil, and the Details Progressives have these questions. Others will too. So many dimensions to the complexity of this question. Aside from the one I continually raise, the idea that markets are … Continue reading

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Automation in the information age

Posthuman Network – Automation post Video – The rise of the machines Automation in the Information Age is different. True enough, but not deep enough. The problem isn’t automation, it is how we measure value. The use of markets made … Continue reading

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