Tag Archives: Economics

Israeli response to Covid

Comment to Chris’s facebook posted in full the Israelinational plan to fight the Delta wave. [ 30/August/21 ] Sorry Chris, but his approach does not value life highly – and that is the issue around the world. There is, always … Continue reading

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Would destroying sources of pollution (oil refinery plants, oil pumpjacks, etc) buy humanity more time to save the climate or would it produce more and/or worse pollution?

Would destroying sources of pollution (oil refinery plants, oil pumpjacks, etc) buy humanity more time to save the climate or would it produce more and/or worse pollution? [ 28/August/21 ] It would not buy more time, it would remove what … Continue reading

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Climate change and other threats

[ 22/August/21 – on Will’s facebook page, after expressions of concern about climate change, economics, and long term futures] Climate change is an issue in the sense that it is a strong signal that we cannot continue doing what we … Continue reading

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What is the difference between the competing conceptions of globalization?

What is the difference between the competing conceptions of globalization? [ 21/August/21 ] There are a vast array of conceptions about globalization, and it is kind of useful to put them in three major categories, and there are some significant … Continue reading

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Why are people in the world starving when most of the biggest economies in the World have stored food mountains?

Why are people in the world starving when most of the biggest economies in the World have stored food mountains? [ 25/May/21 ] Money. Using markets to measure value; then using that measure as a proxy for human value more … Continue reading

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Is Marxism making a comeback thanks to ideals around climate change and sustainability?

Is Marxism making a comeback thanks to ideals around climate change and sustainability? [ 4/May/21 ] Marx was well ahead of most of his contemporaries in understanding some of the key drivers of economics, but his models were overly simplistic, … Continue reading

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Is global food security achievable?

Is global food security achievable? [ 3/May/21 ] Yes, and it is a difficult problem when considered long term. Each of the other 5 answers at time of writing capture aspects of the issues. The economic system cannot deliver food … Continue reading

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Is competition the only way to organize nature?

Is competition the only way to organize nature? Why must nature work so unethically as we can witness even in this ant war? [ 27/April/21 ] Simple answer – No. And nature is not simple. So simple answers tend to … Continue reading

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Is it possible to get over population under control?

Is it possible to get the world’s over population under control? It is the number one cause of so many needless problems.[Changed to How can we control population growth] [ 25/April/21 ] Like several others here, I assert that the … Continue reading

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On Trial and error, will and economics

In a biological trial-and-error process of growth, how do we exempt separation of ability and will to become appropriate within study of economic/social functionality? Besides blaming habitual wiring or praising the monumental robotics global boom? [ 24/April/21 ] A lot … Continue reading

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