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Thoughts driving home from meeting Richard Dawkins in Christchurch

Attended Richard Dawkins event in Christchurch, and had a short conversation with him at the meet and greet afterwards These are transcriptions from 3 recordings made driving home Saturday morning, while driving home, listening to a lecture on the development … Continue reading

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Free will with Trick continues

Free will again. Things got heated, and it looked like the debate on Trick’s site would be effectively closed. Anyone interested can follow the links below, and see which comments Trick has chosen to publish, and which he withheld, and … Continue reading

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Ideapod – Democracy failing

Ideapod – democracy is failing Gaurav asked – “Then tell me the best way to govern” What do you mean when you use the term “govern”? Do you mean it in the sense of a governor on a diesel motor … Continue reading

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Comment to Giovanni on values

Giovanni shared Mike Watson’s Post on Facebook – but the post and all comments have since been removed. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1620190871547616/permalink/2144900672409964/ Good question Giovanni Santostasi When one reads Plato’s Republic it is easy to see at least two levels present, and a … Continue reading

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Free Will again – Trick thread continues – Updated 30 April 2018

Trick’s Free will site again – updated 22 April 2018 [My involvment in this thread started in Dec 2017, and has continued periodically: https://tedhowardnz.wordpress.com/2017/12/01/free-will-again/ https://tedhowardnz.wordpress.com/2017/12/14/free-will-once-again-a-problem-with-tricks-postulate/ https://tedhowardnz.wordpress.com/2017/12/14/free-will-tricks-graphic/ resulting in me writing my own version: https://tedhowardnz.wordpress.com/2017/12/27/free-will-teds-version/ On we dance, around our merry … Continue reading

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Economics – D

Social Vaccine Feb 2018 – 17/ “Ubiquitous Psychopathology” with Daniel Schmachtenberger Actual interview with Daniel Schmachtenberger Message sent to Scott Andrew following listening to the interview above. Hi Scott, Very much align with many aspects of what you and Daniel … Continue reading

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Character of Technology – nature of risk

The Character of Our Technology “We can’t influence the direction of technology, but we can influence its character,” says Kevin Kelly Excellent piece John, but from my perspective it does not explicitly address the three major areas of concern: 1/ … Continue reading

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