Tag Archives: freedom

Response to Elon’s – maximize freedom – comment

Comment to Elon Musk – My Final Warning [ 21/April/21 ] Maximizing freedom is self terminating. What is needed is to maximize freedom with minimal risk to life. Every level of structure has necessary constraints required to support that level … Continue reading

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On the nature of freedom and responsibility and being human

Why is uncontrolled human activity the biggest threat to the environment? [ 5/Mar/21 ] David Simpson makes some reasonable points in his answer, but I will approach it from a different set of perspectives. Those perspectives are mostly around exploring … Continue reading

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The idea of liberty

Chris Testolini facebook link to this report by Chris RossiniAn Opportunity For The Ideas of Liberty [2 Feb 21 ] Yes Liberty is important – vitally so, but in order for liberty one must have life, and then for liberty … Continue reading

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Who should be held responsible for global poverty?

Who should be held responsible for global poverty? [ 26/Jan/21 ] Why would you think that anyone should be “held responsible”? Isn’t that a rather hubristic notion? Isn’t it much more likely that it is the ignorance of each and … Continue reading

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Lifeboat foundation link to Neuralink

[ 12/10/20 Lifeboat foundation link to Neuralink] So many levels of trust required for that to happen that I simply do not have in the economic and political and technological systems we have at present. Far too much incentive to … Continue reading

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Covid and response

[ 2/10/20 Mischele’s Facebook rant about response to covid and withdrawing from the UN] No! Certainly – we need to respect individual rights, and individual lives; and that demands multiple levels of responsibility from each and every one of us, … Continue reading

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Freedom and limits

How can I set my mind free of the boundaries and limitation the society has set within thyself? I’m beginning to see how flawed the society really is, within its core, within its religions, within its enslavement of the mind … Continue reading

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Comment to 2020 Clean Coders Keynote – complexity

Comment to 2020 Clean Coders Keynote [ 14/9/20 ] Reality does actually seem to be complex. What we need is programming languages that give power, and coders who understand when it is powerful to constrain that power and when those … 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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Lifeboat Foundation facebook page – What do you want out of life?

[ 31/8/20 On Lifeboat Foundation facebook page – What do you want out of life?] Security (including indefinite life & health extension), liberty (which includes responsibility for the biophysical and social systems that make life and liberty possible), and reasonable … Continue reading

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