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What do you think about this quote “Modern society will find no solution to the ecological problem unless it takes a serious look at its lifestyles”?

What do you think about this quote “Modern society will find no solution to the ecological problem unless it takes a serious look at its lifestyles”? [ 6/1/21 ] Yes – in some significant measure, and it is much deeper … Continue reading

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Daniel S – Facebook – predictions for 2021

Daniel S – Facebook – predictions for 2021 [ 2/1/21 ] The proportion of people who start to realize how complex and fundamentally uncertain our reality is will increase. The proportion of people who realize that cooperation between multiple levels … Continue reading

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Comments during the actual London Futurists Reinventing Democracy meeting

Comments and questions to London Futurists Future of Democracy [ 6/12/20 ] From Me to Everyone: 05:16 AM Why do we accept rule? We need to accept that all systems require boundaries for existence, and real freedom need to accept … Continue reading

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Discussion of risks of technologies

Data for praying mantis mitochondrial genomes and phylogenetic constructions within Mantodea [ 24/11/20 ] I found the paper disappointing in the lack of discussion about implications of the work. What they did was use several different techniques to look at … Continue reading

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Risks of AI

How might advanced AI systems, if deployed carelessly, permanently cut off human civilization from a good future? [ 16/11/20 ] Easy – deploy it into a competitive market environment. It will win. Humanity will lose. The future of humanity demands … Continue reading

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Reinventing democracy

London Futurists – Reinventing democracy [ 12/11/20 ] As the complexity of the issues we face grows, and the gulf between levels of understanding present also grows, and the ability of AI systems to exploit levels of unconscious bias grows, … Continue reading

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Seasons greetings and best wishes

Wishing all people well. None of the cultural or religious paradigms I have investigated seem particularly accurate or useful in our current reality, and all are some approximation to useful, particularly in the times of our past. What seems to … Continue reading

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Quora – If you had a hand in changing the course of the world right now, what is the one thing you’d focus on changing?

If you had a hand in changing the course of the world right now, what is the one thing you’d focus on changing? [ 1/11/20 ] Of the answers already here, I like Bruce Keith’s best, and while it is … Continue reading

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Quora – Why can’t all people in the world forget about differences and unite as human beings?

Why can’t all people in the world forget about differences and unite as human beings? [ 30/10/20 ] Wrong question. Not possible. It is not a matter of forgetting differences. It is a matter of accepting and valuing both our … Continue reading

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What will the Internet do for the future of humans?

[ 21/10/20 ] The internet is a powerful tool. Like all tools, it can be used for good or ill. What it will be used for will depend upon the choices we make. We all have a roll in that. … Continue reading

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