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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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Ideapod – Destiny

Ideapod – Destiny Hi Boon, It seems to me that the evidence from multiple domains, like complexity theory, evolutionary biology, quantum mechanics, and many others, indicates that there are fundamentally uncertain aspects to being – in a sense a fundamental … Continue reading

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Email to Justin

Email from Justin – Why you don’t need to find your purpose in life – Do you believe you’re meant to have a purpose in life? Hi Justin, At the conscious rational level – of course not – makes no … Continue reading

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Ideapod – Embracing Change

Ideapod – Embracing change Darwin Quote: It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent. It is the one that is most adaptable to change. Yes, and what that quote does not address directly is … Continue reading

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Ideapod – Say what you think

Say what you think Humans have evolved an over-the-top obsession with what others think of thema craving for social approval and admiration, and a paralysing fear of being disliked. Hi Graeme It seems to me that there is a delicate … Continue reading

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Ideapod – Tech-Solutions to our biggest social issues

Ideapod – Tech-Solutions “How can we use technology to solve some of our biggest social issues, including: financial inclusion domestic violence diversity & social inclusion in and out of the workforce To be effective #techforacause must go deep. Financial inclusion … Continue reading

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Ideapod – Freedom

Freedom – Bird in a cage – continued Hi Jessica, Not way off, nor quite accurate enough to be safe and useful. All actions have consequences. There is the very deep question as to the degree that we have thoughts, … Continue reading

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Ideapod – Democracy is Failing

Democracy is failing I don’t see any necessary correlation between centralisation and cooperative behaviour. All large scale cooperation requires is two sets of things: 1/ universal respect for individual life and individual liberty (which means responsible action in ecological and … Continue reading

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Ideapod – Freedom – Talk is cheap – show me the money

Talk is cheap…Show me the money Jerry! Only partly true Steve. If talk and action were completely independent, then your assertion could be true, but they are not. Talk at its best creates contexts in which we can see new … Continue reading

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Ideapod – Freedom – Bird in a cage analogy

Ideapod – Bird in a cage anology of Freedom To WANT to be free requires an existing, evolutionary, personal experience of actual freedom, that NO human child or adult enjoys. This doesn’t seem valid. What evolution seems to have deeply … Continue reading

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