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Philosophically talking socialism

Philosophically talking, can socialism be taken as the most advanced and ideal political concept just because it’s the newest and latest in emergence, following the idea that humans become smarter in time? [ 16/4/20 ] No. The core idea of … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic – Wealth

[ 15/4/20 Reply to Dirk’s comment to Mark’s post on Foundations of Logic – to George Monbiot’s quote “If wealth was the inevitable result of hard work and enterprise then every woman in Africa would be a millionaire”] Yes, and … Continue reading

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Quora – Is the urge to save humanity almost always a false front for the urge to rule?

Quora – Is the urge to save humanity almost always a false front for the urge to rule? Why? [ 1/4/20 ] No. And it is complex – we are all complex beyond our ability to appreciate in detail, but … Continue reading

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Lives vs money

[Facebook – Pete Dawson’s post yesterday 21/3/20 ] Michael Holmes – Lives are more important than money. Money is only numbers. We need to keep essential production and distribution going, nothing else really matters. Everybody must have energy, water, food, … Continue reading

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Homo Economicus

Evonomics – How to Destroy Neoliberalism: Kill ‘Homo Economicus’ Some great ideas in this “The last 40 years of research across multiple scientific disciplines has proven, with certainty, that homo economicus does not exist. Outside of economic models, this is … Continue reading

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UBI (Universal Basic Income) Continued from last month

Continuing the UBI conversation from last month Hi Dirk, I do not understand how you get to “markets are incorruptible because there are no subjective influences in the functioning”. Culture – at any and every level is a subjective influence. … Continue reading

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Quora – greatest danger to the world

Quora – What is the greatest danger to the entire world today? Our unexamined assumptions and oversimplifications that we accept as truths, rather than seeing them as contextually useful approximations. Arthur C Clarke once said “Any sufficiently advanced technology is … Continue reading

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