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It’s Time to Tell a New Story About Coronavirus—Our Lives Depend on It

A facebook post referring to It’s Time to Tell a New Story About Coronavirus—Our Lives Depend on It [ 4/8/20 ] Some truth in it, but not enough. New Zealand has eliminated the virus, by the very simple expedient of … Continue reading

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Quora – How would you define your own humanity or your own sense of what it is to be ‘human’?

How would you define your own humanity or your own sense of what it is to be ‘human’? [ 3/8/20 ] Asking a system to define itself is always going to fail – complexity does not work that way. I … Continue reading

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Brain Mind Soul and Spirit

Foundations of Logic – Facebook Group – Brain Mind Soul and Spirit [ 22/6/20 ] What do we mean by terms like spirit, reason and brain? Looking at the history of the ideas and some of the modern derivations is … Continue reading

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What is the most distant relative of humans

What is the most distant relative of humans? [ 21/6/20 ] Archea bacteria.

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Can you explain the equilibrium nature of the ecosystem?

Can you explain the equilibrium nature of the ecosystem? [ 20/6/20 ] Equilibrium is an interesting term. In its Latin roots it comes from terms meaning equal balance. That can be interpreted in several different ways. What constitutes balance is … Continue reading

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Post on World Albatross Day

It seems really strange to be advertising world albatross day with two websites that do not work.It just seems to be symptomatic of a world that is fundamentally broken – where the systems and process that are supposed to be … Continue reading

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Zero Bycatch

My thoughts on the Forest & Bird Zero Bycatch policy – and by implication on all such over simplifications of complex realities. [ 8/6/20 ] The idea that any accidental death of an organism is unacceptable is a nonsense. Everything … Continue reading

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Coastal Changes

Link to Doc Discus site [ 5/6/20 Comment on DoC Albatross camera website on a school of fish “We had a birds eye view!”] We did indeed. I’ve had quite a few of them too. I used to be a … Continue reading

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Tom’s post suggesting covid is a political thing

[Tom posted an image of death rates in democrat vs republican states.] [ 23/5/20 ] How did the democrats organise all the deaths in Britain, France, Italy, ….. Get real Tom. Look at the whole picture! [followed by Tom replied … Continue reading

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Tom’s Facebook – feelings

[ 1/5/20 Tom on Facebook – we are our feelings] For me, that model is too limited. Yes – certainly, our “feelings” are an important part of what we are, and they are deeply complex in ways that my 50 … Continue reading

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