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Response to a call to ban vehicles on beaches

4WDs destroying threatened coastal bird habitat Response to F&B facebook Post [ 5/12/20 ] The damage caused by ignorance is huge. A total ban seems over the top to me, and actually counter productive. What we need is a requirement … Continue reading

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1080

[ 22/10/20 Mischele posted a newspaper clip on her facebook page – 1080 Detected in workers] If you’ve been eating puha, then you might detect 1080 in your body. It occurs naturally in puha, at very low levels – not … Continue reading

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Worth

Where does worth come from? Do you think you are worth something as long as people remember & recall you, but once earth and all things on it becomes extinct there is nothing to give you worth and your contributions … Continue reading

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Information

[ 8/9/20 Facebook – Philosophy of Science – Is information inherent in the Universe?] Like others have said – it depends on the definition of “information” and the complexity of the model of interpretation one applies to it. For me, … Continue reading

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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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