Tag Archives: Philosophy

On my Facebook link to the Portal 27 episode above

Hi Mark, These are two of the smartest guys I have come across, talking about the most complex and difficult issue of the greatest importance to everyone alive; in a way that should be available to most people if they … Continue reading

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To a comment from Joe Brewer on Daniel’s Portal post

Comment from Joe Brewer on Daniel’s Portal post [ 6/4/20 Joe wrote – “… The collapses ARE inevitable—they are part of the self-organizing dynamics of pattern formation inherent to the globalized economy as it came to be structured.”] Yes, but … Continue reading

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Quora – What does evolution act on?

Quora – What does evolution act on? [ 5/4/20 ] Evolution, as in the modern synthesis of understandings of the process of evolution by natural selection, acts on replicators in environments through differential survival. Thus it requires something that can … 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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What is the greatest philosophy or idea for worldwide peace?

What is the greatest philosophy or idea for worldwide peace? [ 29/3/20 ] We need to get past the overly simplistic understanding of evolution, as being all about competition. We need to understand that every new level of complexity in … Continue reading

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Quora – If good and bad is subjective, then what right does any government have to punish anyone for anything

If good and bad is subjective, then what right does any government have to punish anyone for anything, if that person could just argue that he was doing what’s “right” in his own eyes? [ 24/3/20 ] A lot of … Continue reading

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To create peace, should we try to eradicate differences?

To create peace, should we try to eradicate differences? [ 23/3/20 ] No. We need to accept and celebrate diversity. We need to see value in diversity. Our survival, the very concept of evolution, is founded on diversity – it … Continue reading

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