Tag Archives: Philosophy

On narcissism and classification

Daniel posted a link to The 15 types of Narcissism (and their characteristics) [ 18/June/22 ] Hi Daniel, A few years ago a psychologist gave me the label “Autistic” and my wife the label “Neurotypical”. To some extent, those labels … Continue reading

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The idea of Good and Bad people is too simple.

Good and Bad People [ 16/June/22 ] I was listening to Rory McIlroy’s interview over the LIV golf, and there was one thing he said that I think was far more problem than solution; and that was when he said … Continue reading

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Quora question on improving society

If you were 1 of 30 people given the responsibility to improve today’s world by each of you choosing to remove a different person from it, who would be your choice? (Only 1st 30 picks here accepted, prior to (us) … Continue reading

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Clearest path to global prosperity

What is the clearest path to global prosperity? [ 8/June/22 ] A universal understanding of some basic principles of life: 1 That all levels of evolved complexity emerge from and are sustained by cooperation. 2 That any level of competition … Continue reading

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Leadership?

What would it take to elect leaders who have the requisite wisdom and compassion to serve the people rather than themselves? [ 18/April/22 ] Not actually a useful question. A better question is, what is required for us to develop … Continue reading

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Required reform

Ongoing comments to War on Sensemaking 3, the Infinite Game: Jamie Wheal [ 12/March/22 Petros Syrak@Ted Howard Thanks for sharing your thoughts.These are my two takeaways: We need to provide adequate living for all. We already have the technological capacity, … Continue reading

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Apologetics

Apologetics [ 9/March/22 Walter Kant Asked:Apologists of the faith: Why do apologists of faith stand up for their faith? Definition: An apologist is a person who wholeheartedly endorses a view or doctrine and advocates it outwardly with vigour. My opinion:There … Continue reading

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Best way to prevent war

What’s the best way to stop war among nations? [ 3/March/22 ] Do your personal best to debunk propaganda, and to maintain as diverse a group of trusted networks as you can – diverse in every sense, personalities, beliefs, occupations, … Continue reading

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Are all people philosophers

Are all people philosophers [ 16/Feb/22 Is Popper right?Are all people philosophers?] I think Popper is correct, in the sense that at their best both of what we now think of as science and philosophy (which not that long ago … Continue reading

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Can that which is not provable create something?

FoL – Can that which is not provable create something? [ /February/22 Foundations of Logic facebook group – Walter Smith asked: Can that which is not provable create something?] Religion! [followed by Walter asked – Who/what created this?] Depends how … Continue reading

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