Tag Archives: Philosophy

Thoughts driving home from meeting Richard Dawkins in Christchurch

Attended Richard Dawkins event in Christchurch, and had a short conversation with him at the meet and greet afterwards These are transcriptions from 3 recordings made driving home Saturday morning, while driving home, listening to a lecture on the development … Continue reading

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Quora – Libertarian philosophy

Quora – Why is the Libertarian philosophy unpopular? Libertarian philosophy is not a singular thing, like most things it is a spectrum that can be extremely complex. Most people seem to think of Libertarian philosophy as the extreme end of … Continue reading

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Global Citizen

Global citizen We don’t just want to be the generation that ends extreme poverty – that is setting the sights too low. We need to aim higher. We need to be the generation that empowers every human being, where-ever they … Continue reading

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Gun Violence

Cause of the Month – Gun violence Not very much in reality is simple. We like to make things simple, because it is what we started out as, and it is familiar, and feels safe. It feels good when we … Continue reading

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Distinction between truth and ontic reality

Facebook friend John asked – Does a _difference_ exist/function between truth and Ontic(reality)? Given the many sources of error now well documented (measurement error, quantum uncertainty, Goedel incompleteness, irrational numbers, the many classes of chaos, infinities, algorithmic and computational spaces, … Continue reading

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Character of Technology – nature of risk

The Character of Our Technology “We can’t influence the direction of technology, but we can influence its character,” says Kevin Kelly Excellent piece John, but from my perspective it does not explicitly address the three major areas of concern: 1/ … Continue reading

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Put up a new Page above – Risks and responses


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