Tag Archives: Philosophy

Evonomics – Economics beyond current models

Evonomics – Why Economists Have to Embrace Complexity to Avoid Disaster – Steve Keen Microeconomics, macroeconomics and complexity Yes and no. Have been a follower and admirer of Steve’s work for some years. Downloaded his Minsky software and spent a … Continue reading

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Jordan B Peterson – Harvard Talk Postmodernism & the Mask of Compassion – 1 error

Jordan B Peterson – Harvard Talk Postmodernism & the Mask of Compassion Great talk, and as you explicitly asked to identify error, there does seem to be one at about 1:14:00 into the talk – you say “The fundamental dilemma … Continue reading

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From Parts to Patterns – Part 2 – Capital Institute – Updated

Shifting From Parts to Patterns “All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.” – Leonardo Da Vinci I came back to this again this morning, and decided to try from a different perspective. Leonardo only had part of the … Continue reading

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7 years since being “terminal”, 5 years since 2% survival!

A Special day today – 7 years since being given a 2% chance of living 2 years, 5 years since passing that 2% mark. In the world of cancer, 5 years survival is considered cured (even if you are full … Continue reading

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Ideapod – Purpose

What is the purpose of our life? The best investigator of this question that I have found is Jordan Peterson. The explanatory framework he develops for the evolution of the genetic and cultural defaults that deliver the unexamined purposes and … Continue reading

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Comment on Jordan Peterson’s Banned speech

Jordan – Banned lecture at Linfield College: Ethics and Free Speech The lecture starts at 14:22 and Jordan starts speaking at 20:07 – and it is all worth watching. Jordan at his superb best. Thank you. Only two areas of … Continue reading

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Eric’s facebook questions about “purpose”

A Facebook response to Eric’s question – What is the purpose of your time if you’re trapped in the middle of the ocean on a sinking ship? If purpose is not an active choice then it normally falls back to … Continue reading

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