Tag Archives: Philosophy

Comments to Peter Joseph on reading the introduction to his new book

Peter Joseph’s new book – The New Human Rights Movement Introduction and themes Hi Peter, Agree with you Peter that the issues are structural, and they are far deeper than the introduction gives any indication of. Several aspects to those … Continue reading

Posted in economics, Ideas, Our Future, understanding | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Doomsday Clock

What is the Doomsday Clock and why should we keep track of the time? The Doomsday Clock was shifted on January 26, 2017 from three minutes to midnight to a new setting of two and a half minutes to midnight … Continue reading

Posted in Our Future | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Evonomics – Economic paradigms

Adam Smith, Karl Marx, and Charles Darwin: A New Economic Paradigm The Piketty debate exposed the dysfunction in economics Interesting article as far as it goes, and I agree with all of Swami’s additions, and even when those are included, … Continue reading

Posted in economics | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Project for Progressive Ethics

Post in Project for a progressive Ethics Message on Meetup Hi Dil Having had a 7.8 earthquake here a few months back, haven’t logged in in a while, so just got to see your message. Can’t find any place to … Continue reading

Posted in Ideas, Our Future, Philosophy | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Ideapod – response to “Stop trying to change the world”

Stop Trying To Change The World Disagree with the thesis on a couple of levels. I love the Margaret Mead quote “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing … Continue reading

Posted in Ideas, Philosophy | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

My side of a facebook discussion with Tom – on QM and understanding more generally and deeply.

Tom’s facebook post on Action and QM Hi Tom One of the great difficulties with quantum mechanics is that while the mathematics give us very accurate numbers in respect of the outcome of experiments, there is little agreement about what … Continue reading

Posted in Ideas, Philosophy, understanding | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Thoughts on Free Speech

Free Speech I was following some ideas from Jordan Peterson recently, and followed a path through Jung to Stanley Overton’s ideas on free speech, which seem to me to be kind of heading in a useful direction, but also miss … Continue reading

Posted in Philosophy, understanding | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment