Tag Archives: Politics

UBI

UBI is Inevitable Basic income is going to reach mainstream politics. This is an extremely complex issue. UBI is not in itself any sort of long term stable solution, and it may be an effective part of a transition strategy … Continue reading

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In Shadow

Ideapod – In Shadow A great little image of modern life – if you are prepared to look within to the unpleasant aspects of self, and see through them to the greatness that is also present. The author’s website – … Continue reading

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Democracy

London Futurists – Real Democracy Reality seems to contain the twin tyrannies – the majority and the minority. Finding a system that avoids both in practice is a seriously non-trivial problem. Any simplistic approach to democracy becomes a tyranny of … 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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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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Tom’s Facebook post on Unity

Tom’s facebook post on Unity Kinda, almost Tom. We seem to be many levels of pattern – about 20 of them. We seem to be based in matter, in the patterns of matter and energy within us, as well as … Continue reading

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