Tag Archives: Politics

Nihilism and design

Daniels S posted a link to a new consilience project post. Technology is Not Values Neutral: Ending the Reign of Nihilistic Design [ 29/June/22 ] Kind of – but to me it is a very biased view. Yes -certainly, in … Continue reading

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On Politics

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Matthew 26-52

[ 17/June/22 “And Jesus said unto Peter, Put down your sword and and pick up an AR-15, for it has vastly superior firepower.”] {King James version -}”Then said Jesus unto him, Put up again thy sword into his place: for … Continue reading

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On government

Dirk posted a government is Evil meme [ 7/June/22 Dirk posted “The belief that government is a necessary evil is a belief that evil is necessary.”] Government is a necessary factor in our current systems. It is not the role … Continue reading

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Anarchy

Dirk’s poster on Anarchy [ 26/May/22 Dirk posted a poster from Andreas TogelAnarchyAnarchy is not the belief that the world should be chaos and engulfed in flames. Anarchy is the belief that selfgoverning individuals should never be coerced into joining … Continue reading

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Queen’s Jubilee costs

[ 25/May/22 a Post claiming celebrations for QEII were going to cost 38,000 per family.] It’s 38 Pounds – not 38,000. A meal each. [followed by 26 May] Michael WebberNot a monarchist. I am a fan of individual responsibility, but … Continue reading

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State vs anarchy

Problems and necessity of the State [ 27/April/22 Dirk posted a Jesus Huerto de Soto quote “We are unable to even begin to glimpse the immeasurable achievements, advances and discoveries of mankind that would be possible in an entrepreneurial and … 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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Ukraine again, and beyond

[ 13/April/22 Need to stop the aggression in Ukraine] While I agree with almost all that you have written Pete, I wish it was as simple as you describe. I have no doubt that the USA and other players were … Continue reading

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Ukraine – some of the complexities

[ 8/April/22 ] I don’t speak Ukrainian, but this still moved me to tears. If we as a species are to survive long term, then we must have technology that lets us mitigate the risks that we know have caused … Continue reading

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