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Ukraine

A post by Richard on the Ukrainian situation [ 31 /March/22] This seems to be closer to reality: https://www.fairobserver.com/region/europe/medea-benjamin-nicolas-js-davies-ukraine-war-russia-ukranian-neo-nazi-fascists-azov-battalion-89292/ and Seem to both be clear that the situation is complex, with a significant degree of real democracy and some far … Continue reading

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Will we all become democracies?

How many years will it take for humanity to evolve into every nation being a true multiparty democracy and integrated in the UN? [ 23/March/22 ] I hope never. The idea of existing multi party democracy structures being anything like … Continue reading

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An alternative to blame Jacinda for all the problems

[ 14/March/22 – Richard shared a TikTok post blaming Jacinda for everything] If you really are interested in some of the sorts of strategies that are being played out across the planet – to which we and almost everyone else … Continue reading

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Comments on a speech by Romney

[ 4/March/22 ] There is a lot of truth in what Romney says, and there is a lot of other factors also. Lex Fridman’s interview with Nicole Perlroth: Cybersecurity and the Weapons of Cyberwar is particularly relevant where she is … Continue reading

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One world government

Does continued focus on war and conflict between nations make a global, one-world government an impossibility? [ 1/March/22 ] I Agree with Mon Ty, one world anything is existential level risk, by definition. Security demands both diversity and redundancy. What … Continue reading

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Governance in New Zealand

Where are people from all over the world from, and what do they think about their government/leaders? [ 23/Feb/22 ] I’m from New Zealand. I think our “leaders” do a remarkable good job in very difficult situations. I’ve been involved … Continue reading

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Social reform

Is it possible to gather the wisdom of all mankind to design a better, more reasonable and more humane social system from the perspective of human nature to adapt to the modern society, country and all mankind? [ 18/Feb/22 ] … Continue reading

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On Democracy

[ 12/Feb/22 ] There is some truth to Churchill’s famous quip – “democracy is the worst form of government – except for all the others that have been tried”. The idea that democracy means everyone is entitled to a vote … Continue reading

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A comment on government and slavery

Government is Slavery [ 24/January/22 ] That is an over simplification that is dangerous. While I agree that any form of despotic government that attempts to control all aspects of life is slavery, and that there are very real senses … Continue reading

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On Evolution, complexity and us – with implications for philosophy, politics and our long term future

[ 5/January/22 ] Hi Dirk & Mark, To me, evolution has been a fascination for 50+ years. What sort of systemic characteristics are actually required for it to work? What is actually going on? How deeply, recursively, complex is it, … Continue reading

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