Tag Archives: Politics

Lifeboat discussion on The Biggest Threats To Human Existence

[ 26/Jan/21 Facebook – Lifeboat Foundation] The list given of “The Biggest Threats To Human Existence” seems to me to be a very strange mix of categories. Nuclear war Bioengineered pandemic Artificial Intelligence Nanotechnology Extraterrestial Super volcanoes Food supply Weather … Continue reading

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Quora – How do I address global inequality?

How do I address global inequality? [ 18/Jan/21 ] As others have noted, the problem is not inequality – that is a given – real complexity contains diversity – always. The problem is insufficiency – NOT inequality. Giving everyone what … Continue reading

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Quora – why is the elite now so concerned about the environment

Why is the elite now so concerned about the environment? [ 15/12/20 ] Because the awareness that we as humanity are actually changing the global ecosystem in ways that threaten us all is actually starting to spread to those with … Continue reading

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Comments during the actual London Futurists Reinventing Democracy meeting

Comments and questions to London Futurists Future of Democracy [ 6/12/20 ] From Me to Everyone: 05:16 AM Why do we accept rule? We need to accept that all systems require boundaries for existence, and real freedom need to accept … Continue reading

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Reinventing democracy

London Futurists – Reinventing democracy [ 12/11/20 ] As the complexity of the issues we face grows, and the gulf between levels of understanding present also grows, and the ability of AI systems to exploit levels of unconscious bias grows, … Continue reading

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Rights and responsibilities

Facebook post by Diana Paulikas [ 7/10/20 Facebook post by Diana Paulikas (#workprocastination) on “The American experiment”] The last time I was in Washington DC I literally wept as I read the inscriptions on the buildings and sidewalks that held … Continue reading

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Global or National

Which do you believe would be more advantageous to you as an individual and to the country in general, to go global or to focus and improve your country’s own? [ 5/10/20] It is not an either or question.The best … Continue reading

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Covid and response

[ 2/10/20 Mischele’s Facebook rant about response to covid and withdrawing from the UN] No! Certainly – we need to respect individual rights, and individual lives; and that demands multiple levels of responsibility from each and every one of us, … Continue reading

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Overview – Vote for Ted Howard – Kaikoura Electorate

If you look hare at the many things I have written, you will find some consistent themes. My prime values have not changed: 1/ Individual life – mine and everyone else’s. 2/ Individual liberty – and that has to come … Continue reading

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Daniel S posted a link on his facebook about freedom of speech

Daniel S posted a link on his facebook page to Double down news – the future of journalism [ 31/8/20 ] This is a really important, and an extremely complex issue. If one has as one’s highest values individual life … Continue reading

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