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JBP Study Group – Political horseshoe

Post in Jordan Peterson study group – Political Horseshoe In a sense it seems to be antithetical to what Jordan is saying, and at best a gross simplification that distorts at least as much as it exemplifies. It seems that … Continue reading

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ANG Cause of the month – Fisheries Management

ANG Cause of the Month – Fisheries Management Hi Dale – thanks for that (I think?) 😉 I made a comment on my facebook page this morning, which both Dale and Deb noted. Fisheries are really complex topics. Scientists can … Continue reading

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My Post on Radio Interview on NZ initiative report and fisheries generally [updated x2]

Comment on my own Facebook page Last night I was contacted by NewsTalkZB and asked to comment on the report from the NZ Initiative. I suggested to them that they ask someone from the NZ Sport Fishing Council to comment, … Continue reading

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Evonomics – How economics can free itself

Evonomics – How Economics Can Free Itself from Religious Dogmatism Pure theory made economics more remote from day-to-day reality. A lot in what Rapley writes, and a lot more in what Daniel Krynicki writes below, and as what one might … Continue reading

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Ideapod – Democracy is Failing

Democracy is failing I don’t see any necessary correlation between centralisation and cooperative behaviour. All large scale cooperation requires is two sets of things: 1/ universal respect for individual life and individual liberty (which means responsible action in ecological and … Continue reading

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Evonomics – transformation

Seven Ways to Transform 21st-Century Economics — and Economists – continued discussion Neoliberalism starts on the simplistic assumptions that (a) people are naturally always competitive and (b) the economy is rational and self correcting. …. It functions through very complex … Continue reading

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Eric’s Facebook – Most profound

To Eric’s facebook post What is the most profound thing that you can think of and say in your own words with 50 words or less? Evolution selects that which survives. Complexity results from new levels of cooperation. Attendant strategies … Continue reading

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