Tag Archives: Politics

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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A comment about a Dan Hermansen interview on sovereignty.

Ngaio’s facebook link to this audio of Dan Hermansen interview. [ 28/8/20 ] A small opening into the much deeper discussion of the nature of the necessary boundaries and responsibilities between individual freedom and collective survival, with all the layers … Continue reading

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Quora – Can everyone agree, it is the super rich versus everyone else?

Can everyone agree, it is the super rich versus everyone else? [ 18/8/20 ] No. It is cooperate or perish. We either wake up to the mathematical and logical reality that all new levels of complexity require new levels of … Continue reading

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Quora – Will global warming, automation, wealth inequality, in the future lead to a dystopian Authoritarian populist Eco-fascism/eco-socialism and or even societal collapse or will it all instead lead to a sustainable post-growth, Post -capitalist world?

Will global warming, automation, wealth inequality, in the future lead to a dystopian Authoritarian populist Eco-fascism/eco-socialism and or even societal collapse or will it all instead lead to a sustainable post-growth, Post -capitalist world? [ 1/8/20 ] In so far … Continue reading

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Quora – Is elite rule inevitable from societies? Why does decision making rest in the hands of a few people?

Is elite rule inevitable from societies? Why does decision making rest in the hands of a few people? [ 31/7/20 ] What is meant by the question? At what level are you asking? We all make decisions in our lives. … Continue reading

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Daniel S – Facebook post question – When contemplating the simultaneous proliferation of both being “woke” and “red pilled”….what patterns do you notice?

Daniel S Post [ 30/7/20 – When contemplating the simultaneous proliferation of both being “woke” and “red pilled”….what patterns do you notice?] A tendency of both sets of people to see the first step they have taken as being some … Continue reading

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Is a perfect society possible or even desirable?

Is a perfect society possible or even desirable? [ 25/7/20 ] If you mean something static – then no. If you mean something that respects individual sapient life, and the liberty of all such sapient entities, and provides a cooperative … Continue reading

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Foresight – Key Issues In Near Term AI Safety Research – Aryeh L Englander, Daniel Elton,

Foresight – Key Issues In Near Term AI Safety Research | Aryeh L Englander, Daniel Elton, Ph D [ 17/7/20 ] At 43:40 Dan starts talking about applicability domain analysis. That is all well and good if one is in … Continue reading

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What are the human rights that need to be protected in our community and in society?

What are the human rights that need to be protected in our community and in society? [ 16/7/20 ] The simple answer is: 1/ Individual sapient life; 2/ Individual liberty of all sapient individuals (human or non-human, biological or non … Continue reading

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