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Quora – How do we continue to power a civilization without destroying it?

Quora – How do we continue to power a civilization without destroying it? We are not short of energy – the sun delivers the equivalent of 15cm of oil over the entire planet every year. The sun delivers all the … Continue reading

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Quora – Many people are now aware of the ill effects of pollution, but still we are being told that our future is in danger. What are the reasons behind this?

Quora – Many people are now aware of the ill effects of pollution, but still we are being told that our future is in danger. What are the reasons behind this? Arun Basu has part of the issue, and part … Continue reading

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Quora – Is diversity our greatest strength?

Quora – Is diversity our greatest strength? Redirect – Is diversity our greatest strength? If the fundamental social/philosophical context is cooperative – then yes. If the fundamental social context is competitive (eg founded in market based economics) – then no. … Continue reading

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Quora – Where do you see yourself in the next half decade? Where do you want yourself to be in after 5 years, i.e. 2024?

Quora – Where do you see yourself in the next half decade? Where do you want yourself to be in after 5 years, i.e. 2024? I want to be involved at some level in this project: Ted Howard’s answer to … Continue reading

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Quora – How do we grow and evolve as a society when technology keeps tearing us apart?

Quora – How do we grow and evolve as a society when technology keeps tearing us apart? The fault is not technology, any technology can be put to good or ill purpose. It is always what we do with technology … Continue reading

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Quora – Is human activity really destroying the planet?

Quora – Is human activity really destroying the planet? Destroying the planet as a whole, no. Changing it – yes – certainly that. Driving some species to extinction – most certainly. Seriously disrupting the ecosystems that were present pre-industrial humanity … Continue reading

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Quora – Is there any case of environmental change caused by human activity?

Quora – Is there any case of environmental change caused by human activity? Many. Loss of forest cover over much of the land. Loss of wetlands in many places. Creation of deserts by over grazing. Dust bowl in USA. We … Continue reading

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