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Quora – Is climate change just happening in modern times, or is it a continuous process? If this is a continuous process, why are people so upset about the matter in modern times?

Is climate change just happening in modern times, or is it a continuous process? If this is a continuous process, why are people so upset about the matter in modern times? What Greg King says is true enough. And I … Continue reading

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Quora – Is environmental damage really irreversible by 2030, if our lifestyles remain unchanged?

Quora – Is environmental damage really irreversible by 2030, if our lifestyles remain unchanged? Depends what you mean. Any species going extinct is by definition irreversible. Anything less than that is probably reversible if enough effort is devoted to it. … Continue reading

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Aside from climate change, what have you worried about the future of humanity and the planet?

Aside from climate change, what have you worried about the future of humanity and the planet? I’m not worried about the planet, but the future of the life forms living on it has consumed much of my attention over the … Continue reading

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Quora – Scientists cure aging. How does your life change?

Quora – Scientists cure aging. How does your life change? Not much. I have known since 1974 that biological life extension was possible, but not how to do it. The big question that has occupied my mind for most of … Continue reading

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Quora – What is the biggest risk for humanity at the moment?

Quora – What is the biggest risk for humanity at the moment? Using markets to measure value. When most things were genuinely scarce, then one could make a reasonable case that “value in exchange” (what markets measure) was a reasonable … Continue reading

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Quora – What is the biggest risk for humanity at the moment?

Quora – What is the biggest risk for humanity at the moment? Response to Bill Blais – potable water This is just nonsense. Do the numbers. If we got all the drinking water for every person on the planet from … Continue reading

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Quora – What is the biggest threat to science in the modern day?

Quora – What is the biggest threat to science in the modern day? Difficult question. Science, at essence, is the ability and the willingness to question anything, to rigorously design experiments to distinguish between competing claims, and repeat. Modern science … Continue reading

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