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Zero Bycatch

My thoughts on the Forest & Bird Zero Bycatch policy – and by implication on all such over simplifications of complex realities. [ 8/6/20 ] The idea that any accidental death of an organism is unacceptable is a nonsense. Everything … Continue reading

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Faith

Facebook – Philosophy of Science Group [ 7/6/20 Walter Asked – Do probabilistics and statistics replace faith in the sciences? Angelo stated “Faith is necessary …..”] Faith is a dangerous mind virus. [followed by 8/6/20 – Angelo wrote – It … Continue reading

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Sensemaking and survival

AMG – Cause of the Month Suggestion [ 8/6/20 ] I’d like to suggest the topic of “sensemaking and survival in times of exponential change”. What are the different classes of mechanisms used by people to make what sense they … Continue reading

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Solipsism

Quora – Is Solipsism a form of postmodernism? [ 6/6/20 ] My own view, is that the only thing one can be 100% certain of is that I exist as some sort of something. I cannot be 100% confident of … Continue reading

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Paradox

Quora – What is the greatest paradox that humanity has? [ 6/6/20 ] There aren’t any. What does exist is individuals who run into paradox in some specific context. What that indicates is that the interpretive schema in use is … Continue reading

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Coastal Changes

Link to Doc Discus site [ 5/6/20 Comment on DoC Albatross camera website on a school of fish “We had a birds eye view!”] We did indeed. I’ve had quite a few of them too. I used to be a … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic – A Priori Metaphysics

[ 5/6/20 – Facebook – foundationas of logic group – A priori metaphysics. ] A priori is a nonsense in a very real sense. The idea that we should trust something without reference to experience is something that people who … Continue reading

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Quora – world view

Quora – If you had to pick just one paradigm, which paradigm do you think best represents your world view? What are 3 personal examples that support the argument that you believe this paradigm? [ 2/6/20 ] Reality seems to … Continue reading

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Evonomics – Evidence for Tribalism in Economics

Evonomics – Evidence for Tribalism in Economics [ 31/5/20 ] While I agree with the several of the main themes, there are also some significant errors in the thesis as written. 1/ Your description of “Science” as “It’s a method … Continue reading

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Tom’s post suggesting covid is a political thing

[Tom posted an image of death rates in democrat vs republican states.] [ 23/5/20 ] How did the democrats organise all the deaths in Britain, France, Italy, ….. Get real Tom. Look at the whole picture! [followed by Tom replied … Continue reading

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