Monthly Archives: July 2011

Sunday 31 July 2011

I often ponder what the purpose of life is? I am often told that the purpose of life is whatever you are doing now… Engaging in an interesting conversation with a close friend of mine I began to contemplate the … Continue reading

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Friday 29 July 2011

Impartial observers from other planets would consider ours an utterly bizarre enclave if it were populated by birds, defined as flying animals, that nevertheless rarely or never actually flew. They would also be perplexed if they encountered in our seas, … Continue reading

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Wednesday 27 July 2011

Begin challenging your own assumptions. Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won’t come in. Alan Alda.

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Monday 25 July 2011

An interesting perspective…

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Saturday 23 July 2011

A Zemerge introduction, part II.

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Thursday 21 July 2011

A brief introduction to what the Zemerge project is: What if there was a way to structure and run a society that would become the truly best we can do, a society that: Maximizes human happiness and wealth. Minimizes human … Continue reading

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Tuesday 19 July 2011

For Aristotle, asceticism and hedonism were extreme expressions of “ … a ‘natural’ affinity for pleasure and an aversion to pain …” A man’s pursuit of honour for self, and the State, could therefore be rationalised as obeying the laws … Continue reading

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