Category Archives: Society and Culture

Discussions of the structure of society and our culture, their problems and solutions.

What Cooperation Science Has To Tell Us

This is my answer to the questions: Is there a science of cooperation? What does this science have to teach us? which were posted on: www.facebook.com/cooperationscience . Science has 2 primary definitions: one is a tool to seek truth; the … Continue reading

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The Multiple Religions Problem

This comment is in response to someone who asked me if western society needed to be worried about Islam. The problem with Islam is not just about them. It’s about religion as a whole when you look at it from … Continue reading

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Are things really better today? Why can’t we go back?

In a post to Waiting for the Storm .com  I discussed how representative government made sense in 1776 when mail was delivered by horse and most citizens couldn’t read, but the need no longer applies. @lookingforthemeaning replied “is the communication … Continue reading

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How Can We Reduce Violence?

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. To achieve non-violence, it is not sufficient to limit weapons and “promote” non-violent methods. Recent discoveries in brain organization and human psychology explain how world-wide human culture … Continue reading

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The FAIR TAX is Another Aristocratic Scam!

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand summary list. There is a serious problem with the “Fair tax”. The word “fair” is a political word being used to emotionally cover up the many faults in the … Continue reading

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Wage Rules Twist Steel Company’s Growth Plans

NPR had a segment in its series on current small business problems titled Wage Rules Twist Steel Company’s Growth Plans . It was upsetting to listen to because it was clear NPR had missed the boat on the larger issues … Continue reading

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No! We haven’t been here before

The Economist published an article on the recent riots in the UK titled We have been here before . Here is my comment: A common thread in most of the comments, as well as in the article itself, is looking … Continue reading

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Radical Cultural Change About To Happen

Francis Sealey started a discussion in the Linked in Group “Our System” about the impending cultural change humanity might face. The topic was, essentially, what are the cultural changes that are happening nationally and globally in the 21st century that … Continue reading

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