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culture

UN Climate Action Summit

I was watching a live broadcast of a speech from the UN Climate Action Summit this morning. It was a great speech – very well written, articulate, intelligent, well-timed and well-delivered. For the particular political personality involved, this is undoubtedly a tour de force and, perhaps, a career-pinnacle of statesmanship and Global leadership. There is, […]

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Alien Anthropology Philosophy

Fascism Oscillates

Extreme ideologies manifest in patterns of ebb and flow like everything else…

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culture ideology ignorance systems

Disentangling Hate

Who benefits from stoking the fires of fear, insecurity and hatred?

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Psychology

The Implicit Psychological Entropy of Social Media

Ideological turbulence, media distrust, fake news and the hyper-inflating bias towards successfully self-propagating inflammatory rhetoric in (or as) social media is one instance of a broader principle through which life and intelligence negotiate and harness or exploit entropy in information and energy processing systems.

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Philosophy

Philosophy and Organisational I.T.

For all the talk of Organisational Philosophy in business and technology, there is little consideration being given to a Philosophy of Organisation…

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communication

Rhetorical Poverty: Revisited

That an opinion has been expressed may be a fact but that the opinion necessarily represents a fact (or truth) does not logically follow…

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Philosophy

Rhetorical Poverty

The general rhetorical poverty of online forums and social media may just be something we need to accept; like belching, pimples or flatulence it is an aspect of human being which may have to be considered inevitable…