Monthly Archives: April 2013

Interdependence and cities.

  “How does living in the city perturb interdependence?”  “Is it not exactly the opposite?” ” With many people in close proximity, of course there must be interdependence!”      Not so. The residents of cities have, of course, a mutual … Continue reading

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The extinction of humans as a species.

Lord Reece, the astronomer royal, has recently expressed concern about the possibility of human extinction. He has proposed a unit to research this possibility. Humans have survived millennia of famine, disease and many calamities of their environment. So humans believe … Continue reading

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Human Decision Processes

How certain is “certainty”? How much of the “complete picture” can humans assemble? Where do intuitive behaviours lie in human behaviour? Can self-perception distinguish between the inate and the cognitive? Continue reading

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