Post # 2035 Global management ​needs good economics

Provocation #203 Management needs good economics. As society gets into trouble with climate, AI,  and governance, it is clear that we face major problems that are not being well managed.  If we start with the Greek economia as estate management we see that the concept was holistic: how to manage the estate for the well … Continue reading Post # 2035 Global management ​needs good economics

post #2034. Essential quibbles. Economics misses the point.

If the use of fossil fuels are not going to cut be cut sufficiently  (eliminated) to prevent a 3 or 4° rise, are we willing to discuss how such a failure that might  unfold? If  economy is   embedded in society, that just  means complex  feedback loops between the two. Discussing these feedback loops requires understanding both the economy and society. If … Continue reading post #2034. Essential quibbles. Economics misses the point.

post # 2032. Four phases in human history

Provocation #200 Lets assume that any system that breakes the environment and destroys its people is a broken system, what happens next? I have been thinking that maybe it's pretty simple. Look at the sequence phasecharacteristicsHunter gatherersDetailed local knowledge, fire, language, kinship systemsempireWars, hierarchy, slaves, agricultureeconomicsGrowth, Finance, mass production, consumerism, individualism, treaty of Westphalia?? Each … Continue reading post # 2032. Four phases in human history

post # 2029 Global warming and incomplete conceptual apparatus

I am currently visiting in Penang MalaysiaIn in part focused on Global heating  and the local political climate. Several observations. The first,  competition is intense in this clan based ethnically complex world. in this world people are very aware of their social status and place in the hierarchy and not very interested in things that lay  outside up … Continue reading post # 2029 Global warming and incomplete conceptual apparatus