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by Socrates
Wed Aug 28, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Society in General
Topic: Stages of crises for the world
Replies: 0
Views: 349

Stages of crises for the world

This is an idea to split the crises we can face as a civilization into classes or levels. It could be based on % lost of GDP or any other factor. L1 - Economic recession, a fall in GDP in two successive quarters L2 - Severe economic crash (such as 1929) L3 - Loss of 50% GDP, severely disrupts supply...
by Socrates
Mon May 06, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Resources & Environment
Topic: Best arguments of climate change deniers?
Replies: 2
Views: 677

Re: Best arguments of climate change deniers?

This page has a list of the most popular arguments:

https://skepticalscience.com/argument.php
by Socrates
Mon May 06, 2019 3:17 am
Forum: Science & Technology
Topic: Is bitcoin a viable currency alternative?
Replies: 0
Views: 497

Is bitcoin a viable currency alternative?

What would happen if we used bitcoin instead of money?
by Socrates
Sun May 05, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Society in General
Topic: 50/50 chance of surviving 21th century?
Replies: 5
Views: 858

50/50 chance of surviving 21th century?

"Martin Rees is Britain’s astronomer royal, a professor at Cambridge University, and one of the leading cosmologists in the world. In a 2003 book, titled Our Final Hour, he gave civilization a 50-50 chance of surviving the 21st century, an estimate he reached after surveying all the ways humanity co...
by Socrates
Sun May 05, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Economy & Politics
Topic: World government
Replies: 3
Views: 660

Re: World government

Welcome to the forum by the way
by Socrates
Sun May 05, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Economy & Politics
Topic: World government
Replies: 3
Views: 660

Re: World government

Aren't the kyoto protocol and paris agreement for that purpose?
by Socrates
Sat May 04, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Economy & Politics
Topic: What do you think of the resource based economy
Replies: 7
Views: 791

Re: What do you think of the resource based economy

Maybe shifting the whole economy is a stretch but there are useful concepts like autonomous building that would provide cheap housing for everyone, autonomous farming, etc.

The goal of the RBE revolves around improving the quality of life of the people.
by Socrates
Sat May 04, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Economy & Politics
Topic: What do you think of the resource based economy
Replies: 7
Views: 791

Re: What do you think of the resource based economy

Haven't you seen zeitgeist and the venus project? Check it out https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_EkMjTnWk14

The idea is to use technology and automation to eliminate scarcity for basic needs. Everyone would have access to basic needs including food, housing, education, health care, etc..
by Socrates
Sat May 04, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Economy & Politics
Topic: What do you think of the resource based economy
Replies: 7
Views: 791

What do you think of the resource based economy

I know it has flaws but it seems to me like its solving many issues what do you guys think?