Humanity has wiped out 60% of animal populations since 1970, report finds | Environment | The Guardian

The huge loss is a tragedy in itself but also threatens the survival of civilisation, say the world’s leading scientists

Source: Humanity has wiped out 60% of animal populations since 1970, report finds | Environment | The Guardian

The limits of historical materialism

Kant’s questions about history as a foundation for a neo-marxism…
May 20th, 2018 •
Kant in some of his aspects might be a more useful foundation for a neo-marxism than hegel (who can be rederived via kant) in the way his view of history non-dogmatically asks a set of questions (answered in their own way by the eonic model) and focuses on empirical research as the basis for conclusions…
R48G: progress toward a perfect civil constitution… Continue reading The limits of historical materialism

Economic pseudo-science

One of the ‘mysteries’ of the modern era is the failure of economic theories. The neo-classical brand is especially dubious and suffers a kind of ‘physics’ envy that makes it a pseudo-science by trying to be physics: the use of differential equations. In physics these are very exact, in economics a strange fictional pastiche…

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The status of theories: physics versus economics
May 21st, 2018 • Continue reading Economic pseudo-science