An unparalleled correspondence

For free; free books, who doesn’t love a free book, free books abound in the digital ether, written by authors no longer living and transcribed often by those who might rather also be dead, or just dying inside as well as out, or just so so good at typing with a strong benificent streak. LargeContinue reading “An unparalleled correspondence”

Value III

I am not so sure Sonny, most business models disregard the energetic input available to reproduce cyberspace and consumption. Advertising simply uses natural resources to promote the further use of natural resources. If natural resources are limited, and I can assure you they are, then the business model actually has no social or environmental value.Continue reading “Value III”

Theconversation II

Evening, you are of course correct that the market, in itself, is simply an efficient medium by which to exchange, the work done by increasing entropy. Money, the medium of exchange, is now digital, existing as a construct. So what will you tell your child when they ask where monies come from? Is it likeContinue reading “Theconversation II”

Theconversation

Evening, you are of course correct that the market in itself is simply an efficient medium by which to exchange the work done by increasing entropy. It would seem that the market democracy has already usurped actual democratic governance by enabling an unfair bias towards those that control the medium of exchange. Those, the majority,Continue reading “Theconversation”

Replacement

By 2030 the EU aims to generate 27% of its energy from renewable sources. However, the renewable-energy sector in Europe is heavily reliant on hydrocarbons for the supply of raw materials critical for the development of technology such as solar cells and wind turbines. Click to access chinese_supply_critical_raw_materials_pose_long_term_risks_european_wind_solar_industries_494na1_en.pdf

Myth 1

Renewables are renewable using renewable energy Only by doing several (presumably fatal) experiments is it possible to know what will break the back of a camel. Is it doubtful, based on the laws of physics, whether a battery or any other renewable source can be made without a surplus supply of energy. Economics tells usContinue reading “Myth 1”

Values

As capitalism slowly triumphs over all of the ethical and moral values of society it might be worth reexamining the 7 deadly sins in a new social light. Historical note: moral imperatives were thought so judicious to social cohesion that the public display of these behaviours was considered punishable by eternal damnation. Wrath- the militaryContinue reading “Values”

To the corporate mind

Saudi Arabia is virtuous those with all the money tell the others what to do   buy bombs and guns from the military industrial complex to keep the status quo   With enough surplus in bombs and guns to create another war or two   To the corporate mind profit Justifies war