Author: lincoln

Economic magnets

We British tied Merkel’s hands many years ago – the Basic Law of Germany was agreed by the Allies after the 2nd world war and it guarantees refugee rights. Trouble is that decades of US/UK interfering with Middle East politics…

Brexit Blues and all that Jazz.

Britain grew to be an economic powerhouse by Britons travelling far and wide. We created new countries and transformed old ones whether you like that or not and we have left a legacy of  culture, the most prominent of which…

Many shades of Life.

I’ve been thinking about the symbiosis between organisms and I want to present a different view that should simplify our understanding of the tree of life. With the rise of the computation of phylogenetic trees then this isn’t a new…

Tomorrow starts today

Have spent the past 7 years working through a vast array of existential problems that I feel are fundamental to humanity. You know the list, they range from food needs scarcity, to global warming to secularism, to what the heck…

The New Atheist

I am the atheist in that I have never known a state of having any belief in god. If you consider how belief is formed in your brain then whatever neuro-chemical pathways are needed: I don’t have those and I’m…

Bitcoins for Sovereigns and Children

Bitcoins - R - Here

Bitcoin markets have been very volatile in the past few days with the UK based Intersango price peaking at 10.06 on the 17th August 2012 before dropping to just over 7.5 and now setting back to around 8.2 as I…

Pay the Machine

Let’s face the facts: our money system isn’t working but I think I have a simple fix to all of this based on an idea of labour auto-sufficiency that will drive commerce, increase the labour pool, reduce poverty, but at…

Is Maybe Never

Reality is what is left when all other possibilities have failed to exist. We know this for a fact with the process of natural selection and it appears this way with other natural processes. What is possible in this universe…

Twenty Questions – Forking strawman

Forking a strawman argument

A rather odd claim comes from a doctor, Peter Saunders, that in the past 40 years he hasn’t heard any good answers to certain questions that he has asked of Atheists. This is an odd claim because atheism is to…