A Deep Dive into: Why we have kids [pt.4] – The Philosophy of: Ricky Gervais – There’s no box of ghost children waiting to be released (or is there?)

Have you looked around lately? Go on… walk around in town during a busy shopping day… or go out on a Saturday night… tell me if you see any other species in almost even remote abundance as humans (ok bacteria will fuck up my argument) but let’s just leave the micro-biome …

The Philosophy of: Falcão & The Octopods in The Arrival – Many become One. (Another student of mine inspires me)

What do we actually need? Well, this song, and specifically Soja, have an idea of what… And thanks to one of my students, Marcela who translated Falcão’s verse so beautifully and poetically from Portuguese, this is what Falcão thinks we do… Look for your dreams, your intentions, Open your mind for your …

Our search for alien life might not only be misguided and pointless but also arrogant and egomaniacal, and therefore dumb (is biological life the supreme form of existence?).

In the intro to the ‘Alien Contact’ event at next month’s World Science Festival in Brisbane it says: Humanity is on the verge of discovering alien life…NASA estimates we’ll find definitive evidence of aliens within 20 to 30 years. Which begs the question: And then what? But really? Are we? Firstly, why …

A Deep Dive into: The Future of Humanity (and kids) – If humans aren’t in any impending danger of losing our position as the dominant* species on earth, why do we make more kids? Wouldn’t it be more beneficial for the future of humanity to focus on helping the already alive ones who don’t have parents –or more importantly– positive guidance and support?

This is part 2 in a Deep Dive into why we have kids. Here’s part 1. –———————————- * The word ‘dominant’ in the title of this, in reference to us humans, refers to our potential (beneficial or destructive) influence in this planet. So even though plantlife or animal life may …