Ermagerd Fermi Paradox!

The generally accepted classifications of civilisations are I, II, and III. Type I can exploit all resources of their planet. There’s a problem right there, because that’s what we’re doing right now and it’s going to Great Filter us all in a few more decades… Seriously, the first thing a civilisation has to do if … Read more

Ohai Corona: Ch-ch-ch-ch-ch-changes

UPDATE: I wrote this weeks ago – when it was the start of a whole new era – but it’s still worth a read. I said the other day that COVID – 19 has already changed the world fundamentally and dramatically. We say goodbye to people we deal with every week due to quarantine and … Read more

Ohai Corona: Things To Do After The Pandemic

Going Out After The Pandemic, Yes or No? I don’t know. I wish I did know. We two are pretty much alone here, and I’m the only one that drives. Australia’s currently in better shape than many other countries so it’s a bit safer than many, but there are second wave and third wave outbreaks … Read more

Also, SARS-cov-2 Is Not THE Disaster, 2

Part 2. So now you’re wondering about what I said about the potential for change. What’s the story Ted? Spit it out. Okay – so one thing that’s traditionally happened has been that we DID look after one another at the local level because that’s all we had at the time. We grew a lot … Read more