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  • New Model Shows Dramatic Global Decline in Ratio of Workers to Retired People

    The findings, reported by researchers at the University of Washington and the United Nations, suggest an even greater decrease in the coming decades in support for social security programs for elderly adults. Lead author...

  • Science, Such a Sweet Mystery

    I have been teaching and doing research at the university level for more than 40 years, which means that for more than four decades, I have been participating in a deception — benevolent and well intentioned, to be...

  • RBE Cities

    So, why not break this down a bit.  After all, it's a valid thing to discuss.  How many people could you comfortably fit into an RBE circular city system anyway?  How much land space would everyone get?...

  • Collaboration vs Competition

    When one looks to nature, we see that competition is everywhere. Organisms must constantly compete with each other for the resources and mates necessary to ensure that their genes are passed on. This is the basis for...

  • Human Behaviour

    A common objection to the idea of a Resource Based Economy (RBE) is the assertion that something called 'human nature' would prevent humans from being able to form a peaceful, functioning society. This is because it...