COMMAND AND CONTROL OF SOCIETY

Good governance is more than a matter of precepts. It is the understanding of the nature of government, politics and political power between them, particularly its uses and abuses. As every society ...

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RATIONALISATION: AN OFFHAND SELF-JUSTIFICATION

‘Rational’ is the positive term used to command beliefs, actions, processes as appropriate. In the case of beliefs this means likely to be true, or at least likely to be true from within ...

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BUSINESS NARRATIVES: UNTENABLE AND SUSTAINABLE

With unprecedented changes, the very old stories, models, frameworks, and perspectives don’t work very well. Think about how globalisation and technology is changing things, the next generation ...

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CONCEPT OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPEMNT

The central problem specific to thinking about the environment is the independent value to place on such things as preservation of species, or protection of the wilderness. Such protection can be ...

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NEED TO CLARIFY POLITICAL CONCEPTS

A concept is a reflection of concrete objects and their properties using  forms of sensory, cognition-sensation, perception and representation.  Concepts and idea to be wider than concepts. ...

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PERCEPTION AND REALITY IN MORAL VALUES

Sometimes a disagreement in attitude results from a disagreement about the fact of the case, and the conflict might disappear if an agreement on the facts is reached. At times, however,  two people ...

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AVOIDING DOGMATISM

If you already know the answer to an issue, there’s  no need to think about it. If you need to argue for your position, you admit that it needs depending, which is to say that people can ...

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MANIPULATION OF WORDS AND EXPRESSIONS

The emotive meaning of a word or expression  is the private, subjective connotation  or denotation of the word or expression. It is the attitude or other emotional state that is conventionally ...

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CONDITIONS FOR AUTONOMOUS MACHINES

Some questions that arise in connection with Autonomous Machines (AMs) are philosophical. These include questions about agency (and moral agancy), in connection with concerns about whether AMs can be ...

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PLACE OF MARKET IN SOCIAL RELATION

The concept of “exchange” is at the core of the concept of markets. Markets are systems of exchange in which people with money or commodities to voluntarily trade these for other items which they ...

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