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July 26, 2016

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How should humanity steer the future? by Charles Gregory St Pierre
32 posts  •  created by Charles Gregory St Pierre   •  May. 2, 2014 @ 18:16 GMT
Community Rating: 5.4 (18 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.9 (10 ratings)

How Should Humanity Steer the Future ? by Margriet Anne O'Regan
26 posts  •  created by Margriet Anne O\'Regan   •  May. 2, 2014 @ 18:16 GMT
Community Rating: 4.6 (19 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.3 (10 ratings)

How Should Humanity Steer the Future? by max david comess
40 posts  •  created by max david comess   •  May. 2, 2014 @ 18:14 GMT
Community Rating: 5.4 (14 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.9 (13 ratings)

Steering the Future to Education by Don Limuti
112 posts  •  created by Don Limuti   •  May. 2, 2014 @ 18:12 GMT
Community Rating: 5.8 (34 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.4 (7 ratings)

How Should Humanity Steer the Future by alexander macrae
16 posts  •  created by Alexander Macrae   •  May. 1, 2014 @ 10:42 GMT
Community Rating: 5.2 (9 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.8 (4 ratings)

Black Sky Thinking by Orenda Urbano Hernández
26 posts  •  created by Orenda Urbano Hernández   •  May. 1, 2014 @ 10:41 GMT
Community Rating: 5.2 (16 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.6 (5 ratings)

U-turn or u die by Flavio Mercati
60 posts  •  created by Flavio Mercati   •  Apr. 29, 2014 @ 13:59 GMT
Community Rating: 5.8 (40 ratings)   Public Rating: 5.6 (30 ratings)

Who steers who steers? A note on identifying vulnerable moral propensities by Steven Kaas
15 posts  •  created by Steven Kaas   •  Apr. 29, 2014 @ 13:57 GMT
Community Rating: 5.4 (12 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.5 (4 ratings)

How should humanity steer the future? Humanity must benefit the thriving of its constituents! by Randal A Koene
23 posts  •  created by Randal A Koene   •  Apr. 29, 2014 @ 13:57 GMT
Community Rating: 5.4 (17 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.4 (5 ratings)

Steering the Happy Path to Humanity’s Future by Brent Pfister
39 posts  •  created by Brent Pfister   •  Apr. 29, 2014 @ 13:57 GMT
Community Rating: 5.3 (15 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.5 (4 ratings)

This is no joke! by Stefan Weckbach
39 posts  •  created by Stefan Weckbach   •  Apr. 25, 2014 @ 13:35 GMT
Community Rating: 5.2 (16 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.8 (4 ratings)

Global Warming is Causing Hell to Freeze Over: The subsumption of empirical science and religion under corporate science in an epistemic paradigm shift. by Terence Thorne
37 posts  •  created by Terence Thorne   •  Apr. 25, 2014 @ 13:20 GMT
Community Rating: 5.4 (20 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.0 (3 ratings)

Starship Culture as a Guiding Principle for Human Development by John G Hartley
24 posts  •  created by John G Hartley   •  Apr. 25, 2014 @ 13:18 GMT
Community Rating: 5.1 (15 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.4 (5 ratings)

Babel and Beyond: Can humanity unite? by Mark Avrum Gubrud
80 posts  •  created by Mark Avrum Gubrud   •  Apr. 25, 2014 @ 13:17 GMT
Community Rating: 5.3 (29 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.7 (3 ratings)

The Thermodynamics of Freedom by Edwin Eugene Klingman
114 posts  •  created by Edwin Eugene Klingman   •  Apr. 25, 2014 @ 13:16 GMT
Community Rating: 6.0 (37 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.3 (6 ratings)

AN ANTHROPIC PROGRAM FOR THE LONG-TERM SURVIVAL OF HUMANKIND by Roberto Paura
16 posts  •  created by Roberto Paura   •  Apr. 25, 2014 @ 13:15 GMT
Community Rating: 5.4 (20 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.0 (2 ratings)

The Incentive for Humanity by Toby Asher Lightheart
46 posts  •  created by Toby Asher Lightheart   •  Apr. 25, 2014 @ 13:14 GMT
Community Rating: 5.4 (13 ratings)   Public Rating: 2.7 (3 ratings)

Flashlights, Mirrors, Real Brains and Willpower: Steering Ourselves to Steer Our Future by Neil Bates
47 posts  •  created by Neil Bates   •  Apr. 24, 2014 @ 18:30 GMT
Community Rating: 5.6 (26 ratings)   Public Rating: 5.0 (9 ratings)

In the Long Run by WILLIAM FLYNN WALLACE
12 posts  •  created by WILLIAM FLYNN WALLACE   •  Apr. 24, 2014 @ 18:21 GMT
Community Rating: 4.8 (8 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.0 (3 ratings)

How Should Humanity Steer the Future? -- Sideways! by Thomas Howard Ray
127 posts  •  created by Thomas Howard Ray   •  Apr. 24, 2014 @ 18:17 GMT
Community Rating: 5.7 (32 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.4 (9 ratings)

How Should Humanity Steer the Future? Randomly. by Martin Sahlen
7 posts  •  created by Martin Sahlen   •  Apr. 24, 2014 @ 18:14 GMT
Community Rating: 3.8 (9 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.3 (4 ratings)

The Leverage and Centrality of Mind by Alexander Hoekstra and Preston Estep
41 posts  •  created by Alex Hoekstra   •  Apr. 24, 2014 @ 18:14 GMT
Community Rating: 5.8 (27 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.9 (12 ratings)

Why we know a lot of the past but little from the future by Luca Valeri Zimmermann
73 posts  •  created by Luca Valeri   •  Apr. 24, 2014 @ 18:05 GMT
Community Rating: 5.6 (24 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.1 (10 ratings)

Three Crucial Technologies to Steer Our Future by Tihamer T. Toth-Fejel
27 posts  •  created by Tihamer T. Toth-Fejel   •  Apr. 24, 2014 @ 18:05 GMT
Community Rating: 5.3 (15 ratings)   Public Rating: 5.2 (18 ratings)

Societal Path Integral by Douglas Alexander Singleton
137 posts  •  created by Douglas Alexander Singleton   •  Apr. 24, 2014 @ 18:05 GMT
Community Rating: 6.4 (39 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.5 (10 ratings)

To Steer Well We Need to See Clearly : the Need for a Worldwide Futurocentric Education Initiative by Marc Séguin
71 posts  •  created by Marc Séguin   •  Apr. 24, 2014 @ 18:05 GMT
Community Rating: 6.5 (33 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.8 (9 ratings)

The Omnivore Strategy by Jeffrey Michael Schmitz
33 posts  •  created by Jeffrey Michael Schmitz   •  Apr. 24, 2014 @ 18:03 GMT
Community Rating: 5.1 (16 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.0 (3 ratings)

Towards an Emancipatory Empiricism by Benjamin E. Schiek
8 posts  •  created by Benjamin Schiek   •  Apr. 24, 2014 @ 16:23 GMT
Community Rating: 5.2 (10 ratings)   Public Rating: 2.3 (3 ratings)

The Arrow of Time by Andrej Rehak
25 posts  •  created by Andrej Rehak   •  Apr. 24, 2014 @ 16:23 GMT
Community Rating: 4.9 (15 ratings)   Public Rating: 1.3 (4 ratings)

Ends of History and Future Histories in the Longue Duree by Benjamin Pope
24 posts  •  created by Benjamin James Spinks Pope   •  Apr. 24, 2014 @ 16:22 GMT
Community Rating: 5.4 (17 ratings)   Public Rating: 2.8 (4 ratings)

Towards the Second Copernician Revolution by Dan Pitkow
13 posts  •  created by Dan Pitkow   •  Apr. 24, 2014 @ 16:22 GMT
Community Rating: 5.3 (12 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.9 (10 ratings)

A Manifesto for Survival by Ioana Petre
7 posts  •  created by Ioana Petre   •  Apr. 24, 2014 @ 16:22 GMT
Community Rating: 5.1 (8 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.3 (4 ratings)

Do Bob and Alice have a future? by Peter Jackson
211 posts  •  created by Peter Jackson   •  Apr. 24, 2014 @ 14:38 GMT
Community Rating: 5.9 (68 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.5 (16 ratings)

Life under ground Cosmic mystery and physical reality by Petio Hristov
60 posts  •  created by Petio Hristov   •  Apr. 24, 2014 @ 14:33 GMT
Community Rating: 4.6 (15 ratings)   Public Rating: 5.5 (63 ratings)

Is Steering Humanity A Good Idea? by Armin Nikkhah Shirazi
53 posts  •  created by Armin Nikkhah Shirazi   •  Apr. 24, 2014 @ 14:30 GMT
Community Rating: 5.6 (21 ratings)   Public Rating: 5.3 (8 ratings)

LIVING IN THE SHADOWS OF THE SUN: REALITIES, PERILS ESCAPADES MAN, PLANET AND KARDASHEV SCALE.MAKING THE GREAT TRANSITION by Michael muteru
16 posts  •  created by Michael muteru   •  Apr. 24, 2014 @ 14:30 GMT
Community Rating: 4.6 (14 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.9 (19 ratings)

The Quantum Confusion: What to teach? by Sonali Mohapatra
14 posts  •  created by Sonali Mohapatra   •  Apr. 24, 2014 @ 14:30 GMT
Community Rating: 5.3 (12 ratings)   Public Rating: 5.1 (19 ratings)

A Problem of Concepts by Lance McGill
16 posts  •  created by Lance \"Valkyrie Ice\" McGill   •  Apr. 24, 2014 @ 13:20 GMT
Community Rating: 5.3 (11 ratings)   Public Rating: 2.8 (5 ratings)

Steering Humanity's Future with the Dialogic Web by Ray Luechtefeld
42 posts  •  created by Ray Luechtefeld   •  Apr. 24, 2014 @ 13:20 GMT
Community Rating: 6.1 (20 ratings)   Public Rating: 2.8 (4 ratings)

Chinese Dream is Xuan Yuan's Da Tong by KoGuan Leo
56 posts  •  created by KoGuan Leo   •  Apr. 24, 2014 @ 13:19 GMT
Community Rating: 5.4 (23 ratings)   Public Rating: 2.5 (11 ratings)

Imagining the future humanity by Margarita Iudin
36 posts  •  created by Margarita Iudin   •  Apr. 23, 2014 @ 15:38 GMT
Community Rating: 5.4 (19 ratings)   Public Rating: 2.0 (3 ratings)

An Infinite Game by Matt Illingworth
14 posts  •  created by Matt Illingworth   •  Apr. 23, 2014 @ 15:38 GMT
Community Rating: 4.8 (13 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.7 (10 ratings)

Between Uncertainty and Entity by Chidi Idika
48 posts  •  created by Chidi Idika   •  Apr. 23, 2014 @ 15:38 GMT
Community Rating: 5.4 (29 ratings)   Public Rating: 1.3 (3 ratings)

Look Hard, Then Steer Slightly by Robin Hanson
35 posts  •  created by Robin Hanson   •  Apr. 23, 2014 @ 15:38 GMT
Community Rating: 5.3 (11 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.8 (4 ratings)

Open Peer Review to Save the World by Philip Gibbs
123 posts  •  created by Philip Gibbs   •  Apr. 23, 2014 @ 13:02 GMT
Community Rating: 6.2 (55 ratings)   Public Rating: 8.2 (36 ratings)

Creating a New Future by Lorraine Ford
74 posts  •  created by Lorraine Ford   •  Apr. 23, 2014 @ 13:01 GMT
Community Rating: 5.4 (26 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.3 (4 ratings)

A boy with a story by Cecilia Flori
15 posts  •  created by Cecilia Flori   •  Apr. 23, 2014 @ 13:01 GMT
Community Rating: 5.2 (10 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.8 (4 ratings)

Crucial Phenomena by Daniel Dewey
57 posts  •  created by Daniel Dewey   •  Apr. 23, 2014 @ 13:01 GMT
Community Rating: 5.9 (30 ratings)   Public Rating: 5.0 (16 ratings)

One Cannot Live in the Cradle Forever by Robert de Neufville
73 posts  •  created by Robert de Neufville   •  Apr. 23, 2014 @ 13:01 GMT
Community Rating: 5.9 (29 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.5 (13 ratings)

Our Reach Should Exceed Our Grasp by G. Steven Colyer-Sivco
16 posts  •  created by G. Steven Colyer-Sivco   •  Apr. 23, 2014 @ 11:58 GMT
Community Rating: 5.4 (17 ratings)   Public Rating: 5.3 (14 ratings)

Humanity can be steered by technology, but not only by technology by Saurav Chhawchharia
14 posts  •  created by Saurav Chhawchharia   •  Apr. 23, 2014 @ 11:58 GMT
Community Rating: 5.4 (14 ratings)   Public Rating: 2.7 (3 ratings)

Quandary - Are Molecularly Manufactured Burgers Imbued with the Life Force? by Frank Josef Boehm and Angelika Domschke
18 posts  •  created by Frank Josef Boehm   •  Apr. 23, 2014 @ 11:58 GMT
Community Rating: 5.8 (22 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.3 (3 ratings)

Steering Humanity by James Blodgett
18 posts  •  created by James Blodgett   •  Apr. 23, 2014 @ 11:58 GMT
Community Rating: 5.2 (9 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.8 (6 ratings)

Let Global Public Play with Science by Ajay Bhatla
70 posts  •  created by Ajay Bhatla   •  Apr. 22, 2014 @ 15:50 GMT
Community Rating: 5.6 (33 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.2 (16 ratings)

Cybernetic Governors by Sebastian Benthall
15 posts  •  created by Sebastian Benthall   •  Apr. 22, 2014 @ 15:50 GMT
Community Rating: 4.9 (8 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.0 (3 ratings)

90 Minutes on Titan: Technology and the Race for Survival by Donald C Barker
31 posts  •  created by Donald C Barker   •  Apr. 22, 2014 @ 15:50 GMT
Community Rating: 5.3 (18 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.9 (16 ratings)

Humans Must Help Humanity Steer Itself by Jeff Alstott
31 posts  •  created by Jeff Alstott   •  Apr. 22, 2014 @ 15:50 GMT
Community Rating: 5.3 (16 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.4 (8 ratings)

Does Our Civilization Have a Destiny by Mark P Aldridge
11 posts  •  created by Mark P Aldridge   •  Apr. 22, 2014 @ 15:49 GMT
Community Rating: 5.3 (10 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.8 (8 ratings)

Our Journey to the next paradigm by Don J Chisholm
26 posts  •  created by Don J Chisholm   •  Apr. 22, 2014 @ 15:11 GMT
Community Rating: 5.3 (18 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.3 (8 ratings)

A Future Brighter than 100 Trillion Suns by Tommy Anderberg
69 posts  •  created by Tommy Anderberg   •  Apr. 22, 2014 @ 15:03 GMT
Community Rating: 5.6 (20 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.3 (4 ratings)

A Space Age on Earth by Arthur R. Woods
34 posts  •  created by Arthur R. Woods   •  Apr. 22, 2014 @ 14:57 GMT
Community Rating: 5.3 (24 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.3 (9 ratings)

How Should Humanity Steer the Future? by Stephen Tuck
23 posts  •  created by Stephen Tuck   •  Apr. 22, 2014 @ 14:57 GMT
Community Rating: 4.6 (10 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.3 (9 ratings)

Social Evolution Through Massively Decentralised Distributed Resilient Networks by Federico Pistono
29 posts  •  created by Federico Pistono   •  Apr. 22, 2014 @ 14:57 GMT
Community Rating: 5.3 (19 ratings)   Public Rating: 5.9 (59 ratings)

Indeed, the problem is quite complex... by Israel Perez
73 posts  •  created by Israel Perez   •  Apr. 22, 2014 @ 14:57 GMT
Community Rating: 5.5 (28 ratings)   Public Rating: 5.7 (6 ratings)

Prometheus Unbound : A Rational Approach to AI and the Future of Humanity by Jack Peggs
17 posts  •  created by Jack Peggs   •  Apr. 22, 2014 @ 12:37 GMT
Community Rating: 5.1 (12 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.0 (2 ratings)

Is a better future possible from Eugenics? by Judy Nabb
71 posts  •  created by Judy Nabb   •  Apr. 22, 2014 @ 12:37 GMT
Community Rating: 5.5 (34 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.1 (9 ratings)

The Prometheus Factor and Three Key Indicators of an Advanced Society by Stuart Marongwe
27 posts  •  created by Stuart Marongwe   •  Apr. 22, 2014 @ 12:36 GMT
Community Rating: 5.4 (13 ratings)   Public Rating: 5.5 (35 ratings)

Our Fictions and the practicable Way out by David Levan
7 posts  •  created by David Levan   •  Apr. 22, 2014 @ 12:36 GMT
Community Rating: 4.2 (6 ratings)   Public Rating: 1.3 (3 ratings)

Regenerative Technologies for Long Duration Interstellar Flight by Alexander W Knapton
6 posts  •  created by Alexander W Knapton   •  Apr. 22, 2014 @ 11:24 GMT
Community Rating: 5.3 (9 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.8 (16 ratings)

Improving Science for a Better Future by Mohammed M. Khalil
73 posts  •  created by Mohammed M. Khalil   •  Apr. 22, 2014 @ 11:24 GMT
Community Rating: 6.0 (34 ratings)   Public Rating: 5.0 (7 ratings)

Rediscovering Communication in Electronic Culture by Conrad Dale Johnson
26 posts  •  created by Conrad Dale Johnson   •  Apr. 22, 2014 @ 11:24 GMT
Community Rating: 5.3 (20 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.3 (3 ratings)

Removing the Element of Surprise by Aaron M. Feeney
105 posts  •  created by Aaron M. Feeney   •  Apr. 22, 2014 @ 11:23 GMT
Community Rating: 5.8 (42 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.4 (10 ratings)

Bohr-like model for black holes: the route for quantum gravity by Christian Corda
111 posts  •  created by Christian Corda   •  Apr. 22, 2014 @ 11:23 GMT
Community Rating: 6.0 (43 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.7 (11 ratings)

The Cartography of the Future: Recovering Utopia for the 21st Century by Rick Searle
68 posts  •  created by Rick Searle   •  Apr. 21, 2014 @ 15:22 GMT
Community Rating: 6.1 (31 ratings)   Public Rating: 5.2 (11 ratings)

Smooth seas do not make good sailors by Georgina Parry
138 posts  •  created by Georgina Woodward   •  Apr. 21, 2014 @ 15:22 GMT
Community Rating: 5.6 (43 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.8 (13 ratings)

How to avoid steering blindly: The case for a robust repository of human knowledge by Jens C. Niemeyer
79 posts  •  created by Jens C. Niemeyer   •  Apr. 21, 2014 @ 15:22 GMT
Community Rating: 6.5 (36 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.2 (17 ratings)

How Should Humanity Steer the Future? by Ioannis Hadjidakis
10 posts  •  created by ioannis hadjidakis (narsep)   •  Apr. 21, 2014 @ 15:21 GMT
Community Rating: 5.1 (8 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.0 (3 ratings)

How Shall We Then Live? by F Earle Fox
20 posts  •  created by F Earle Fox   •  Apr. 21, 2014 @ 15:21 GMT
Community Rating: 4.6 (8 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.0 (4 ratings)

Novelty and the Empowering of Minds by Christine Cordula Dantas
50 posts  •  created by Christine Cordula Dantas   •  Apr. 21, 2014 @ 15:21 GMT
Community Rating: 5.8 (22 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.2 (5 ratings)

Are we using the wrong mathematics? by Malcolm Macleod
23 posts  •  created by Malcolm Macleod   •  Apr. 21, 2014 @ 11:39 GMT
Community Rating: 5.1 (17 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.7 (3 ratings)

How we Can Steer Humanity through Physics by Alan Michael Lang
6 posts  •  created by Alan Michael Lang   •  Apr. 21, 2014 @ 11:28 GMT
Community Rating: 5.0 (7 ratings)   Public Rating: 2.4 (7 ratings)

A Rope over an Abyss by Laurence Hitterdale
50 posts  •  created by Laurence Hitterdale   •  Apr. 21, 2014 @ 11:28 GMT
Community Rating: 5.4 (27 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.8 (5 ratings)

THE MANDATORY REQUIRED AND OVERALL SOLUTION FOR FUTURE by Hoang cao Hai
55 posts  •  created by Hoang cao Hai   •  Apr. 21, 2014 @ 11:28 GMT
Community Rating: 5.0 (20 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.4 (19 ratings)

Celebrating a purposeful actions by Emmanuel Chima Ugokwe
11 posts  •  created by EMMANUEL CHIMA UGOKWE   •  Apr. 18, 2014 @ 17:49 GMT
Community Rating: 5.2 (9 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.0 (5 ratings)

Objectives of the ELAM (Earth’s Lodgers’ Activity Management) movement. by Denis Arthur Frith
37 posts  •  created by Denis Frith   •  Apr. 18, 2014 @ 17:36 GMT
Community Rating: 5.3 (12 ratings)   Public Rating: 2.2 (5 ratings)

Federation Dreaming - An interview by Ross Cevenst
47 posts  •  created by Ross Cevenst   •  Apr. 18, 2014 @ 17:36 GMT
Community Rating: 5.3 (21 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.5 (2 ratings)

Democracy of the dice people by Colin Walker
25 posts  •  created by Colin Walker   •  Apr. 18, 2014 @ 16:03 GMT
Community Rating: 5.4 (12 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.2 (5 ratings)

Lead With Innate Knowledge by James A Putnam
76 posts  •  created by James A Putnam   •  Apr. 18, 2014 @ 16:03 GMT
Community Rating: 5.5 (28 ratings)   Public Rating: 2.6 (5 ratings)

Any Body Can Do - Everything For Good by sridattadev kancharla
27 posts  •  created by sridattadev kancharla   •  Apr. 18, 2014 @ 16:03 GMT
Community Rating: 5.3 (15 ratings)   Public Rating: 2.3 (4 ratings)

Digital mind - one of the ways to immortality by Alexander M. Ilyanok
11 posts  •  created by Alexander M. Ilyanok   •  Apr. 18, 2014 @ 16:03 GMT
Community Rating: 4.4 (9 ratings)   Public Rating: 2.0 (3 ratings)

Graduated Certification for Applying Common Sense by James Dunn
52 posts  •  created by James Dunn   •  Apr. 17, 2014 @ 20:29 GMT
Community Rating: 5.4 (17 ratings)   Public Rating: 5.1 (21 ratings)

With Expanded Vision and Plentiful Nuclear Fusion Energy Full Ahead into the Future by Victor Vaguine
25 posts  •  created by Victor Vaguine   •  Apr. 17, 2014 @ 20:25 GMT
Community Rating: 5.6 (16 ratings)   Public Rating: 2.2 (5 ratings)

Enlightenment is not for the Buddha alone by Tejinder Pal Singh
62 posts  •  created by Tejinder Pal Singh   •  Apr. 17, 2014 @ 20:25 GMT
Community Rating: 5.6 (31 ratings)   Public Rating: 2.0 (5 ratings)

Incompleteness of Control theory in resolving, ‘How Should Humanity Steer the Future?’, while Universe itself is a Real-time Control system by Jayakar Johnson Joseph
30 posts  •  created by Jayakar Johnson Joseph   •  Apr. 17, 2014 @ 20:25 GMT
Community Rating: 5.2 (16 ratings)   Public Rating: 2.5 (6 ratings)

An end to steer by, and a means by Michael Allan
125 posts  •  created by Michael Allan   •  Apr. 17, 2014 @ 20:25 GMT
Community Rating: 5.3 (29 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.5 (6 ratings)

How Humanity Should Steer the Future by Walter Putnam
40 posts  •  created by Walter Putnam   •  Apr. 16, 2014 @ 20:46 GMT
Community Rating: 5.2 (13 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.9 (10 ratings)

About the possibility to solve the main problems of theoretical physics by murat Asgatovich gaisin
29 posts  •  created by murat Asgatovich gaisin   •  Apr. 16, 2014 @ 20:46 GMT
Community Rating: 4.7 (13 ratings)   Public Rating: 1.0 (3 ratings)

How should Humanity Steer the Future? by Ram Kunwar Bansal
23 posts  •  created by Ram Kunwar Bansal   •  Apr. 16, 2014 @ 20:46 GMT
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Design suggestions for an Epistocracy by Prakash Chandrashekar
12 posts  •  created by Prakash Chandrashekar   •  Apr. 16, 2014 @ 20:36 GMT
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The future is the past by Roger Schlafly
47 posts  •  created by Roger Schlafly   •  Apr. 16, 2014 @ 20:30 GMT
Community Rating: 5.5 (25 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.4 (5 ratings)

Protogeometer: Falling Into Future by Vladimir I. Rogozhin
88 posts  •  created by Vladimir Rogozhin   •  Apr. 16, 2014 @ 20:30 GMT
Community Rating: 5.9 (34 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.1 (33 ratings)

Back to the Future: Crowdsourcing Innovation by Refocusing Science Education by Travis Ty Norsen
38 posts  •  created by Travis Ty Norsen   •  Apr. 15, 2014 @ 20:31 GMT
Community Rating: 5.8 (23 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.0 (7 ratings)

System Focus and Balancing Bi-Polar orientation by Helmut Alfred von Schweitzer
9 posts  •  created by Helmut Alfred von Schweitzer   •  Apr. 15, 2014 @ 19:56 GMT
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How to save the world by Sabine Hossenfelder
115 posts  •  created by Sabine Hossenfelder   •  Apr. 15, 2014 @ 11:55 GMT
Community Rating: 6.1 (47 ratings)   Public Rating: 5.6 (14 ratings)

A Participatory Future of Humanity by Dean Rickles
41 posts  •  created by Dean Rickles   •  Apr. 15, 2014 @ 11:55 GMT
Community Rating: 5.5 (25 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.3 (3 ratings)

The Tip of The Spear by George Gantz
97 posts  •  created by George Gantz   •  Apr. 14, 2014 @ 14:31 GMT
Community Rating: 6.3 (36 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.1 (8 ratings)

How Should Humanity Steer the Future? by Paul N Butler
35 posts  •  created by Paul N Butler   •  Apr. 14, 2014 @ 14:24 GMT
Community Rating: 5.3 (6 ratings)   Public Rating: 2.7 (3 ratings)

CAN HUMANITY INFLUENCE THE HABITABLE ZONE by MIROSLAW KOZLOWSKI
25 posts  •  created by MIROSLAW KOZLOWSKI   •  Apr. 10, 2014 @ 17:18 GMT
Community Rating: 5.1 (11 ratings)   Public Rating: 2.7 (3 ratings)

Regarding Bitcoin, the Internet of Money and Economic Progress by Harlan Swyers
19 posts  •  created by Harlan Swyers   •  Apr. 10, 2014 @ 17:18 GMT
Community Rating: 5.3 (10 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.3 (12 ratings)

re-defining gravity and conceptualizing a gravity generator by Raymond Law
23 posts  •  created by Raymond Law   •  Apr. 10, 2014 @ 17:18 GMT
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The LENR Techshop Y Prize Incentive Proposal by Kevin O'Malley
23 posts  •  created by Kevin O\'Malley   •  Apr. 10, 2014 @ 16:44 GMT
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The transformative value of liberating Mars by Jacob Haqq-Misra
25 posts  •  created by Jacob Haqq-Misra   •  Apr. 8, 2014 @ 17:10 GMT
Community Rating: 5.2 (13 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.6 (23 ratings)

Recognizing the Value of Play by Jonathan J. Dickau
117 posts  •  created by Jonathan J. Dickau   •  Apr. 8, 2014 @ 15:57 GMT
Community Rating: 6.4 (42 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.4 (23 ratings)

Peace via Discoveries and Inventions by Eckard Blumschein
91 posts  •  created by Eckard Blumschein   •  Apr. 8, 2014 @ 15:57 GMT
Community Rating: 5.3 (26 ratings)   Public Rating: 5.2 (5 ratings)

STRIKING A BALANCE BETWEEN TECHNOLOGY AND ECOSYSTEM by Gbenga Michael Ogungbuyi
84 posts  •  created by Gbenga Michael Ogungbuyi   •  Apr. 4, 2014 @ 17:05 GMT
Community Rating: 5.6 (26 ratings)   Public Rating: 5.3 (54 ratings)

The Future Development of Theoretical Physics and Cosmology by Ken Hon Seto
34 posts  •  created by Ken Hon Seto   •  Apr. 4, 2014 @ 17:04 GMT
Community Rating: 4.9 (15 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.4 (5 ratings)

Steering humanity's growth by John C Hodge
71 posts  •  created by John C Hodge   •  Apr. 3, 2014 @ 16:59 GMT
Community Rating: 5.3 (19 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.3 (3 ratings)

For People that are Concerned about These Types of Things by William Amos Carine
25 posts  •  created by William Amos Carine   •  Apr. 3, 2014 @ 16:59 GMT
Community Rating: 5.2 (11 ratings)   Public Rating: 2.5 (2 ratings)

The "I" and the Robot by Cristinel Stoica
115 posts  •  created by Cristinel Stoica   •  Mar. 28, 2014 @ 17:08 GMT
Community Rating: 6.1 (39 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.6 (13 ratings)

A pragmatic strategy for catalyzing self-sustained progress by Peter Gluck
23 posts  •  created by Peter Gluck   •  Mar. 27, 2014 @ 15:30 GMT
Community Rating: 5.3 (16 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.0 (11 ratings)

Humanity is much more than the sum of humans by Tommaso Bolognesi
67 posts  •  created by Tommaso Bolognesi   •  Mar. 27, 2014 @ 15:25 GMT
Community Rating: 5.9 (35 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.2 (33 ratings)

From Save the Mountain to Saving the World by Shel Horowitz
8 posts  •  created by Shel Horowitz   •  Mar. 25, 2014 @ 17:39 GMT
Community Rating: 5.4 (7 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.5 (4 ratings)

Sustainable Abundance, Security and Freedom by Ted Howard
25 posts  •  created by Ted Howard   •  Mar. 25, 2014 @ 17:31 GMT
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MAKING THINGS UNDERSTANDABLE by Aitor Elorza
30 posts  •  created by Aitor Elorza   •  Mar. 25, 2014 @ 17:28 GMT
Community Rating: 5.3 (11 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.0 (5 ratings)

Duality in Cosmology and the Limits to the Acquisition of Information by Lawrence B Crowell
113 posts  •  created by Lawrence B Crowell   •  Mar. 25, 2014 @ 17:20 GMT
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Looking Beyond and Within to Steer the Future by James Lee Hoover
58 posts  •  created by James Lee Hoover   •  Mar. 17, 2014 @ 17:10 GMT
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Science: the unifying factor for humankind in the future by Alexandre Serge François de Pomposo
54 posts  •  created by Alexandre de Pomposo   •  Mar. 17, 2014 @ 17:08 GMT
Community Rating: 5.5 (23 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.7 (34 ratings)

Planetary Procreation by Turil Sweden Cronburg
49 posts  •  created by Turil Sweden Cronburg   •  Mar. 17, 2014 @ 16:59 GMT
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How to use Theory of Everything for saving earth? by Janko Kokosar
23 posts  •  created by Janko Kokosar   •  Mar. 12, 2014 @ 15:12 GMT
Community Rating: 5.6 (17 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.4 (5 ratings)

A Vision for the Future by Alan F. Grimes
15 posts  •  created by Alan F. Grimes   •  Mar. 12, 2014 @ 14:57 GMT
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The Evolution of humanity as driven by evolution of technology by Torsten Asselmeyer-Maluga
51 posts  •  created by Torsten Asselmeyer-Maluga   •  Mar. 12, 2014 @ 14:43 GMT
Community Rating: 5.1 (24 ratings)   Public Rating: 5.6 (74 ratings)

On the Emergence of Physical-World from the Ultimate-Reality by Hasmukh K. Tank
17 posts  •  created by Hasmukh K. Tank   •  Mar. 11, 2014 @ 16:58 GMT
Community Rating: 4.7 (9 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.6 (5 ratings)

Cold fusion may have revolutionary potential by Jed Rothwell
20 posts  •  created by Jed Rothwell   •  Mar. 11, 2014 @ 16:58 GMT
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Light Without Energy by John-Erik Persson
36 posts  •  created by John-Erik Persson   •  Mar. 7, 2014 @ 15:02 GMT
Community Rating: 3.6 (12 ratings)   Public Rating: 2.7 (10 ratings)

The Spiritual Big Bang: Origin of Universe by Damon Joseph Sprock
8 posts  •  created by Damon Joseph Sprock   •  Mar. 5, 2014 @ 16:06 GMT
Community Rating: 2.9 (9 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.8 (5 ratings)

Have We Found a Breakthrough on Potential Catastrophes? by Ryoji Furui
30 posts  •  created by Ryoji Furui   •  Mar. 5, 2014 @ 15:53 GMT
Community Rating: 4.9 (13 ratings)   Public Rating: 2.8 (4 ratings)

Just Too Many People: Towards a Sustainable Future Earth by Alan M. Kadin
28 posts  •  created by Alan M. Kadin   •  Mar. 4, 2014 @ 16:14 GMT
Community Rating: 5.0 (23 ratings)   Public Rating: 6.4 (24 ratings)

How Can People Plan for the Technological Future and Who Should Be Their Guides into the Future? by David Brown
8 posts  •  created by David Brown   •  Mar. 4, 2014 @ 16:08 GMT
Community Rating: 3.8 (9 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.0 (3 ratings)

Steering the Future of Consciousness? by Wilhelmus de Wilde
71 posts  •  created by Wilhelmus de Wilde   •  Mar. 4, 2014 @ 15:55 GMT
Community Rating: 5.6 (33 ratings)   Public Rating: 2.6 (10 ratings)

Higgs Field and Quantum Gravity by George Rajna
11 posts  •  created by George Rajna   •  Mar. 4, 2014 @ 15:53 GMT
Community Rating: 2.9 (14 ratings)   Public Rating: 8.6 (370 ratings)

God and Economic Suffering by Paul Oslington
12 posts  •  created by paul oslington   •  Feb. 28, 2014 @ 16:46 GMT
Community Rating: 5.4 (10 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.0 (8 ratings)

The Quadrillion Economy by Giorgio Gaviraghi
15 posts  •  created by giorgio gaviraghi   •  Feb. 28, 2014 @ 16:42 GMT
Community Rating: 4.0 (11 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.7 (3 ratings)

Is There a Simulation for a Thought Experiment of Who Should Steer What Desirable? by Gyenge Valeria
39 posts  •  created by Gyenge Valeria   •  Feb. 21, 2014 @ 17:05 GMT
Community Rating: 5.4 (15 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.2 (9 ratings)

Cheap Space Flight for Everyone by Bob Freeman
27 posts  •  created by Bob Freeman   •  Feb. 21, 2014 @ 16:55 GMT
Community Rating: 4.6 (9 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.3 (4 ratings)

How Should Humanity Steer the Future? An Interview With Einstein in Heaven by Vladimir F. Tamari
72 posts  •  created by Vladimir F. Tamari   •  Feb. 11, 2014 @ 15:40 GMT
Community Rating: 5.5 (35 ratings)   Public Rating: 2.4 (7 ratings)

Reality, Once by Joe Fisher
88 posts  •  created by Joe Fisher   •  Feb. 11, 2014 @ 15:35 GMT
Community Rating: 4.2 (35 ratings)   Public Rating: 2.8 (18 ratings)

How to Hack Human History by John Brodix Merryman
154 posts  •  created by John Brodix Merryman   •  Feb. 11, 2014 @ 15:35 GMT
Community Rating: 5.5 (39 ratings)   Public Rating: 4.6 (9 ratings)

Humanity Does Not Steer, but Should Enjoy the Ride by Stephen Ashworth
39 posts  •  created by Stephen Ashworth   •  Feb. 11, 2014 @ 15:35 GMT
Community Rating: 5.4 (36 ratings)   Public Rating: 6.3 (24 ratings)

Binary Operators in Harmonic Oscillation: An Exploration Beyond Time by Wesley Wayne Hansen
28 posts  •  created by Wesley Wayne Hansen   •  Feb. 11, 2014 @ 15:35 GMT
Community Rating: 4.7 (13 ratings)   Public Rating: 2.2 (9 ratings)

Humanity Ought to Steer the Future Using the Philosophy of Functionalism by Brad Arnold
32 posts  •  created by Brad Arnold   •  Feb. 11, 2014 @ 15:35 GMT
Community Rating: 4.9 (14 ratings)   Public Rating: 3.9 (9 ratings)

New Physics Suggests Darwin's Origin of Species Is Incomplete, and That Godlike Humanity Will Emerge by Rodney Bartlett
22 posts  •  created by Rodney Bartlett   •  Feb. 11, 2014 @ 15:35 GMT
Community Rating: 5.4 (14 ratings)   Public Rating: 2.0 (11 ratings)

Plan by Kimmo Rouvari
36 posts  •  created by Kimmo Rouvari   •  Feb. 11, 2014 @ 15:35 GMT
Community Rating: 4.7 (14 ratings)   Public Rating: 2.6 (5 ratings)

Innovation Is the Key for Humanity’s Future by Stephen Agnew
48 posts  •  created by Steve Agnew   •  Feb. 11, 2014 @ 15:34 GMT
Community Rating: 5.3 (24 ratings)   Public Rating: 6.3 (27 ratings)

Base Camp Four by Gene H Barbee
17 posts  •  created by Gene H Barbee   •  Feb. 11, 2014 @ 15:34 GMT
Community Rating: 4.8 (12 ratings)   Public Rating: 2.8 (5 ratings)

A Hidden Diary by Domenico Oricchio
19 posts  •  created by Domenico Oricchio   •  Feb. 11, 2014 @ 15:34 GMT
Community Rating: 4.4 (17 ratings)   Public Rating: 2.3 (8 ratings)

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