Have you ever seen "Ratapolis." It is a scientific experiment made with rats. They were placed in a big cage with everything they needed to live happily.

The experiment let them reproduce in this clause environment until they started to kill each other systematically. (unbearable to watch)

I saw the movie in class presented by the teacher, the producer of the experiment, a few years after it was made.


I thought about what I would do. When my son was born almost 50 years ago, I was experiencing Buddhism. So, thinking of reincarnation, I decided to accept my son as a wise man who already lived and was reincarnated. I decided to treat him as my master-to-be.

I raised him as a free child of Summerhill (A.s. Neil). He was free, but there were three limits he needed to accept unconditionally: I could rule out anything that had to do with his health, his security, and my money. Besides that, he was free to do whatever he wanted.

However…


Reply to one of my comment in Ask a Philosopher:

Andre, You wrote, “when “proto scientists” first understood that there was an “objective” reality outside of us which we could use and manipulate for our benefit.

What do you consider to be this “objective reality” ? Kant’s thing in itself?

My reply:

For me, “objective reality” is the reality in itself (noumena) coming in contact with the neurons of our brains through our senses, which our conscious mind observes as “appearances” of reality, as phenomena. That is the best we can do. …


What are the most disturbing facts about time/space that most people do not know?

Question asked in Quora. Here’s my answer:

The misunderstanding of space and time is what preclude scientists to solve the problems created by progress.

Space and time are indeed in relation, but this relation is antithetical:

In the reference frame of the universe, everything is exclusive; nothing can simultaneously be at the same place at the same time, but everything can move in space. While everything happens at the same instant (given temporal perspectives), but nothing can move in time.

This, in total defiance of Einstein’s relativity (sic), which is as conform to reality — with its need of a…


Who was the all time best President of the United States of America?

This question was asked on Quora. The response, two words: “Ronald Reagan”

My comment:

Reagan? Cum on! He was not a president; he was an actor following a script written for him by his well-off aids and counselors; among them, Friedman, who won a Nobel Prize to have argued that the primary goal of enterprises is to create profits for its shareholders.

IT IS NOT. The main goal of any capitalist enterprise is to be useful to society, so profits follow as a CONSEQUENCE of being “good”…


Donald Trump’s “agonistic”* display of dominance:

From Wikipedia:

*“Agonistic behaviour is any social behaviour related to fighting. The term has broader meaning than aggressive behaviour because it includes threats, displays, retreats, placation, and conciliation.”… “Some forms of agonistic behaviour are between contestants who are competing for access to the same resources, such as food or mates.” [In the case of Trump, election.] “… it involves tests of strength or threat display that make animals look large and more physically fit*, [such as Trump’s behavior displayed in The Apprentice] a display that may allow it to gain the resource before an…


Here’s a comment I made on Here’s Why Countries Choose Airstrikes:

L’utopie Ou La Mort

Simply put, if species are individuals, all the air strikes by rich countries on poor countries. are the symptom of an “autoimmune disease.”

The cure is to “convert” the war economies of the world into peace economies using the same resources they use in wars. How can we do that? Not by reducing but by increasing by X% all the war budgets of these economies, so they transform their war-industrial complexes (WIC) into a peace-industrial one (PIC). Why the increase? Because our attempt to cut military budget as the…


Here’s a comment I made on Here’s Why Countries Choose Airstrikes:

L’utopie Ou La Mort

Simply put, if species are individuals, all the air strikes by rich countries on poor countries. are the symptom of an “autoimmune disease.”

The cure is to “convert” the war economies of the world into peace economies using the same resources they use in wars. How can we do that? Not by reducing but by increasing by X% all the war budgets of these economies, so they transform their war-industrial complexes (WIC) into a peace-industrial one (PIC). Why the increase? Because our attempt to cut military budget as the…


Joël de Rosnay

Like Bronisław Malinowski, who was the first anthropologist to study any indigenous people while living among the people of the Trobriand islands as a fieldworker, I am a the first I believe “learned-ignorant” generalist who has lived among many different specialists at the university for 15 years+ while studying them as an outsider of science, intentionally for the last 8 years while never following a specialized curriculum. As Malinowski discovered how the kula ring effectively worked while visiting and studying many of the different tribes of the isolated Trobriand islands, these studies of mine among different “isolated” island-like specialized departments…


2018 top risks: a world ripe for crisis

I will give the ethological right reason for why Trump could shoot someone in the middle of 5th avenue, “or whatever,” and never lose a single supporter.
And give a learn-generalist explanation to describe Trump’s irregular mental state.

1) Why Trump could never lose a single supporter:

Donald Trump‘s supporters mainly know him from “The Apprentice,” an alternate reality in which he is represented as an ultimate uncriticizable authority.
The “agonistic behaviors” social animals use to establish their dominance while growing up in nature explains there fixation. Indeed, during their youth, all males compete among themselves using display behaviors (The Apprentice)…

Andre Gaudreault (Gaudwin)

I am a 74-year-old generalist, with two general BA and one unspecialized MA in ZooAnthropoSociology all undertaken to find out what’s wrong with humanity.

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