In March 1980, the oil rig the Alexander Keilland sank with the loss of 123 lives. At the time I was on a derrick barge not far from the scene. Part of the problem was that the rig listed before sinking, meaning that the lifeboats were unusable on two sides. On reading about the Costa Concordia this week and how the lifeboats were unable to be launched because of listing, one of my thoughts was “31 years later and this is still happening?”
So the area of focus is: how to have…
This question may well have been covered in The Mechanism Of Mind, however don’t have a copy any more and was looking for an answer.
Yesterday I went for a walk, sat by the river, looked across the river and saw a tree (this is a true story by the way, not a metaphor!) So I saw a tree and when I say I saw a tree I mean it in the everyday sense – I saw a thing with a trunk branches, not very many leaves etc etc .
1) Where did I see this tree ? Was it as Wikipedia…Continue