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Pulp Fiction

January 16th, 2010 No comments

From the final scene of Pulp Fiction.

Jules:

There’s a passage I got memorized. Ezekiel 25:17. “The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the inequities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men. Blessed is he who, in the name of charity and good will, shepherds the weak through the valley of the darkness. For he is truly his brother’s keeper and the finder of lost children. And I will strike down upon thee with great vengeance and furious anger those who attempt to poison and destroy my brothers. And you will know I am the Lord when I lay my vengeance upon you.” I been sayin’ that shit for years. And if you ever heard it, it meant your ass. I never really questioned what it meant. I thought it was just a cold-blooded thing to say to a motherfucker before you popped a cap in his ass. But I saw some shit this mornin’ made me think twice. Now I’m thinkin’: it could mean you’re the evil man. And I’m the righteous man. And Mr. .45 here, he’s the shepherd protecting my righteous ass in the valley of darkness. Or it could be you’re the righteous man and I’m the shepherd and it’s the world that’s evil and selfish. I’d like that. But that shit ain’t the truth. The truth is you’re the weak. And I’m the tyranny of evil men. But I’m tryin, Ringo. I’m tryin’ real hard to be the shepherd.

We are all surrounded by unwholesome influences including the tyranny of evil men. How aware are you of those which are touching your life right now?

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Do We Create Our Own Reality With Our Thoughts?

November 13th, 2009 No comments

Do we create our own reality with our thoughts? … Yes … and no …

When we habitually think in circles those circles become entrenched patterns embedded in our neurology and brain chemistry. In this way they become reinforced and self fulfilling prophecies. Often we are unaware of this happening. Even a momentary impulse to get ice cream creates our reality, however, for that impulse may lead to reality involving us eating ice cream. In this way we do create our own reality. Ice cream is a trivial example of course – this is equally true not only for deserts, but main courses, marriages, job decisions and the whole glamut of “choices” we make.

However, we are also on a big rock flying round the sun very fast and the whole solar system is flying round the galaxy even faster .. and I know that no subconscious process of mine can make that shit happen … so in this sense there is no way “I” am creating reality with my thoughts. (note “I” is a thought just as much as any linguistic object).

We also have to bear in mind that other people are creating reality too. If a car drives into you when you are standing on a street corner it is unlikely you made it happen. More often it was that last beer the driver had that created that reality.

Although if you were on the way to buy ice cream then you played a part too of course 😉

The way to creating a healthy reality was taught by the Buddha some 2,500 years ago and by Christ and many others since. There are people today teaching these noble truths and the path to their attainment. It’s a D.I.Y thing – you can’t read your way to peace. Yet you can get there quite easily if you cross the bridge.

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STOP CHILD ABUSE NOW RALLY: AGENDA FOR THE END OF DENIAL

September 26th, 2009 No comments

Today from 1pm In London an annual rally and march will take place combining the forces of Survivors of abuse and Child action groups. The biggest two problems in this area are “traumatic forgetting” which make accurate statistics difficult and the utterly dominant force of denial in society – which stands as a force against real change. To end denial we must achieve:

  • RECOGNITION OF PREVELANCE OF ABUSE: 30 – 40% of ADULTS ABUSED AS CHILDREN. THE COST TO SOCIETY IS IN WASTED LIVES AND BILLIONS OF POUNDS.
  • RECOGNITION THAT ABUSE OCCURS MAINLY IN THE HOME AND WITH TRUSTED CARERS.
  • END “STRANGER DANGER” CAMPAIGNS/DENIAL – THE DANGER IS RARELY FROM STRANGERS YET MILLIONS ARE WASTED ON THESE CAMPAIGNS.
  • END DEMONISATION OF THE INTERNET – THE INTERNET HAS DONE MORE GOOD FOR ADULT SURVIVORS THAN GOVERNMENT HAS – IT HAS PROVIDED US SHARED RESOURCES AND SUPPORT AND ALLOWED US TO BECOME CONNECTED – AND THEREFORE A FORCE FOR CHANGE.
  • RECOGNITION THAT ABUSE IS BOTH PSYCHOLOGICALLY AND PHYSICALLY DAMAGING – THE PHYSICAL CONSEQUENCES ARE UNDER RESEARCHED AND DENIED. SOMATISATION DISORDERS DO NOT EXIST – UNTREATED INJURIES SUSTAINED IN CHILDHOOD RAPE AND BATTERY CAUSE REAL PHYSICAL DAMAGE WHICH REMAINS UNTREATED – WHILST UNDER-EDUCATED DOCTORS BLINDLY BLAME THE PATIENTS “PSYCHOLOGY”.
  • MORE RESEARCH INTO CYCLES OF ABUSE AND EARLY INTERVENTION IN PROBLEM FAMILIES.
  • A NATIONWIDE ENQUIRY INTO ORGANISED PAEDOPHILIA AND THE LINKS WITH FREEMASONRY AND THE JUSTICE SYSTEM: THIS SEEMS TO BE WHY MANY ABUSERS DO NOT GET PUNISHED.

Research indicates the majority of prostitutes, prisoners and hard drug addicts were abused as children – yet we demonise and ostracise these victims, imprison them and criminalise them – because they are trying to cope with horrors in their minds with no effective understanding of the aetiology of their problems and no effective treatment regime that deals with addiction behaviours and the underlying psychological distress.

We are not civilised.

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Google, Galileo, History and Power.

August 25th, 2009 No comments
Google celebrate the 400th anniversary of Galileos telescope.

Google celebrate the 400th anniversary of Galileo's telescope.

Google is celebrating the 400th anniversary of Galileo Galilei’s telescope today. Poor Galileo was not well treated in his day for sticking to the same observation the Flaming Lips make in their song, “Do you realise”, namely that, “the Sun does not rise, it’s just an illusion caused by the world turning round”. From Wikipedia:

Galileo’s championing of Copernicanism was controversial within his lifetime, when a large majority of philosophers and astronomers still subscribed (at least outwardly) to the geocentric view that the Earth is at the centre of the universe. After 1610, when he began supporting heliocentrism publicly, he met with bitter opposition from some philosophers and clerics, and two of the latter eventually denounced him to the Roman Inquisition early in 1615. Although he was cleared of any offence at that time, the Catholic Church nevertheless condemned heliocentrism as “false and contrary to Scripture” in February 1616,[8] and Galileo was warned to abandon his support for it—which he promised to do. When he later defended his views in his most famous work, Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, published in 1632, he was tried by the Inquisition, found “vehemently suspect of heresy,” forced to recant, and spent the rest of his life under house arrest.

Google today is one of the champions of freedom of information – except when censoring websites for the Chinese and other Governments. The pioneering search techniques, personal publishing and communications tools – and other innovations the internet giant has brought to us, are part of the most sweeping political change to occur in two thousand years or so.

The invention of large scale officialdom and the official world-view it presents as a coherent and self evident set of truths ushered in a period of small scale human acquiescence and large scale dominace through power that persists as the fundamental underlying fabric of our society today.

The Internet puts that entire web, fabricated from truths, half truths, downright lies and outdated beliefs at risk of crumbling. In fact it is crumbling. As individuals stop looking to their televisions and governments to tell them what is the nature of reality and begin on a large scale to discern and sift that information for themselves the established political process is becoming irrelevant.

This was foreseen as clear as day by some leaders of the American right – and seen as the danger to their established order it represents. Unable to declare open “information warfare” on their own citizens without fear of revolt, it needed the invention of the war on terror to galvanise the minds of the people into allowing their hard fought freedoms to be taken away from under their feet.

So today if you live in London, on average, you will be caught 300 times on CCTV cameras – cameras that have been shown to cost £20,000 per crime solved to operate and which 80% of produce pictures of too poor quality to identify criminals.

Your web-browsing habits, emails and phone calls are all stored on a personal database at GCHQ in Cheltenham, Gloucester. Using social topology mapping software this can be used to make a map of who you know, where you go and what you do. How you think can be deduced to no small degree from this information. And it is no short step from there to knowing what information to feed you to lead you to thinking a certain way or influencing your choices towards those which are “best” for society.

The internet threatens everything the elites of this world have worked so long to establish because the lies upon which they base their logic will be undone by it’s very presence. Hence the threat to it from new ideas being pushed by big government, Rothschild and Rockerfeller think tanks and the big media coalitions.

The Government can force you to be vaccinated against “Swine Flu”, even though the vaccine being used in Europe has never and will not be tested on humans. And knowing last time such a thing happened in the USA in 1976 that one person died of the flu and an unknown number of the vaccine (because as numbers mounted the American Medical Association ordered doctors that unless a person died within the immediate 48 hours following vaccination their death must be assigned to other causes – even when they were totally healthy prior to vaccination).

Science is no better ruler of what we “best” do now than the Vatican was when it placed Galileo under house arrest and starved the world of his brilliance. Just look at the biggest experiment they have ever undertaken – CERN’s Large Hadron Collider – which blew up when they turned it on.

If you think politicians are any better then have a think back about the last year or so of world politics and finance.

We have had two thousand years of “democratic” politics and it has not solved a problem yet. Mainly this is because it is, by it’s very nature, undemocratic in the way we employ it – and subject to total infiltration by select groups with personal or other agendas. The stated agenda of “serving the people” is rarely any where near the top of the heap of priorities of a politician.

The image based way we select amongst two groups of (mainly) elite public schoolboys to run this country gives us poor service. It really is time for change. Modern communications can make this world a better place. They give us individual power at the cost of centralised power. Centralised power is fighting back with all it can – but as it steals all it’s power from the single biggest lie – that we “need it” – it will fail.

Long live the people.

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British Bank Bailout: Why It Will Fail, Offshore Havens, Rich Stealing Everything – How To Solve The Credit Crunch, And Why You Must Wake Up.

February 26th, 2009 No comments

The bank bail outs will fail for a simple reason. Their intention is to get lending flowing again. Unfortunately markets have inherent innefficiencies and one of them is the corporation. The corporation is selfish. The bail out money being used by stronger banks is being used to consolidate and expand portfolio’s whilst offloading toxic assets to the government – and ultimately you. Meanwhile neither you nor your employer are finding easier access to money. Why? Because you are a bad credit risk. The bank has been saved but you are still stuffed.

The efficient route to solve this issue would have involved two steps:

STEP 1) For the last twenty five years huge sums of wealth have moved beyond any scrutiny. The wealth of the wealthy is underestimated and the discrepancy with the poor understated. Tax havens such as Panama – where it is illegal to ask who owns a company – are used by the British Crown and all other super wealthy people and organisations. This tax avoidance has resulted in a redistribution of wealth from the rich to the poor and from the government to the corporation. This is the only reason the differential has worsened constantly and considerably and why governments are bust.

This redistribution has to be reversed. All offshore havens should be subjected to international law to reveal the ultimate owners of all assets immediately. After collating the account data, identified persons with an excess of $10 million liquid assets or greater should be subjected to a progressive taxation of liquid assets starting at 50% and rising to 99% at $100 million. This would raise a one off tax levy in the trillions of dollars. Anyone caught avoiding or aiding persons in avoiding the incorporation of their assets and income into the tax base in any way must get a mandatory 10 year gaol sentence with no luxury.

STEP 2) Redistributing this revenue by writing down all debt on a progressive basis of individuals and businesses would achieve:

a) Allowing people to stay in their homes, feel secure and participate in the economy.

b) Revalue the toxic securities immediately – even the most toxic would be almost fully paid down by the debt write off payments and restored to 100% value.

c) Restore banking confidence, support underlying asset markets including bonds, stocks and commodities.

d) Facilitate banks to lend to business in moderation.

e) Keep small, medium and large businesses in operation whilst allowing a slow re-structuring of innefficient business over time.

f) Not leave the government – and ultimately you – with huge debts.

g) Not increase the money supply leading to inflationary pressures and bubble effects.

This will not happen because the actual plan of the people making the decisions leading to government action is to enrich the banks, collapse the middle classes, tread down the poor and consolidate global power over energy, communications, food and information – through the consolidated banks.

Such an integration of industry and government is called national socialism, or fascism. It is a dangerous beast. Especially when the public government is merely a puppet of the real government, which is the case unless you live in one of a very few places on Earth.

The way out is to take sovereignty over your life. Learn to meditate, centre yourself, then take right action. Reduce spending, pay debts, then whilst stocks remain on shelves buy those things you can grow, eat, barter or use to survive and defend yourslef if the system is deliberately collapsed in order to fully wrench all semblance of freedom from your life.

Liberty will prevail and tyrrany will fall because they are few and we are multitude. Wake up.

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