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  • DUDe DUDe

    EMP Commission Warns Of Year-Long Blackout And A Massive Death Toll

    A federal EMP commission report warns that even the smallest EMP attack on our grid system would down it for about a year, if not longer. A year-long blackout would certainly be coupled with a massive death toll that would devastate entire populations.

    The United States — and modern civilization more generally — faces a present and continuing existential threat from naturally occurring and man-made electromagnetic pulse assault and related attacks on military and critical national infrastructures. A nationwide blackout of the electric power grid and grid-dependent critical infrastructures — communications, transportation, sanitation, food and water supply — could plausibly last a year or longer. Many of the systems designed to provide renewable, stand-alone power in case of an emergency, such as generators, uninterruptible power supplies, and renewable energy grid components, are also vulnerable to EMP attack,” said the 27-page report.

    “A long-term outage owing to EMP could disable most critical supply chains, leaving the U.S. population living in conditions similar to centuries past, prior to the advent of electric power,” said the July 2017 report provided Secrets.

    “In the 1800s, the U.S. population was less than 60 million, and those people had many skills and assets necessary for survival without today’s infrastructure. An extended blackout today could result in the death of a large fraction…

  • HillbillyHoundDog HillbillyHoundDog

    What am I afraid of? What am I REALLY afraid of? The Other, that is not love…There are only the two; fear and love. The rest? Noise. Hate, anger, joy, sorrow, hope, faith, confidence, happiness, worry, frustration, excitement…All stemming from one or the other. The space between.

    Feeling uncomfortable? Other than love? Ask, what am I afraid of? What experience has taught me this fear? What am I REALLY afraid of? https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=phZ03CFROv8

    • Deadboy

      HHD, you know as well as I do that's simply not true. Abuse is rampant. Many people don't just hate.

      • HillbillyHoundDog HillbillyHoundDog

        Fear. I know this to be true. Love. I know this to be true. The rest is just noise in the space between. Haters and abusers are afraid of something. Something experiential. Their Story. My story. Your story. Our experience. What we Think we know. And what we fear instead of love. What we love instead of fear. Yin and yang. Black and white. Good and bad. If you are not loving, what are you afraid of? Just a generic question that transitions one back to the Other.

    • Deadboy

      Not even kidding, but the thing I am most afraid of is hurting others. But now, that has to change, considering.

      • Deadboy

        I no longer fear having the capacity to destroy your reality.

        • Deadboy

          That's a personal breakthrough. I'm just gonna go ahead and leverage my psychopathic sophistry.

        • danger kitty danger kitty

          Deadboy, Our time here, our work product, our goals fulfilled or not, is not the point. It's the changes in ourselves, polishing our diamond souls. IOW, It's the journey not the starting point.
          As a practical note, frozen anger, otherwise -known as hate-or any other strong negative, low vibration emotion shuts down your chakras and complicates the dis-incarnation process when the time comes for that. Keep them chakras open…
          Frank, your latest incarnations as iddqd and dead boy are more palatable. You present your ideas better and you play nicer. You don't need to beat the hell out of your points.
          And for gods sakes, when are you going to try using warm puppies as your handle. It's a chick magnet I tell you!

          • Deadboy

            DK, I don't give a shit what you have to say, tbh. I know all that stuff, tantric horseshit, etc. You can call it low vibration or whatever, really doesn't matter to me anymore. I mean I've known all kinds of religious people, had NDEs, still tripping on DMT, etc.

            The strangest thing I noticed about "the circle" is that it has no concept of actual progress. It wants to allow pretty much any stupid shit. I ain't going there.

  • razzz razzz

    More than likely China was/is pissed because of fallout from the collapsed mountain and is pressuring rocket man to come to the negotiating table.

    'Satellite data backs theory of North Korean nuclear site collapse'
    https://www.sciencenews.org/article/satellite-data-backs-theory-north-korean-nuclear-site-collapse

  • razzz razzz

    This is interesting because since some Russians showed up in court to defend themselves and want to go to trial, they will have a right to discovery to see what evidence muller and the justice department actually have.

    'Joe DiGenova – Russians Actually Showed Up!'
    https://youtu.be/Hq-27mI17HA?t=1m

  • razzz razzz

    'World's deepest plastic bag found at bottom of Mariana Trench – highlighting spread of ocean pollution'

    "[T]he world's deepest plastic bag has been found at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean's Mariana Trench, highlighting the spread of ocean pollution.

    Scientists made the discovery at 36,000ft (10,898m) in the world's deepest ocean trench, one of 3,000 pieces of man-made debris dating back 30 years.

    Numerous international teams working around the world on over 5,000 separate dives and using deep-sea remote vehicles helped study the ocean beds to discover what lies beneath.

    Over a third of the debris found was micro-plastic, with 89 per cent from single-use products.

    The full findings of the study have been published in the journal Marine Policy. It shows how human activities are now also affecting deep-sea ecosystems."
    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/05/09/worlds-deepest-plastic-bag-found-bottom-mariana-trench-highlighting/

  • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

    Pretty sure it was a designer bag..and a good capitalist would retrieve the bag..rework it somehow in some fashion and then sell it to some stupid fool/sap for a massive profit..

    • razzz razzz

      Maybe paper is better than plastic. Ask congress they should know.

      • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

        We Humans are killing this planet along with all the other wildlife we share this planet with.. 🙁

        The albatrosses whose stomachs are filled with plastic: Heartbreaking images of dead birds and chicks surrounded by debris on remote Pacific island reveal shocking scale of deadly pollution

        Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-5714369/Filmmaker-captures-heartbreaking-images-albatrosses-killed-plastic-remote-pacific-island.html#ixzz5FAu5JHiw
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        • DUDe DUDe

          Capitalism: a Horror Movie

          As part of its special series celebrating the 200thbirthday of Karl Marx between May 18-22, the Anthology Film Archives will be screening “Capitalism”, a 320-minute, six-part documentary that is both supremely intelligent and briskly entertaining, on May 20th at 3:45. Directed by Ilan Ziv, the founder of Icarus Films, it is like no other film I have ever seen about the horror we face in our daily lives that is much more frightening than slasher movies like Halloween or Friday the Thirteenth. After all, the idea of nuclear holocaust or global warming—just two of the threats we face from an economic system gone mad—are not something a plucky hero or heroine in a John Carpenter movie can stave off.

          https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/05/11/capitalism-a-horror-movie/

          • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

            'The first part of “Capitalism” deals with the system’s origins and comes down emphatically on the side of those scholars who argue that its genesis was in slavery and forced labor

            the questions of capitalist origins and world domination are interrelated. That is at the heart of Ziv’s film as his crew roams the planet to survey the social and environmental wreckage left by capitalism.'

            its funny that the ravages of capitalism are not secret. Anybody can calculate their mortgage (if they are lucky enough to have a home), yet the masses are in complete denial. Zombies of capitalism who say 'your opinion that capitalism is the problem is totally incredulous'

  • razzz razzz

    'What Really Causes Inflation & Deflation?'

    "…I have stated also many times that the domestic money supply of any nation can be increased and decreased by international capital flows. If the Chinese come and buy a piece of real estate, they bring in money for a dead asset. The seller now has money that did not exit domestically before the sale. If two Canadian sell and buy a home, nothing changes domestically. But a foreign buyer must import the cash to buy the home and thereby the available cash domestically increases with the state doing nothing. The Chinese buys dollars perhaps somewhere else which the banks create in the swap market. The government never “officially” printed anything nor did they expressly increase the money supply.

    When we try to actually create a theory that one thing is the source of any effect, we always end up with egg on our face. It simply cannot be done. It is always a dance of many factors and how they come together in what combination and in what order. The Boom & Bust Cycle is far more directly impacted by the Credit Cycle than by money supply. You can create all the money you want, but if the banks will not lend and consumers will not borrow and prefer to hoard because they do not trust the future, you will be in a deflationary cycle…"
    https://www.armstrongeconomics.com/armstrongeconomics101/economics/what-really-causes-inflation-deflation/

    • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

      The secret of the Earth's defence shield uncovered: Stunning animation reveals how our planet is protected from the million mile per hour solar wind

      Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-5715109/Stunning-animation-shows-planet-protects-solar-wind.html#ixzz5FAo1SG5y
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    • GOM GOM

      Razz
      Deflation-phobia is an 'elite' fear. Not reality. Deflation in the US is a myth.

      We currently reside in an inflationist regime.

      Deflation entails a shrinking money supply. A fiat money regime allows the owners of the printing press and their political and economic allies to enrich themselves far quicker and at much lower cost than any other producer in any other field.

      Inflation is based on monopoly, it enriches the happy few at the expense of all others. The 'happy few' are the false elites or political entrepreneurs.

      Monopoly of the Federal Reserve System. . It is only because of this monopoly that the Fed could create a near boundless expansion of the money supply. And it is this inflation that in turn, has financed a near boundless expansion of the activities of the federal and state governments.

      At the expense of the Nation & it's Citizens.

      • GOM why is the possibility of inflation in USA a "myth" Japan walked into deflation and it has been very good for the people. It is now cheap to vacation in Japan, plus you get free radionuclides.

        • GOM GOM

          stock
          You mean deflation? Well, I thought I just explained it. I am not being rude. We are not educated to the financial sector. Ya think?!

          One cannot compare the US to other countries financially. It just doesn't work.

          How about this:

          'Political entrepreneurs'..i.e. our 'leaders', fear deflation. For deflation takes away the source of their illegitimate income and puts them, finally, back on equal footing with all other members of society.

          Now you see?

          • Mish Shedlock get many things right, some wrong, and some of the right, for the wrong reason.

            He says inflation benefits the wealthy because "they have first access to money". That is not correct, it benefits the wealthy, because inflation happens in an "easy money regime" which usually means low interest rates, and liar loans and the like. When there is easy money, the already wealthy can sell more shit that people dont really need, to people and thus make more money.

            Deflation occurs partly due to the expectation, that if I don't spend money now and buy something, that same something will be cheaper in a month. Indeed, that puts the brakes on the profits of the already rich, and the ponzi scheme.

            • "They" may be afraid of deflation, but at some point, they will have no control over the ability to avoid it.

              Just as Japan has tried and failed.

              • Deadboy

                Basically, buying less crap pressurizes suppliers? Are people really buying less crap though? And why are they being less crap, to me it seems deflation is often the result of artificially inflated markets.

                For instance, in Japan, very "patriotic" consumers that would buy corporate crap sort of as an obligation, throw perfectly working stuff away to buy new crap and prop up those corporations. That's cool.

                How are their pensions funds doing?

              • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

                Where do we see deflation in the U.S. ?

                • Deadboy

                  In the value of your assets, of course!

                • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

                  Here is a calculator for CPI.

                  Now put in $20,000 and the date 1970 and compare to today.

                  If anyone thinks the U.S. has ever experienced any deflation since 1970 they are smoking crack and spewing pure bullshit.

                  https://www.bls.gov/data/inflation_calculator.htm

                  • Deadboy

                    stock seems (imo) to suggest that the inflationary period may be over though. Similar to some european countries and japan.

                    Otoh, it's pretty hard for me to see it going into deflation (market-wide) soon, some stabilizing gestures sure, but it really does look to be trending more towards hyperinflation to me.

                    • Deadboy

                      The reason I say that is of course because corporate ownership of your money supply.

                      Then I consider typical dictatorial actions and their results, economically.

                      Actually, scrap that. People are still buying lots of stupid shit. Make the inflation and devaluation non-obvious enough to have continued support, until it's too late.

                      That seems more realistic.

                    • GOM GOM

                      Correct. Hyperinflation..

                      Simply, if you eat, then you shop. Does one not see the daily price increases in food? Or how about electronics? Or good clothing? Hell, even Wallyworld is expensive. Anyway..

                      Feb, 2018- Bond auctions are failing. No one wants the debt of a Welfare Nation full of under-educated people of no value.There is an ever growing decreased willingness to take on countries' debt as central banks move away from doing it.

                      The debt issuance [bonds] is required in part to account for massive government spending and decreased revenue.
                      The U.S. passed a record $20 trillion on government debt in 2017.
                      So how does this, and other factors lead to inflation? Simple: 'We' have to pay higher costs to borrow money.

                      There is no fiscal policy discipline.

                      《IMO, we have reached the cusp of hyperinflation & are smack in it. My organic bread just went up 1..that's one, 1, numero ono, dollar, in 2 weeks!》

                      The fact of the matter is, food and energy are the two most important things Americans need to live and survive. These two MAJOR issues are NOT included when 'figuring the CPI'. Consumer price index. BTW, the poverty threshold is $30K.

                      ..can't afford to live on minimum wage

                      ..can't afford to rent or buy

                      ..i can't afford to live anymore

                      ..i work fulltime and can afford to live

                      ..can't afford much beyond rent, food, and utilities

                      Some 'cant's' from around the web.

                      cont..

                  • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

                    Bobby are you feeling OK?
                    Sir I am depressed and I appreciate the job.
                    Bobby why are you depressed I am paying you $12 per hour.
                    Sir I wanted to buy a home someday but Sir I will never have 400K.
                    Sir I wanted to have healthcare but I do not have 10K spend each year.
                    Sir I can't buy a car, have a phone, pay for the gas or move out.
                    Bobby, yes I see, here I will give you $12.50 per hour..hang in there!

                    Depression is soaring in all but one US state – and rates are climbing fastest among teenagers, data reveals

                    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-5718563/Depression-surging-one-state.html#ixzz5FDdLWe7u
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                    • Deadboy

                      "Depression is soaring in all but one US state – and rates are climbing fastest among teenagers, data reveals"

                      This is why I have an issue with "adults", there can be no doubt that worst perpetrators, the most indoctrinated, the most imposing are in fact "adults".

                      On an empathy test from cambridge university, for instance, the empathy test for adults is simpler.

                      Get that, simpler, than for children, a test, which classifies children as having "problems". The test for children literally has 50% more questions. You don't have to be a genius to figure that out, seriously. The reason is, because an adult, you are typically more desperate about control and so on, oh yeah, and you're far more likely to be indoctrinated. Children, often, have yet to be indoctrinated.

                      Not only that, it's polarized as fuck, and when you point that out, people (mostly "clever adults") seem to get defensive.

                    • Deadboy

                      "Depression is soaring in all but one US state – and rates are climbing fastest among teenagers, data reveals"

                      This is why I have an issue with "adults", there can be no doubt that worst perpetrators, the most indoctrinated, the most imposing are in fact "adults".

                      On an empathy test from cambridge university, for instance, the empathy test for adults is simpler.

                      Get that, simpler, than for children, a test, which classifies children as having "problems". The test for children literally has 50% more questions. You don't have to be a genius to figure that out, seriously. The reason is, because an adult, you are typically more desperate about control and so on, oh yeah, and you're far more likely to be indoctrinated. Children, often, have yet to be indoctrinated.

                      Not only that, it's polarized as fuck, and when you point that out, people ("clever adults", of course) seem to get defensive.

                    • Deadboy

                      Sorry about the double post.

                    • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

                      Double posts must be from bots..not any of our faults.

              • GOM GOM

                Deflation is a contraction in the supply of circulated money within an economy.

                WAIT. Are you suggesting sovereign default? Holy Mary Mother of God..!!
                The US will NEVER lose face through default.
                WE WILL GO TO WAR FIRST.

                • GOM GOM

                  cont from above

                  "Unless we change course, we will have a debt crisis. Pressed for cash, the government will take the easy way out: It will crank up the printing presses. The final stage of this intergenerational theft will be the debasement of our currency. Government will cheat us of our just rewards. Our finances will collapse. The economy will stall. The safety net will unravel. And the most vulnerable will suffer".
                  ..Paul Ryan

                  The "most vulnerable" is the the people in general. Everyone.

                  Listen carefully..3:26 minutes

                  Hyperinflation Is Already Beginning To Break Out on the Economy

                  https://youtu.be/Pz2Jp6C4Zwo

                • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

                  "The most important effect of the Crusades was economic. The Italian cities prospered from the transport of Crusaders and replaced Byzantines and Muslims as merchant-traders in the Mediterranean. Trade passed through Italian hands to Western Europe at a handsome profit. This commercial power became the economic base of the Italian Renaissance. It also provoked such Atlantic powers as Spain and Portugal to seek trade routes to India and China. Their efforts, through such explorers as Vasco da Gama and Christopher Columbus, helped to open most of the world to European trade dominance and colonization and to shift the center of commercial activity from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic"

              • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

                I know someone who was in a European hyperinflation country….there have been something like 50 countries that experienced hyperinflation….anyway, the mortgage didnt change and the dynamics of the extra cash in the system meant that he could pay off his mortgage for almost nothing.

                Bubbles are similar; people with liquid assets can buy real estate for pennies on the dollar after a crash. Sotheby's and Chrities have never been wealthier

                'FROM THE CEO: BUBBLES ARE for CHILDREN'
                https://luxurydefined.christiesrealestate.com/blog/market-insights/bubbles-are-for-children-letter-ceo

                The equation of capitalism is this; more for me = less for you. Im sure Armstrongs cycle algorithms help extract wealth for the wealthy during times of plenty and times of hardship

                • Deadboy

                  Tell that to the Cypriots, Greeks (you were referring to one of the more I dunno, "privileged", from one of those countries, I guess), in a general sense.

                  The zimbabweans would also like to hear about the benefits of hyperinflation. Hey, maybe the Venezuelans?

                  • Deadboy

                    Anybody feel like mentioning the more signifact factors in the problems Greece and Cyprus experience(d)?

                    Maybe like, the world bank or imf? I don't remember, maybe some other banking institutions? Deutsche bank iirc seemed to be entirely full of shit.

                    But it's probably more important to look at which banks own the fed.

                    • Deadboy

                      "The Federal Reserve System is not "owned" by anyone. Although parts of the Federal Reserve System share some characteristics with private-sector entities, the Federal Reserve was established to serve the public interest."

                      They fail to clarify exactly which private entities own the fed. That is quite convenient.

                      Remember, they say "owned". Like I would say I haven't been "drinking".

                    • Deadboy

                      The shit I read on the fed's site is fucking hilarious.

                      "What does it mean that the Federal Reserve is "independent within the government"?

                  • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

                    deadboy, it was Bulgaria. Yeah, a capitalist. Sometimes, in fact all the time, you have to overlook your differences if you are going to maintain any friendly acquaintances.

                    I have found you can make people go blank by saying my more is your less. After that they dont like you as much

                    • Deadboy

                      I don't care for fake friendly acquaintances.

                      "I have found you can make people go blank by saying my more is your less. After that they dont like you as much"

                      Very true, I think often it triggers some sort of reflection or self-consciousness, if not denial and ignorance.

                      Of course, it is your fault for pointing that out.

                • Deadboy

                  I didn't even know this. Time for some wallpaper.

                  "One of the most well-known stories of modern hyperinflation, money in the Weimar Republic became wallpaper after Germany couldn’t repay its war reparations."

                  Wallpapery goodness.

                • GOM GOM

                  Code
                  Stop babbling on a subject you obviously no nothing about. You would probably be lynched in Venezuela.

                  • Deadboy

                    Now I'm not sure if you're being more sarcastic than CS or not.

                    That was some good babbling imo. Better than most economists could do and that's when they try.

      • razzz razzz

        GOM: Everything you learned is wrong. Erasing incorrect thinking is a painful exercise. You were lied to in school. The daily news lied to you. The TV programs you watched lied to you. It was all a bunch of lies.

        Politics might be the easiest and obvious place to see the lies or maybe the nuclear industry but you do need to re-educate yourself to even begin to see the truth. You just can't rely on a belief system, you need to understand the facts if you can find the facts.

        Armstrong already refuted most everything you already said before you said it.

        The Federal Reserve Board is following the markets when it sets policy. They can't force people to spend money. They can't stop people from hoarding money. They can't stop people from buying into the stock markets. Neither can they force banks in how to handle money via loans and deposits and what not. Feds just watch the regular markets then react. They certainly couldn't stop any past banking meltdowns, a totally worthless agency in prevention.

        You confuse price inflation and inflation, the two are different. Go to Armstrong's site and search inflation/deflation articles, there are many and will take time to absorb even when read multiple times. His historic examples will help.

        On the other hand, I need someone to trade against like some will always vote democrat, no matter what, its an immovable mind set.

        • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

          ah yes, November 22, 1910, Jekyll Island Club, whose members included the Morgans, Rockefellers, Warburgs, and Rothschilds. They cant influence anything, they are your friends. Here, have a twinkie.

          The banking cartel wrote their own rules and regulations, called it “The Federal Reserve Act,” got it passed into the RULE OF LAW.

          So what did these bankers devise at their Jekyll Island meeting? A plan for a central banking system to be owned by the banks themselves, a system which would organize the nation’s banks into a private cartel that would have sole control over the money supply.

          Over 90% of the money supply is in fact created by private banks as loans that are payable back to the banks at interest.

          in the words of Alan Greenspan: “The Federal Reserve is an independent agency, and that means there is no other agency of government that can overrule actions that we take.”

          circular bailing

          Michel Chossudovsky: A handful of financial institutions have enriched themselves as a result of institutional speculation on a large scale, as well as manipulation of the market. And secondly they have then gone to their governments and said, “Well, we are now in a very difficult situation and you need to bail us out so that we can retain the stability of the financial system.”

          And who actually lends the money, or brokers the public debt? The same financial institutions that are the recipients. It’s a diabolical process.

          https://www.corbettreport

          • razzz razzz

            Jekyll Island Club is a bunch of bullshit. You were lied to about that and took it hook, line and sinker.

            The Federal Reserve System creation was a reaction to prevent further banking panic scenarios. If you would like to think that it was a premise to be subverted in later years by government to dictate policy in its favor then anything is possible but evil bankers took decades to abolish Glass–Steagall (1933) which hobbled banks and their power. Didn't take long for a worldwide financial crisis to develop after the repeal of Glass-Steagall.

  • Deadboy

    Here's an interesting thing we could try. How about we classify and describe (as you wish) the various personas/avatars here.

    I think that'd be fun. Anyone up for that?

  • Deadboy

    I mean, I could say something like:

    obewan's obsession with the dailyfail is only matched by my love for alcohol.

    stock probably has a statue of trump that he bends over for. You can just imagine that, right, with trump still not doing any of the work. At almost every possible juncture stock suggests how great he is, mentions his money and privileges. He's also self-

    jebus worships elon musk, he's a closet capitalist, but ssshh, don't tell anyone. Actually, that's kind of an odd pattern here not exclusive to jebus, I wonder.

    Where's GOM, fiat earth baby, learn to spell.

  • Deadboy

    I'm gonna go and say PGU is the coolest persona (he actually seems like a reasonably convincing person, with far more self-control than I have) here.

    Unless…

    • DUDe DUDe

      After Massive Gift to Rich, Trump Demands $7 Billion Cut to Child Health Insurance

      Months after ramming through deficit-exploding tax cuts for billionaires and large corporations, President Donald Trump and the GOP are now looking for programs to slash to make up the difference — and they're starting with children's healthcare.

      According to a Washington Post report late Monday, Trump is "sending a plan to Congress that calls for stripping more than $15 billion in previously approved spending," $7 billion of which would come from the broadly popular Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

      "Not much surprises me anymore in American politics. But this is despicable on every level," wrote Rep. Barbara Lee in response to Trump's proposed cuts. "But this is despicable on every level."

      "Speaking with the Post on Monday, Rep. Mark Walker (R-NC) said the Trump administration has assured Republicans that this package of spending cuts is just the first of many.

      As the Post reported, CHIP and is just one over over 30 programs the White House is moving to slash."

      http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/44419-despicable-on-every-leve-after-massive-gift-to-rich-trump-demands-7-billion-cut-to-child-health-insurance

      • Deadboy

        Hard one to read, that. I really try to consider the possible benefits.

        I mean, what sort of health insurance would they have been getting? I don't know. Would they be given shit like ritalin, prozac, opioids, anti-psychotics? Routine vaccinations maybe? Generally a fuckload of pharmaceutical products? Maybe some DSM-V classification?

        Sure, it's grasping, but I consider for instance the abuse in other aspects of american social "welfare".

        But I'm not gonna say that's good, I can't go that far. I still reckon Trump is shit. Just trying to see the possible positive.

        • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

          big pharma extracts money no matter what. Trump downsizing a social program is no fight against the establishment. Funny thats even the argument. Like…dismantling the corrupt FDA which pimps big pharma, exposing and somehow routing out the insurance skimming operation…big pharma and insurance, the two headed monster

          Anti establishment….is that the same as change you can believe in? go team!

          • Deadboy

            Yeah I was gonna say something similar about how it's a ruse to be able to impose higher tariffs, particularly benefitting insurance/financial institutions and pharmaceutical conglomerates, basically.

            But hey, gotta pander to either side, occasionally. Getting difficult to do that though.

      • "Months after ramming through deficit-exploding tax cuts for billionaires and large corporations, President Donald Trump and the GOP are now looking for programs to slash to make up the difference — and they're starting with children's healthcare"

        So how do we drive down the unreasonable cost of healthcare?

        Ya start by cutting the waste!!!! And who should never have to visit the doctor? You guessed it. A healthy child. The cost for nothing is free money for nefarious money hordes.

        That has nothing to do with a child that need healthcare (thank GOD for that) and has everything to do with unnecessary procedures due to blue ribbon insurance. Free money to do as you please?

        The dentist put mercury in my mouth as a child, almost every molar in my head was drilled and filled with a metal so toxic it had to be disposed of as toxic waste and the workers that mixed these metals suffered from miscarriages, birth defects for their children and cancer as well as a plethora of other diseases…

        The ole adage of dentists committing suicide is well documented as fact…

        And we would have been better off never having those procedures done to us.

        And by the way all my fillings failed and broke my molars while poisoning me from the amalgams containing mercury that I ingested for decades.

        Recon we should cut down on (and stop) these medical practices on healthy children?

        A no brainer…

        • True or false?

          A new game invented by me and you…

          https://youtu.be/Ymsb_4Z3uy0

        • danger kitty danger kitty

          HD, I'm sorry to hear about your experience with dental amalgam. That must have been very traumatic!
          Mercury is such a toxic metal!
          Was there a lot of tooth infection and pain?

          • Great to hear from you DK… you smart ass bastard…

            Years of pain and problems from totally unnecessary crap put into my teeth that ruined them.

            And poisoned me too. But for the grace of GOD I would have some killer desiese from ti today… But I had them removed and I don't mean the fillings either.

            Talk about a reason to be pissed? Pain? Really? Nahhhh..

            Really? Lots of pain and x rays and needles in my mouth and pliers and stupid people yanking broken teeth outta my head…

            I've been to good ones and to bad ones.

            The bad yankers really hurt…

            Before, during and after…

            https://youtu.be/OT21jl9Afbc

            • danger kitty danger kitty

              So there was a lot of pain, then?
              Have you ever gone in to get a root canal, and the anesthetic doesn't work? Even multiple shots? And you go ahead and do the root canal anyway? I have.
              He'd drill for a nanosecond, pull out quick. Give Me 2 or 3 seconds to stop spasming. Rinse and repeat.
              Dunno if you can say you've lived till you've had that.
              So you got dentures, then?

              • I went to get upper dentures and they placed a temp in my mouth still warm from the oven… You could taste the acrylic so strongly I took them out and never used them again…

                I can't imagine how much disease that would have caused…

                And they say those that loose their teeth have a higher incidence of heart disease…

                …but the dentist said no one knows why.

                …I wonder why, could it be all those chemicals in your mouth all the time?

                That was a obvious thing to me when looking at the ingredients for the temp teeth.

                Scary obvious.

                But I still have some teeth, was given a bridge to fix my smile but the molars are mostly gone.

                And I brushed my teeth as a child so there is no way the dentist needed to drill all my molar teeth before I was 14 years old, no reason other than money that is.

                So let's restrict insurance on healthy children and stop some of these totally unnecessary procedures done because of great insurance and little else.

                I think it's a great idea if done properly!

                Insurance changes the way doctors think when deciding a course of action.

                Intentional or not…

                • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

                  My step dad died at 93.. he had no teeth..pay no attention to the dentists they are the worse of the medical vipers out here.

                  Bad teeth will kill you..no teeth will save your life.

  • DUDe DUDe

    Symbioses symbioses symbioses..now next step is to figure out what is the secret resonance/balance-seeking "code" to make one symbiotic thing/fractal not only symbiotic with its direct interacting partners/fractals (that it may not at first superficial human observation like the prey/predator symbiose and its resemblence and difference with for example totally fucked up isolated psychopathic manmade social darwinisme )..but have a symbiotic relation with all symbiotic things in the multydimensional interconnected matrix/body/biomass/Planet-life..as a whole..a multydimensional super-super-organisme..and humanity would be down to wilfully use its relative "free will" to save itself/the whole or not..

    Spray and GMO for greed/culling is obviously not the answer…Hatred is not the answer..

    —–

    Partners in Gaia by Stephan Harding

    Archaea and bacteria were the very first organisms to live on our planet, appearing at least three thousand five hundred million years ago. They are our most ancient ancestors. All organisms with nucleated cells such as ourselves, plants, fungi, algae and protozoa owe our origins to bacterial cells long ago that started to live one inside the other, a relationship which Schumacher College teacher
    Lynn Margulis dubbed as ‘endosymbiosis’.

    "We have Gaia’s microbial intelligence, her soil, her ancient ones, her first born, in our very guts and all over our bodies."

    The mitochondria which give us our energy were once free…

    • DUDe DUDe

      The mitochondria which give us our energy were once free living bacteria, as were chloroplasts, those green corpuscles that engage in solar powered, oxygen-producing photosynthesis within the green world of plants, algae and bacteria. Now it turns out that we’ve discovered a new, more recent kind of symbiosis – that between the microbiome and its host.

      There are huge implications here not just for health, but also for our understanding of ecology and evolution. Does the microbiome influence the behavioural choices of creatures in the wild, thereby impacting on their possibilities for survival and reproduction? Does an organism’s ‘fitness’ depend on the taxonomic diversity of its microbiome, and does this depend on the diversity of food species it ingests from its surrounding biotic community? These and other profound scientific questions raise their heads as this research continues to develop and unravel.

      But the consequences of this research spread out beyond science, since now we discover that we are not who we thought we were. We are not at all entirely human.

      In fact, cell for cell, we are mostly non-human – our bodies are constituted by associations of symbiotic microbes, as Lynn always said. The same is true for all multicellular beings – for birds, trees, dogs, cats, earthworms – and more. In them too Gaia is primarily microbial.

      https://www.schumachercollege.org.uk/blog/partners-in-gaia

      • Deadboy

        Well, remember to not hate your abusers, the rapists of the earth, the politicians, the genocides. Hate is such a strong word to use in those case, it may not even be, fear of fears, politically correct.

        Remember DUDe, whenever you get abused, it's probably your fault and you should thank your abusers for informing you and acting on that.

        Those women and children someone like Bill Gates killed or harmed? S'ok. They were probably prostitutes and deserved to be abused. Just don't hate Bill Gates, though. And if not those children, There's probably someone else you can blame for that. Why not blame me? Makes about as much sense as any of the stupid fucking "Allow our horseshit" fuckheads arguments.

        • ID KFA (and yea I knew frank used iddqd as a handle), silly ain't it?

          What really worries me is "Symbioses symbioses symbioses.."

          I'ma skeered of that… Maybe lay off the bong old symbioses people…

          The true fact is apoptosis and apparently it's just not happening frequently enough lately (cancer anyone?)…

          But then I had a few to play around with you guys huh…

          And play I will…

          https://youtu.be/Ymsb_4Z3uy0

          …I like her boobies too.

        • No one ever deserves to be abused. Don't ever blame the victim. The definition of abuse always gives the onus to the abuser who is inflicting undeserved pain on another human or animal.

          Serial killers oftentimes tortured animals when the killer was a child.

          Cats don't deserve to be run over by cars. It may happen, and the driver of the car may be blameless, but the death or pain of any creature is never a reason to rejoice.

          There but by the grace of God go I. Humility engenders compassion.

          • But doc. we are all victims of president bashing trupper this and trupper that…

            Please give us the cure to the constant bashing of our president…

            Gives me a headache..

            Gotta cure for that doc? Sorely needed…

            No tablets or whining necessary? Ideal cure and stuff?

            Tell us what that is.

            • DUDe DUDe

              Impeachement , Jail or Straithjacket !

              No other options i'm afraid , stopping opposing that beast being in a power position is like trowing my own soul in to the fire..and i certainly won't take any directions from those that can fall for such primimtive vulgar demagoguery and voted the hellcreature IN to power..

              ———-

              Déjà Vu All Over Again: America Makes Torture Great Again, and Arrests Those Who Oppose It

              God knows it's been macabre enough to see the war criminals and psychopaths of our past come crawling out of their caves. Here comes Oliver North, new gunrunner for the NRA, smearing the activism of the Parkland kids as "civil terrorism," whining that gun freaks are oppressed just like black people were, and sneering of all Iranians that, "If their lips are moving, they are lying." Then we get Richard Nixon in hologram form via Mike Pence – "America’s most repulsive public figure….the authentic voice of today’s lickspittle Republican Party…(representing) groveling as governing," according to, in this currently very weird world, none other than George Will – insisting no crimes have been committed so let's just wrap up this witch hunt business.

              Finally, the ever-ghoulish Dick Cheney slithers out of his primordial muck, ears perked to the potential sound of waterboarding, to praise Gina Haspel and happily insist that Torture Is Us. Americans were duly horrified to see Cheney still above ground: "Someone mentions torture and a drooling…

            • Telling the truth is not president bashing. You are like Trump. If you don't like the news you call it president bashing. How many times have I heard about Hillary on this website? People aren't victims of the news. Democracy depends on hearing all the news, not just the news that gives you a gun or wealth from tax cuts. Or says that only rich children can have health care.

              President Donald Trump finally admits that “fake news” just means news he doesn’t like

              The president is using his Twitter bully pulpit to bully the press again.
              https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2018/5/9/17335306/trump-tweet-twitter-latest-fake-news-credentials

              If you read all the articles I post you might become educated and learn the information the rest of the world has. Wearing blinders and calling yourself a victim of the news is ridiculous. If you love Putin so much, please move to Russia or to a satellite country of Russia. Russia doesn't treat the countries it enslaves well at all.

              Put your feet where you mouth is. And try some rationality instead of name calling. Shall I post the internet disinformation techniques used by the Russians?

              The bully is not the victim.

              • The wealthy children get gold in their teeth, not mercury. So why don't you advocate gold for the teeth of the poor. And why don't you support the food revolution and outlaw all foods and drinks that ruin people's teeth and health? Outlaw all ads that promote sugar and processed food and drink including alcohol which has no health benefit. Resveratrol comes from the skin of red grapes. It doesn't have to become wine to be healthy. Does wine come organic and non-GMO?

      • Deadboy

        How does 400000 (estimated) genetic changes for supposed "viral immunity" (they forgot to mention it's actually debilitation programming) sound?

      • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

        I like the analogy that humans are like free living bacteria, toxic to all life, not yet integrated into the super organism. Perhaps if we were broken down into our constituent parts…it would help

        free the mitochondria!

        • Deadboy

          And that's why I can factually suggest people are pieces of shit. It's entirely scientific.

        • DUDe DUDe

          Only one follow-up to such an important post containing the word bacteria..thanks Code..

          😐

          • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

            DUDe, I didnt know Carl Sagans wife was responsible for the Gaia living earth theory. She said of evolution..I believed all that stuff I learned in school until I looked for the evidence. She was also outspoken about the world trade center demolition. After a long time of being somewhat of an outcast, her theories have largely been vindicated and accepted btw

            • Deadboy

              "The mitochondria which give us our energy were once free living bacteria, as were chloroplasts, those green corpuscles that engage in solar powered, oxygen-producing photosynthesis within the green world of plants, algae and bacteria…"

              Perspective…solar panels at all costs?

              • Deadboy

                To be fair, you said solar at all costs. Though I'm guessing, considering the context, you did actually mean solar panels.

                • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

                  my intent was that the energy and tech with the least environmental impact should be implemented, simply because its good to do it, not because it reaches the lowest price per kilowatt hour. You do things even if it costs more because you like to, you like the aesthetics, or quietness, or lack of pollution, not because its competitive in the (rigged) market

                  • Deadboy

                    I understand that and it is a fair enough point. I'm coming from an extreme viewpoint here, undoubtedly.

                    But when I consider some of the environmental damage it (currently trending approaches, as per usual) causes, I dunno, the parallels it has with previous industrial adoption, the actual resource scarcity, the agendas, the associations, the slave labour, etc. It just doesn't really convince me. Still prefer plants and trees.

                    • Deadboy

                      And yes, I do think solar panels are useful. I just don't think it's very useful when it comes from the mouth of a fucking monopolistic capitalist pos, when it's taken too far.

                    • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

                      Deadboy, are you ok with a solar cooker (mirrored surface and glass!), and some windows facing the sun? I know the mirrored surface is problematic. But when you look into deforestation…even how far natives have to walk to get wood because they have used it up…tree burning isnt so good either

                    • Deadboy

                      Yeah.

                      I've thought about a bunch of relatively simple solar devices, direct usage. It's like impossible to try most of those ideas though.

                      I use like the reflective inner coating in my boxes of wine for drying vegetables occasionally, with some magnification, it would be more than useful for cooking. Especially if you havea nice ceramic or comparable surface.

                    • Deadboy

                      Unfortunately I'm fucking terrible at most practical stuff.

                    • AirSepTech AirSepTech

                      It is not all that difficult.
                      Turn off the sound…

                      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjNl9o9zDO0

                      I have something a little bigger, a little more involved…haha…makes 4+ killowatts 120v and the condenser makes 50 gallons of hot water/day, sometimes toohot. It heats my home, 6000', makes 20,000gal. of 120f over a few months, keeps it there.

                      We use a small one backcountry to cook, hotwater, coil a dutchoven, bunch of stuff.
                      Direct cook a hotdog or a steak! 30seconds!
                      Steam veggies in seconds.
                      Light yer stoogie hahaha.

                      Get out of the box. Already.

                    • Deadboy

                      Thanks for the link razzz.

                    • AirSepTech AirSepTech

                      12kw

                      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTvAL7ty53M

                      Not rocket science.

                      Check out Fresnel lens uses.

                    • Deadboy

                      Yeah I've checked out fresnel lenses and stuff, thought about some of it, modifications and whatnot.

            • DUDe DUDe

              Code can you believe i never heard of the Gaia living Earth theory untill i followed your links to wiki about it..i just happen to came to the same conclusion..but it is exactly what i'm trying to explain for all these years..with my own gut lol..

        • "I like the analogy that humans are like free living bacteria, toxic to all life, not yet integrated into the super organism"

          Well codeshutdown perhaps you should actually pay attention to this…

          https://youtu.be/rld0KDcan_w

  • Deadboy

    Here's a really fucking strange thing I learned a few years ago. People say shit like "get over it" or "move on" because they're willfully ignorant.

    It's much easier to find something to live for than it is to have something to die for.

    • Deadboy

      I was told something like "You love them, even though they hurt you, so they love you…"

      Anybody notice something wrong about that sentiment? Anyway, that ended a few days ago. I really don't love you anymore.

  • earthsmith earthsmith

    People die every second for things they have. Most don't even know it. Sounds pretty easy.

    • Deadboy

      Not quite what I meant ES, though a fair point. It helps if you can convince them, in like a marketing sense, that it's for their prosperity.

      What I meant was, some people can find something, anything really, to keep them "going". Some people have experienced such loss, that they can't.

      • earthsmith earthsmith

        True, it is unfortunate people need marketing to convince themselves…a reminder of our indoctrination.
        I had a feeling that's what you meant but I'm sure as some might agree my indoctrination leads me to practicality.
        Here's to finding something.

        • Deadboy

          Hey, I'm quoting an illuminati puppet here (not even kidding).

          "The best kind of marketing is the marketing that doesn't feel like marketing, like they're a part of it, corporations think that's marvelous"

          So like, were you part of the elections?

          • Deadboy

            "The best kind of marketing is the marketing that doesn't feel like marketing, like you're a part of it, corporations think that's marvelous"

            Sorry, I haven't been "drinking". Totally "sane".

          • earthsmith earthsmith

            Which elections and what part?

            • Deadboy

              In that case I was suggesting american or similar elections (considering the nationality of the posters or viewership/readership here), but yeah, it really doesn't matter. It's not like elections here are any different.

  • Deadboy

    I am faced with a difficult decision, do I continue fasting or do I consume corporate horseshit (other than the wine I mean)?

    The previous time I fasted for a week or so, along with the drugs, sleep deprivation, dehydration, etc, it was pretty close, the fever dreams were interesting too. I think I can do better than that.

  • Deadboy

    Dont give me that trump is a nice guy bullshit. He's a stupid evil cunt. And that's that.

    http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/44194-tax-day-2017-a-bonanza-for-corporations-and-the-military

    Totally anti-establishment. That's why's the president of …establishment.

    Sorry stock, your narrative is ash.

    "Government contracts to corporations often act as a direct subsidy to economic inequality. The biggest federal contractor, Lockheed Martin, receives the vast majority of its revenues from federal tax revenues and rewarded its CEO with a $20 million pay package. The average US taxpayer contributed $240 to Lockheed Martin in 2017. CEOs for the top five military contractors took home a combined $96 million in pay."

  • DUDe DUDe

    Yeah !

    Costa Rica to ban fossil fuels and become world's first decarbonised society

    New president embraces 'titanic and beautiful task' of complete renewable energy transition

    Costa Rica’s new president has announced a plan to ban fossil fuels and become the first fully decarbonised country in the world.

    Carlos Alvarado, a 38-year-old former journalist, made the announcement to a crowd of thousands during his inauguration on Wednesday.

    "Decarbonisation is the great task of our generation and Costa Rica must be one of the first countries in the world to accomplish it, if not the first," Mr Alvarado said.
    Read more

    "We have the titanic and beautiful task of abolishing the use of fossil fuels in our economy to make way for the use of clean and renewable energies.”

    Symbolically, the president arrived at the ceremony in San Jose aboard a hydrogen-fuelled bus.

    Last month, Mr Alvarado said the Central American country would begin to implement a plan to end fossil fuel use in transport by 2021 – the 200th year of Costa Rican independence.

    https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/costa-rica-fossil-fuels-ban-president-carlos-alvarado-climate-change-global-warming-a8344541.html

    • Deadboy

      Rick Perry is totally a proponent of "renewable" energy, too.

      Anyway, gl with avoiding fossil fuels in transport, in costa rica nogal, considering the production and manufacturing, at the least, is still kinda dependent on that but hey, who needs to know about those details?

  • DUDe DUDe

    West Virginia Republican Said Teachers Won’t “Have Any Significant Effect” On Elections. Then They Voted Him Out.

    https://theintercept.com/2018/05/11/west-virginia-primary-teacher-strikes/

  • DUDe DUDe

    Trump Admin Scraps NASA’s Greenhouse-Gas-Monitoring Program

    The CMS programs helps measure the effects of deforestation.

    For eight years, NASA’s Carbon Monitoring System (CMS) program has spent its annual $10 million budget on efforts to monitor greenhouse gases in Earth’s atmosphere and analyze data related to global pollution. The Trump administration is bringing that to an end, Science reported this week.

    NASA spokesperson Steve Cole told Science that the program, which will see through existing grants before ending, was the victim of “budget constraints and higher priorities within the science budget.” Those priorities are wrong, experts say.

    Killing CMS “is a grave mistake,” Kelly Sims Gallagher, director of Tufts University’s Center for International Environment and Resource Policy, tells Science. We’ll soon be “less capable of tracking changes in carbon,” adds Stephen Hagen, a scientist who’s used laser-mapping to track tropical deforestation.

    Tracking those changes matters because it’s one of the primary ways to know if policy measures taken to reduce greenhouse gases are working, climate scientist Rachel Licker told the BBC. “In the long term, dismantling the Carbon Monitoring System will adversely affect our ability to track flows of carbon through our land, oceans, and atmosphere,” she said.

    http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2018/05/trump-admin-scraps-nasas-greenhouse-gas-monitoring-program.html

  • DUDe DUDe

    In Search of Safe Replacements for Harmful Chemicals Used in Everyday Household Objects

    A Reason to Explore Alternatives

    When Taves reported finding fluorochemicals in Americans' blood over four decades ago, few beyond the scientific community took note. Today, the knowledge that exposure to these toxic industrial chemicals is pervasive has sparked widespread concern, says Bruton, and given companies a reason to explore alternatives. Meanwhile, skeptical scientists continue to go through the painstaking process of assessing the environmental and health impacts of one chemical after another while wondering if they, too, are placing a new generation at risk.

    For too long there's been an assumption that once the chemical industry moved to less bioaccumulative short-chains, the problem was solved, says Bruton. "I think that's changed now that drinking water contamination has received so much attention."

    For Blum, the change can't come fast enough. Every creature on the planet is full of these chemicals, she says. "It's heartbreaking."

    http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/44443-in-search-of-safe-replacements-for-harmful-chemicals-used-in-cookware-carpets-clothing-cosmetics-and-more

  • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

    OK, nobody seemed to care for my 'practical alternatives to the system' here
    http://enenews.com/forum-off-topic-discussion-thread-non-nuclear-issues-new-as-of-january-2017/comment-page-137#comment-898540

    a more bullet point approach;

    study and research historical societies and existing capitalist alternatives
    Arrasate-Mondragon, in the Basque region of Spain is a successful alternative to the capitalist organization of production. Marinaleda is in many ways a successful alternative.

    interest free loan cooperatives -alternative to the capitalist bank- Check out the JAK bank in Sweden

    Spend tax money earmarked for the military to create green spaces with food trees and plants in cities

    Take back at least some of the land from corporate real estate firms and moguls. Land is a commonwealth, the rich sequestered it, thus enslaving the masses

    Allow tax payers to at least partically decide where their tax money is going to be spent

    Abolish the federal reserve

    restore civilian rights

    call a global cease fire

    have profit free health insurance cooperatives

    decriminalize access to nature and its plants

    Decentralize energy and almost everything else

    build profit free manufacturing cooperatives- worker-owned cooperatives

    Encourage open source design and information. That means free access and use of science, computer programs, education, maker-bots
    real or online free libraries uninfluinced by market interests. There could be assistet…

    • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

      Real and internet based free libraries uninfluenced by market interests. There could be assisted education or tutoring associated with these libraries

      start several alternatives to wikipedia

      a profit free communications system. Theres something wrong about the whole cell phone/internet capitalist sytem which seeks to maximize wealth extraction rather than maximize benefit to the public

      interest free housing loans

      make tax revolts legal

      encourage ideas that help tame capitalism, escape capitalism, erode capitalism and/or smash capitalism,

      reign in militarized police. Subject police recruits to psychological tests, teach them how to manage their anger and control issues and express it in non harmful ways, teach them tai chi and other ways which diffuse rather than escalate conflict and domination

      issue an unconditional basic income. In this world of increasing automation efficiency and information sharing, income can no longer be based on work

      expose the sham of the two party political system. The virtual exclusion of the green party is remarkable. In a leaking boat, do you want 'strong leadership' ,'change you can believe in/anti establishment' 'jobs creation and abortion reform' or do you want someone who keeps the ship from sinking. The sinking ship is an analogy for the ecosystem

      • Alright Code, I sent previously kind of true but disparaging article to draft mode, and put your recent stuff up as article.

        If you want to clean it up and send as word doc, do so…..

        super busy though, being a free enterprise guy and fighting the weather, 36 and near freezing rain here, 3 weeks after the "last frost" date in zone 5a

      • Deadboy

        "issue an unconditional basic income. In this world of increasing automation efficiency and information sharing, income can no longer be based on work"

        I have problems with this concept (thought it is not so straightforward, because it depends on what you mean by income, relative salaries, etc), mainly because that promulgation could effectively aid dependence on state and probably increases monetary supply.

        I still, for some reason, feel the need to instead lower or lessen the influence and supply of money. I've said this before, you mentioned it recently too.

        We need to devalue money as much as possible, imo.

        • Deadboy

          I only say this shit in desperation though. I mean, no amount of money can convince or save me.

        • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

          how about instead of a living basic income, everyone have access to food shelter water and clothing in a nice green wild environment. Thats a better idea than giving money so they can pay a real estate mogul and big agribiz. Marineleda shows the way

          but so many are stuck in the machinery of the city. Thats why I call for remaking cities. Very few slums in the natural world…are there any?

  • Dane brammage?

    https://youtu.be/x0RV0kgdqJU

    The lack of creativity right?

    Nahhh that taint it…

    https://youtu.be/x0RV0kgdqJU

    ////////////Nahhhught not at all…

    After all Naught into to naught equips knot equals knot X knot equines not…

    Ain't that something thing…. Thing…

  • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

    Trump tied to Rothschilds
    Government via center for disease control funds democrats

    https://needtoknow.news/

    I cant find the source story but heres the blurb

    Researcher, Jake Morphonios, discovers that, when Donald Trump was in bankruptcy after the US real estate crash of the 1980s, just before he was about to lose everything, he was bailed out by Rothschild Inc. and, thereafter, became social and personal friends of the Rothschild family. Morphonios claims that Trump now is serving the financial interests of the Rothschild global enterprise, especially in the Middle East where the US engages in wars that, covertly, are waged to bring oil resources under the control of Rothschild oil companies. Wilbur Ross, a former senior managing director at Rothschild Inc., was appointed by President Trump to be the Director of the US Department of Commerce, a position that is a source of ‘suggestions’ for US policy in such matters

  • earthsmith earthsmith

    I have a feeling this opens the door for IMF to start dealing in DLT
    Not good for the ol dollar eh

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.usatoday.com/amp/602117002

  • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

    stock posts my bit on capitalism on his website

    http://www.nukepro.net/2018/05/we-got-to-change-system-action-items.html?showComment=1526090304016#c9045888101287383804

    any ideas for revision are most welcome. Maybe razzz can clean up the failed parts and Dr Anne can clean up the grammar, reset the type

    seriously though, good on stock for doing that. There is SO much more to it…philosophically, practically, historically, numerically….

    Just honing the accuracy of how many hours you work to support takers is a strong item. Im pretty sure its quite close to 75% to 80%. The reason this can be is due to a few centuries of increased efficiency of productivity. That efficiency is not all good of course and comes at the price of agricultural monstrosities, oil use, third world wage slavery and so on

    • Austist whinner that can't find their own but with a flashlight and a roadmap? Really?

      Autist spergs out:

      https://youtu.be/ZwIanIYDnZo

      What a excuse to do nothing and whine like a child at any time no matter how old you are…

      And I wonder why I get inpatient and never have to visit a doctor?

      ..Evolution?

      Idiocracy – Opening scene in HD:

      https://youtu.be/YwZ0ZUy7P3E

        • Deadboy

          I'm an autist, Anne, fucking proud too. What you gonna do about it? In fact, you're gonna need a DSM-VI to be able to classify all my problems.

          • To describe someone as an African American is just a neutral description. To call someone by the N word is extremely rude.

            To describe someone's medical condition is neutral.

            To call someone a name that is rude is extremely unkind.

            To use a different example, a person may be retarded, and the condition is neutral. Calling someone a retard is extremely rude.

            I realize that autistism and Asberger syndrome are conditions which include some extremely intelligent persons, e.g., Einstein, and some extremely successful persons, e.g., Bill Gates.

            However, I had never heard the word 'autist' before so I had to look it up on the internet, and someone there explained that it is rude to use the word.

            Names don't have anything to do with a particular person or the qualities that that person has. People are not limited by the names people give them.

            There are names for different ethnic groups that are actually very rude because that is the way they are used in the language.

            I wasn't being critical of you, but of the way HD was addressing you.

            Please accept my apologies.

            • Deadboy

              That's kind of you Anne, but an apology is totally unnecessary. Just earlier, some people here tried to suggest much worse.

            • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

              so retarded is acceptable, but retard is rude. I wonder, by extension, if niggered is acceptable? Actually niggard is not rude even though it sounds exactly the same. So perhaps if you said retard but explained that the spelling was retaurd it would then be acceptable.

              Actually, if you are black you can use the n word, likewise if you are jew you are allowed to use the kike word. If you are jewish, female and black, you can call anybody just about anything you like without offense. For example you could call a black guy a schvartze, gentiles goyim or humanity shitska, which I often do.

              not long ago it was ok to use the word negro. Now it has a distaste to it, but negroid lingered in the scientific circle. Now its considered bad to use all -oid words, like negroid, mongoloid, ethnoid, polaroid, albinoid and so on.

              Oddly its ok to call a skinny person skinny but not a fat person fat, although one can see this reality from a further distance, unless they are obscured by the curvature of the earth. You can call a pig fat but never say fat pig. You can call a kitten puss or pussy but never use the word for female genitalia unless youre Trump, then its not only acceptable but evidence liberals are attacking Him.

              Russel Peters has become rich telling ethnic jokes. He can get away with it because hes an East Indian Canadian

              "Last weekend was a very significant holiday for Indian people – it was July 11. And it’s a very big holiday for my people because that’s…

            • HD posted this video denigrating environmentalists.

              https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7W33HRc1A6c

              So why is he here? To protect all his investments? He just puts down everyone who tries to save the earth. His argments are just emotional pejoratives. They are not rational at all. His arguments put no value to individual human life. He is the ultimate Trumper, stumping for Trump against health care for children, good nutrition for children, etc. To care nothing for the most vulnerable is truly narcissistic.

        • I like piddlefart because that seems to be all that's going on here…

          Oh my little toe hurts so I'll just throw myself on the ground and whine until someone comes along and helps me.

          Waaaaa, waaaaaaa, waaaaaaaa. Whaaa? anybody there to help poor little ole me or do I have to help myself?

          Waaaaaaaaa….

          must name that because otherwise ya won't get and sympathy or free money either…

          Hold it? Waaaaaaaa…

          Give me give me give me…

          I need stuff, I just don't want to really do anything but cry…

          What a complete load of do nothin whining crap.

          https://youtu.be/5NP8y63Ms4o

  • razzz razzz

    If you read Armstrong then this article comes as no surprise. Governments are going broke because they spend to much on social giveaway programs and need more tax/revenue sources. The US turn comes a little latter probably after Trump is gone.

    'Australia Bans Cash For All Purchases Over $7,500 Starting July of 2019'

    "…The ban starts on July 1, 2019 and any payment over $10,000 will have to be made by check or credit/debit card. The government will enforce the measure by allocating roughly $300 million for what it calls the Black Economy Standing Taskforce. The goal is to drum up about $3 billion in new tax revenue over the next four years."
    https://gizmodo.com/australia-bans-cash-for-all-purchases-over-7-500-start-1825946888

    • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

      razzz, help me out, Im trying to find how much is spent on those social giveaway programs as a percent of the national budget. Also, what they are. Thanks

      • razzz razzz

        'Australia'

        "…Australia has among the highest house prices and some of the highest household debt levels in the world…

        …Total expenditure on health (including private sector spending) is around 9.8% of GDP.[261] Australia introduced universal health care in 1975.[262] Known as Medicare, it is now nominally funded by an income tax surcharge known as the Medicare levy, currently set at 2%.[263] The states manage hospitals and attached outpatient services, while the Commonwealth funds the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (subsidising the costs of medicines) and general practice…

        …Australia has 37 government-funded universities and two private universities, as well as a number of other specialist institutions that provide approved courses at the higher education level.[275] The OECD places Australia among the most expensive nations to attend university…"
        https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australia#Health

        • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

          razzz, thanks. So australia is going broke because its spending too much money on healthcare, 9.8% of the budget, and universities? Maybe I dont follow.

          healthcare spending would exist even if there was no taxation or federal spending at all. So what we're really saying is that people are going broke because they're sick and forking over their cash to the medical system. The cash goes to health corporations, big pharma, insurance companies and doctors fees…maybe thats the problem

          • Deadboy

            "healthcare, 9.8% of the budget, and universities?"

            Yeah and australia is quite big on healthcare like vaccinations, genetic modifications and clever ideas like dumping herpes into rivers. I hear there are still some aboriginis there. You'd figure by now with all the "healthcare" they've provided, they would have solved that problem by now.

            What's their military budget like, what about mining stuff? I'm pretty sure you can find something there.

            How about other some other supposed welfare programs? There was something else I wanted to say, maybe related to correctional and child services. I forgot though.

            https://tradingeconomics.com/australia/government-spending

          • razzz razzz

            These are social programs. Free education, free medical, let the government bureaucracies take care of you while they make all the decisions for you at the same time. The nanny state in exchange for your freedoms until they run out of other people's money.

            Who makes the class schedules or decisions on medical procedures? Who cares? It's all free.

  • razzz razzz

    The jokes just write themselves with this news.

    'New law: Kansas cops can't have sex during traffic stops'
    http://www.kansas.com/news/politics-government/article210902319.html

  • razzz razzz

    Is this capitalitic? An opportunist? A brain dead Burearcy? Or simply fraud to obtain 3 free meals a day and free room and board?

    'Man Allegedly Used Change Of Address Form To Move UPS Headquarters To His Apartment'

    "…Henderson-Spruce allegedly messed up the form a little. "Henderson-Spruce did not identify himself on the one-page form. At first, the initials 'HS' were written on the signature line, but the initials were then scratched out and replaced with 'UPS,' according to the charges," the Tribune reports.

    But that was apparently good enough for the U.S. Postal Service. Henderson-Spruce began receiving "[s]everal thousand pieces of First Class US mail and registered mail" addressed to the corporation, according to a criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court.

    For nearly three months, mail addressed to UPS's corporate headquarters was forwarded to Henderson-Spruce's apartment. He received so much mail that the mail carrier had to leave it in a USPS tub outside his door, the Tribune reports…"
    https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/05/10/610102872/man-allegedly-used-change-of-address-form-to-move-ups-headquarters-to-his-apartm?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=20180510

  • razzz razzz

    'POINTBLANK 5/9/2018
    DOJ PROVES SNIPERS WERE WACO PD'

    "Several documents ordered released to The Sentinel by OAG letter dated April 27, 2018 show that the three sniper rifles used in the death of four of the Cossak Bikers at the Twin Peaks in Waco, Texas were assigned to three of Waco's PD officers. We will refrain from publishing the LEO's names at this point but ATF records prove the men were each issued a suppressor also.

    The narrative long posted on the Waco public websited denies that they had any snipers deployed but evidence documents obtained by The Sentinel prove there were at least two snipers firing from the roof of the Don Carlos or some platform in that direction that killed four of the Cossack Bikers. That same evidence also proves the first Cossack shot by the Waco PD Snipers fired within seconds of the first punch thrown dropping Boyett instantly while he stood next to his son, Cody Ledbetter.

    One eye witness (patron, not a biker) described that death as almost instantaneous when the shooting started.

    All the charges were dropped on Cody Ledbetter within weeks of The Sentinel publishing the proof that there were snipers and that Boyett was shot almost instantly by a sniper.

    None of the stories that we have read pertaining to the recent indictments mention snipers or that 4 were killed by LEO's."
    https://www.sentinelalert.org/

  • GOM GOM

    Parasites Among Us

    The United States of America is a corporation ruled from abroad. Its original name was the Virginia Company and it was owned by the British Crown. (*it should not be mistaken for the Queen, which functions largely in a
    ceremonial capacity only)

    Virginia Company, in full, Virginia Company of London, also called London Company, commercial trading company, chartered by King James I of England in April 1606 with the object of colonizing the eastern coast of North America. Its shareholders were Londoners.

    It could be said that Jamestown was a 'joint-stock company'.

    https://www.encyclopediavirginia.org/Virginia_Company_of_London

    ~Anarchy & Parasites

    Royal commissioners arrived in Virginia in March 1624 to see for themselves, and on May 24 of that year, the Crown formally revoked the company's charter and assumed direct control of the Virginia colony.

    Rise of *'Illuminist' Central Bankers

    [*belief in or claim to a personal enlightenment not accessible to humankind in general]

    "All communities divide themselves into the few and the many. The first are rich and well-born, the other the mass of the people. The people are turbulent and changing; they seldom judge or determine right."… Hamilton

    http://modernhistoryproject.org/mhp?Article=FinalWarning&C=2.1

  • GOM GOM

    Vampiric Bloodlines

    The ultimate question in Mad Max: Thunder Road was "Who run Bartertown"?
    A post-apocalypse place of last resort thought to be governed by Aunty Entity. When in reality, a much more devious duo ruled in silence..

    Soo.. Behind the scenes the Rothschild dynasty is unquestionably the most powerful bloodline on Earth and their estimated wealth is around $500 trillion..

    The Fed and the IRS

    Virtually unknown to the general public is the fact that the US Federal Reserve is a privately owned company, siting on its very own patch of land, immune to the US laws.

    This privately owned company (controlled by the Rothschilds, Rockefellers and Morgans) prints the money FOR the US Government, which pays them interest for the “favor.” This means that if we would reset the nation’s debt today and would begin reprinting money, we would be in debt to the FED from the very first dollar loaned to our Government.

    The World’s Megabanks

    There are two Megabanks. the World Bank and the IMF.

    Soo..Who run Bartertown? Rothchilds run Bartertown..

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/yournewswire.com/complete-list-of-rothschild-owned-and-controlled-banks/amp/

    * Includes more devious shit after list.

    Also, most people living in the USA have no clue that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is a foreign agency.

    • “The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is the revenue service of the United States federal government. The government agency is a bureau of the Department of the Treasury, and is under the immediate direction of the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, who is appointed to a five-year term by the President of the United States. The IRS is responsible for collecting taxes and administering the Internal Revenue Code, the main body of federal statutory tax law of the United States. The duties of the IRS include providing tax assistance to taxpayers and pursuing and resolving instances of erroneous or fraudulent tax filings. The IRS has also overseen various benefits programs, and enforces portions of the Affordable Care Act.[4]…”
      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internal_Revenue_Service

      • GOM GOM

        .."most people living in the USA have no clue that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is a foreign agency"

          • From Silicon Valley to Staten Island, Russian troll sites kept online by American companies

            “The use of American companies to push Russian propaganda goes beyond social media sites like Facebook. Russians also used American internet services to keep their websites up and hide their true owners, according to internet records and two executives at internet routing companies interviewed by CNN.

            “The firms routing these websites' internet traffic include Cloudflare, a major Silicon Valley corporation, and a Ukrainian company's subsidiary in Florida.

            “The websites are part of a network run by the Internet Research Agency, a troll army based in St. Petersburg, Russia, with ties to the Kremlin. The groups, with names like 'Don't Shoot Us' and ‘Black Matters,’ posed as black American activists. They posted videos showing police brutality against African Americans and attempted to organize protests across the United States. But they need internet infrastructure to keep sites online.

            “The use of the routing companies shows how Russian trolls tried to mask their efforts that also used Facebook, Google, Instagram, Twitter, and other popular social media platforms. …”
            http://money.cnn.com/2017/10/25/media/itl-green-floid-cloudflare-russian-sites/index.html

      • Who owns the Federal Reserve?

        “The Federal Reserve System is not "owned" by anyone. Although parts of the Federal Reserve System share some characteristics with private-sector entities, the Federal Reserve was established to serve the public interest.

        “The Federal Reserve derives its authority from the Congress, which created the System in 1913 with the enactment of the Federal Reserve Act. This central banking "system" has three important features: (1) a central governing board–the Federal Reserve Board of Governors; (2) a decentralized operating structure of 12 Federal Reserve Banks; and (3) a blend of public and private characteristics.

        “The Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., is an agency of the federal government. The Board–appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate–provides general guidance for the Federal Reserve System and oversees the 12 Reserve Banks. The Board reports to and is directly accountable to the Congress but, unlike many other public agencies, it is not funded by congressional appropriations. In addition, though the Congress sets the goals for monetary policy, decisions of the Board–and the Fed's monetary policy-setting body, the Federal Open Market Committe–about how to reach those goals do not require approval by the President or anyone else in the executive or legislative branches of government….”
        https://www.federalreserve.gov/faqs/about_14986.htm

        • Deadboy

          Listening to the deferral reserve and believing them, considering, that's like…wait a minute…do you also listen to what donald trump has to say and believe that?

          Maybe I should introduce you to this motivational speaker I know.

          His name is Georg Adolfabeth Mac-Al-Ill-Bin-Hussein-Staleninotsklessingerstein StoneCock Chainsfielderfeller Sr. Get a load of that, quite the mouthful. That's why we normally just shut the fuck up and listen to what he has to say. Though the consistent military presense aids with that.

      • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

        James Corbett explains the Fed in an interview by Abby Martin

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glWKKOro8QU

        Denial works because the deniers are in denial

      • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

        This one is precious! The tax program is a voluntary program..but then they will lock you up!

        "The duties of the IRS include providing tax assistance to taxpayers and pursuing and resolving instances of erroneous or fraudulent tax filings."

        I have no clue how they locked up Snipes..but that act.. should have been against the law..period.

        IRS Director Admits Taxes Are Voluntary 2013 – YouTube
        Video for IRS commissioner taxes are voluntary youtube▶ 2:32
        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNICz9CZOgw

  • GOM GOM

    Club Fed Pirates

    Vatican City is a Privately owned Sovereign State, Located in Rome, Yet has nothing to do with
    Rome or the County of Italy.

    The Vatican owns The Crown ( the Crown is not the British Monarchy as most are led to believe.

    The Crown is the City of London, which is a private sovereign Country located in the heart of London
    and owned by the Rothschild Family).

    The Crown is similar in Setup to Vatican City in Rome.

    The Crown is the creator of the Worlds Artificial Banking System and Artificial Legal System called the UCC.

    The Crown is the Major Shareholder of the US Federal Reserve.

    The IRS is a Private Company owned by the Crown ( City of London ) and is Incorporated in Puerto Rio.

    The IRS has nothing to do with the Government of People of the United States of America.

    WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF HOW THINGS ARE

    DONE, TO ENSURE THAT PEOPLE ARE KEPT

    STUPID AND SLAVES OF THE ULTRA ELITE!

    Who Owns America?

    https://youtu.be/zwvq_JKVcdI

  • PART 1

    Dear readers,

    I recommend to you the study of my updated texts “The Sign of the Circle. Essays on mathematics and happiness” (code-word ‘owlofminerva’) <a href = "http://analytischesozialkritik.blogsport.eu/2017/11/07/the-sign-of-the-zero-mathematics-and-nihilism/&quot; and “Critique of mathematical reason. How Infinity, Zero, imaginary numbers, logarithm and calculus make modern mathematics meaningless” (code-word ‘circle’). <a href = "http://analytischesozialkritik.blogsport.eu/2018/05/11/critic-of-mathematical-reason/&quot;.

  • Jebus Jebus

    I searched around and couldn't find any other links to the IRS held by the CROWN.

    Who Owns USA, Inc., IRS, Federal Reserve and the British Crown?

    https://mainerepublicemailalert.com/2014/11/04/who-owns-usa-inc-irs-federal-reserve-and-the-british-crown/

  • PART 2

    To be crystal-clear: I’m not posting on this Forum to engage in a discussion. Your rhetoric is too aggressive for my taste. Instead I hope that someone super-smart comes along, picks up my ideas and theories, improves upon them and uses them for the betterment of humanity. If, however you have an important question or a constructive type of criticism, feel free to contact me at blog[at]wintermute.one; but I can’t guarantee you an answer.
    Past Friday I had a moment of illumination concerning George Spencer-Brown’s „Laws of Form“. I’ve finally understood the general sense of using the “Axiom of Calling” and the “Axiom of Crossing” to manipulate signs and followed the deductions up to the “Re-Entry” into the Form. Felix Lau claims that Spencer-Brown solves the Goedelian incompleteness problem through the introduction of “imaginary” values.
    According to me, the Goedelian topos about the incompleteness and/or inconsistency of formal systems complex enough to contain arithmetic may be enhanced respectively replaced by the Infinite Regression/Unproved Assumption on one side, and Inconsistency/Tautology on the other side. (The Pythagorean Illuminati, the political party of Meritocracy insist, with Ludwig Wittgenstein, on the affirmation that all of mathematics is tautological and thus cannot be either incomplete or inconsistent.)
    I subordinate the concepts “Inconsistency” and “Tautology” to the general notion of “Meaninglessness”.

    • danger kitty danger kitty

      Wintermute, you may be laboring in a fallow field here at enenews. There are only two posters here with a background to understand your valuable inputs.
      Deadboy, by his own report, is capable of bulshitting about anything. Dead boy is not reliable however; he occasionally makes a post that will challenge one's perceptions and make one think. We can't have that…
      Hippie Dog is learned it in knot theory, he does a fine riff on the distinction between knot, naught & not. You may require a translator for that, no one else here can understand HD. Earphones are advisable too, for the supporting links/documents.
      I, myself, devil at the intersection of tautology, knot theory and string theory. My two crowning achievements: 1) a certain class of knots will capsize if the line is not kept under load. 2) it is much easier to cut rope if the line is taut.

      • danger kitty danger kitty

        typo–> devil=dwell
        The details are in the devil. Read that fine print!

      • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

        it is much easier to cut rope if the line is taut. Hope you didnt learn that while you were the balast

        • danger kitty danger kitty

          Nope. Some close calls though.
          The rule is to have two ropes securing yourself when making a cut, even if it's just a hand saw cut.
          And my short rope, the safety lanyard, has a wire core. Sure it could be cut by a chainsaw if you sit there and grind away on it, but just a careless nick with the chainsaw will not cut it.

  • PART 3

    This is a consequence not usually drawn by the commentators of Goedel and Spencer-Brown; but I think the fear of “Meaninglessness” or “Randomness” of philosophical speculation is unjustified.
    It seems to me that mathematicians prefer the idea of incompleteness – that is, certain propositions you assume to be true cannot be proven – over inconsistency. In this case, Kurt Goedel is interpreted in accordance with the pattern of Alfred Tarski’s theory of linguistic levels (the semantic truth conception). According to Claude Panaccio, however, the interdiction of self-reference makes any kind of communication impossible. That fact – and not the infinite regress! – is the reason why Tarski’s conventions should be refused. It is not the case that with Tarski, argumentation becomes endless (which could be approved of under certain conditions); rather, it cannot even begin. An Axiom of Naming (Spencer-Brown) is not possible in such a hierarchical concept of language.

  • PART 4

    The methodology of my own philosophy consists in the search for analogies and isomorphism in various theories. That is, I’d like to interpret any “Theory X” which I’ve studied in the light of every other “Theory Y”, which of course, is not always easy. When can such syntheses be regarded as being successful? The Indian philosopher Ashish Dalela has an answer to this problem in his “Epistemology of Happiness”:
    https://www.ashishdalela.com/2018/02/24/the-epistemology-of-happiness/.
    The truth criterion of any theory is, to be subjectively content with it, nothing less and nothing more. If happiness and not knowledge – which is always incomplete or inconsistent – is the true goal of life, then there’s no reason to abandon a thought system which lets you live in a state of bliss. Only if you are unhappy or discontent with your theories, it is recommended to ask other people for advice.
    For instance, within my three-level theory of reality based upon objects, representations and propositions, I see the problem that according to Elisabeth Dägling, for the so called “functional” brain, the third period of the cognition process, Understanding, is central. The people who think functionally or have Attention Deficit Disorder with or without Hyperactivity must transform images into proposition, whereas the normal persons without ADD think immediately and directly in propositions.

  • PART 5

    My argumentation, however, makes – so it seems – the opposite assumption: predicatively, “representations” are first, then “propositions” come into play; functionally, the “propositions “ come first, then the “representations”. If I was following Elisabeth Dägling more closely, I couldn’t use Bernard Bolzano’s terminology, which discriminates between objects, representations and proposition, where language comes after thought. But maybe, I could argue that the predicative brain constructs elements of propositions first, subject- and predicate-representations; and only after that, entire propositions are understood as am imaginative “Unity of Meaning”.
    Another insecurity is produced by the terminologies used in the texts that I quote: Subject-Predicate terminology versus argument-predicate terminology. If I am right, analytical philosophy, contrary to classic tradition up to Hegel, subordinates the copula “is” under the predicate-expression. Also, I have not wholly comprehended the medieval notion of “Suppositio Materialis”. Does it signify the terms on the left (subject-side) of a propositions, or may all proposition elements have a self-referential function. A further problem is that, according to Spencer-Brown, nothing may be said about the things-in-themselves. Is it therefore futile to talk about “marked” or “unmarked” objects?!

  • PART 6

    Maybe, with Eske Bockelmann, it could be said that the money is always “marked” and that which is related to it (commodity, nature) not. Am I justified in my assumption that the “unmarked” represents something incomprehensible?
    Finally, the whole relationship between “Meaninglessness of Communication” and a “Critique of Instrumental Reason” (Horkheimer) is not sufficiently clarified. Ilexa Yardley deduces from her “Circular Theory”, which also contains a critique of the truth concept, an opposite conclusion and subordinates every possible human behaviour under the concept of “Survival and Reproduction”. Is it therefore possible to subordinate the wish to communicate under the “reproduction” of your own genes and memes? Ilexa Yardley says that every speculative observation is true, but also its contrary. This circumstance I’ve tried to formalize in my “Conception of Logic”, as follows: Name => Entity => Counter-Entity. But according to me, this thought figure leads directly into meaninglessness; to be more precise: lack of content of any kind of language game (Ludwig Wittgenstein). How is it possible that a meme may be reproduced, if it lacks any kind of content whatsoever – per definition? Would it not be more realistic to assume that communication is a goal in itself, which cannot be explained by anything other than communication?
    Is it plausible to deduce necessity of communication from its mere possibility?

  • Jebus Jebus

    sigh… I wonder if the game is on?

    I could go out and listen to the lawn scream as I mow it, again…

  • PART 7

    That would be in the intention of Paul Watzlawick: Insofar communication is possible, seeming non-communication must be interpreted as communication. Or, put another way, only communication (signs) may be interpreted as non-communication; thus non-communication is the same as communication, insofar as it is possible. This assumptions, however, are contrary to Leibnitz’ Monadology, which is, if correct, not only making communication impossible, but also interpretation.

    If Leibnitz Monadology can be interpreted, it cannot be true.
    If Leibnitz Monadology is true, it cannot be interpreted.

    That said, I recommend to you the study of my updated texts “The Sign of the Circle. Essays on mathematics and happiness” (code-word ‘owlofminerva’)<a href = "http://analytischesozialkritik.blogsport.eu/2017/11/07/the-sign-of-the-zero-mathematics-and-nihilism/&quot;
    and “Critique of mathematical reason. How Infinity, Zero, imaginary numbers, logarithm and calculus make modern mathematics meaningless” (code-word ‘circle’).<a href = "http://analytischesozialkritik.blogsport.eu/2018/05/11/critic-of-mathematical-reason/&quot;

  • Also recommended: Steve Keen's lecture on Value, Thermodynamics and Dialectic

    <a href = "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8KhlejNwyU&t=139s&quot;

    • Deadboy

      Wintermute, most of the references you provide and stuff you mention is is totally unfamiliar to me (and I'm guessing most people). I know a bit of math and philosophy though, but I can't say I'm educated.

      Couple of things though.

      Graph 0/x, if you don't come back with at least a potato, I'm gonna be disappointed.

      I have a lecture on worth btw. It's pretty short. You can determine actual worth by removing something.

  • GOM GOM

    Defense of the "Lies"

    My recent statement:

    "The IRS has nothing to do with the Government of People of the United States of America"..GOM

    Irrefutable FACT:

    The IRS is a Puerto Rican Trust..via the Crown Temple. Most likely.

    Monies are trickled down to IMF, then World Bank. Most likely.

    Federal Register at 36 F.R. 849-890

    The IRS, the Fed, the IMF, and the UN are criminal private corporations that are responsible for destroying the economy of the USA and the economy of many other countries throughout the world.

  • Iran-Israel tensions: Iranian scholar threatens destruction

    Ahmad Khatami said Israeli cities face destruction if that country continues to act 'foolishly'.
    https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/05/iran-israel-tensions-iranian-scholar-threatens-destruction-180512105735274.html

    • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

      funny but the IRS answers didnt resolve it for me.

      Due to the doctrine of sovereign immunity, the IRS itself (along with many other Federal agencies) does not, as a general rule, have the capacity to "sue and be sued"

      This is no problem though because somehow they are under a different rule of law

      The IRS need never go into court to assess and collect the amount owed; it is empowered to collect the tax by nonjudicial means (such as levy on property or salary, without having to prove to a court the validity of the underlying tax liability

      The question is who has ultimate authority? I think if I wrote some statutes laws and provisions under authority of the Code Bureau of American Affairs, it would be ignored, but if some bad ass aliens visited, the IRS wouldnt be putting them in prison. They used MY money to imprison me with lawyers and cops

  • Jebus Jebus

    I'ma go back out and play in my circle of happiness…

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