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I have actually been working on this other entry the last few days .. chronicling the end of the world. It's already at four full pages. And Page Two could easily be broken into two full pages. (Now done.)
It's not as easy to chronicle the end of the world as I had imagined it would be. It is proving far more difficult.
It will require more than just a page or two. A lot more.
» The Prophets were Seeking to Know
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What could possibly be cooler than having your nasty heart-of-stone replaced with a brand spanking new heart-of-flesh and then having the Living God Himself come and live inside of you forever? (In order to lead you and guide you into all the truth.)
[ You might want to take your time with that one. There are things that you can fuck around with .. many of them. But eternal salvation isnt one of them. ]
» Human Nature Tends to Believe What it Wants to Believe
I think that everybody does this to a degree .. at various times. I think that everybody believes the things that they prefer to believe .. even when existential realities (formerly known as » facts) state otherwise.
If the facts do not support their claims, then they simply create their own alternate version of reality where everything is pretty for them, and they pretend that their alternate universe is the real universe.
Because it seems like it would be such a tortured existence .. living your life in such a way where you continually need to reject existential realities and create alternate ones. But, I guess it becomes second nature after a while.
» The False Sense of Security that Comes from Believing Falsehoods
There is definitely an element of feeling a sense of security .. in believing what you would rather believe .. than believing the ugly things that existential reality is speaking to you.
The movie The Matrix addresses this very aspect .. when Neo is presented with the blue pill and the red pill. One pill lets him return to his pleasant-enough (yet tedious and boring) existence. While the other pill takes you to places where you see just how ugly life really is.
This is why some people work so hard at making the exterior surface appear pretty .. so that nobody will see just how ugly things really are lurking beneath the surface. (I have done this myself, so I am familiar with the concept.)
That's a poetic way of saying what I'm saying.
Proverbs says » "There is a way which seems right to a man, but its end is the way of death."
If your "way" happens to be a way that has already been judged and condemned, then .. uh, I should probably let you finish that sentence yourself.
» Unsound Reasoning Contrary to the Truth
Some folks do this to a greater degree than others. Particularly when the message is something that lies outside our ability to comprehend because of what it says.
This is where the practice of meditation can be helpful. In meditation you practice simply observing the thoughts coming to your mind .. without reacting to them, and without judgment. It's definitely trickier to do than it sounds.
So you let the vision speak to you .. as honestly as possible. You dont assign your own meaning to the vision. You merely stay true to the vision. You remain faithful to the vision .. as best you are able.
And of course, you can't stop your curiosity from thinking, "Well, this could mean this .. or it could mean that."
» Could Donald Trump be the Antichrist?
One of these crazy things I was wondering about was, "Could Donald Trump be the Antichrist?"
.. I caught myself thinking, "I was kind of expecting the Antichrist to be a little smoother .. certainly more polished."
» The Father of Lies
When things stop becoming about right-n-wrong, and become instead about winning at all costs [ lie (lie), cheat, steal ] .. this is not a good place for a nation to be. And that's where we are right now.
» Treatment of the Weak and the Poor and the Helpless
So, if someone were to take away health care, that would be the opposite of providing healing, which the Christ was very much about. (I'm talking in patterns here.)
Here you can do the math yourself. The math of divine justice. You probably should go get your calculator.
» Are We Really Doing This?
And sometimes, I will say to the writer in me, "Are we really doing this? I see where you are going with this. How far are you planning to take this?"
» Go Fuck Yourself, John Yoo
Somebody should waterboard John Yoo 83 times.
And then ask him that question again.
I bet he will have a different response for you.
I would be willing to wager.
And he'll have his different answer before #83.
Make sure that you have a bunch of soft, dry towels handy for him.
So he can dry off nicely between each waterboarding session.
If he's still having trouble figuring it out, then they should slam his head against the wall a few hundred times.
That should clear things up nicely for him.
Give him a taste of his own medicine.
And see how he likes it.
Go fuck yourself John Yoo .. you paper-pushing pussy.
Dipshits like George can always find a lackey-lawyer like Yoo to sign pieces of paper for them.
Everybody knows that such shit must surely come .. but woe unto the man.
If John Yoo said, "No," then they would simply fire his ass.
And find somebody who would say, "Yes, torture is perfectly legal."
Did you ever serve in the military, John Yoo? Why do I doubt it?
All these fuckers who like to act tough and walk with a swagger ..
.. always line up for endless deferments themselves when their own time to serve comes up.
Say hi to Five Deferment Cheney for me. And George, too. Tell them I said, "Thanks for the memories." Fucking sadists.
Do you hear me expressing my outrage? Can you hear my simple, plain language? That's going to come in handy for me some day. Wish I could say the same for you. (But I can't.)
Let us make a gentleman's wager right here and now, John Yoo.
As a citizen (born and raised in New Haven county) who actually tries to exercise some moral influence in my perspective .. can you see how I might have a problem with my government torturing innocent, skinny taxi drivers to death?
Hopefully you can see this, John Yoo.
What do you think of the Torture Report that Feinstein and her committee did? Over six thousand pages .. that sounds like an awful lot of torture to me.
Do you hear that sound, John Woo?
» How to Reboot Civilization After the Apocalypse
This guy here, Lewis Darnell, his whole gig is to research what we, as a civilization, will need, to get things going again .. after the apocalypse.
Does this fact not strike you as curious? I mean, in an existential sort of way.
While watching the video, I could feel myself trying to go beyond his message .. in order to get a sense of the person behind the message.
If things keep going the way that they are going ..
then we might want to put him on retainer for a position in 2020.
The first thing he goes after is a printing press.
Like the one styled by Gutenberg (1398-1468).
I found his approach very interesting.
Which involves the production and distribution of words.
And nobody does it like me, girly. Go ahead and look around. Take your time. Do I look worried? I think not.
[ Girly, my writing ego is totally out of control right now. It's all your fault. You know it is. You cant deny it .. so dont even try.
If we get in trouble, I'm blaming the whole thing on you.
I honestly try not to sound like a cocky motherfucker .. but you make this difficult sometimes.
More than just sometimes, actually. ]
» Hopefully I am Just Trying to Impress a Super-Hottie
I can feel a part of me hoping that this is simply my writing ego trying to impress a super-hottie culture-bender.
You must admit .. this is a very strange thing to hope for.
I can hear a voice saying, "Uh, dude .. I think that you somehow wandered over onto the other side of that line that you were talking about. Have you noticed any unusual shit going on lately?"
» Have White Christians Made a Faustian Deal with Trump?
This narrative would certainly be bizarre. But it's not the first time that such deals have been made.
Most so called christians do not even know what the scriptures say. Go ahead and ask them yourself and you'll see what I mean.
It should be obvious, but they cannot match the patterns in their lives because they dont recognize the patterns. Because they dont give flying happy fuck about learning the patterns that the scriptures actually teach. (They believe what they want to believe.)
» David Looks Genuinely Worried
Do you feel that white christians have made a Faustian deal with the Donald? Donald is German, so he is probably familiar with the story.
» David Says that their Faustian Deal with Trump will Cost Republicans their Souls
I have the book here, the version by Goethe, First Part, translated by Peter Salm, which contains both the English and German languages side-by-side on opposing pages.
I picked up this book at the used book store at the library and have scanned through parts, but never read it. It is written in verses like lyrics are. Maybe now would be a good time to read it.
» What does the Soul of America Look Like?
If America had a soul, then, what does the soul of America look like? From his perspective.
I'm not talking about that presidential-type stuff, where you assure everybody that everything is okay .. even tho everybody knows that everything is very much not okay.
Isnt it just like the rich, old, white men to steal things from the black man? I mean, it's historically congruent.
After the last brick has been removed, ask him if he thinks that the soul of America is redeemable. That would be the perfect time to ask him.
So, if you see Obama, David, ask him what he thinks about the American soul .. what it looks like. His unvarnished opinion.
Because I find it curious .. that Trump became president after we had our first black president. (Half-black.)
Tho I am not going to detail why I find this so curious. Not yet, anyway.
» Trump + Russia + FBI vs CIA + NSA
And the instinct here is to let the stupid new people go ahead and shoot themselves in the foot, making themselves look bad.
It usually isnt long before you have to give them that look that says, "I tried to tell you, fuckhead .. but you refused to listen. Your incompetence speaks volumes. You must feel terribly ashamed at how badly your fanciful ideas played out in real-life. But I'm sure that this is not your first fuck-up .. nor will it be your last."
Such a thing could easily get out of hand .. once you have such volatile forces unleashed.
» Uncharted Territory
(Good thing that we will always be in love forever, girly.)
.. is that things look much different from the outside.
.. things look much different. You can see why they do the seemingly crazy things that they do.
You cannot imagine how many times I had the thought,
"Nobody would ever believe this crazy shit." (.. how they make their sausage here).
Sometimes I would get up the balls to ask my bosses,
"Why do you do this thing this way? Everybody agrees that it is a stupid way of doing things .. where you are making things unnecessarily difficult for yourself."
They would always say, "That's how we've always done it, and it would be too complicated to change."
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