THIS IS US?
AYATOLLA YOU dis wood happen
THE ABSURD TIMES
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This is us?
This is difficult to deal with. We have seen photos of ex-leaders for a long time. England has given us several this year, Merkel of Germany, even here we have seen Obama several times. I remember photos of Gorbachev. No matter what our relation to these leaders, nothing has been so blatantly gauche as the illustration above. Try to imagine photos of Truman, Eisenhower, JFK, LBJ, Nixon, Carter, Reagen, Bush, Clinton, Obama, and then picture someone from another country seeing photos of our past Presidents who runs across this. We may wind up locking him up, but this will still be there.
Zelinski, President of Ukraine, addressed a session of Congress, Senators and Representatives, Republicans. Almost all gave him standing ovations several times. Now, not taking sides, right after he finished and the summary began, I just clicked over to the Fox News channel first to see if they even carried it and second what their reaction was. I saw one of their most popular figures saying "There you have it – Mr. Zelinsky has just declared war on Christianity!" I don't expect anyone in his or her right mind to think that happened, so I clicked away as fast as I could to avoid going down his rabbit hole.
SOCIAL MEDIA FARCE
The next absurdity is a guy named Elon. This is so strange, really, too strange to discuss, so I'll just relate a few things I saw. He kicks people off for things he then does. He says he has been doxed (sounds terrible, has to drink lots of fluids?) while in his private plane and this was an assassination attempt. Well, as someone pointed out, the only person or persons who could assassinate him while he was in his plane would be someone with guided anti-aircraft missiles. Well, when you are big, you get big enemies?
Now people complain about the maggats that bother them, but I seldom see them more than once. One said it bothered him that Jill Biden called herself Dr. when she had no medical degree. I told him to look at his own Doctoral Diploma and read where it says "Awarded the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in [your field here] and is entitled to all the rights and privileges thereto appertaining." "Please let me know if yours says something like that?" I never heard from him again. Another said I should know about all the Nazis in Ukraine. I asked him "Really? I wanna know more. Who invented the swastika? I just gotta know. Really, I gotta know. Please tell me?" I never heard from him. I guess I'm just not popular. Never did make friends easily.
Elon did not kick me off. This is probably because I don't really go looking for "followers" and thus am not that visible. Still, I am more nasty, rude, and sardonically inclined than those who did get kicked off. I feel left out, but then everyone was miffed that they didn't make Nixon's "Enemies List," so it doesn't mean much anyway. I did tell everyone that the Orangeman would not go back to Twitter because 1) it would mean his platform had failed and 2) because it would give someone authority over him. No one believed me. Oh well. Lonely are the brave.
As mentioned above, Faux News, home of alternate facts, announced that Ukraine declared war on Christianity. I do remember when the Maidan invasion, so supported by Hillary, that we pointed to the number of Neo-Nazis taking part. They protested, saying that there was nothing Neo about them: they were pure Nazis. Ok. Everybody has a right to his or her own name, I suppose. Hillary liked this guy they called "Yaz", but I saw that guy, literally, carried off of the stage. Things actually were going ok until the buddy of Putin was deposed. Zelinsky is the first one able to run a country and I pointed out that only his experience as a stand-up comic prepared him for the task. So far as I am still able to tell, those Nazis are in the Ukraine military. Maybe, if they have to be anywhere, that's where they should be. Many perceptive people think otherwise, but the most perceptive have just abandoned the issue.
I've never thought of Putin as some sort of holy figure, but he has been resourceful, cunning, and effective. Many in Crimea did in fact vote to join the Russian Federation and one explains why: "I will be doing the same job and get 4 times the salary. Why not?" Right after that, our own media decided there would be no more such interviews because our corporate world has enough to do convincing people they are well off. We don't need bad examples. Four times the salary, indeed. Why that would make yachts and private planes very difficult. Screw that sort of news.
From both sides we hear accusations of rape and how can that be a military goal? Never got the point. Anyway, facts are impossible to come by these days no matter how many sources you try. Flipping a coin is just as like to tell you who is right in this affair than any sort of careful analysis.
Religion – IRAN-AFGHANISTAN-UKRAINE
First, I need to show that this is not just a part of Shiite Islam, but applies to all religions.
Perhaps an example will help: two young students training to become Buddhist Priests are walking to their place of residence. They walk along a river. About noon, they see a young girl trying to cross the river, but very afraid. One monk picks her up and carries her across the river, puts her down, and both continue to walk along the river. About Dusk, the other monk begins to complain to the first one, saying "How could you? Do you not remember we are not supposed to even think of the female? That such thoughts will pollute our minds?"
At this point, the first Monk asks "I left the girl back at the river at noon. Are you still carrying her?" END OF THE POINT. Now, if the point eludes you, you will never get it anyway.
More important is the recent behavior of the Buddhist government in Burma. They showed great intolerance for the Moslem population, butchering many of them as others escaped. Again, we see a misunderstanding of the purpose of the religion and a great befouling of the concept.
So it is in Iran. Keep in mind that "Islam" means "peace" (among many other things and that this is not intended to be an indictment of the religion. There are many issues in support of it (religion), such as comforting those who feel hopeless, lonely, abandoned, and so on. The problem with it is the ABUSE, using it as a weapon. It is all too easy to attack, punish, harm, violate, or torture anyone simply because you claim that some God said you should. First, you have never established the existence of that being and, more importantly, there is no way for the "defendant" to cross-examine this "God" that was invoked. [The number 1.800-GOD-TALK is always busy.] This applies to all religions; Iran just seems to be at the forefront these days.
I really don't want to get started on this one as it is nothing but contemptible. It's too easy. Still, somebody's got to do it, right? Before I start, let me say that I have been accused enough times as supporting Iran when I simply was presenting facts. Furthermore, all the same crap is going on in Afghanistan, only more so. No women in the University. [I guess they get ideas there, and women with ideas are all polluted?]
There is a bunch of old farts in Iran who haven't come up with any ideas or glimpses of sanity since the onset. How did we get here?
Well, here's a quick history. Way back, the Iranian elected a leader, who believed in a benevolent government, giving people a share of the wealth, and so on. Well, John Foster Dulles, and maybe Alan, John, Eisenhower's Secretary of State, could not have that, so he had to go. We, then, replaced him with the Shah, the only well-known figure that would accept the position. He ruled and became increasingly Fascistic to the point where the people overthrew him and, sadly, replaced him with the Ayatollah. (There was a brief period of about 29 days wherein Shapur Baktiar was appointed by the Shah and then was dead.) So, advisors had all sorts of ideas about diversifying the Economy, building highways, and so on. The Ayatollah moved immediately to make sure the women swam in the morning and the men in the afternoon. Those were his priorities. This was just before Raygun took over here.
Next came an invasion of Marine Headquarters where over 200 marines were killed by the Ayatollah's weapons. Ronnie snapped into action, got the hall outta there, and invaded some small, defenseless Island in South America called Grenada. (Got to have a war somewhere.) Since the delivery of the weapons by us to the Ayatollah was illegal, Ollie North ran it from the White House Basement, but the Attorney General decided not to prosecute (that was William Barr, BTW.). Ollie was vile enough to be recruited by the NRA to be spokesman, but seems to have decided it was too corrupt and left. (This is the guy who tried to arm insurrection armies, Contras, in Honduras, to overthrow the Sandinista government nearby. The world court decided we were guilty of international crimes, but who cares?
So, I've digressed. Now, these Bozos in Iran decided to arrest and ultimately killed a woman for "improper use of the headscarf". In other words, hair was showing. Now, most of Iran was born AFTER the Shah was deposed. Eventually, this got to be too much. I talked to several Iranians who would know why these clerics have such a deal with women's hair. After all, the only reference to apparel in Islam is to dress modestly while at prayer. AND THS MEANS YOU, TOO.
Well, I'm told by several here, those who got out in time, that the belief is that long, flowing, woman's hair makes men mad for sex and prone to rape. This does seem to demean both men and women. Not a Shiite myself, I can say that I find women's long, flowing hair often to be very beautiful, but I've never felt a surge of testosterone as a result of seeing it. I actually felt quite uncomfortable seeing them cut their hair, not only because I like the hair, but also because it seems to acquiesce in the view held by these old farts called Ayatollahs. But, I am not of that particular sect, so it's not for me to judge. Shiites have to deal with this, but the idea of executing people for (the word seems to begin with an "m") war against God seems to underestimate the ability of God to withstand attacks by himself (no herself allowed, I'm afraid).
Anyway, that's enough of this. 2022 has worn out its welcome. Fortunately, the Orangeman is not in control and may soon be declared ineligible for any government position. I've always thought that, but now its time to make it official.
Of course, we have to think about baby Jesus. In Ukraine, the traditional time for commutation is Jan 7, but they will also do the same, or did the same, Dec. 25 (to celebrate Newton or Jesus). The strange thing about it, he was most likely born about the time we celebrate Easter. To sum this all up, Brezhnev occupied Afghanistan and things were pretty easy going. We supported Bin Laden (remember him?) to help overthrow Russia that got out. Naturally, he blew up the twin towers in New York so we had to get him and he was, reportedly, in Afghanistan. So to get him, we invaded, killed him in Pakistan, and dumped him in the Atlantic, but stayed. Now we left as the Orangeman made the deal so women there have to cover up everything. OH HOLY DAYS!
We are quite safe in saying that if one is a Zionist, the one is not a Jew in the religious sense, anyway. I have asked a number of Rabbis and they have confirmed their belief in this. One can not be a "Christian Nationalist" and a Christian at the same time. The same appllies to any other utilization of any amorphous entity.
We needn't go into all we know about Stephan Hawkings other than to say that he was an extremely brilliant physicist who had finally formulated the concept of "string theory" which posits that there are far more than the pitiful four dimensions we commonly use.
We can also observe that the idea of a creator of the universe was necessary. That is simply because we always think in terms of cause and effect. If there is a universe, something must have cased it. However, this is merely a predujice we have because it requires the concept of the existence of time as a dimension. If a thing has happened, something must have happened before it, we believe. However, at the time of the big bang, none of the deimentions existed. At least 10 are posited as having evolved at first, but it is possible that many more preceded that but, as the idea sinks in, that still requires the concept of the dimension of time. To put it another way, and to seem tautological at the same TIME (there is that conecpt again), there is no time until that dimension forms. We are still thinking here in terms of time as established.
What all this does do, it posit wuite convincingly, that the idea of a creator has no meaning until after the dimension of time is established.
Much of this happened at the time of the Higgs boson being discovered. When charged with writing or formulating an equation for that particle, the person called it that "God Damned" particle. This became elided to the "God Particle". Also the idea that the particle explains, somehow the way a reaction can cause an action, exactly in the inverse order it is understood, given our understanding of the dimension of time.
This diagram was supposed to help as it is a pictorial interpretation of the equation. I have not seen the equation myself, nor do I want to:
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