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William J. Prest (syzygyastro)

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  • Cycles of Civilized Complexity, Barbarity and the Primitive Condition
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    Cycles of Civilized Complexity, Barbarity and the Primitive Condition

    15 months ago

    Cycles of high civilization are interspersed with societies that exist in a primitive state. In the modern world, we see both types in coexistence. Through history we see both conditions over time.

  • A Clash of Social Paradigms
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    A Clash of Social Paradigms

    2 years ago

    We are at the cusp of a major change in the way society works, yet we cling to old ways, which are often in blaring contradiction to each other and the facts of emerging trends.

  • Nostradamus Predicted the US-Russia-China Unity!
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    Nostradamus Predicted the US-Russia-China Unity!

    2 years ago

    For a long time, people have speculated what Nostradamus meant when he commented on those of the Northern Pole. Some saw the USSR-US. But then the unexpected just happened between three superpowers.

  • Eugenics: The Pseudo-Science of Racial Purification
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    Eugenics: The Pseudo-Science of Racial Purification

    3 years ago

    Eugenics as practiced has more to do with subjective opinion than objective, empirical science.

  • The Kill List
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    The Kill List

    3 years ago

    Humanity is at war with itself along multiple lines and fronts, doing injury to billions and even greater harm to the planet. Our hatred and resulting acts to all minorities is unsustainable.

  • Faith in Science as an Objectivist Religion
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    Faith in Science as an Objectivist Religion

    3 years ago

    Modern science for the lat person has them relying on faith that parallels religious faith.

  • The Corporation: A Brief History and a Universal Threat
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    The Corporation: A Brief History and a Universal Threat

    3 years ago

    The corporation as it exists today, places us in a dilemma. It requires constant growth in a limited planet. It requires the ignorance of the masses in order to keep up business and consumerism.

  • Mountebanks; Pyramid Schemes and Ponzi Schemes
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    Mountebanks; Pyramid Schemes and Ponzi Schemes

    3 years ago

    The old time travelling medicine show is still amongst us. but instead of travelling gypsy caravans as in earlier centuries, today they appear on TV and on the internet, running their pyramid schemes.

  • Class War is Nothing New
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    Class War is Nothing New

    3 years ago

    The division within humanity into classes is nothing new and the end is usually the same. Those in power who lord it over the rest, do so by an armed class between themselves and the rest of humanity.

  • The Worst Source of Pollution
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    The Worst Source of Pollution

    3 years ago

    There is a building intensity in the climate change debate, especially concerning the carbon footprint and consumer issues. Almost nothing is said about the contribution to war driven climate change.

  • Hidden in Plain Sight; Climate Disaster
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    Hidden in Plain Sight; Climate Disaster

    3 years ago

    Fracking for light natural gas is proving to be far more insidious and dangerous than anyone is telling us on the media, The companies involved are hiding some nasty secrets.

  • Continuity of Evidence
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    Continuity of Evidence

    4 years ago

    Solid evidence should be the guide to instruct us on the truth of a matter, no matter what that is. Yet, with the political situation today, far too many folks prefer fast, glib answers to the truth.

  • The Earth's End May Be Like its Beginning
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    The Earth's End May Be Like its Beginning

    4 years ago

    In the early days some 4 billion years ago, the earth was literally the twin of Venus with a similar atmosphere and temperature. A lot changed on earth, but it could revert back to its original state.

  • Can It Really Be So?
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    Can It Really Be So?

    4 years ago

    Wars have been a part of history since the beginning of our records. Each war has as its goal, the total elimination of the foe and this can be found in historical and religious accounts then to now.

  • The Fog of Censorship
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    The Fog of Censorship

    4 years ago

    Censorship is far more pervasive than most people would assume. It is everywhere and some very important changes and threats exist as a result. Being informed can be a challenge in such an environment.

  • Evolution It May be Weirder than We Suppose
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    Evolution It May be Weirder than We Suppose

    4 years ago

    There are some major misconceptions concerning evolution. It is more about adaptation than changing species. Man could not have descended from apes due to a major chromosome difference.

  • The Concept of Reincarnation
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    The Concept of Reincarnation

    4 years ago

    Many people believe in reincarnation. But, is there any evidence for such an idea. There is, in a way, but not the kind that would be accepted in any court of law or by scientific peer review.

  • The Manufacture of Doubt
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    The Manufacture of Doubt

    4 years ago

    Science and physics are under attack from all sides and one has to wonder why. Given the controversy of the day concerning our use of resources and the planet and what this is doing, if becomes clear.

  • Art Nuking
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    Art Nuking

    2 years ago

    Not everything that happens is reported on the news. Shortly after the beginning of the Arab Spring, an event occurred in Jordan near the Israeli border that horrified local residents to the east.

  • The Lloyd Pye Hypothesis Analyzed
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    The Lloyd Pye Hypothesis Analyzed

    4 years ago

    Llyod Pye presented a hypothesis of the extraterrestrial origins of humanity setting the time to about 200,000 years ago. He offers some evidence that is tantalizing, missing other facts completely.

  • Binn-Coin
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    Binn-Coin

    4 years ago

    Among the emerging phenomenon of crypto-currencies, there is one form of currency that has by and large been overlooked, possibly due to denial, or because it has been well established for decades.

  • The Nature of Miracles
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    The Nature of Miracles

    4 years ago

    For many, the idea of miracles is extraordinary and even impossible, yet we live in an age of seeming miracles. By delving into the nature of this idea, we can come to a clearer understanding.

  • Making Sense of Economic Terms
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    Making Sense of Economic Terms

    4 years ago

    There are a lot of financial terms most are unfamiliar with, but have a major impact on our lives whether or not we are aware of them. Get to know the new financial battle field. It could save you!

  • Hidden in Plain Sight The Social Gospel
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    Hidden in Plain Sight The Social Gospel

    4 years ago

    A through study reveals differences in programs and definitions of important terms between the Old and New Testaments. The Bible originated as a social contract between mankind and God.

  • Organized Religion as Crowd Control
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    Organized Religion as Crowd Control

    4 years ago

    Organized religion evolved out of natural circumstances but has become a tool of control relying on ignorance and continual propaganda. At its heart is a divided society of controllers and controlled.

  • Will the Real Jesus Christ Please Stand Up
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    Will the Real Jesus Christ Please Stand Up

    4 years ago

    Three contemporaries of Jesus have arisen out of the dust of history and the plethora of stories that abound in various Greek histories and Jewish religious commentaries. Which one became Jesus?

  • Paul and Jesus
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    Paul and Jesus

    4 years ago

    The ministry of Jesus was still going on when Saul-Paul intervened and changed the whole development forever. Ever since that has been a controversy even concerning Jesus.

  • Jesus as a Liberation Leader
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    Jesus as a Liberation Leader

    4 years ago

    It is clear from the Bible and other sources from that era that he was a leader among many. Despite attempts to stop or corrupt the message, the real Jesus manages to get through to the current era.

  • Erasing History to Promote a Lie
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    Erasing History to Promote a Lie

    4 years ago

    Unknown to most, Christianity is not what we think it is supposed to be. Most have been given a skewed idea of what it really is. Little by little, the truth is emerging with plenty of controversy.

  • Exactly Who or What do We Really Worship?
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    Exactly Who or What do We Really Worship?

    4 years ago

    Many people would be surprised that when they worship, they are not actually worshipping God, but may be paying homage more to a human being or even an inanimate object in a mistaken belief.

  • The Consumer Side of Climate Change
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    The Consumer Side of Climate Change

    4 years ago

    Complaining and protesting about fossil fuel use will change nothing unless we personally change our consumer habits.

  • Post Secondary Education and Student Loans
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    Post Secondary Education and Student Loans

    4 years ago

    If you're considering a student loan, there are some very real situations to be concerned about before committing to a debt that could run your post graduate life.

  • The 13,000 Year Ago Past Apocalypse
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    The 13,000 Year Ago Past Apocalypse

    4 years ago

    12,600 years ago, something catastrophic happened and the effects lasted a thousand years according to the data mapped on this graph. There was a clear meltdown associated with the sinking of Atlantis. Beyond 2012 12,600 years ago, a major...

  • The ANC, Nelson Mandela, CIA and Project MK-Ultra
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    The ANC, Nelson Mandela, CIA and Project MK-Ultra

    4 years ago

    Did the CIA and MK-Ultra program change the political and economic scene in South Africa from a potential revolutionary overthrow to one of a remade compliance to the established regime of apartheid?

  • Reversing Climate Change
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    Reversing Climate Change

    4 years ago

    As impossible as it seems, one of the tasks before us is to reverse climate change. To do this is going to take a major paradigm shift in our thinking on the way we run society and civilization.

  • JFK, 50 Years Later and Hints of the Real Truth
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    JFK, 50 Years Later and Hints of the Real Truth

    4 years ago

    The final truth on the assassination of John F. Kennedy is still elusive, but there is a trail of clues based on his own action preceding the event.

  • Bitcoin Targeted
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    Bitcoin Targeted

    4 years ago

    The value of Bitcoin is surging right now ans we all need to watch this. Whether or not you can afford to get in, this will be instructive and very personal.

  • Spectral Evidence in the 21st Century
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    Spectral Evidence in the 21st Century

    4 years ago

    The rising tide of protest against unbridled transnational corporate profiteering from the planet no matter what, is raising important issues to public scrutiny, such as over fossil fuels

  • Asymmetric Warfare and the Advent of the Autonomous Machine
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    Asymmetric Warfare and the Advent of the Autonomous Machine

    4 years ago

    The development of an autonomous machine that can make decisions on its own is now well established. Typically we see them in space, but they are now coming down to earth in asymmetric warfare.

  • The Huffy – Ford Show
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    The Huffy – Ford Show

    4 years ago

    Lately, the Canadian news appears predominently centered on the scandals in the senate such as with Mike Huffy and over the crazed dealings of Toronto mayor Rob Ford. It is as if there is nothing else.

  • Yasser Arafat Assassinated with Polonium
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    Yasser Arafat Assassinated with Polonium

    3 years ago

    A recent news announcement revealed that Yasser Arafat died from a very unusual condition: radiological poisoning. How is it that someone can die from a dose of a rare isotope?

  • The Age of the Mystery of Lawlessness
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    The Age of the Mystery of Lawlessness

    4 years ago

    Despite a world wide groundswell against obvious lying, corruption and lawlessness, it is the victims of this disorder that wind up being punished in the face of the unwillingness of real change.

  • The Several Types of Lightning
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    The Several Types of Lightning

    4 years ago

    Have you ever wondered how lightning manifests? There are several types of lightning and we don't often see most of the types.

  • Geothermal Power; Real Answers to Big Oil
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    Geothermal Power; Real Answers to Big Oil

    4 years ago

    Geothermal energy is perhaps one of the safest ways to produce all the electricity we can use. With proper design, we would not require nuclear of fossil fuel sources.

  • The Contemporary Atmosphere of Earth
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    The Contemporary Atmosphere of Earth

    4 years ago

    The atmosphere is increasingly used as a dump for many different pollutants. Our civilization's signature is busy being laid down in the ice cores and sediments for future societies to read.

  • Chipped Off
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    Chipped Off

    4 years ago

    RFID chips abound in the modern industrial world and can be found in product packaging, photo identification, credit and debit cards, implanted in animals and increasingly in people too.

  • Edward Snowden
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    Edward Snowden

    4 years ago

    Edward Snowden is perhaps the all time biggest whistle-blower in contemporary times. what he has revealed has created a world wide impact, revealing a hidden collaboration among the world's elite.

  • Deploying a Sustainable Nuclear War Strategy
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    Deploying a Sustainable Nuclear War Strategy

    3 years ago

    Much of humanity has lived in dread of a global thermonuclear war for as long as most of us can remember. What if the nuclear war is low key and has been going on for at least two decades?

  • The HAARP-Chemtrail Connection
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    The HAARP-Chemtrail Connection

    4 years ago

    There are two intersecting technologies that are now being used for weather modification. One of them has invisible effects and the other is in plain sight for those who care to look up.

  • God Inc.
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    God Inc.

    5 years ago

    Religion as a business is a high pressure sales job and many people in our alienated societies buy into the sales job. They all too often buy on the lay away plan instead of the social gospel.

  • 3D Printers
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    3D Printers

    4 years ago

    3D Printers have been in development since the mid 1980s. Lately, they have been doing some incredible things. The future developments have huge potential for shaking society to its foundation.

  • Chemtrails, Chembows and Spectral Analysis
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    Chemtrails, Chembows and Spectral Analysis

    4 years ago

    There is a new phenomenon that appears to be weather related, but it is anything but natural. Every now and then, when conditions are right, you may see a strange appearing "rainbow" in the sky.

  • Preparing for an Earthquake
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    Preparing for an Earthquake

    4 years ago

    Few earthquakes are ever predicted. Almost all strike without apparent warning, catching everyone affected unprepared. When an earthquake strikes, you need to know what to do instantly and afterwards.

  • Non Toxic Pest Control
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    Non Toxic Pest Control

    4 years ago

    For ages prior to chemicals, people have relied on natural pest control methods. We examine some of the techniques here and suggest that they can be useful in a world polluted with chemicals.

  • Bitcoin: Bringing Alternative Banking to Heel
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    Bitcoin: Bringing Alternative Banking to Heel

    5 years ago

    Bitcoin was a bid by many people to step outside of the current austerity cycle by creating an independent currency. Since it became entangled with standard fiat currencies , that's when trouble began

  • Vancouver Mayday 2013:
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    Vancouver Mayday 2013:

    5 years ago

    The Vancouver 2013 Mayday rally was unusual for who was absent and who was present. The small rally and march stirred up a lot of controversy and tensions.

  • Nuclear Blackmail 2013
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    Nuclear Blackmail 2013

    4 years ago

    There have been a few instances in history after WWII where we have come within a hair's breadth of nuclear war. One was during the Cuban Missile Crisis. The question is; Is the N. Korea threat real?

  • International Interconnectedness, Globalizing of Torture
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    International Interconnectedness, Globalizing of Torture

    5 years ago

    Most of us tend to think in terms of sovereign nation states that function more or less independently of one another. This is far from the real truth. There is an international conspiracy of torture.

  • Fluoridation and Biological Magnification
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    Fluoridation and Biological Magnification

    4 years ago

    Fluoride ranks in toxicity between lead and arsenic. It is so caustic in action that the material can burn holes through concrete. What is a substance like this doing in our water supply?

  • High Tech Eugenics
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    High Tech Eugenics

    4 years ago

    Have we become too dependent on computers? They are pervasive and many people now carry them in the form of sophisticated cell phones that can interact with the computer cloud, the internet, view content, post content and submit text to the net or to another user. Unknown to most people is that...

  • Culture of Surveillance
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    Culture of Surveillance

    4 years ago

    A new form of war is brewing out of the convergence of many technologies. It will be unlike anything humanity has experienced in living history. Inside our culture lurks an unconscious fear of a hostile takeover where we experience the fate that many peoples have already met in imperialist wars...

  • All Pervasive Social Engineering
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    All Pervasive Social Engineering

    3 years ago

    Social engineering is so pervasive that we hardly even notice it. Whenever some new technology comes in and influences people, many then think that the new influence is the focus of change, when in fact it has been with us all along from deep in history. The social internet is just the latest of a...

  • Idle No More Against Bill C-45
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    Idle No More Against Bill C-45

    5 years ago

    Idle No More (INM) is just the latest protest against injustice in a half millennium history of injustice and genocide where the First Nations have ended up becoming defeated enemy combatants in their own land. INM is in response to Bill C-45 in Canada, an omnibus bill that removes protection from...

  • Understanding Interest Accumulation
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    Understanding Interest Accumulation

    4 years ago

    So you think you might be able to get around interest on loans and pay down that sucker. Well, compound interest on loans, especially on revolving loans will keep you paying forever!

  • The LIBOR Scandal
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    The LIBOR Scandal

    4 years ago

    Since the banking scandal broke in Barclays and HSBC, we have learned the the problem is far wider in scope, involving banks around the world. They were for the most part involved in interest fixing through the LIBOR which is supposed to set interests for banks around the world. The result of...

  • Creating a Virtual Magnetic Monopole
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    Creating a Virtual Magnetic Monopole

    4 years ago

    While scientists and physicists spend plenty of time and money searching for the elusive magnetic monopole, there is a way to create a virtual magnetic monopole by using existing principles known to physics. Having access to a magnetic monopole can be a very useful tool.

  • The Necrotizing Fasciitis of Credit Card Default
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    The Necrotizing Fasciitis of Credit Card Default

    5 years ago

    There is a building wave of mass credit card default that could wind up creating severe problems in the economy. The sub-prime collapse created world wide problems with bailouts to businesses and banks too big to fail and austerity for the people. An accumulating credit card mass default could be...

  • Iceland: Chilling the Capitalist Agenda
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    Iceland: Chilling the Capitalist Agenda

    3 years ago

    The financial and political revolution in Iceland has not been televised! In order to find out anything going on there, one has to dig for the information. Though being a small country, Iceland set an example that others are starting to wake up to. Not only did they not bail out the three top banks...

  • The Mystery of the Blue Turban
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    The Mystery of the Blue Turban

    5 years ago

    There has been speculation in Nostradamus' works about someone in a blue turban who would cause plenty of misery in the world. There is even an astrological configuration described for the timing of the event as well as a length of time. But this is just the surface of things and the whole business...

  • WTC 1, 2 and 7, 9-11-2001 and Pre-Planning
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    WTC 1, 2 and 7, 9-11-2001 and Pre-Planning

    4 years ago

    A hypothesis is presented that suggests that the World Trade Center was rigged beforehand in order to bring it down demolition style when required, whether that requirement was caused by an earthquake, a war, or some other reason such as it outliving its usefulness. Was the WTC actually scuttled...

  • The New Genocide
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    The New Genocide

    5 years ago

    Despite saying "Never again" at the end of WWII when the holocaust become public domain, genocide raged before and after. The potential for a world wide genocide looms and the emergence of super weapons of all kinds suggests that a horrific future is near at hand.

  • Mutual Assured Destruction (MAD)
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    Mutual Assured Destruction (MAD)

    4 years ago

    In the rush to develop nuclear superiority, the US and USSR ran headlong into a policy of Mutual Assured Destruction (MAD), which meant one thing. If either the US or the USSR detonated a hostile nuclear weapon on the others territory, global thermonuclear war would ignite. It almost happened on...

  • Cuba, Fidel Castro and the Concept of the Permanent Revolution
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    Cuba, Fidel Castro and the Concept of the Permanent Revolution

    4 years ago

    Since the Cuban Revolution of 1959, there has been an intensifying blockade of trade on that country. But instead of Cuba caving in to US wishes, the blockade has had an unexpected turn insofar as causing Cuba to develop into the greenest country on the planet. Thus, a positive development has come...

  • Bringing Babies & Children into Misery
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    Bringing Babies & Children into Misery

    4 years ago

    With the world in such a mess on so many fronts, it has to be asked,why would we bring a helpless infant into the mess when we ourselves cannot handle it. Children everywhere are traumatized by the events swirling around them over which they have no control. Would it not be better if we...

  • The Imperial Capitalist & Neo-Feudalism/Industrial Feudalism
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    The Imperial Capitalist & Neo-Feudalism/Industrial Feudalism

    5 years ago

    By all appearances, we have gone full cycle from an earlier period of history of feudalism under monarchy to a latter day era of industrial feudalism. As in those bygone days to the current era, we see a lot of illiteracy and the emergence of superstitious beliefs as opposed to science. We also...

  • Unknown History
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    Unknown History

    4 years ago

    The history of civilization is far different than most people are led to believe. There is plenty of evidence littering the entire planet on land and under water. Archaeologists have uncovered a lot of unusual finds in the last two decades alone.

  • Electrostatic Influence of the Sun on Earthbound Occurrences
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    Electrostatic Influence of the Sun on Earthbound Occurrences

    4 years ago

    A natural chain of events flows from the sun to the earth and manifests in a variety of ways. It varies by the solar cycle and from other influences. The result of the sun interacting with the earth creates an electrostatic potential that increases with height. We see this effect most pronounced...

  • One Hundred Thousand Times More Rogue Planets than Stars
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    One Hundred Thousand Times More Rogue Planets than Stars

    4 years ago

    Astronomers now tell us that planets not associated with any star roam in interstellar space. They also say that there are 100,000 times more rogue planets that there are stars in the galaxy. Hints such as MACHOS at the galactic fringe and microlensing of stars betray their existance.

  • Deforestation and Climate Change
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    Deforestation and Climate Change

    4 years ago

    The loss of forests is much greater than the loss of trees. It means the loss of bio-diversity, the loss of a carbon sink and the loss of oxygen production. Who knows what the ultimate cost will be in the end with weather weirdness as one of the spin-offs. As it stands in 2012, some 80% of natural...

  • Dialectical Materialism
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    Dialectical Materialism

    5 years ago

    Dialectics is not well understood by many people. The principles are easy and once a grasp of these is achieved, it becomes easier to see how dialectics operates in the material world, in politics, economics, history and culture

  • Perpetual Apocalypse
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    Perpetual Apocalypse

    4 years ago

    Apocalypse is often on the tongue and in the pages of the news and on the internet. Over the last several decades, we have survived one apocalypse after another, some of which were disastrous for some people and virtually unnoticed by others. Apocalypse may be natural or man made or a combination...

  • Blasphemy: Medieval Nonsense
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    Blasphemy: Medieval Nonsense

    4 years ago

    History is full of strange incidents that play on the ignorant. One such irrationality is the confusion over the sin of blasphemy that in many circumstances even today, can result in the death penalty. In the war of Christendom versus Islam, to convert one way or the other is a sin of blasphemy. To...

  • Rothschild Banking Cartel and Iran
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    Rothschild Banking Cartel and Iran

    5 years ago

    There are a lot of stories recorded in history and they are mostly unconnected and disjointed. Suppose we connect a few of these disjointed stories. What comes out is amazing, making some people say "Gee wiz; why didn't anyone say this before even though its been in plain sight all along? Such is...

  • The Future of Housing
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    The Future of Housing

    5 years ago

    Today, it is virtually impossible for an individual to build a house from scratch. In simpler times they could but they were limited to the resources that were available. Housing today is complex complete with plumbing, electrical circuits and a host of other materials that often involve the use of...

  • Stockholders and Control of Corporations
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    Stockholders and Control of Corporations

    6 years ago

    In order to have any sway in a company that is listed in the stock exchange, you would have to form the controlling majority interest. Any ideas of buying up stock with the idea of controlling the direction of a company or persuading minority investment holders to do likewise if futile and doomed...

  • Considerations of the Planck False Vacuum and the Higgs Field
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    Considerations of the Planck False Vacuum and the Higgs Field

    4 years ago

    There is after all, now a high degree of certainty that the Higgs boson or "God particle" does indeed exist. this goes a tremendous way to explain how the universe gets mass and why we are so affected by gravity, why we experience life as solid among plenty of other natural phenomenon well and not...

  • Yoga: Mysteries of Pain Control
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    Yoga: Mysteries of Pain Control

    5 years ago

    Yoga contains many secrets that most contemporary practitioners are not even aware. Yogi adepts can do phenomenal feats. There is some speculation that Jesus Christ was a yogi adept and could perform his miracles based on this superior knowledge. He even promised his disciples that greater things...

  • Jesus: Death, Resurrection and Voodoo
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    Jesus: Death, Resurrection and Voodoo

    4 years ago

    A hypothesis is presented that suggests that the crucifixion and resurrection was a well planed high science psy-op designed to spook the Romans and to trigger a new movement. Both worked, but Israel payed dearly less than 40 years later and Christianity went on to become a world shaking belief.

  • The Upcoming Supernova of Betelgeuse
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    The Upcoming Supernova of Betelgeuse

    4 years ago

    Some people are expecting a supernova for sometime very soon and the candidate seems to be Betelgeuse. But a careful look at the existing information suggests that the super nova is still at least a thousand years off.

  • Relative Value Form
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    Relative Value Form

    6 years ago

    The value of any two commodities varies in a relative way by the amount of labor required to produce it. Some commodities are not labor intensive, while some are. Metal and raw materials are not as valuable as a car that is made from resources that come from a wide variety of sources. Relative...

  • Form of Value, or the Exchange Value
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    Form of Value, or the Exchange Value

    4 years ago

    The more labor that is put into something, the more value it accrues, unless of course, production is such that a huge overproduction that the value falls due to a surplus that can't be moved.

  • The Twofold Character of Labor Embodied in Commodities
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    The Twofold Character of Labor Embodied in Commodities

    6 years ago

    Labor embodied in commodities that represent surplus value has the character that the less commodity there is, the more value it has and the more commodity there is, the less value each one has. Mechanization tends to replace labor so that a laborer can do more with a machine than man without....

  • Marx's Analysis of Use and Labor Value
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    Marx's Analysis of Use and Labor Value

    6 years ago

    When Marx wrote Das Kapital, he was placing capitalist economics under scrutiny and wound up describing how capitalism works in great and careful detail. Here we examine the role of value we place on things, whether natural resources or manufactured items in the modern setting.

  • A Dialectical Naturalism Gem
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    A Dialectical Naturalism Gem

    4 years ago

    Dialectics comes to us in the modern and post modern era from philosophers like Hegel, Marx, Engels and their followers. However, Dialectics comes to us from far more ancient sources. Marx and Engels both suggested dialectical naturalism in the context of important works, but this was altered by...

  • Dreams: Our Closest Link to a Parallel and Alternate Realities
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    Dreams: Our Closest Link to a Parallel and Alternate Realities

    4 years ago

    Dreams are our connection with the unconscious and to the mind, alternate realities. All cultures have ideas about what dreams are all about and we are not excluded, considering that major psychological thinkers were all deeply involved with dream analysis. There are those who are into lucid...

  • Nikola Tesla, Electrical Genius
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    Nikola Tesla, Electrical Genius

    4 years ago

    Tesla is now considered one of the greatest geniuses that ever lived. The technological foundation of the 20th and 21st centuries rest squarely on his ideas. But not all of his ideas are given free reign. Some are tightly controlled. Tesla, though a genius in the electrical engineering field, was...

  • Giants of Old (Nephilim)
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    Giants of Old (Nephilim)

    2 years ago

    Giants form a large part of myth from ancient times to the modern era. Today, we hear a lot about the nephilim, the ananuki and giants of old. Though people do come in a range of sizes, there is question as to whether there were any human giants that range from 13 feet to 36 feet tall. The limits...

  • The Prognostications of the Maya and Aztecs
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    The Prognostications of the Maya and Aztecs

    6 years ago

    There is plenty of confusion over the Mayan Calendar and its ability to predict. What is is really good at predicting are celestial events. Anything else comes from myth, tale spinning and speculation. However, there is such a thing as an astrological influence, but it takes an independent view to...

  • Future Tech Possible Right Now
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    Future Tech Possible Right Now

    4 years ago

    There is a technology explosion going on right now. If you think you are in touch with all the latest, consider that that is far more going on that is unnoticed by the general public than that which is known. Current developments include invisibility, nano technology, super lasers, devices...

  • Cosmic Lights
    1

    Cosmic Lights

    3 years ago

    There some UFO occurrences seen by many thousands of witnesses and then there is the odd on where tensions are high enough to cause a military response. One such event occurred in Feb. 1942 when anti-aircraft artillery engaged one of these light formations. After the dust settled, no downed scrap...

  • How a Faraday Cage Works
    6

    How a Faraday Cage Works

    4 years ago

    The principle and construction of an effective Faraday cage is so simple, that almost anyone can make one. This could make a good school science project and a valuable storage place for your electronics in times of trouble.

  • A Banker's Utopia
    0

    A Banker's Utopia

    6 years ago

    As old banks prove to be corrupt, there is a new line of bankers in the wings ready to take over the reins of finance for the world based on what they define as new values. What was left out was that the banking sector runs on a cyclic program of expansion and shock doctrine contraction, fractional...

  • The Mother of All False Flags
    5

    The Mother of All False Flags

    4 years ago

    Suppose for a moment that an EMP strike is done as a false flag. Why would anyone do this? There are reasons why the powers in the world might consider such a course of action. This reasoning is definitely not for the faint of heart. False flags are a fact of history and we have to face up to the...

  • Waging The New War
    0

    Waging The New War

    4 years ago

    War is being waged right now all over the planet. It is not about bombs and killing in most cases. It is a war for minds and control by terror of all kinds. Much of the battle is conducted in our minds. Thus, the tern pay-ops has become part of our modern language.

  • A Hypothesis Concerning Contradictions of Warming Vs Freezing
    1

    A Hypothesis Concerning Contradictions of Warming Vs Freezing

    4 years ago

    Aside from checking all the claims yourself, it is hard to prove who is correct as far as climate change is concerned. Each side has its proofs that can be verified to a certain extent. There are natural causes to global climate change and a few examples in history where humanity changed the...

  • incipient Fascism, Then and Now
    4

    incipient Fascism, Then and Now

    4 years ago

    Are we beginning to see a repetition of an earlier pattern in history where undesirables are registered, identified and selected to be liquidated in an eugenics based program?

  • Horizontal Wind Turbines
    6

    Horizontal Wind Turbines

    2 years ago

    Who says that wind turbines have to be of all one type of design. The typical windmill will only work when the wind is blowing, which leaves them useless when it isn't. Suppose there is a way to create ones own wind and have a wind turbine so constructed that it will run continually even when there...

  • Building the Interstellar Space Vehicle
    0

    Building the Interstellar Space Vehicle

    6 years ago

    We began to build large structures in space with to advent of the International Space Station. This is just the first step in many more to come if humanity is to mount a mission to the planets and the stars.

  • A Manned Mission to the Stars
    11

    A Manned Mission to the Stars

    6 years ago

    Humanity has already made tentative steps into space, but we have to go a lot further if we are going to mount missions to planets and to the stars. Two spacecraft are now essentially in interstellar space; the Voyagers launched in the mid 70s of the last century.

  • Useless Eaters
    5

    Useless Eaters

    4 years ago

    Life eats! It is true for all of life. Plants eat sunlight. animals eat plants and some animals eat other animals. Yet in human society, we are confronted with the term useless eaters and the need for sustainability. A useless eater by definition is someone who uses food resources without...

  • Adulterated Fast Foods, Convenience Foods, Water
    2

    Adulterated Fast Foods, Convenience Foods, Water

    2 years ago

    Not everything that is advertised as wholesome and good for you measures up to the claim. there is almost a limitless list of additives to food. Virtually noting is exempt, Some foods of course are worse than others and it usually is the processed ones that are the worst. Fast food is also...

  • Occupation: 1930s and 2010s
    0

    Occupation: 1930s and 2010s

    4 years ago

    A repeating pattern is emerging. A pattern seen in the 1930s is being played out once more in a seeming repetition of history. There was an occupation in the 1932-33 period and again in the 2011-12 period. There are also other similarities, some of which point to a disturbing possibility if the...

  • Legislating Morality
    3

    Legislating Morality

    6 years ago

    Legislating morality has not worked in the past and it is not working now. Some people have the view that morality shapes history while others say it is the economy. The truth is both are linked together and as long as we treat them separately, that is as long as we will repeat the errors and...

  • Avoiding Cross Contamination
    1

    Avoiding Cross Contamination

    4 years ago

    Keeping things clean is not as simple and straight forward as many would think. Cross contamination means that you have to take stringent and extra care to avoid touching anything previously contaminated with dirt or pathogens with your freshly washed hands. Ways to avoid cross contamination...

  • Art Appreciation 101
    2

    Art Appreciation 101

    6 years ago

    Art comes in a huge variety of types today and this selection is increasing with every new twist and turn of materials, media and technology. The question is, "Is it art or not?" becomes more paramount as technology increases its influence on all the arts. At one time, taking a photograph was...

  • Foreknowing Life
    0

    Foreknowing Life

    5 years ago

    By overcoming ignorance, being aware of all around us, we can learn to avoid doing harm to ourselves and more importantly, to avoid doing harm to others. The essence of spiritual practice is summed up in how we respond to the needs of others in all aspects of life.

  • Company Town to Company Planet
    0

    Company Town to Company Planet

    4 years ago

    The company town used to be more common and some still exist. They are more or less a completely closed entity managed and owned by one person who is boss, banker, landlord and everything else to the workers. The company town boss/owner is a virtual god who controls life and death itself in the...

  • Fascism-101
    4

    Fascism-101

    6 years ago

    There are distinct signs in any political situation that will allow you to see if a society is drifting toward totalitarianism. Everyone who likes the idea of freedom should become familiar with the signs and be prepared to challenge this drift to a rigid militarist society.

  • The Occupy Movement
    9

    The Occupy Movement

    6 years ago

    The occupy movement began in the Middle East at the beginning of 2011. By the fall of 2011, occupy Wall Street was born to address serious issues in the US at the financial center of the country. Since then, it has mushroomed to some 1,500 locations, but it is now under fire with new draconian laws...

  • Collective Ignorance
    6

    Collective Ignorance

    6 years ago

    Ignorance is not bliss and especially if it encompasses the breadth of human civilization. It is well said that those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it. We are not taught the real history so we are busy repeating past mistakes.

  • Sirius
    1

    Sirius

    5 years ago

    Sirius is a star that has figured importantly in many cosmogonies of human history. It used to line up to events in Egypt at certain points of the year. Around the time of Egypt's 4th dynasty, it signified the flooding of the Nile River. But due to the precession of the equinoxes and the stars own...

  • Life, Death and Cosmic Conditions
    3

    Life, Death and Cosmic Conditions

    4 years ago

    Life and death is universally accepted as the reality of our existence. It pervades all of our myths, legends and religions. Life, death and change are woven into the fabric of the cosmos. For the physical realm, eternal life is impossible, unless you happen to be a master of the total universe.

  • The Cult of Violence
    9

    The Cult of Violence

    4 years ago

    Violence is pervasive today. In the past, television has been blamed for the promotion of violence and today, it is video gaming. But these cannot be isolated from bullying the is pervasive in society and our own natural tendencies to commit violence.

  • Chaos and the Disintegration of the New World Order
    2

    Chaos and the Disintegration of the New World Order

    6 years ago

    All societies are subject to the laws of chaos and non linear dynamics. Many factors operate simultaneously to affect a single individual and a society. Some of them are known and some unknown. It is the surprises that can be the most devastating if we are not prepared for them.

  • Cosmic Dangers Faster than a Speeding Bullet
    4

    Cosmic Dangers Faster than a Speeding Bullet

    6 years ago

    Most micro-micrometeorites are small, but they move very quickly. The laws of mass tell us that the faster something moves relative to you, the greater its mass. Thus, a particle the size of a pinhead could have fatal consequences it it hit you in space, moving at 30,000 to 70,000 kilometers an...

  • False Armageddons vs Real Catastrophe
    2

    False Armageddons vs Real Catastrophe

    5 years ago

    There are many end of the world scenarios that predict the end of the world. In fact some are now in the past and we are still here. But, there are endings that are never predicted and many people have their ending there.

  • Progress; Illusory Advancement & Cycles
    3

    Progress; Illusory Advancement & Cycles

    5 years ago

    We are lulled into believing that progress is a natural occurrence and will go on indefinitely. In the context of recorded history, others thought the same; that things would go on just the way they are forever. However, more civilizations have disappeared altogether than the number of countries...

  • Why We Don't Have Available Teslian Technology
    15

    Why We Don't Have Available Teslian Technology

    7 years ago

    The Genius of Nikola Tesla began to unfold in the late 19th century and continued well into the 20th century. Nikola Tesla gave the world polyphase electrical motors, AC current and the foundation of wireless transmission. Yet, most of his genius remains hidden away. Anyone who wants to bring his...

  • Bears: What You Need to Know
    10

    Bears: What You Need to Know

    4 years ago

    If you go into the woods today, you may be in for a surprise. Not all surprises are the pleasant kind and you have to be careful. Bears are among the most successful of species owing to their universality of location all over the planet with the exception of Antarctica.

  • Harmonics & Dissonance
    3

    Harmonics & Dissonance

    7 years ago

    The solar system has some very subtle things going on, which most astronomers have overlooked. However, we are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of not only harmonics, but of dissonance. Harmonics helps to build planets. Dissonance allows them to co-exist in the presence of each other...

  • Tidal Influences & Perturbation
    0

    Tidal Influences & Perturbation

    6 years ago

    The earth and moon interact on one another. The moon causes tides on earth and the moon gradually moves away from the earth over a long period of time.

  • Our Responsibility to One Another
    7

    Our Responsibility to One Another

    5 years ago

    The Bible teaches us to be responsible for one another, to help in the time of crisis as we would like to be helped in our own crisis. We have been misled concerning what is important, such as not to lend at usury or interest. We have been told to concentrate on standing against secular humanism...

  • Harmonic Spectroscopy
    3

    Harmonic Spectroscopy

    6 years ago

    Any organized stellar system that has a central star or binary stars with a barycenter with planets in orbit will sort the planets via gravity according to a balance between resonance and dissonance. Planets cannot orbit in a stable manner if their orbital periods are in resonance. Thus, planets...

  • The Eight Limbs of Yoga
    2

    The Eight Limbs of Yoga

    4 years ago

    There are eight main branches to yoga. Most people in the west are familiar with hatha yoga and to a lessor extent, bhakti yoga. In India and nearby regions, practitioners of yoga know that it is a way of life encompassing all aspects thereof.

  • The Real Meaning of Spirituality
    0

    The Real Meaning of Spirituality

    4 years ago

    The question of spirituality means a lot of different things to differently believing people. There is however an acid test to determine what is really spiritual and what is mere fakery. Fakes can be clever in the extreme, but even these can be exposed quickly if you know what to look for and the...

  • Growing an Indoor Garden
    1

    Growing an Indoor Garden

    4 years ago

    No outdoor garden space? Then try some of these ideas to grow some of your own food!

  • Quantifying Evil
    7

    Quantifying Evil

    6 years ago

    Everyone has some sort of definition for evil and these differ from person to person and region. But there are acts that few can dispute as being evil. We can actually measure a society by scientific and mathematical statistics to quantify the level of evil therein.

  • Paradise Earth
    3

    Paradise Earth

    5 years ago

    Earth us unique among the known planets in that it has complex life and all the conditions that are required in order to support it. Considering what exists on other planets, earth by comparison is a paradise planet.

  • Key Verses in Understanding Nostradamus
    4

    Key Verses in Understanding Nostradamus

    5 years ago

    To understand Nostradamus, one needs to have certain keys. These keys are found in some of his quatrains, his epistles to Henry II and to his son Caesar. These keys help us to interpret other stanzas.

  • Nostradamus on the coming mega famine
    5

    Nostradamus on the coming mega famine

    4 years ago

    Nostradamus was a curious seer of the Renaissance who forecast many events, some of which have come true. There is one about a huge famine that seems to be building in the current period, as it has happened before. He was an astrologer with keen insights concerning the unseen.

  • 2011 Post Games Riot
    7

    2011 Post Games Riot

    5 years ago

    Riots can often have unforeseen tragic results, especially to those who are not part of the riot. Homeless people 0ften find themselves in the way of a riot mob and suffer as a result.

  • False Flags
    7

    False Flags

    4 years ago

    Perhaps the most infamous false flag in history is Hitler's burning of the Reichstag in 1933 which he blamed on a transient found nearby. But there have also been other false flags not so well publicized. Many consider the attack on the WTC to be a false flag operation.

  • The Precession Problem
    1

    The Precession Problem

    4 years ago

    How do we know exactly where the sun is in relation to the background stars. As the sun is so bright, this is no easy task. However, we have ways of finding out and what we have found is that the apparent movement of the sun is not as straight forward as many have thought. The earth is affected in...

  • Economic, Social and Psychological Reasons Behind Rioting
    5

    Economic, Social and Psychological Reasons Behind Rioting

    4 years ago

    Rioting does not happen "out of thin air". There is usually a cause behind people going on a mass riot where anarchy and destruction prevail. Causes such as economic prevail today, but people will also riot over sporting events, injustice and other reasons.

  • Extremophiles
    5

    Extremophiles

    4 years ago

    Not all life exists in the narrow band where humans, animals and plants live. There are some that live in bizarre environments once thought impossible to support life. Some complex forms can live in searing temperatures near deep sea volcanic vents. Ice worms actually live on ice searching of algae...

  • The Impact of Modern War on the Animal Kingdom and Nature
    3

    The Impact of Modern War on the Animal Kingdom and Nature

    5 years ago

    We know how hard war is on people, but what is not expressed at all is the trauma caused to animals caught in the crossfire. This is true of both domestic and wild animals, many who are killed and mortally wounded as a result of gunfire, selling and bombing. Further, anywhere where war rages, is a...

  • Preparing Sauces
    4

    Preparing Sauces

    6 years ago

    The secret of good cooking is in the preparation of sauces that give the meal its zip. A good chef must also be familiar with making sauces.

  • Peak Performance and Location
    0

    Peak Performance and Location

    5 years ago

    We all have our on days and off days. Some have the privilege to be allowed off days while others are expected to have nothing but on days. This however, is a denial of cycles that affect all of us. In addition to this, location serves as an important regulator of function. A person with jet lag...

  • Vegan Pizza & Other Vegan Dishes
    3

    Vegan Pizza & Other Vegan Dishes

    5 years ago

    Being a vegetarian or vegan does not mean you have to give up on favorites like pizza and other dishes you enjoyed in the past. With a little imagination and cooking skill, you can create dishes with taste that are virtually indistinguishable from the traditional ones.

  • Insects as Food
    4

    Insects as Food

    6 years ago

    Many people do eat bugs. In a world of shrinking food supplies and growing population, the concept of eating insects is becoming a viable option. There are ways to prepare them for eating other than coating them in chocolate.

  • History of Hockey: Canada's Love Affair with the Game
    4

    History of Hockey: Canada's Love Affair with the Game

    3 years ago

    Hockey has a long history. The game in its structure originates in ancient Rome. Since then, it has been played in various forms and has evolved to what we see now. Ice hockey got its start in Canada in the late 19th century by borrowing ice skates developed in Holland.

  • The Theoretical Possibility of Artificially Induced Earthquakes
    5

    The Theoretical Possibility of Artificially Induced Earthquakes

    4 years ago

    There is theoretical as well as increasing evidence that human beings can create earthquakes. This is based on the theory and understanding or resonance. It is said the Tesla understood this and developed an earthquake making device. Well placed atomic explosions are also know to create earthquakes.

  • The Rapture has Ruptured
    13

    The Rapture has Ruptured

    3 years ago

    There exists groups who believe in the rapture of the believers and those who do not believe in this. There are even variations among various groups of believers as to how the rapture is to occur. Many prophecies have been made and all of them have thus far failed.

  • Mining: A Trip into Hell
    1

    Mining: A Trip into Hell

    4 years ago

    If you ever wanted to know what hell might be like, there are few places that are closer to that than a mine. Yet, millions go into these dark, damp, cold and close places everyday and risk their lives for coal, metals or diamonds. Some mines are so deep that they are actually hot like some...

  • Sexual violence
    2

    Sexual violence

    6 years ago

    Though we hear a lot about sexual harassment against women by men, the reverse is also true. Some women use harassment and violence to get their way with men of their choosing. There are many stories where a woman wants a man to approach her sexually and when he fails to follow through, she accuses...

  • Food Deserts
    4

    Food Deserts

    4 years ago

    People do not starve from famines as much as the result of monoculture cash crops that occupy space that was once used for growing food. Whole vast regions that were once home to countless species and bio-diversity have been reduced to virtual deserts.

  • Why Humanity Should Fear Impacts
    1

    Why Humanity Should Fear Impacts

    5 years ago

    Like any other celestial body in space, the earth is subject to impacts from comets and asteroids. There are tales and legends handed down from ancient times that tell of us that earth endured huge catastrophes due to comet and asteroid encounters. Since 1994, we have had to acknowledge that this...

  • Earth Lights and Real UFOs
    0

    Earth Lights and Real UFOs

    4 years ago

    That UFO you just saw. Are you sure it is really a flying saucer or it it something else that can be quite natural. There are many things that can cause strange sightings in the sky, on the earth and even under the sea.

  • Engineering Prophetic Fulfilment
    0

    Engineering Prophetic Fulfilment

    4 years ago

    Have you ever given though to the possibility that those who are in power create a prophecy and then organize events in order to fulfill it? This is what can be called engineering prophetic fulfillment and it can have a huge impact on the populations under the control of a power elite. One thing is...

  • The Stellium of 23 Sept. 2010
    1

    The Stellium of 23 Sept. 2010

    7 years ago

    Major alignment of planets appear to have an effect on the affairs of history and on how nature functions on the earth. We know now that changes on the sun effects all the planets and the arrangement of planets have an effect on the sun in a feedback loop. There is objective science and then there...

  • The Ages According to the 13 Unequal Zodiacal Constellations
    1

    The Ages According to the 13 Unequal Zodiacal Constellations

    4 years ago

    If we look along the ecliptic and the constellations of the zodiac, one thing becomes apparent and that is they are not all 30 degrees in extent. some are more and some less. Only a few are actually 30 degrees. In addition, there is a 13th constellation that intersects the ecliptic and that is...

  • Transitional Program to Becoming Vegetarian
    8

    Transitional Program to Becoming Vegetarian

    6 years ago

    Many people are making the move to become vegetarian, but this should be done carefully so as not to place yourself in a state of shock. A gradual program of transition is recommended, plus gaining understanding of nutrition is recommended.

  • Age in Psychosis
    5

    Age in Psychosis

    4 years ago

    The pressures of the modern world and the lust for wealth and power drive large numbers of people into psychosis. Those who have studied the characteristics of psychotics can readily see the symptoms of psychosis in many businesses that have large influence in finance and politics.

  • Animals an Average Person Eats in a Lifetime
    36

    Animals an Average Person Eats in a Lifetime

    3 years ago

    In a world of eat or be eaten, many are unaware of how many animals must give up their lives in order for us to live another day. We must ask ourselves, are we worthy of that massive sacrifice over the extent of a lifetime?

  • Orbital Analysis of the Solar System
    3

    Orbital Analysis of the Solar System

    5 years ago

    The orbits of the solar system planets are a good deal more complex than is presented in most texts. For one thing, the figures that most people use are derived from the orbit of the earth around the sun, which is itself inclined by about 7 degrees to the solar equator, a figure greater than the...

  • Chilam Balam (Jaguar God)
    1

    Chilam Balam (Jaguar God)

    4 years ago

    Chilam Balam, the Jaguar god who was a Mayan warrior - king - high priest made some predictions that have come down to haunt us in the modern era. But much of the account reads like an eye witness account of a huge cataclysm that occurred in the distant past. Horrific accounts are written of earth...

  • the Drake Equation & Catastrophe
    2

    the Drake Equation & Catastrophe

    4 years ago

    The famous Drake Equation for calculating the number of inhabitable planets with intelligent civilizations is in need of revision given new understanding of how the cosmos operates.

  • Greed for Oil
    3

    Greed for Oil

    5 years ago

    Greed for oil is literally killing us and the planet. This fact is made all the worse by the fact that there are alternatives to warring for oil and polluting the atmosphere with the combustion products of oil. Accidents such as the BP oil spill are also hard on the planet.

  • Fear Mongering
    5

    Fear Mongering

    5 years ago

    Fear is one proven way to control large numbers of people. The state and law rely on this to keep people in line. There are those who exploit fear in order to make a killing in the market.

  • Ancient Earth Friendly Ideas for Modern Times
    1

    Ancient Earth Friendly Ideas for Modern Times

    4 years ago

    In a world view increasingly obsessed with being green and sustainable, there are ways long since used that can go a long way to protecting the environment. Many of these ideas are easy to implement right now at minimal cost. One idea about refrigeration allows you to cool and preserve food...

  • Virtual People
    3

    Virtual People

    4 years ago

    Will the real people please stand up, please stand up, please stand up! In a world of advancing software, enter the virtual person who has no real existence outside of the virtual world of the internet. You and I may be unwitting hosts and friends of virtual people to ends that we do not know.

  • Dealing with Fallout or Detonation Irradiation
    2

    Dealing with Fallout or Detonation Irradiation

    6 years ago

    Radiation comes in several forms, some relatively harmless and some of it deadly. Knowing what type you are dealing with and how to protect yourself are important if you want to survive any kind of substantial radiation increase. Alpha and Beta radiation can be easily stopped, but this is not true...

  • The Mysterious Toltec
    3

    The Mysterious Toltec

    4 years ago

    This mysterious, little known MEsoamerican civilization left its share of monuments over a small territory. Yet, it is believed that they were one of the two influences of the incredible Maya as well as the Aztec.

  • Understanding Mayan Counting and Math
    3

    Understanding Mayan Counting and Math

    6 years ago

    The very basis of Mayan counting is a vegismal (twenty based) system. This was found by interpreting books like the Papal Vuh and their marvelous calendar. It crops up mainly in their counting of astronomical cycles, but is also found elsewhere.

  • The Natural Source of the 260 Day Sacred Calendar
    3

    The Natural Source of the 260 Day Sacred Calendar

    3 years ago

    The Maya have a 260 day calendar and it does have a source in observable celestial dynamics. At about 15 degrees north or south of the equator, the period of time between times when the sun is directly overhead is 260 days. The Maya hold two days sacred where the sun is overhead at that latitude...

  • 13 or 14 Zodiacal Constellations
    6

    13 or 14 Zodiacal Constellations

    4 years ago

    Most people know of 12 constellations that make up the ecliptic zodiac. Bu, there are two more that are often left out. Ophiuchus is one of them and is located near Scorpio and Sagittarius. The other is Orion that almost intersects the ecliptic at the border of Taurus and Gemini.

  • Geothermal energy: The How Too
    6

    Geothermal energy: The How Too

    6 years ago

    Recently we have seen an upsurge in volcanic activity around the world. Many places around the world are active, showing us a source of geothermal energy. Yet we do not pursue this form of energy vigorously enough, so most of it goes untapped. Iceland is the only country on the planet that takes...

  • Event Clustering and Stochastic Processes
    3

    Event Clustering and Stochastic Processes

    6 years ago

    Stochastic processes govern a lot of phenomenon, much more so than most people realize. The study of randomness has evolved to understand such things as the emergence of order out of chaos and the underlying chaos in ordered systems. Stochastic processes also heavily influence economics.

  • Amazing Orchids; The Closest Life Gets to Breathairianism
    0

    Amazing Orchids; The Closest Life Gets to Breathairianism

    4 years ago

    Orchids come in a huge variety. In their natural setting, they live on the branches of trees and gather nutrition from the mists of the steaming jungles or near waterfalls where they proliferate. People have become fond of orchids, prizing them for their unique, long lasting blooms. These plants...

  • Animals Are Among Our Best Friends
    6

    Animals Are Among Our Best Friends

    2 years ago

    Human beings have a lot of animal friends. Among them are the ever popular dog, cats, horses, elephants, oxen, cows, chickens, pigeons and many others that are raised as pets or as work companions.

  • Behind Closed Doors; Out of Sight, Out of Mind
    5

    Behind Closed Doors; Out of Sight, Out of Mind

    6 years ago

    What we don't know can definitely hurt us. Ignorance is not bliss, especially for the animals that many of us use as food. Hidden from the average eye is an archipelago of excruciating torture unknown to most people. To the hundreds of millions of animals living life for inevitable slaughter, life...

  • Mind and Brain
    6

    Mind and Brain

    6 years ago

    Mind and brain are not the same. The existence of the brain does not mean that there is a mind. The mind requires the brain to function just as software requires the computer in order to function. Mind and brain are inextricably bound together and the mind needs the brain in order to function and...

  • Milton Friedman: A Sales Pitch
    4

    Milton Friedman: A Sales Pitch

    4 years ago

    Milton Friedman, winner of the Nobel Prize for economics in 2006, is the philosophical head of the Chicago School and the shock doctrine. As a philosophy, the shock doctrine believes in absolute capitalism with no government control and no social programs backed by taxes taken from entrepreneurs....

  • America's 4th Revolution
    0

    America's 4th Revolution

    5 years ago

    The Tea Party arose as a result of the popular dissatisfaction with the economy and the performance of the Republicans and the Democrats. The Tea Party is a large band of ultra conservative fundamentalists who want to run the government. They have a large base of support.

  • The Sacred 52 year Calendar Round
    0

    The Sacred 52 year Calendar Round

    6 years ago

    As we near the 520th year of the incursion of the Europeans into the First Nations, ten full sacred calendar rounds will have been completed. That will occur late in 2012. The Maya have many co-running calendars working together all at once and all of them are tied to the sky and planetary...

  • Constructing a Medicine Wheel
    2

    Constructing a Medicine Wheel

    2 years ago

    Building one's own medicine wheel is one of the best ways to become familiar with the earth - sky relationship. To build an effective medicine wheel, one needs a flat and isolated stretch of ground in which to begin mapping out important transits of the sun, moon and stars over the years. This...

  • The Measure of the Precession
    3

    The Measure of the Precession

    6 years ago

    As far as precession of the equinoxes are concerned, there are many opinions, but almost all of them are inaccurate. Further, we do not have a real handle on the problem considering that modern observation has only been going on for a short time. There are many sources that indicate different times...

  • Understanding Our Place in the Galaxy
    3

    Understanding Our Place in the Galaxy

    5 years ago

    To get a grasp of where we are in the cosmos involves plenty of research over a long time and educated guesswork along the way. Today we understand our place in the galaxy and at this time, the peculiar alignment between our solar system and the heart of the galaxy.

  • Lag Time
    0

    Lag Time

    5 years ago

    Just when you thought you were really confused about what cause produces what effect enters the phenomenon of lag time. Lag time is a very real factor that separates cause and effect. When several things are going on simultaneously, it is hard to determine what cause is associated with what effect....

  • The Sacred Diamond Back Rattle Snake
    12

    The Sacred Diamond Back Rattle Snake

    4 years ago

    The Mayans held the diamond back rattle snake in high regard. The pattern on its length exactly recapitulated one of their sacred counts in the number of scales in each individual pattern. The snake also had a connection to Kukalcan, their chief deity, their equivalent to Quetzalcoatl, the plumed...

  • The Very Best Gift You Can Give Your Child
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    The Very Best Gift You Can Give Your Child

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