Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Happy New Year


Whew! It has been a weird year. The down swing in hope and the expose of crooks with their hands in our pockets who sold us the quick easy snake oil we are prone to be suckers for (make money from real estate and the stock market) has not outstripped the mass illusion of fear that we have been living through since 9-11 and going back in time to the warning of Eisenhower the rise of the military industrial complex (MIC). The BBC series The Power of Nightmares rang true to me. In order to keep the USA going we needed a dream--an illusion--to keep us out of trouble. Hitler knew it, and the leaders of the MIC knew it in spades--sell the snake oil we all gobble up--the snake oil of fear.

So we bought it--every last drop of it and we haven't stop imbibing since DDE left the scene more than 50 or so years ago. Fear is the great snake oil that we all look for to justify our needs to be greedy and to look out for numero uno.

In spite of this, I hope we have learned one important lesson. The guys at the top (they usally are those with testosterone-stoned brains) are really not any smarter than you when it comes to thinking about the world. We need to practice thinking for ourselves and not looking for the nearest snake-oil remedy to haul us out of the ditches of our own mass illusion that those people "out there" are out there to gitchya.

Happy New Year--let's make this one count for all of us.

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9 Comments:

Blogger Timmee said...

Wow! A post!

Good to hear from you. Looking forward to more frequent posts.

January 1, 2009 at 1:43 AM  
Blogger Arty said...

Glad to see you back. Happy new year.

Tom

January 3, 2009 at 12:43 AM  
Blogger Fred Alan Wolf said...

Thanks people, I plan to devote more blog time this year. I appreciate your continued support.

January 3, 2009 at 10:56 AM  
Blogger aequilibrium said...

Thank you for helping us to find answers. I feel i am starting a long walk

January 4, 2009 at 1:46 PM  
Blogger Paun Mirela said...

I wish for Fred Allan Wolf and Happy New Year to "how many dimensions you want" as many accomplishments and happy and beneficial!

Mirela Paun

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Blogger StaceyLee said...

Hi

Could the following "simple experiment" prove that matter is continually recreated anew at a rate too fast for us to perceive?

Experiment: A room is filled with a few objects e.g. desk, chair, vase, picture on wall, etc. The room and its contents are accurately measured. Every day the room is revisited, nothing disturbed, and re-measured for a set period of time, say a month or two. If there is a "difference" in the measurements over time resulting in an "average" it could support the theory of pulsating particles.

This could also provide theories to why there is a limitation with measurements e.g. 99.99% accuracy.

The clincher is that by conducting a test to determine if there is a difference in measurement, it could well be found: because as the observer is looking for it, the observer is inadvertenly going to create the anomaly, however the anomaly can only arrive if the theory is true!

Could testing of this kind help "enlighten" our scientific community to help alter the current paradigms?

Thank you for your wonderful contribution to our consciousness and I appreciate any response you could give, if your time permits.

Regards
Leesanda Binetti (nee Papalia)

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