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Read or Condemn Yourself to Death by Ignorance

For those courageous souls brave enough to look and see what is,

who are unwilling to blindly accept

the lies and rules of tyrannical authority.

Wednesday 29th July 2020


Hope this finds you fit and well.

My mind got to wandering a couple of days ago and I thought about what it takes to be really competent at something. Maybe because I am listening to some really good musical artists.

If you look over the areas of life in which you are the most competent you will probably see that the following holds true.

First you had to be willing to face or Confront the subject. You did not say, “Oh, I couldn’t confront doing THAT!”

You then had to Communicate with either the theory or the objects of the subject to Learn about them.

Once you gained a certainty on the theory/objects of the subject you acquired Knowledge.

To increase your competence you Drilled the doingnesses of the subject to acquire Competence.

As you continued to Apply the doingnesses you would Review your actions to see if they obtained the desired product and, if not, you would Revise your actions to imrove the quality or quantity of the final product.

And if you continue to Apply, Review and Revise you can get to a VERY high level of Competence.

Again, the steps are:

Drill the Actions

I know, CCLUKDCARR is not a great sounding acronym but the sequence wasn’t set to conform to a nice sounding acronym it was listed to help you teach someone what it takes to be as good as you are at what you do best.

Hope it helps!

Here is a sampling of what crossed my digital desk over the last week.

Graduate In Front Of Mammatus Clouds

Belarus president unwilling to accept additional terms to get foreign loans

Fertility rate: ’Jaw-dropping’ global crash in children being born

China’s Secret Speech: A Pandemic Plan to Murder 200 million Americans

The Water Inside

On Government

No Coal Seam Gas

Leave The Game

Meeting Room

Blind Belief In Authority

Two days to tell George Christensen’s committee we need a national bank!

Prepare Yourself For What Is Coming

I hope you get something from it!


Graduate In Front Of Mammatus Clouds
Graduate In Front Of Mammatus Clouds

Just had to share this one with you.

Belarus president unwilling to accept additional terms to get foreign loans

(Tom: If you are at all curious as to why the unscientific and counter-productive response to this alleged Coronavirus epidemic is consistent across the planet, it is because it is promoted by a coordiated push from international organisations such as the WHO and IMF. Here is the evidence. And if you are of a mind to learn more, read Confessions of an Economic Hit Man by John Perkins.)

Additional conditions which do nto apply to the financial part are unacceptable for Belarus, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said when speaking about external lending during a meeting to discuss support measures for the real economic sector on the part of the banking system, BelTA has learned.

Aleksandr Lukashenko asked the participants of the meeting how things were with the provision of foreign credit assistance to Belarus. “What are our partners’ requirements? It was announced that they can provide Belarus with $940 million in so-called rapid financing. How are things here?” the head of state inquired.

At the same time, he stressed that additional conditions which do not apply to the financial part are unacceptable for the country. “We hear the demands, for example, to model our coronavirus response on that of Italy. I do not want to see the Italian situation to repeat in Belarus. We have our own country and our own situation,” the president said.

According to the president, the World Bank has showed interest in Belarus’ coronavirus response practices. “It is ready to fund us ten times more than it offered initially as a token of commendation for our efficient fight against this virus. The World Bank has even asked the Healthcare Ministry to share the experience. Meanwhile, the IMF continues to demand from us quarantine measures, isolation, a curfew. This is nonsense. We will not dance to anyone’s tune,” said the president.

Fertility rate: ’Jaw-dropping’ global crash in children being born

The world is ill-prepared for the global crash in children being born which is set to have a “jaw-dropping” impact on societies, say researchers.

Falling fertility rates mean nearly every country could have shrinking populations by the end of the century.

And 23 nations - including Spain and Japan - are expected to see their populations halve by 2100.

China’s Secret Speech: A Pandemic Plan to Murder 200 million Americans
CCP Speech

Seems there is insanity to the right of us and insanity to the left of us. The full text of the speech ( explains the CCP’s attitude to religions.

The Water Inside
The Water Inside

On Government

My sensibilities are continually assaulted by the huge disparity between the existing scene and what I hold to be an ideal scene for society.

And if it is true that we get that on whcih we put our attention, then I better start putting my (and a lot of other people’s as this reality is created by agreement) attention on what it is we consider desirable!

So I tender this draft:

The Purpose of a Government:
To provide a peaceful, secure operating and living environment for our citizens and neighbours to be free from oppression so they can flourish and prosper.
To provide a clean, unpolluted environment (land, air, water and sea) that supports and encourages abundant plant, animal, bird and human life.

The Product of a Government:
A safe environment, secure internally and from exterior threat where the population are free to pursue constructive goals without oppression.
Abundant highly arable land sufficient to accommodate our present and future food needs and provide excess with which we can help less fortunate neighbours in times of famine or crisis.
Fresh, clean, unpolluted water in abundance of our present and future needs.
A healthy, ethical, educated population, competent in communication, coexistence, logic and problem solving and broadly and extensively skilled in their chosen endeavour.

As you can reasily see, the governments that we have must be working on other purposes and products or there must be huge opposition to the attainment of the above, or both, as we do not have what most would think desirable.

I consider that we need to be continually putting the attention of the govenment on the above (or a better version of it) and start holding the members accountable for the non-attainment of the proper product of government!

Letting rioters and looters destroy property and harm or kill people is the exact opposite of proper government and any governor, mayor or police chief who lets this happen on their watch should be summarily dismissed with no pension and charged with treason on their post.

No Coal Seam Gas
No Coal Seam Gas

I received this email:

Dear Tom,

It’s been an absolutely huge week in the campaign to stop Narrabri CSG. Hundreds of people are presenting at the IPC hearing and the vast majority are objecting to the project!

We’ve watched knitting nannas, local shire councillors, state MPs, CWA members, wildlife lovers, doctors, local landholders, townspeople from across the north west and many, many more, speaking passionately and knowledgeably against this destructive project.

We’ve made a huge impression this week. But it’s vital that we back this up with thousands of written submissions. Can you make a quick submission right now?

We’ve heard from farmers worried about what CSG production will do to the groundwater they rely on for all their food production.

Gomeroi Traditional Custodians told the Commission that preservation of the Pilliga Forest is essential to maintaining their cultural wellbeing.

Yesterday, my friend Dave Watt, a rural fire service volunteer who farms adjacent to the proposed gasfield, warned the Commission of the increased risk of bushfire Santos will bring to the “tinderbox” Pilliga Forest.

If you’ve been moved or outraged by the evidence you’ve heard this week, I urge you to take a few minutes to submit an objection to the project.

Today the IPC has heard five hours of riveting expert testimony about groundwater, salt waste, biodiversity, social impacts, economics and more.

We have strong arguments on our side, what we need now is a wave of thousands of submissions opposing the gasfield.

The deadline has now been extended until the 10th August. Use our handy guide to help you make a unique submission objecting to the Narrabri CSG Project.

Tom, we need your help at this crucial moment.

Please help us keep north west NSW gasfield free by lodging a submission and encouraging your friends to do the same.

Sally Hunter

NW NSW farmer

PS - if you’re keen to catch up on the action at the hearing, Lock the Gate is live streaming a daily debrief every afternoon from 5pm-6pm. Join us there tonight to hear the debrief from today’s expert and local presentations.

Lock the Gate Alliance

Tomorrow I am allocated 5 minutes to present to the IPC. This is what I will be saying. Fee free to borrow any of it for your submission.

Despite living in inner city Glebe, far removed from Narrabri, I eat, my children and grandchildren eat and I have a small health food manufacturing business. So the indefinite continuance of a good quality, nutrient dense and abundant food supply at an affordable price is very important to me.

One advantage of an external consultant is that they can bring different experience and a wide angle lens to the discussion.

If we were to have the luxury of an InterGalactic Planetary Consultant specialising in resource management, what would their recommendation be to us today?

If they were to do a thorough job they would presumably do an analysis of our history, human, intellectual and physical assets and liabilities as well as man’s past and current engineering, planning and management capabilities.

Historically the consultant may note that 8 of the 9 civilizations extant at the end of the bronze age, about 1200 BC, at the Eastern end of the Mediterranean were destroyed due to drought, famine and war.

As part of the analysis of our present situation the consultant may discover that this week the UN estimated if we continue as we are, we have less than 60 years left of arable farmland. This is potentially an extinction level event.

Assessing the quality control of our engineering, the consultant would presumably take into account the following:
the use of nuclear power plants and the Chernobyl and Fukushima disasters,
the use of oil tankers and Exxon Valdez and other environmental disasters,
the use of deep water offshore oil drilling and not only the Deepwater Horizon spill but the environmentally disastrous handling of it,
the oil pipelines in the US and Canada and the hundreds of environmentally destructive leaks,
the use of fracking and the many examples of aquifer and soil pollution the use of space rockets and the Appollo disaster and,
closer to home, the calamatous mismanagement of the Murray-Darling

and accurately conclude that where there is a risk involved, the current state of man’s development is inadequate to the task of preserving a safe, clean environment.

Poor soil management techniques, over-use of commercial fertilizers and lack of regenerative farming might also rate a mention.

If the consultant were really top notch they might also note the hardest illogic to spot, the missing elements that should be there but are not. Like the Bradfied and other schemes that, if constructed, would divert water to the West of the Great Dividing Range sufficient to permit Australia to be the world’s food bowl.

The consultant may conclude that the list of man’s accomplishments might be long but our level of unethical conduct, greed and under-engineering has led to an impressive list of failures.

So they would probably factor into their recommendation the gross mismanagement of our human and environmental resources as evidenced by:
the unethical nature of much of our population,
the unstable political climate,
the depleting levels of aquifers and food reserves around the world,
the profit motivation of corporations and inadequate supervisory managament or governance structures that appliy little to no restraint to the greed of many who make it to top management positions and
the disatrous under-engineering and poor quality control which sabotages our attempts at problem solving, ever more potentially to the level of species extinction.

The consultant may even look, as I did some time ago, at the sale of much of Australia’s agricultural land, water resources and food production to China and wondered how that would pan out if China had a food crisis and our Chinese owned food production was all shipped offshore.

Unfortunately, with the present drought in Northern China and the floods in the South and West, we may not have to wait too long to find out.

The consultant may even look at the Sun’s historical and future effect on our climate and agriculture and note we are due for a mini-Ice age in the next few decades which will lead to a reduced percentage of the world’s presnt farmland being arable and lower yields from that land.

Given the above, I suspect our consultant would advise us here in Australia that nationally rather than foreign owned, arable land and unpolluted aquifers were so high on the level of survival assets that absolutely nothing should be permitted to jeapardise the preservation, improvement, expansion and optimal use of them.

Probably being aware that the psychotic lives in the past, the neurotic in the present and only the sane plan for the future, I suspect our consultant would consider it insane to think otherwise.

Our consultant may even remind us that food was the top item on Maszlow’s list of hierachial needs and, harking back to the 8 civilizations that perished 3,000 years ago, ask, have we progressed a long way technically without a concurrent level of advance in our foresight and planning?

Unless we can improve the planning of our resources such that we can answer that question confidently and resoundlingly in the negative then potentially our grandchildren face a much bleaker future than I would like to leave them.

Thank you for your time.

Leave The Game
Leave The Game

Meeting Room
Meeting Room

Slaps forehead, shakes head and goes for a long walk as a sanity refresher...

Blind Belief In Authority
Blind Belief In Authority

Two days to tell George Christensen’s committee we need a national bank!

Submissions to the Inquiry into Diversifying Australia’s Trade and Investment Profile, being conducted by Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Trade and Investment Growth, close on Friday 31 July. If you haven’t yet made a submission, you have two days to tell the inquiry that the solution to having more diversity in trade and investment is a national bank. Currently investment in Australia is overwhelmingly dominated by the USA and UK, while trade is overwhelmingly dominated by raw materials exports to China. With a national development bank such as Bob Katter intends to introduce in Parliament soon, Australia could harness the $3 trillion in superannuation to invest in our own economic development of infrastructure and industries. The new industries we create, along with the expansion of existing value-adding industries, will lead to new export markets that diversify our trade. There’s no reason not to export iron ore to China, but we should use more of it ourselves and aim to export far more than iron ore, especially of value-added manufactures. For instance Australia is currently the largest exporter of lithium in the world, earning US$750 per tonne, but if we manufactured batteries the lithium would earn us $150,000 per tonne!

The Member for Dawson, George Christensen, is chairing the inquiry and he is keen for as many submissions as possible. Click here for information on the inquiry and making a submission.

Prepare Yourself For What Is Coming

Be informed, be aware, be prepared. This is the projected reality we need to change.

Click the Read More button to view the video:


Until next time,
dream big dreams,
plan out how to achieve them,
be continually executing your plans,
enlist people to your causes,
travel and/or read widely, preferably both,
all the while observing what you observe
rather than thinking what you are told to think,
think well of your fellow man,
take time to help your fellow man,
he sorely needs it and it will help you too,
eat food that is good for your body,
exercise your body,
take time to destress,
and do the important things
that make a difference -
they are rarely the urgent ones!



Most of the content herein has been copied from someone else. Especially the images. My goodness some people are talented at creating aesthetics! The small bits that are of my creation are Copyright 2014-2020 © by Tom Grimshaw - ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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