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Read or Condemn Yourself to Death by Ignorance

Wednesday 15th March 2017


Hope this finds you fit and well. Here is a bunch of what crossed my digital desk over the last week. I trust you get something from it!

But before I do, here’s a little something from me.

Have you ever been in the unhappy situation of having tried to communicate your understanding of an issue to another person and had them refuse to look at what you are pointing out?

The key phrase in the preceding question is “refuse to look”.

Just read a brilliant article that explains why many (most?) people have difficulty communicating their observations to others.

And that is that some people (the few) look and some people (the many) follow orders.

Because the order follower does not observe for himself, he relies on received orders to tell him what to think, do and with what to agree. Celebrity endorsements, pronouncements form men in white coats: “my doctor told me”, “science says” or “the head of the government says” all need to be heeded because they emanate from “an authority”.

Never mind that the reason the person is in authority may be because they told more lies and promised to give away more of the other guy's money to groups of which you are a member (politicians) or they may be scientists in the pay of special interest groups or doctors who make money if you follow their recommendations.

When an observer endeavours to communicate his observations to an order follower, if the observations contradict the order follower's orders, the observations are rejected. Full stop. End of story.

This is the mechanism by which tyranny and authoritarianism reigns over the masses.The authoritarian influences merely by making definite statements and giving orders to the indoctrinated.

So here’s something with which to experiment. Instead of conversationally beating your head against a brick wall, try asking these questions:

What data do you have on the subject?
From where did you get that data?
If I could show you that data was incorrect or inaccurate or incomplete, would you be prepared to change your mind on the subject?

If they say no to that and you had time on your hands you could always ask their reason for holding fast to their false data.

Subjected to the most brutal psychiatric treatment, but he’s still here to tell the tale
Derek Hutchinson

If you have any doubts or reservations that psychiatry is a barbaric and brutal activity practiced by the insane on those needing help, read this.

I Have Seen Things You People Would Not Believe!
I Have Seen Things

No I Have Not Slept Well, Why Do You Ask?
No I Have Not Slept Well, Why Do You Ask

The Difference Between Cats And Dogs
The Difference Between Cats And Dogs

Dog Versus Cat Diary
Dog Versus Cat Diary

This is so on the money!


Data on Slow Loris Videos

Please help expose the truth about the slow loris.

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Destroy Marriage?

Sophie York from the Marriage Alliance writes:

How would you feel living in a world without marriage?

On Fridays, I usually send you a wrap up of the weekly news, but something particularly concerning happened yesterday that I wanted to highlight specifically. The above comment was tweeted by GetUp! campaign director Sally Rugg, a leader of the campaign to redefine marriage. After significant pushback, she claimed it was just a joke

But this was no joke. Ms Rugg has previously said that the push to redefine marriage is “not even really about marriage... the reform sends a message.”

And a few years back, same-sex marriage activist Masha Gessen made a similar public comment: “The institution of marriage should not exist.”

She wasn’t joking either.

None of these comments are funny, because the people who made them were not joking. These were not attempts at humour, they reveal the true agenda of many extreme activists in Australia today.

It is an agenda that seeks to stifle your freedom of speech, to indoctrinate your kids, and to ’destroy marriage’.

read the next article to see more of the dots joined up!

Billionaire George Soros has ties to more than 50 ’partners’ of the Women’s March on Washington
George Soros

GetUp! was established by ­activists Jeremy Heimans and David Madden with funding from Soros. The Labor-affiliated Construction Forestry Mining Energy Union donated $1.1 million to the group. Bill Shorten and John Hewson are former board members. A major funder listed on its 2014-15 Australian Electoral Commission expenditure return is Avaaz, the US GetUp! ­affiliate that has received copious amounts of funding from Soros networks.


Notes From An Inexperienced Chilli Tester Named Frank, who was visiting Texas from the East Coast:

“Recently, I was honored to be selected as a judge at a chilli cook-off. The original person called in sick at the last moment and I happened to be standing there at the judge’s table asking directions to the beer wagon, when the call came. I was assured by the other two judges (Native Texans) that the chilli wouldn’t be all that spicy, and besides, they told me I could have free beer during the tasting, So I accepted.”

Here are the scorecards from the event:


JUDGE ONE: A little too heavy on tomato. Amusing kick.

JUDGE TWO: Nice, smooth tomato flavor. Very mild.

FRANK: Holy shit, what the hell is this stuff? You could remove dried paint from your driveway. Took me two beers to put the flames out. I hope that’s the worst one. These Texans are crazy.



JUDGE ONE: Smokey, with a hint of pork. Slight Jalapeno tang.

JUDGE TWO: Exciting BBQ flavor, needs more peppers to be taken seriously.

FRANK: Keep this out of the reach of children I’m not sure what I am supposed to taste besides pain. I had to wave off two people who wanted to give me the Heimlich maneuver. They had to rush in more beer when they saw the look on my face.



JUDGE ONE: Excellent firehouse chilli! Great kick. Needs more beans.

JUDGE TWO: A beanless chilli, a bit salty, good use of peppers.

FRANK: Call the EPA, I’ve located a uranium spill. My nose feels like have been snorting Drano. Everyone knows the routine by now, get me more beer before I ignite. Barmaid pounded me on the back; now my backbone is in the front part of my chest. I’m getting shit-faced from all the beer.



JUDGE ONE: Black bean chilli with almost no spice. Disappointing.

JUDGE TWO: Hint of lime in the black beans. Good side dish for fish or other mild foods, not much of a chilli.

FRANK: I felt something scraping across my tongue, but was unable to taste it, is it possible to burnout taste buds? Sally, the barmaid, was standing behind me with fresh refills; that 300 lb. bitch is starting to look HOT just like this nuclear waste I’m eating. Is chilli an aphrodisiac?



JUDGE ONE: Meaty, strong chilli. Cayenne peppers freshly ground, adding considerable kick. Very Impressive.

JUDGE TWO: chilli using shredded beef, could use more tomato. Must admit the cayenne peppers make a strong statement.

FRANK: My ears are ringing, sweat is pouring off my forehead and I can no longer focus my eyes. I farted and four people behind me needed paramedics. The contestant seemed offended when I told her that her chilli had given me brain damage. Sally saved my tongue from bleeding by pouring beer directly on it from a pitcher. I wonder if I’m burning my lips off? It really pisses me off that the other judges asked me to stop screaming. “Screw those rednecks!”



JUDGE ONE: Thin yet bold vegetarian variety chilli. Good balance of spice and peppers.

JUDGE TWO: The best yet. Aggressive use of peppers, onions, and garlic. Superb.

FRANK: My intestines are now a straight pipe filled with gaseous, sulfuric flames. I shit myself when I farted and I’m worried it will eat through the chair. No one seems inclined to stand behind me except Sally. I can’t feel my lips anymore. I need to wipe my rear with a snow cone!



JUDGE ONE: A mediocre chilli with too much reliance on canned peppers.

JUDGE TWO: Ho Hum, tastes as if the chef literally threw in a can of chilli peppers at the last moment. I should take note that I am worried about Judge Number 3, He appears to be in a bit of distress as he is cursing uncontrollably.

FRANK: You could put a grenade in my mouth, pull the pin, and I wouldn’t feel a damed thing. I’ve lost sight in one eye, and the world sounds like it is made of rushing water. My shirt is covered with chilli which slid unnoticed out of my mouth. My pants are full of lava-like shit to match my damn shirt. At least during the autopsy they’ll know what killed me. I’ve decided to stop breathing, it’s too painful. Screw it, I’m not getting any oxygen anyway. If I need air, I’ll just inhale it in through the 4-inch hole in my stomach.


Many useful orientation points for people with a web site.

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Latin Phrases
Latin Phrases

She Was Sick Of Being Photoshopped, So She Did This.

Colbie Caillat is a Grammy award winning artiste and she is sick of being photoshopped. She is so sick of being photoshopped that she decided to use her most respected talent of singing to promote natural beauty.

She then released a music video for the song featuring a host of beautiful women. The video shows the opposite of what society considers a transformation and it’s beautiful to watch. I recommend that you check out the video if you haven’t already.

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Pope Francis Decrees ‘We Need A Global Central Bank’
Pope Calls For World Bank

How a Wolf Named Romeo Won Hearts in an Alaska Suburb
Romeo The Wolf

A beautiful story of three species interacting.

Enemy of Reason: Behind the Mask of Pro-GMO Neoliberal Ideology

Professor Shanthu Shantharam recently wrote a response to Viva Kermani’s well thought out article about injecting some honesty into the debate about genetically modified (GM) food and crops. Both pieces appeared the Indian publication Swarajya.

Shantharam’s response is typical of what we have come to expect from him: a mixture of abuse, personal attacks and gross misrepresentation of both issues and facts.

He says of Kermani’s piece:

“The article seems to be borrowed from the manifesto of the global anti-GM propaganda machinery that has been in vogue for as long as the GM crops have been around.”

It is highly convenient that he chooses to ignore the agritech cartel’s substantial army of public relations agencies, politicians, scientists and media figures who engage in pseudo-science to promote GM, misrepresent scientific findings, carry out well-planned strategies to attack scientists whose findings are not to the liking of the industry and who produce smear-pieces on prominent figures (see ’Inside the Church of the Pro-GMO Activist’). The industry has rolled-out what has become a very transparent playbook to depict those who express concern about GM as ideologues, ignorant and anti-science.

At the same time, it tries to portray critics as being authoritarian, elitist and undemocratic. This from an industry run by privileged multi-millionaire white men who belong to Fortune 500 companies. A taxpayer-subsidised industry driven by self-interest, profit and personal gain. An industry that uses well-paid figures and career scientists (like Shantharam who makes a living outside of India in a prestigious US university) to do its bidding in the media. And an industry that hides its corporate science behind the guise of proprietary and intellectual knowledge, while setting out to undermine democratic processes.

Whether it is the Science Media Centre in the UK, Jon Entine, Kevin Folta, Tony Trewavas, Bruce Chassey or any other number of individuals or institutions, the façade of independence has been peeled away and their links to the GMO agritech sector and/or fundamentalist right-wing neoliberal lobby groups exposed.

Shantharam claims that GMOs are safe as determined by all regulatory agencies in charge of assessing the safety of food. He says the safety of GMOs have also been vouched for by leading scientific organisations. The implication being that there is an overwhelming consensus on GM among respected scientific bodies.

A September 2014 report by Food & Water Watch goes to great lengths to show the backing that Shantharam claims exists only in his mind. He should read the report, which concludes there is no consensus on safety among institutions and independent scientists, nor within the scientific literature.

Moreover, Shantharam seems to assume supposedly independent, evidence-based, public watch dogs are actually doing their job to protect the public. He has nothing to say on how the agritech/agribusiness cartel has written the rules on intellectual property rights and trade rules, has been the guiding hand behind the Knowledge Initiative on Agriculture in India and has co-opted, colluded with and infiltrated public bodies across the globe, from the UK, India and the EU to the US and the WTO.

Make Better Choices
Make Better Choices

A really good question to ask yourself is, “Is what I am doing working?” If the answer is to the negative, the next question could be, “What could I change that might improve the outcome of my efforts?”

My observation is that most of us spend to little time planning, too little time reflecting and too little time changing unworkable habits and to little time reviewing our operating basis. Me included.


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 2014-2017 © by Tom Grimshaw - ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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