“Why do we love the idea that people might be secretly working together to control and organize the world? Because we don’t like to face the fact that our world runs on a combination of chaos, incompetence and confusion.” ~Jonathan Cainer
“The total amount of suffering per year in the natural world is beyond all decent contemplation. During the minute that it takes me to compose this sentence, thousands of animals are being eaten alive, many others are running for their lives, whimpering with fear, others are slowly being devoured from within by rasping parasites, thousands of all kinds are dying of starvation, thirst, and disease. It must be so. If there ever is a time of plenty, this very fact will automatically lead to an increase in the population until the natural state of starvation and misery is restored. In a universe of electrons and selfish genes, blind physical forces and genetic replication, some people are going to get hurt, other people are going to get lucky, and you won’t find any rhyme or reason in it, nor any justice. The universe that we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but pitiless indifference.” ~Richard Dawkins
The film: http://youtu.be/LEmRyl6sFqQ
“If manufacturers are so sure there is nothing wrong with genetically modified foods, pesticides and cloned meats, they should have no problems labeling them as such. After all, cancer will kill one in every two men and one in every three women now alive, reports Samuel Epstein, chairman of the Cancer Prevention Coalition. Like our ancestors, we act in ways that will bemuse future societies. The military-industrial complex lubricates the mass-agriculture system with fossil fuels. Tons of heavy metals and other hazardous, even radioactive, waste is sprayed on American agricultural soil.” ~Adam Leith Gollne
The Fruit Hunters: A Story of Nature, Adventure, Commerce and Obsession
March Against MONSANTO Resources:
“The race is now on between the technoscientific and scientific forces that are destroying the living environment and those that can be harnessed to save it. . . . If the race is won, humanity can emerge in far better condition than when it entered, and with most of the diversity of life still intact.” ~Edward O. Wilson
*The “Unstable” West Antarctic Ice Sheet
“Rising sea levels, severe droughts, the melting of the polar caps, the more frequent and devastating natural disasters all raise demand for humanitarian assistance and disaster relief.” ~Leon Panetta
“I do think there’s a genetic predisposition, and there are environmental triggers.” ~Holly Robinson Peete
“Drugs are a waste of time. They destroy your memory and your self-respect and everything that goes along with your self esteem.”
“If you make people think they’re thinking, they’ll love you; but if you really make them think, they’ll hate you.” ~Harlan Ellison
The NAACP Lifetime Achievement Award:
The “racist” rant:
The “Magic” photograph:
“Knowledge makes a man unfit to be a slave.” ~Fredrick Douglass
“Say there ain’t no hope for the youth and the truth is it ain’t no hope for the future…” ~Tupac Amaru Shakur
No fucking hope for the future: http://youtu.be/WfziFdC0YA4?t=40s
“For every credibility gap there is a gullibility gap.” ~Richard Cobden
The Flood and Destruction of Humanity (Which makes Noah and his clan our modern day Genesis, vice Adam and Ḥawwāh):
The Lynching and Resurrection of Yahushua/Jesus (Christian)/Isa (Islam):
“The difference between false memories and true ones is the same as for jewels: it is always the false ones that look the most real, the most brilliant.” ~Salvador Dali
“The Nephilim were on the earth at that time (and also immediately afterward), when those divine beings were having sexual relations with those human women, who gave birth to children for them. These children became the heroes and legendary figures of ancient times.” ~Genesis Chapter 6, Verse 4
“You are gods, And all of you are sons of the Most High. Nevertheless you will die like men…” ~Psalm Chapter 82, Verses 6 – 7
“[Ya'aqov] had a dream, and behold, a ladder was set on the earth with its top reaching to heaven; and behold, the angels of יהוה were ascending and descending on it.” ~Genesis Chapter 28, Verse 12
“All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.” ~Arthur Schopenhauer
“In my thirtieth year, in the fourth month on the fifth day, while I was among the exiles by the Kebar River, the heavens were opened and I saw visions of יהוה.On the fifth of the month—it was the fifth year of the exile of King Jehoiachin—the word of Elohim came to Yechezqel the priest, the son of Buzi, by the Kebar River in the land of the Babylonians. There the hand of Elohim was on him.I looked, and I saw a windstorm coming out of the north—an immense cloud with flashing lightning and surrounded by brilliant light. The center of the fire looked like glowing metal,and in the fire was what looked like four living creatures. In appearance their form was human,but each of them had four faces and four wings. Their legs were straight; their feet were like those of a calf and gleamed like burnished bronze. Under their wings on their four sides they had human hands. All four of them had faces and wings,and the wings of one touched the wings of another. Each one went straight ahead; they did not turn as they moved.Their faces looked like this: Each of the four had the face of a human being, and on the right side each had the face of a lion, and on the left the face of an ox; each also had the face of an eagle. Such were their faces. They each had two wings spreading out upward, each wing touching that of the creature on either side; and each had two other wings covering its body. Each one went straight ahead. Wherever the spirit would go, they would go, without turning as they went.The appearance of the living creatures was like burning coals of fire or like torches. Fire moved back and forth among the creatures; it was bright, and lightning flashed out of it. The creatures sped back and forth like flashes of lightning. As I looked at the living creatures, I saw a wheel on the ground beside each creature with its four faces.This was the appearance and structure of the wheels: They sparkled like topaz, and all four looked alike. Each appeared to be made like a wheel intersecting a wheel. As they moved, they would go in any one of the four directions the creatures faced; the wheels did not change direction as the creatures went. Their rims were high and awesome, and all four rims were full of eyes all around.When the living creatures moved, the wheels beside them moved; and when the living creatures rose from the ground, the wheels also rose.Wherever the spirit would go, they would go, and the wheels would rise along with them, because the spirit of the living creatures was in the wheels.When the creatures moved, they also moved; when the creatures stood still, they also stood still; and when the creatures rose from the ground, the wheels rose along with them, because the spirit of the living creatures was in the wheels. Spread out above the heads of the living creatures was what looked something like a vault, sparkling like crystal, and awesome. Under the vault their wings were stretched out one toward the other, and each had two wings covering its body. When the creatures moved, I heard the sound of their wings, like the roar of rushing waters, like the voice of the Almighty, like the tumult of an army. When they stood still, they lowered their wings.Then there came a voice from above the vault over their heads as they stood with lowered wings. Above the vault over their heads was what looked like a throne of lapis lazuli, and high above on the throne was a figure like that of a man.I saw that from what appeared to be his waist up he looked like glowing metal, as if full of fire, and that from there down he looked like fire; and brilliant light surrounded him.Like the appearance of a rainbow in the clouds on a rainy day, so was the radiance around him. This was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of Elohim. When I saw it, I fell face-down, and I heard the voice of one speaking.” ~Scroll of Yechezqel Chapter 1
“There is abundant evidence that we are being contacted, that civilizations have been visiting us for a very long time. That their appearance is bizarre from any type of traditional materialistic western point of view. That these visitors use the technologies of consciousness… they use co-rotating magnetic disks for their propulsion systems, that seems to be a common denominator of the UFO phenomenon.” ~Dr Brian O’leary (Former NASA Astronaut and Princeton Physics Professor)
“The planet will be here for a long, long, LONG time after we’re gone, and it will heal itself, it will cleanse itself, ’cause that’s what it does. It’s a self-correcting system. The air and the water will recover, the earth will be renewed.” ~George Carlin
“A family can be the bane of one’s existence. A family can also be most of the meaning of one’s existence.” ~Keri Hulme
“People who come from dysfunctional families are not destined for a dysfunctional life.” ~Bo Bennett
“I’ve come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.” ~Tony Robbins
Resources and Tests:
“The individual does actually carry on a double existence: one designed to serve his own purposes and another as a link in a chain, in which he serves against… his own.” ~Sigmund Freud
“We have to really educate ourselves in a way about who we are, what our real identity is.” ~Deepak Chopra
*Pharrell Williams as an example for Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID):
The WAR is in my MIND and the WOUNDS are on my BODY…
The Butterfly Project:
1. When you feel like you want to cut, take a marker, pen, or sharpies and draw a butterfly on your arm or hand.
2. Name the butterfly after a loved one, or someone that really wants you to get better.
3. You must let the butterfly fade naturally. NO scrubbing it off.
4. If you cut before the butterfly is gone, you’ve killed it. If you dont cut, it lives.
5. If you have more than one butterfly, cutting kills all of them.
6. Another person may draw them on you. These butterflies are extra special. Take good care of them.
7. Even if you don’t cut, feel free to draw a butterfly anyways, to show your support. If you do this, name it after someone you know that cuts or is suffering right now, and tell them. It could help.”
“All the shitty stuff people do to themselves… it can all be the same thing, you know? Just a way to drown out your own voice. To kill your memories without having to kill yourself.” ~Isaac Marion
“But it doesn’t make sense for you to love me…” ~Stephenie Meyer
“I’m an atheist and I thank God for it.” ~George Bernard Shaw
Two hands working can do more than a thousand clasped in prayer…
Heartbleed Security Bug FYI:
“Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh. And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed.” ~Bereshit 2:24-25
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