Posted by: forquilombo | November 25, 2014

E pluribus unum


“We must take care of our families wherever we find them.” ~Elizabeth Gilbert



“The saddest part of the human race is we’re obsessed with this idea of ‘us and them,’ which is really a no-win situation, whether it’s racial, cultural, religious or political.” ~Dave Matthews

Posted by: forquilombo | November 25, 2014


“Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does. It is up to you to give [life] a meaning.” ~Jean-Paul Sartre

“The final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.” ~Anne Frank

Posted by: forquilombo | November 25, 2014

Self-Fulfilling Prophesy


“BURN THIS BITCH DOWN!!!” ~Louis Head (Step-father of Michael Brown)


The Grand Jury Evidence:

Posted by: forquilombo | November 24, 2014

SELF Destruction


“Sometimes you hit a point where you either change or self destruct.” ~Sam Stevens


same old tactics

Posted by: forquilombo | November 22, 2014

End Game/Recycled

End game

“All things that have form eventually decay.” ~Masashi Kishimoto


Body Farm


Posted by: forquilombo | November 21, 2014

Irony VIII




Posted by: forquilombo | November 21, 2014


A businessman was at the pier of a small coastal Mexican village when a small boat with just one fisherman docked. Inside the small boat were several large yellow-fin tuna. The businessman complimented the Mexican on the quality of his fish and asked how long it took to catch them. The Mexican replied only a little while.

The businessman then asked why he didn’t stay out longer and catch more fish? The Mexican said he had enough to support his family’s immediate needs. The businessman then asked, but what do you do with the rest of your time? The Mexican fisherman said, “I sleep late, fish a little, play with my children, take a siesta with my wife, Maria, stroll into the village each evening where I sip wine and play guitar with my amigos; I have a full and busy life, señor.”

Upon hearing this, the businessman scoffed, “I am a Harvard MBA and I could help you. You should spend more time fishing and with the proceeds buy a bigger boat. With the proceeds from the bigger boat you could buy several boats; eventually you would have a fleet of fishing boats. Instead of selling your catch to a middleman, you would sell directly to the processor and eventually open your own cannery. You would control the product, processing and distribution. You would need to leave this small coastal fishing village and move to Mexico City, then LA and eventually New York City where you would run your expanding enterprise.”

The fisherman asked, “But señor, how long will this all take?” To which the businessman replied, “15-20 years.” “But what then, señor?” The businessman laughed and said, “That’s the best part! When the time is right you would announce an IPO and sell your company stock to the public and become very rich. You would make millions.” “Millions, señor? Then what?” The businessman said, “Then you would retire. Move to a small coastal fishing village where you would sleep late, fish a little, play with your kids, take a siesta with your wife, stroll to the village in the evenings where you could sip wine and play your guitar with your amigos.”

The fisherman, still smiling, looked up and said, “Isn’t that what I’m doing right now?”


Posted by: forquilombo | November 21, 2014

Lose Control/Sensitive Joe

“Can we get control of an individual to the point where he will do our bidding against his will and even against fundamental laws of nature such as self preservation?” ~CIA Document, Project ARTICHOKE, MORI ID 144686, 1952 as cited by Dr Ellen P. Lacter


Project MKUltra:

“Sensitive Joe”:

sensitive joe

Posted by: forquilombo | November 20, 2014

Irony VII




Posted by: forquilombo | November 20, 2014

Selective Morality (for a Silent Protagonist)

“People have set moral standards for me my entire life, yet they have always left off the ones that they couldn’t keep.”

~Shannon L. Alder


selective morality


“Even as Sodom and Gomorrha, and the cities about them in like manner, giving themselves over to fornication, and going after strange flesh, are set forth for an example, suffering the vengeance of eternal fire.” ~Jud3 1:7



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“Marriage [is] honorable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whore-mongers and adulterers God will judge.” ~Hebrews 13:4





Posted by: forquilombo | November 20, 2014

Ironic Integrity


“The truly scary thing about undiscovered lies is that they have a greater capacity to diminish us than exposed ones. They erode our strength, our self-esteem, our very foundation.” ~Cheryl Hughes



The irony:

really fucked

Posted by: forquilombo | November 17, 2014

Esoteric Love Is Blind


“The interlacing triangles or deltas symbolize the union of the two principles or forces, the active and passive, male and female, pervading the universe … The two triangles, one white and the other black, interlacing, typify the mingling of apparent opposites in nature, darkness and light, error and truth, ignorance and wisdom, evil and good, throughout human life.” ~Albert G. Mackey



Posted by: forquilombo | November 17, 2014

Irony VI


Posted by: forquilombo | November 17, 2014

Irony V

Ebola in America


Posted by: forquilombo | November 17, 2014

Operation Z

scarcity of compassion

fair warning



Fair warning:


*I couldn’t make this shit up if I tried!

Posted by: forquilombo | November 15, 2014

Tree of Life


“We spring from one great tree of life; when the root of the tree is watered with love, we all thrive.” ~Janet Autherine


Posted by: forquilombo | November 15, 2014

Rinse Cycle

“If you can convince people that freedom is injustice, they will then believe that slavery is freedom.” ~Stefan Molyneux



Posted by: forquilombo | November 15, 2014

Read Between the Lines


“… most civilized people are out of touch with reality… on the one hand there is the real world and on the other there is a whole system of symbols about that world which we have in our minds… like all good things they have their disadvantages, and the principle disadvantage of symbols is that we confuse them with reality…” ~Alan Wilson Watts


Posted by: forquilombo | November 13, 2014

Suicide Letter

“If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives: Be kind anyway. If you are successful you will win some false friends and true enemies: Succeed anyway. If you are honest and frank people will try to cheat you: Be honest anyway. What you spend years building, someone could destroy overnight: Build anyway. If you find serenity and happiness, they may be jealous of you: Be happy anyway. The good you do today, will often be forgotten by tomorrow: Do good anyway. Give the world the best you have, and it may never be enough: Give your best anyway.” ~Mother Teresa





Posted by: forquilombo | November 12, 2014

(Re)invent Yourself

“Maybe deep down inside we were all still in our formative years. Maybe it was never too late for any of us to change.” ~Claire Cook

Posted by: forquilombo | November 11, 2014

Something from Nothing



“…the stars died so you could be born.” ~Lawrence M. Krauss (A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather Than Nothing)

“Man is tormented by no greater anxiety than to find someone quickly to whom he can hand over that great gift of freedom with which the ill-fated creature is born.” ~Fyodor Dostoevsky


Posted by: forquilombo | November 7, 2014


Original WWW

“When Moses was alive, the pyramids were a thousand years old…” ~Walter Cronkite


Posted by: forquilombo | November 3, 2014

Irony IV



“Monsters exist, but they are too few in number to be truly dangerous. More dangerous are the common men, the functionaries ready to believe and to act without asking questions.”  ~Primo Levi

Posted by: forquilombo | October 31, 2014

The Boyd Bushman Confession: Truth or Fallacy?

Boyd Bushman



Posted by: forquilombo | October 28, 2014

Irony III

Ironyirony2 irony 1





Posted by: forquilombo | October 28, 2014

Orbital Sciences’ Antares Rocket



“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



Posted by: forquilombo | October 17, 2014

Boeing X-37B Clandestine 675 Day Mission Completed








Posted by: forquilombo | October 17, 2014

Ebola Syndrome (1996)


“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:

Posted by: forquilombo | May 17, 2014

Rage Against the Machine


“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:

Posted by: forquilombo | May 13, 2014

99 Problems*

“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

99 problems

*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

100 problem


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