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|Tuesday, March 23, 2004|| |
| I wrote this for a local Glastonbury e-forum tonight.
Good evening ~ albeit morning~
Fact: Somewhere around 90% ? of all violent crimes are committed by men.
I've heard it from the authorities on violence, etc... for many years.
Here's some links I have found:
Some UK stats
Crimes by Men
National Abuse Facts
Interesting bit on women in Arizona prisions
I don't blame men, but I do blame patriarchy, which subconsciously, consciously and insidiously breeds a male-dominated regime/ matrix/ whirld... that subjugates women and what we call 'feminine' values. I think it subjugates what is our True Nature.
There is much evidence that what we call feminine qualities -- nurturing, Life-giving attributes -- were once donned by males in matri-focal, egalitarian societies. No surfs or wars. Mesopotamia and Old Europe, etc.
I do think that in today's living western mythos, that until we consciously de-tox from our inner patriarchy, whatever the gender, that we are acting in the false prism of dominating hierarchies, where it's about power over or under another individual or institution or group or race or class. Either we are participating in the status-quo or we are about standing for change.
And usually, we all fall in between, and hopelessly towards the former not the latter.
Often we supplant our patriarchy and participation in the 'cult of authority' from the collective psyche of our past, Piscean internal institution, to the seeming 'new paradigm' world or world view we try to inhabit... without even realizing it. I feel that is evident in the microcosm of Glastonbury and any alternative-related world. But at least we ARE trying.
The goal should be, are we trying to shine the light of illumination upon where our individual and collective psyche's are still split --- or are we still trying to look smarter, bigger, more evolved, than our brother/ sister?
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|Monday, March 22, 2004|| |
| 1) Homosexuality is not natural, much like eyeglasses, polyester, and birth control are not natural.
2) Heterosexual marriages are valid because they produce children. Infertile couples and old people cannot get legally married because the world needs more children.
3) Obviously gay parents will raise gay children because straight parents only raise straight children.
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|Tuesday, March 16, 2004|| |
|My friend and associate Palden Jenkins in Glastonbury forwarded this to me:|
"Just in case you lost your way and need reminding, this is where you are!"
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|Tuesday, February 10, 2004|| |
|Got this via a friend in Glastonbury from Spain!|
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|Monday, February 9, 2004|| |
| Letecia sent me this great post from HeartMath's mailing list:|
"The most revolutionary act one can commit in our world is to be happy."
-- Hunter "Patch" Adams
HeartMath - A Change of Heart Changes Everything
Explore HeartMath's website
Interested in the latest news on stress and health?
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|Thursday, February 5, 2004|| |
| I got something forwarded today from Wing Tv. Always good to get my conspiracy theory friends and those who are NOT a good chew!|
"George Bush & John Kerry: Blood Brothers
by Victor Thorn
Following the 2000 presidential race, with memories of Votescam, hanging chads, the debacle in Florida and a possible „stolen‰ election still fresh in our minds, many people are wondering if this fall‚s contest will likewise be marred by some form of vote tampering or electronic ballot rigging. But in all honesty, the New World Order power brokers aren‚t even concerned with such notions this year.
Why? Because if John Kerry gets the Democratic nomination and runs against George Bush, both candidates will already by bought, sold, and controlled. It won‚t matter to the ruling elite who ultimately wins because both of these men have already surrendered their souls to the evil cabal years ago.
What makes me arrive at this conclusion? Well, for starters, George Bush and John Kerry are both graduates of Yale University ˆ that long-heralded bastion of the Eastern establishment. In addition, each of these men were members of Skull & Bones, the most exclusive secret society/fraternity in America, and prime breeding ground for the CIA and Council on Foreign Relations (CFR).
But wait; there‚s more. John Kerry‚s wife, Teresa, was formerly married to Pennsylvania Senator John Heinz. Guess what college he attended. Answer: Yale. And guess what notorious fraternity he pledged to. Skull & Bones! Now ask yourself: what are the odds that both presidential candidates went to the same school, belonged to the same secret society, and that one of their wives was married to TWO different Skull & Bonesmen? It‚s infinitesimal ∑ off the charts.
To make matters even stranger, Teresa Kerry‚s widowed husband also had direct ties to the Bush family. According to researcher Rodney Stich in Defrauding America, when George Bush Sr. and CIA Director William Casey engineered the October Surprise to bribe Iranian officials into retaining U.S. hostages until after the 1980 elections, two of the passengers on Bush‚s BAC 111 flight to Paris were Senator John Heinz, along with Senator John Tower from Texas.
Even more intriguing is the fact that John Heinz chaired a three-man presidential review board that probed the Iran-Contra affair and had in his possession all the damning documents from that sordid affair, while John Tower led the infamous Tower Commission that investigated a variety of different CIA criminal activities and dirty dealings. Coincidentally, both John Heinz and John Tower died in plane wrecks on successive days in 1991 ˆ Tower in Georgia, and Heinz in Montgomery County, Pa. Once again I must ask: what are the odds of such an occurrence, especially when both men had close ties to George Bush Sr., who was a former CIA director in the mid-1970s? Did both of these men uncover information that they refused to keep silent about any longer?
Before you answer, consider that after Senator John Heinz died, his wife married Senator John Kerry, who was chairman of the 1988 Kerry Commission, described in the Senate Committee Report on Drugs, Law Enforcement and Foreign Policy as „focusing on allegations of illegal gun-running and narcotics trafficking associated with the Contra war against Nicaragua‰ in relation to the CIA, Department of Justice, the U.S. State Department, and the office of the President and Vice President. The testimony that took place during these trials (both in open and closed door sessions) was quite possibly the most damning ever against our federal government, yet mysteriously, nearly all of it was suppressed and not widely reported in the mainstream media. Why? Senator Kerry as a Democrat, had every opportunity to blast a Republican administration out of the water, yet he inexplicably remained silent and the status quo prevailed. Could it be that someone tapped him on the shoulder and told him that if he played his cards right and kept these sordid matters hush-hush, he would be rewarded sometime in the future?
Well, here we are sixteen years later, and guess what. John Kerry, a Yale Skull & Bonesman (class of 1966) who kept his mouth shut about Yale Skull & Bonesman George Bush Sr. (class of 1948) is now running for the presidency against Yale Skull & Bonesman George W. Bush (class of 1968). Peculiar? You tell me.
So, when people start mentioning Votescam and rigged elections in the November election, all I can say is: why should the Controllers bother? Both of their candidates are already in the bag and will carry out the aims of those who are pulling their strings from behind the scenes. It‚s good to have friends in all the right places, don‚t you think?"
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|Thursday, January 22, 2004|| |
| A mentor/ friend today reminded me of an old Yeats' favourite... quite apropos to my current spiral dance...
The Song of Wandering Aengus
I went out to the hazel wood,
Because a fire was in my head,
And cut and peeled a hazel wand,
And hooked a berry to a thread;
And when white moths were on the wing,
And moth-like stars were flickering out,
I dropped the berry in a stream
And caught a little silver trout.
When I had laid it on the floor
I went to blow the fire aflame,
But something rustled on the floor,
And some one called me by my name:
It had become a glimmering girl
With apple blossom in her hair
Who called me by my name and ran
And faded through the brightening air.
Though I am old with wandering
Through hollow lands and hilly lands,
I will find out where she has gone,
And kiss her lips and take her hands;
And walk among long dappled grass,
And pluck till time and times are done
The silver apples of the moon,
The golden apples of the sun.
-- William Butler Yeats
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