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    Rupert Sheldrake

    I think Rupert Sheldrake is spot on. As someone who has had out of body experiences, then gone to where I did while out of body to verify what I saw, I know that all of our consciousness is no in our heads as he suggests.
  •      All the crazy shit going on in the European Union right now is making the United States look good for a change.      The big religious wars between Christians, Jews, and Muslims if not addressed will ultimately destroy the entire region.  And those calling themselves Christians in this conflict have obviously never bothered or read the Bible or they would know what the Greatest Commandment as related by Jesus himself is: Matthew 22:35-40 King James Version (KJV) 35 Then one of them, which was a lawyer, asked him a question, tempting him, and saying, 36 Master, which is the great commandment in the law? 37 Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. 38 This is the first and great commandment. 39 And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself. (it does not say, "except Muslims" here) 40 On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.      The Jews aren't...
  • https://youtu.be/PeYjX0OPDYY
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    Freedom Verses Safety

         I think the first thing we have to do is to accept the fact that physically we all die.  There is no such thing as absolute safety.  The attempt to achieve absolute safety requires the total elimination of freedom but even still is just an attempt.  Even if we can control people, an absurd notion in and of itself, we can not control all the variables of nature.      Is it more important to maximize the total number of seconds we spend on this rock or to make every second we are here count?  I think the latter and doing so requires admitting that some element of risk is necessary for every moment to count and thus to have a meaningful life we must accept that it may not be the longest possible life.      In my lifetime I have seen a dramatic shift away from the notion of making life meaningful towards maximizing life spans even if that time is spent staring at the walls of a cubical.      Agenda 21 aims to put us all in 6x8 foot cubicles with no heat, no cooling, and no powered...
  • https://youtu.be/rFGddvJ32LQ
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    x2go Fails

         If x2go fails to connect, check your disk quota with "quota -s".  If you are over quota then x2go can not write files necessary to establish the session.
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    Radiohead - Creep

    Radiohead - Acoustic Performance of Creep https://youtu.be/lZiNtbgm9oM
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    We'll Make Great Pets

    Who says we're not already? https://youtu.be/H833o5lnB2E

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