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“The point of philosophy (today) fails us to inspire amelioration or grant fulfillment 3*”©

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(*… 1 is from a contemporary perspective, narrative, 2 will be a blend of politics and religiousness, 3 has to do with philology [thoughts on thinking… and the use of philosophy] and current events [the Las Vegas shooting], and 4 will be limited to a Christian perspective only.)

 

Fallow is shallow
and it defrays life itself
of lasting, Press On!

 

When it comes to what the Greeks valued most, it would seem, it would be philosophy (that which told you what one was engaged with in any particular endeavor) but more than this was philology itself- ‘The love of learning’. Philosophy was used to define the nature of the world in which they lived in a secular fashion- without being religious in nature1️⃣. This was the beginning of what many might hold as ‘the building blocks leading to science itself’. From Thales of Miletus, Anaximander… through Plato, Aristotle and Socrates, whatever was discussed was based on ‘reason’ to substantiate it. Even reason was under heavy scrutiny, as by Xenophanes, ridiculing the notion of different nationalities maintaining ethnocentric views to either anthropomorphism or personification of natural phenomena to gods of their own choice. This led to Epicurus and the developement of a complete separation between science and religion as a whole. Pythagoras sought to keep them as combined thoughts, both religious beliefs and reason being of equal importance, forming the symbiotic relationship of one to the other.

 

1… This is known today as Secular humanism; which pertains to the belief humanity is capable of being moral and can achieve self-fulfillment without belief in God.

 

Philosophy thus defined: the reasons people did what they did, why they did it (not as if to justify their actions), and became the methodology (unconcerned with any solutions to social issues) used and associated to whatever one studied or practiced- without regard to any specific religion or god directly. Every facet of Greek life incorporated a reason for the behavior of participation, and the reason was explained by the philosophy of each endeavor, from neophyte to alum. Please look under Ancient Greek Philosophy found here, or here with Ancient History Encyclopedia, on Greek Philosophy… affording a clear view of what is referenced to and why! On the last link, pay attention to the very start of it, or the first three (brief) sentences.

 

Take for example the convergence of philosophies that come to together when there is something that gains the attention of all people- like the Las Vegas shooting. To date, this is one of the largest death tolls, an ‘active shooter event’, and everyone jumps on the bandwagon for various reasons (philosophy at work… being applied). Two of the first few to come into view on this event were ISIS and Hillary- oddly enough. ISIS claimed responsibility, calling Paddock “a soldier of the Islamic State” but the FBI has discarded the reported details as stated. As for Hillary, after a brief ’tweet’ of support for those who lost loved ones, she went to the heart of what she stood for…

 

[What is seen below comes from https://finance.yahoo.com/news/hillary-clinton-goes-nra-response-144612934.html ]

 

In a series of follow-up tweets, Clinton wrote that the country “must put politics aside” and “stand up to the NRA,” specifically citing the organization’s stance on gun silencers.

 

My question is ‘how can we put politics aside’ when the one, coming from the losing party, continues to seek her own ‘Agenda (21)’ first?

 

 

Professors are making absurd claims (presenting personal philosophy over curriculum) regardless to truth or reality of the situation, innocent people losing their lives attending an ‘American Musical venue’. This is not then a philosophy… but a philosophy driven push to alter one’s mind from the thoughts we might have- the ability to think for ourselves instead of being spoon-fed what to think! See below…

 

[Below an abstract of a professor(?) at Drexel University.]

 

“But liberals will drown out all discourse with a deafening chorus screeching ‘gun control.’ To believe that someone who would shoot down 50 people wouldn’t circumvent any gun law you pass is the height of delusion. The narrative of white victimization has been gradually built over the past 40 years. It is the spinal column of Trumpism, and most extreme form is the white genocide myth. Yesterday was a morbid symptom of what happens… ”

 

Then the formation of what happens with further reason for Paddock possibly dealing with depression- and the use of anti-depressants. From an article in the Las Vegas Review-Journal online. See below… an abstract.

 

” …was prescribed an anti-anxiety drug in June that can lead to aggressive behavior, the Las Vegas Review-Journal has learned.”

 

Even to lead us all on is ’the Fake-News’ News articles portraying a less than realistic covering of ‘real humans caught in the worst of situations’ and concerned more with where they might spin it. Really! Is this what we term Social Media or ‘Unsocial Media’? Shame on you… Facebook, Twitter and Google! Is it true… what I’ll continue to go on thinking in the future!

 

[A brief snippet… an abstract on ‘conditions’ the public was placed under.]

 

“… Facebook and Google users would have seen these fake Vegas stories right next to legitimate reports from major news organizations.”

 

This was ‘a human story’ being mutilated for political interests in points elsewhere but on the issues that truly mattered: innocents injured or killed, a sad plight by large area and those in attendance trapped, when cornered a suicide… and left with no explanation. All we have to go on is the strength of statistics used to carry a ‘burden of (possibility) speculation… the why it was done’ and to be there for all of those people having survived the experience of one man’s madness– philosophy gone wrong.

 

95% of people who complete suicide have a diagnosable psychiatric illness at the time of death, according to the Journal of American Medical Association. Understanding that depression is the leading cause of suicide, that mental health issues are behind more than 90% of lethal suicidal acts, is critically important for suicide prevention.

 

Where is hope seen… offered by the philosophies of so many- where is fulfillment found?

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“What hath thy hand wrought?”

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If one was to do nothing… as if to vote ‘No’,
like McCain did, is it to then approve
of Obamacare more than it would be seen,
in truth, to throw life jackets at sailors… above
you would be to the people left in the waters
of despair, disillusioned by healthcare failure,
the inequality of: paying for no care, having but
one provider (or soon none) loss does ensure
the forfeiture of ‘a failed system’ pawned off
on all of us, the bait and switch, so apathetic…
and gullible to believe it would work as it was
sold,”kills mice… mailed a brick”, so sympathetic
is McCain… the hero, the ‘Zonie’ that has bragged
about doing nothing for Arizona Vets, is this good?
This is the right thing to do? Here too, nothing!
No… stopping progress to a siphon out-of-control,
worse yet, the sailors in the water (the public)
are swimming away from the life vests… the mole
needs no light to dig a hole for his own selfish
satisfaction, from pressure to throw some light
on the subject, to see by… from and with, just to
simplistic and naive to do that, one sense is sight.

 

I wouldn’t call McCain a hero… just an unfortunate that was shot down and captured. This same guy has rolled over on the people of his own State, the same ones he used to rise to the status granted by some… to call him a hero, and it is time he goes forward to the annals of history. This also included being forced to pay for ‘Planned Parenthood’, even if you did not agree with what they stand for… what they do… or senseless killing of innocents! Wasn’t this then taxation without representation… one of the very reasons we rebelled against the crown- in England?

 

https://rightedition.com/2017/02/18/songbird-mccain-evidence-words-fellow-veterans-captors/

 

http://www.miaminewtimes.com/news/john-mccain-vets-worst-enemy-6331635

 

This message is to (all) the citizens of the United States of America

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What is the issue at hand? The biggest issue is… the President has been sworn in (taken an oath) to defend the United States from terrorists, foreign or domestic. If you would: promote such activity and found to be a contributing factor to it, or engage in activities… willingly or not, are found to be complicit or in collusion with what could be called ‘hate inspiring activity’ you might be placing yourself in the same shoes worn by ISIS- no better than ISIS since there is no difference to see.

 

 

The time has come to draw a line in the sand… to decide whether you are going to be a contributor to America or, for the sake of petty differences… which we all have, to be an active member of preserving the ideals we stand for. We can no longer afford to implore others to actions we ourselves would hide behind, as it appears Mark Zuckerberg has allowed… on his ‘give people the power to share’ site, like the same one used by James Hodgkinson. In the aftermath, we see this primary site pulled down… to remove the bread crumbs used in the deceit of hypocrisy and white washing (sanitizing) initial involvement. [The purging of information has already begun, the link above was to an LA Times article exposing the ‘Facebook’ connection to the Virginia shooter. try these… below.]

 

https://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2015/08/26/video-of-virginia-shooting-auto-played-on-twitter-and-facebook/

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-pol-virginia-shooter-profile-20170614-story.html

 

Sponsors for the Arts have dropped like rats from a sinking ship… the house of cards used to depict the loathing of an elected President, akin to burning an effigy… or a flag. Do they have the right to, under free speech, Yes, but please don’t expect me to like being forced to either pay for it or call it good! This to me is a waste of money that could be used to elevate mind, body or soul- yet this was not the case here.

 

 

How does one go from singing ‘Kumbaya (come by here) my Lord’ to promoting the Arts… in New York and advocate the death of a President? How does one party say they want peace… and growth… and diversity but acts up to act out- so selfishly? The very ideology the left promotes turns on its head- is this not hypocrisy? This is neither liberal or Libertarian… it is libertine in nature and cannot continue. To be a libertine is to care for no one but yourself- and to hell with everyone else.

 

 

We cannot continue in such an impaired ‘radicalized mindset’ as the left is giving us today. Please keep in mind, I’m a life-long Democrat my self… one my own party left behind, by running to anti-American thinking and practices I cannot support- and will not! As a Veteran, one that worked with ‘Classified’ material, I could not vote for Hillary. Those that say Trump is sexist… how about supporting someone that acted as an enabler to her husband, and turned a blind eye to all he did? Does Monica Lewinski ring a bell… or not? We need effective support for our country, not defective, and the time has come to do what is right… not what is right to you- as you might see it to be. We need to get back to reality!

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“However… “

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Don’t people remember some of our history under George W. Bush, with: ‘free speech zones’ making a comeback, torture being used under a Law Professor from Berkeley… John Yoo, or the 168 Democrats that signed on to H.R. 5122 against American values (then and now)? Even with people like: ex-Pres. George W. Bush (who some ’liberals’ are today lauding [amazingly] and seen below), Susan Nossel or Rep. Nancy Pelosi and her ‘Freudian slip,’ also seen below. I’ll bet they don’t remember Cindy Sheehan either! Journalism is better off when: it does not bend to advocacy journalism, incite a continuation of repeated stories fanning the flames of discontent (like they did in Missouri) or fail to tell all the facts… allowing for an intentional or misrepresentation of facts to a desired end- the train of thought stops here mentality. Either we have ‘free speech’ or we do not… the whole country is supposed to be a free speech zone, is it not? Stick to the facts!

 

 

 

 

When it comes to making claims Trump is wrong on what he is telling us… there is this… where the ‘However’ comes to rest, and quite telling of the bigger picture! Still think Obama is not trying to use his own method of deception or deceit on the American people at large? Guess again! It could be possible Obama might get arrested… see here but be warned [lots of inappropriate images accompany this last article]. Here is to a free press… and public opinion!

 

[As of March 7th, 2017, it was proven to be nothing more than a hoax… the warrant issued for ex-POTUS Obama’s arrest- much to the lament of this writer’s heart. I am under the opinion he did more against this country than anyone (ever) in the office can possibly imagine.]

 

#freepressrules

 

 

Forgotten history!

“News… fact or fiction?”

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Filter here… filter there but no one wants to
admit what they see is like the blind men…
describing what an elephant really is, as all
six run into something different by it when
they tell their stories, completely missing
the bigger picture of the elephant and then…
make the absurd claim to know the truth!

 

When the special little people in any of the
political circle jerks1️⃣ are exposed to the light
of social media… their tight little grips on
their beliefs are pressed clearly in our sight,
and what they think is now in the ‘Public
Domain’ but empowers both left and right…
make the absurd claim to know the truth!

 

Snippets of reality, as through social media,
are to brief to grant us all the bigger view,
they are prisms of thought… a snapshot
of a scenario, a fractal to offer us all by clue
but the smaller truth does not encompass
the picture we see, left us to call it half true…
make the absurd claim to know the truth!

 

1… yes, the use of this ’term’ brings with it (in the US) a negative connotation but please know it was used due to a reference and comment [in the Guardian] and might be more commonly used there, in the UK- thus desensitized or conditioned; inured.

 

Can there be nothing more to this than spin or is it spun out of control- oriented to (truly) complete control over what we think about any given subject? Example… ‘the Sweden tweets’ come to bear the full panoply of circumstance, denial and reality vs. expectation. Did you know there are around 50 ‘no-go zones’ in Sweden, areas the police do not even want to enter? See the article here. Then we see news about the US news blackout covering these issues (after the fact), like this one. Now comes ’the tweet heard ‘round the world’ and what happened after. POTUS Trump’s tweet, found here. The cynical reaction by many and Sweden too is here. What came about as a culmination from all this was not entirely to be unexpected, unless you might be referring to: Sweden itself, denial of the peace loving masses (so they claim) or the positions people have placed themselves in so compliantly- pointing to the damage of: lies, half truths, bias and spin when it comes to news (or what can have a direct and lasting impact on our very lives) and what we are told about it. When you step back from any issue you will face, even this one, your perspective will change, wouldn’t you agree?

 

 

 

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I’d like to know what the criminologists are smoking, Carl Bildt?

 

“Media, your best friend or worst nightmare”©

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CNN’s Clarissa Ward, Senior International Correspondent,

expressed herself quite well… well enough to point to her

ignorance to what Trump said vs. what was stated Trump

said (in the media) about Islam, No, Muslims did not cheer…

when what Trump really said was: distorted, altered and

twisted to say what they fancied him to be heard as saying,

hounded by the ‘fickle media fleas,’ any dog (female or not)

can be ridden to the direction of choice, wind so swaying…

the flip side of the coin is the story that will not soon quit

when you’d like it just to dry up and blow away, now, today,

and ‘whitewater’ is over but look… it’s back again, and for

her the media is just scratching an old sore, sky so grey

and the ‘fifty plus shades of grey’ will be the old people in

this election that can remember all the Bull and not the pen,

Clinton used the pen to sign in NAFTA but it was Bush, Sr.

that set us all up for that fall, Oh yeah, done way back when.

Which one of the two do you see?

If the ‘media’ would be a watchdog… it would only watch for the steak thrown over the fence by those seeking to rob you blind- and tell you nothing by not barking… free meal. Trump can mess things up on his own well enough (prime example was Bush W.) and Hillary can’t get out of her own way (Women’ Health, Planned Parenthood and here).Welcome to where ‘advocacy Journalism’ reigns and rules. This is the reason to point this image out without religious bias being a concern. Look to the first image for clarity.