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More Wild Bill for America Insanity: Anti-science

Did IQs just drop sharply while I was away? – Ripley (Aliens, 1986)

Unfortunately, this is a question I ask myself everyday since after the Election.  The more I see how Trump supporters are outing themselves for the misled minions of a mutant Cheeto with a toupee, the more I wonder how far has the national IQ dropped.  People, Idiocracy wasn’t supposed to be  a documentary of what is to come, but rather a funny movie.  No longer is it funny.  It’s depressing because the very aspects of the culture of Idiocracy is becoming more prevalent these days than ever before.  Trumps election to the head seat of the United States just proves how close we are to an Idiocratic dystopia.

I leave you, my wonderful readers, with this example of anti-science rhetoric we will most likely have to deal with for four years.  Buckle up, it’s going to be one hell of a ride!

Cecil the Lion vs. Zimbabweans

I’ve refrained from entering this fray just to see how things pan out and of course it panned out with the Left shaming the Right as callous animal haters and the Right shaming the Left into being anti-Human folks.  I’m going to delve into a little bit of honesty, brutal honesty in fact and it’s not going to be pretty.

First, lets tackle the Rights lament for the Left not having a heart for the down trodden in Africa (or anyone who tries shaming those who support Cecil into feeling guilty), if you truly, TRULY cared about the plight of the downtrodden in Africa and Zimbabwe, you would be there right now sacrificing your cushy First World lifestyle and comfortable leisure time to help those less fortunate than you.  Fact is, you really don’t give a damn at all about those who are suffering in Africa or elsewhere.  You’re simply trying to make those who support Cecil feel like crap for what they hold dear to their hearts.  I feel that you are worse than those you are trying to shame because it’s simply fake. So for the sake of actual, true humanity, just stop it unless you’re willing to put your money where your mouth is and lead by example instead of strong words.

Second, the issue of Cecil is disturbing and I truly believe that lions should be placed on the endangered species list and that Cecil should serve as the figurehead of this much needed change.  However, this has been ongoing for years now, illegal poaching/trophy hunting, and NOW people are realizing the problem?  This is sickening and should have been addressed years ago, but because of the complacency of our apex species (yes apex because with our ability to innovate and our technology we have spread worldwide which makes us the dominant species) we’ve only begun to raise awareness for a travesty that may be too late.  We’ve also become quite callous to all life including our own.  My fear is that once the Cecil Furor dies down so will our faux compassion for animals.  We have become a sensation driven society that we have collective ADD where one issue trumps another issue until the next issue comes along to knock the previous one off the mantel.  We either need to stick to our guns or just simply be lulled back into our complacency for good.  There’s no sense in jumping from one issue to another without ever fully fixing the problem.  Yeah, it’s great that airlines won’t be shipping trophy heads of animals, but that’s one small solution for a relatively big problem and that’s to a) get endangered species onto the endangered species list and b) prosecute these folks to the fullest extent of the law with NO exceptions.

All life should be considered sacred and the death and plight of a living being should be met with sadness because we’re all related whether you believe a deity created us all or that we emerged from a common ancestor millions of years ago.

Media Frenzy

This is the state the media gets into when they dig their claws into the fleshy entrails of a potentially ratings incurring news story such as the Ebola issue, the Israeli-Palestine conflict and whatever else that distracts us plebs from the ineptitude of leadership from Obama, the Democrats AND the Republicans.  Seriously, the category I put the Media, Obama, the Democrats and the Republicans under is called: Scheiss Gruppe or Shit Group in English because that is what they are nothing but useless piles of feces spread out throughout America stinking up the country and being nuisance every step of the way.  However, we should blame ourselves for this over abundance of crap that we have leading and informing this country.  We accept the filth that spills from the toxic mouths of the media and our politicians without ever questioning: what is their agenda.  Everyone of these sordid creatures has one so who is to say that what they conjure up in the bowels of the cesspool processing machine called the Mainstream Media isn’t backed up by an agenda? 

Agendas, like assholes, are owned by everyone in power.  The agenda is simply social engineering and control of an entire people without regard to free will and critical thinking especially in this digital age.  I mean just look at how some dating site and Facebook tried to skew peoples motives by either pairing two people who had nothing in common and manipulation of newsfeeds.  If the fact that two web based corporations experimenting on people without prior knowledge isn’t the epitome of agendas then I have no idea what is anymore.

So, what are you? A drone to be ordered around by the elitist oligarchs in power or a human being with the power of free will?  Will you succumb to the odious attempts by the Mainstream Media and the political powers that be (remember these are Obama, the Democrats and the Republicans) and pick a dubious side that really dehumanizes the supposed opponent or will you employ critical thinking and realize that the media and the political oligarchs are nothing but the biggest group of shit stirrers around just using you, the people, as pawns in their version of Game of Thrones?

Wake up!

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