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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!

My Votes Today Went To….

Jill Stein for President, some Libertarian for either Senate or House, and for local government I wrote in Aleister Crowley, Ragnar Lodbrock and myself.  I kept true to my plan of NOT voting for ANY of the Kleptocrat party or commonly known individually as the Democrat and Republican parties.

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Jill Stein of the Green Party

Of course, there will plenty of people saying that I wasted my vote today.  No, I didn’t.  I voted based on my conscience rather than the rehashed nonsense of voting for the “lesser of two evils”.  If more people surpassed that mentality, we would have more Third Parties in seats of government today.  However, the Republicans and Democrats work in tandem to make sure that Third Party voices, such as Jill Stein, be drowned out.  In fact, both Obama and Romney in 2012 both had NOTHING to say when Jill Stein was arrested for demanding that she be able to debate the Kleptocrats.  She has that right as do ALL Third Parties have that right to debate the Kleptocrats on the issues at hand.  This is why real change will never occur until people in this country change their mindset from lesser of two evils to Third Parties can create that change.

So come 2020, we’ll see if more people wake up instead of slumber peacefully ignoring the Kleptocrats stranglehold on power in the United States.  The more ignorant people remain, the longer the hold on power is.  Unfortunately, my optimism 8 years ago has waned.  Now, pessimism reigns supreme as I watch people debase themselves with classless acts like booing a candidate they dislike on their way to vote to out and out violence or threats there of. Maybe, just maybe I’ll pleasantly surprised, but I’m not counting on it.

May the Gods keep our country peaceful during this heated time.

 

 

Mirroring the Supposedly Uncomfortable Mirror: Part 2

So, with that background in mind, let’s return to the question. Am I attempting to initiate a witch hunt or red scare?

Once again, it’s an issue with usage of language.  People in general are turned off by those who attempt to posit that they are more enlightened than others.  Please, check your privilege at the door, no one is more or less enlightened due to them agreeing with or disagreeing with your views.

 

The extreme rhetoric regarding me or this piece is obscuring a much larger issue. As I noted at the beginning of this essay, the information page was presented as a supplementary resource to the article about Augustus Sol Invictus, a known Fascist and New Right candidate who shares much of the same theology and practices as some of the fiercest critics of my piece.

The extreme rhetoric you are receiving is your fault because of your usage of language and the fact that you seemingly did not consult others outside of your boxed in perspective.  f you had, people would have told you, “This piece is a bit condescending, might wanna tone it down.”  There’s no problem with exiting your box and thinking outside of it.  It helps create a peaceful dialog for that I too believe is important to discuss, but not when it seems like an attack instead of an invitation.  This is why the United States has an abhorrent racial problem is because both sides of the issue are being condescending towards each other which does nothing but shy people away from the discussion.  It’s either their views are treated as Truth or else you’re publicly shamed as a racist/white genocide sympathizer.

 

There are some deeply difficult questions that we need to ask. Do the gods want us to return to ‘tribal’ societies, do the gods demand we war against Muslims and Atheists and Leftists, do the gods demand we institute strict hierarchies and authority-relationships between priests and the rest of us? And did those gods happen to notice those are the same ideas of the New Right?

You’re assuming that the Gods interventionists in human affairs.  Some of us assume that they aren’t interventionists while others believe otherwise.  I use the term “assume” because no mortal being can actually “know” what the Gods are thinking or want for us.  I assume they just want us to figure human issues out for ourselves and not have the hand of Divine Governance dictating what we should do.  That no longer implies freedom, but totalitarianism.  The Gods may call, but they can’t dictate want the ultimate outcome of humankind should be.  When those believe we are being called to dictate to our fellow human being that the Gods will must be done, then we have a theocracy and theocracies never turn out well.

While I disagree with Rhyd WIldermuth on his execution of the article he wrote, both the original and the rebuttal, I do respect his beliefs and believe his heart may be in the right place as long as he isn’t some infiltrator/witch hunt provoking tyrant.  I would like to give him the benefit of the doubt and state that Rhyd WIldermuth isn’t any of the above, but rather a person with a kind heart being vigilant of those who would tarnish the beautiful religions of Paganism for political opportunism.  And I am be wrong, who knows?  I don’t him to come to any guaranteed conclusion, but until then I stay with my belief that Rhyd is really a good guy who needs to consult more different people to look over his work.

Hail!

Study Finds that People Are Ditching Churches for Nature

When it comes to people going out into Nature to fulfill whatever spiritual needs, I always enjoy such stories.  However, it’s making Christians angry.  Oh well, they need to just keep to THEIR faith and not bother those who don’t share theirs.

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2015/08/06/study-finds-something-else-could-be-meeting-peoples-spiritual-needs-in-place-of-traditional-churches-nature/

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