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Bob Marley “Jammin” One Love Peace Concert

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The 507 Effect – Blogging


Today I want to talk about blogging, vlogging, and other forms of self expression that exist on-line.  Though relatively new concepts to the general public, these tools have actually been around for quite a few years.  The original scientists on the ARPANET were blogging in there own way.  But recently these tools have exploded into the mainstream, being adopted by people of all cultures.  Why do people blog?  For a multitude of reasons.  Traditional journalists are finding an outlet that is vastly superior to their paper mediums, artists and authors are finding a way to disseminate their writings to the world.  Families and friends stay updated and in touch, people spill their hearts out onto their on-line journals.  In a world that has been divided with war and class lines, blogs are opening up avenues of understanding and connection that previously did not exist.
This is an interesting time to be alive.  New models of expression are arising.  Untried and exciting art forms are being developed before our very eyes, in this generation.  So it is pretty cool to be involved and evolved enough to participate in the trend.  And this is only the beginning.  Holograms, virtual worlds, live video streaming from your phone, soon this will all be ubiquitous and people who would have never considered having a blog will have 2 or 3.
The important thing to remember is that website hits don’t matter nearly as much as content.  Of course there is a fine balance between the two.  If you are writing world class stuff but are getting 0 hits then your writing is going nowhere.  On the other hand if you are getting 1,000,000 hits a day but only copying and pasting other peoples writings then it doesn’t matter either.  The key is to find that balance: fresh and interesting content with an original voice and a loyal group of readers/bloggers.  The most important of all of these is an original voice.  That is the very essence of blogging, having a place to express yourself.  By putting your stuff online, you are accepting that some people may walk by and not like it.  Just as likely is someone who will walk by, like it, and leave a comment with a link to their site.  Kindly do the same on their site, and soon you will have a loyal reader, as well as someone of a like mind that is posting original content also.  And by this methodground-roots communities emerge out of the billions of people online.
Question of the day:  Why do you blog?

The 507 Effect – Obamanation

It’s official, Obama is the new President Elect and we are witnessing a historic event.  This is the kind of man that will one day be put onto our money.  There are a lot of lofty words to be thrown around on this occasion, and I will leave that to the pundits.  But even with my innate distrust of our politicians, I am still struck by the depth of this moment.  Can you feel it?  The torch has passed to a new generation.  Of course, he must now tread through the Bush minefield, but that will come later, for now let me appreciate this changing of the guard.  I know that getting out of Iraq is going to be a bitch that is gonna take years, I know that the economy has tanked, I know that the earth’s ecology is changing.  I even know that the ability of one man to change it, especially one man who is beholden to corporate interests, is very minimal.  But I also know that America has taken a great fall in our standing of the world.  As a nation we were caricturized by Bush, ignorant, mean, greedy.  Now, we truly have a fresh slate and the world may see us as a nation changing for the better, growing up and becoming mature.  Rascism is by no means over, but this is a milestone in terms of who has his or her finger on “the button”.  This is an Obamanation.

The 507 Effect -10/28/08- McCain or Obama?

Only 7 days left until the election and everyone is gearing up for the big push.  Everyone except for me of course.  Call me cynical but I have decided not to vote this election.  In fact, I haven’t voted since the 2004 Presidential Election.  I voted for Kerry of course.  The war in Iraq had just begun to flounder and I honestly believed that we could elect George Bush out of the White House.  I tried my hardest to forget the 2000 Presidential Election Fiasco that ended in the most important election in the land being stolen by Bush’s Cronies.  I genuinely believed that we could agree as a nation that George Bush was an ill prepared imbecile and that his policies were paradigm shifting in a really bad way, and that we could cast votes as a mature democracy and show the rest of the world what we do to imbecile leaders in America.  But lo and behold I was wrong.  And George Bush (Skull) beat John Kerry (Bones).
John Kerry promptly disappeared into post election obscurity.  Can anyone out there that isn’t on Kerry’s staff tell me 1 single Bush defying thing he has done since 2004.  Nothing worth mentioning.  Meanwhile Bush & the Boys have invaded 2 countries, shredded the constitution, scaled down civil rights, bankrupt the economy, screwed the earths ecology, ruined our standing in the world community, and endangered future generations.  This is beyond argument or disagreement.  This is truly unethical and unacceptable.  But we let them get away with it.  We let it slide.
And now we find ourselves on the brink of a truly historic election.  In one corner, the first “black” man in history is nominated by his party for President.  He is fresh, worldly.  He is non baby boomer.  He represents “change”.  In the other corner, the oldest man to ever run for the office.  “White” to the core of course.  Beholden to big interest, owned by lobbyist, and downright creepy.  So of course the young people are gonna vote for Obama.  I mean let’s face it, Bush has fucked up the country!  Up, down, left, right, we have even been fucked sideways.  He even fucked our grandchildren, and they aren’t even born yet!  No one that is my age and is half aware wants America to continue down the current path she is on.  The end of overtime, slipping standards of living, constant “security” state, lowered standing worldwide, failing dollar, dishonest politicians, widening gap between rich and poor, crashing ecosystems, things are looking rough.  And having Socialism (the recent nationalization of wall st.) & Fascism (Corporate owned government) creep into our political system in an atmosphere of “Fear & Terror” and you have the ingredients for a police state.  We can already see clearly how 9-11 has lead to a decrease in civil rights that have in no way made the world safer from terrorism.
So this election really is historic.  Both candidates are running on platforms of “Change”.  If I may gentleman, the Multi-verse in in a constant state of flux, and change is always constant.  But that being said, what kind of change do these men mean.  John McCain’s “Change” can best be described as non change.  Things will still change of course because that is the way of Creation, but they will continue down the path of the Bush Administration.  There will be scandals and cronies.  Nothing new.  Our country will go to the shitter the same way Russia did after the end of the Cold War.  Our security infrastructure will crumble appropriately, there will be a small scale nuclear accident or attack, and we will go into a long. bleak, police state future.  But what will happen if Obama is elected?  Well, our current economic woes can tell us the answer to that.  It was the final turd of the Bush White House, the collapse of the US Economy.  If Obama is elected, then the “Change” that he ran on will be thwarted.  There will be such a recession that any good he might genuinely hope to accomplish will be promptly killed.
And the most deafening silence in the room is the lack of discussion on technology.  We mention the economy and jobs, but no high tech, as if the future of these things did not depend upon us leading the world in tech.  We mention global warming but no high tech, as if in the next 30 – 50 years there would be no new options for dealing with carbon problems.  We mention the military but no high tech, as if our preeminence in the world wasn’t directly tied to our Superior “Smart” weapons.  And most of all we don’t hear any talk about a singularity.  The Singularity is the point in the next 50 years or so at which the exponential growth of information based technology will surpass our ability to deal with it.  Most people in the general public don’t know or understand “The Singularity”.  And most of those who do understand dismiss it as fantasy.  But like it or not technology is going to change our world in fundamental ways in the next 50 years.  And the leaders who are in control now will have a great hand in deciding the direction of this explosion.  That is one of the reasons that the Bush Years have been so bad.  because they amplify exponentially into the future, causing great harm.  But who will be in control of a post singularity world?  Will it be McCain’s backers?  Will it be Obama’s backers?
So “how, with all this at stake, could I choose to not vote?” you might ask.  Because I have learned that the system is rigged.  It was set up generations ago by families with wealth beyond our imagination.  They stole everything from the rest of us and enslaved us, setting up a system of greed and war instead of love and abundance and the Kingship of this planet which was our birthright.  And neither Obama nor McCain has any interest in truly freeing the prisoners, neither one of those men really care about the sick and homeless.  The senseless war on drugs will continue, and so will the evil war on terror.  Both men sit snugly next to each other in some-one’s hand, cards to be played at the appropriate moment.  Both men dangle in unison from Marionette’s strings, dancing to the bidding of their Puppeteer.

Red Rhythmic Skywalker – 10/28/08


I Organize in order to Explore
Balancing Wakefullness
I seal the Output of Space
With the Rhythmic tone of Equality
I am guided by my own power doubled

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Microchip the population?

Just a few questions to test your non/acceptance to microchip implants.

McCain or Obama?

Yellow Overtone Human


I Empower in order to Influence
Commanding Wisdom
I seal the Process of Free Will
With the Overtone tone of Radiance
I am guided by the power of Universal Fire

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