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The Mitt Said To Have "Won" The Debate Is a Predatory Jackal and Pathological Liar

Like everyone else I have been trying to make sense of things I have seen Mitt's bump Before the first debate came noxious GOP voter suppression efforts and  noxious GOP lying ads  funded by deluded billionaires who owe their wealth to the President they hate These efforts give four percent off the poll gap to Mitt Given the six point gap Obama needs just to squeak by we are now under threatI did not see it that way during the debate I saw Mitt as a predatory jackal rudely advancing unrestrained lie after unrestrained bald-faced lie  But from the subsequent wailing wall at MSNBC to dissembling Right Wing glee the verdict was Mitt won Now I know whyEnough Americans believed a man they met only onceMitt's bald-faced lies were truth to themThey had never known different It takes little effort to establish the three points needed to re-achieve an Obama edge POINT ONE Reassert the portrait of Mitt set forth before the debate It's only part of what is true about Mitt Reveal MOR…

Not Judging Is The Hardest Thing of All (Amor Fati) - A Quatrain

Amor fati can mean embrace existence love your life love your fate accept the now Nietzsche used it many times to summarize such an attitude It parses with Peirce's insistence on continuity as the basic underlying character of reality I link it here to the familiar and generally ignored suggestion of Jesus that we not judge Not to judge is not to permit everything or suspend one's power of judgment It is a cautionary advice Well understood by those attuned to unintended consequences vagueness and such More such musings throughout this odd complex
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We Are At The End of Oil Sing Praise - A Quatrain

The underlying issue of the current campaign is the impending end of oil The forces that would protect the oil economy  have been dominant for a century They are evident in the shape of things now They are the rulers of the GOP The funders of the PACs The voices of the right And from their point of view they are the realists But their reality is chimera and their behavior is a sign of their own desperation Since we are in tune with reality with the continuity of things why don't we simply wait for the change to come The answer lies in a simple truth It is the values we choose that dictate how reality can emerge We are all the co-creators of history As the oil economy grinds to a halt we act on our values of tolerance democracy and helpfulness and on our core value of non-idolatry to build the new world right under the nose of the old That is what this blog relates to
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The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community is spot on Cap Tip Andrew

The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community | Living Economies Forum: "The Great Turning makes the case that we humans are a choice making species that at this defining moment faces both the opportunity and the imperative to choose our future as a conscious collective act. We can no longer deny the need nor delay our response. A mounting perfect economic storm is fast approaching. A convergence of climate change, peak oil, and the financial instability inherent in an unbalanced global trading system will bring an unraveling of the corporate-led global economy and a dramatic restructuring of every aspect of modern life.

We cannot avoid the unraveling. We can, however, turn a potentially terminal crisis into an epic opportunity to bring forth a new era of Earth Community grounded in the life-affirming cultural values shared by most all the world’s people and eloquently articulated in the Earth Charter."

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