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Edited by Aideen Devine, Wednesday, 4 May 2022, 20:05

I was out for dinner on Friday night with a group of friends and the conversation moved to the ongoing gay/trans rights debate. One of the people at the table mentioned that they have teenagers and are getting hit with all sorts on this and did not know how to respond, they also remarked that one of their sons is gay. I asked the question, what rights do they not have that you and I have and outlined that, in law, they have exactly the same rights as everyone else. They have the right to marry, work, own property etc. and that if they were being denied any of those rights because of their sexual preferences then they might be able to make a case but otherwise they couldn’t and it was a non-issue.

They said their son had been taken into the office by the school principal and spoken to about his ‘gayness’ (I don’t have the full details on this or why it was brought up as an issue) and they remarked that ‘he has the right to be accepted for who he is’. I said no, he didn’t. I said you cannot legislate for people’s personal beliefs and/or prejudices. It doesn’t matter whether or not you agree with them. If he has the right to be accepted for who he is, then the principal has the same right, and also has the right to not accept someone’s sexual preferences, if it clashes with his personal religious/moral beliefs. (It’s a strong ‘Christian’ school) If the principal was denying him an education because of it, then they could make a case for discrimination but this was not the issue.

Afterwards I was thinking about this and thought why is this even an issue for the school unless someone wanted to make it an issue? School is there to provide a child with an education, it is not there to acknowledge or indulge someone’s preferences in a partner.

Also, going back to the transgender issue, the ‘I don’t feel like a man/woman…’ etc. I was thinking about this again too and wondered – How do you know what it feels like to be a man or woman unless you had the experience of feeling both? If you say you don’t feel like a ‘man’ then you must have had the experience of ‘feeling like a man’ at some point. You must also have had the experience of ‘feeling like a woman’ in order to be able to differentiate between the two. What is the difference, do men and women not have the same feelings and emotional range? Are women more emotional or is that just a myth? Some people have very shallow feelings, others feel things on a deeper level, does this correlate with biological differences? What difference does testosterone or oestrogen make to someone’s feelings?

From experience, I know that fluctuations in hormone levels can play havoc with your physical and mental well-being, women are only too aware of the misery periods and menopause can inflict but none of these states are permanent and eventually level off or fade away. Without being facetious I, for one, would like to know.

I’ve also been reading An Emotional Education by Alain du Botton/School of Life and he makes the point that we are still living under the influence of the Romantics where our feelings are believed to override all other concerns. He believes this is a mistake as feelings can be wrong, something I’m sure we all know from experience. He believes we put too much emphasis on our feelings and not enough on reason and logic, like the philosophers of classical antiquity. He doesn’t necessarily say that our feelings are always wrong, or that they should be disregarded, but that they should always be balanced against reality and practicality. So before we go rushing off on impulse to quit our jobs and join the circus, or whatever your wont may be, it would probably be best to sit down and give it some thought first.

We all have the same rights in law, and the law doesn’t legislate for feelings. In this age of indulgent narcissism where everyone is so easily offended, the best thing that could happen would be for all those narcissists to get exactly what they want, to never be offended, to never be challenged, to always have everyone agree with them. Because if that happened, what you would find is that their lives and the world would stagnate, comedy would disappear and everyone would die of boredom, which is basically what is happening at present.

There does not need to be conflict but we as humans need challenge and sometimes conflict in order to grow and move forward. (Nothing like a good row, for clearing the air!) Some of sciences greatest breakthroughs happened because people did not agree with the beliefs of the era. If Galileo had not disagreed about the movement of the planets, would we still believe the earth was at the centre of the universe and everything moved around it? (Although there are many who still think they are the centre of the universe!) The very rights we have are because people disagreed with the status quo and took a stand against real injustices and inequality, like slavery, not because someone’s feelings were hurt or because someone didn’t use their ‘pronouns’ (aww, poor baby!). Unfortunately, this is what comes of the ‘everyone gets a medal’ generation who have been brought up to believe that their feelings should never be hurt or that they should not be offended.

If you want to live in a world where this happens then you may go and plug into the Metaverse and spend the rest of your existence in some digital version of Pleasantville where not only will you never be offended but where you will never grow up or evolve into someone who just might add something to the human experience or the lives of the people around you.

But if you are planning on living in the real world then you need to grow up and understand the basic reality that not everyone will agree with you and things will not always go your way, that’s life! If you find that someone doesn’t agree with you or offends you, then either come up with a better argument or use it to challenge yourself to find a way of managing your feelings in a world that doesn’t really give a damn - think of it as character building.

The sad reality at present, is that the world we thought we knew is falling apart around us and this focus on non-issues is a big part of the problem. While the weak and self-righteous are whining about their feelings and being offended, real issues of concern, like loss of freedom, totalitarian control, technological tyranny, medical fascism and war-mongering are not even being looked at and, in the not too distant future, we may wake up some morning to a cold hard reality and find it is too late to stop it - but sure as long as no ones feelings are hurt!

With all its faults and failings, a world where you are free to argue, disagree and challenge ideas and authority still feels like a better option to me, than some fragile snowflakes utopian dream of eternal pleasantness where innovation, fun and adventure go to die. 

And talking about death, my father told me a joke one time (and I apologise in advance because I am useless when it comes to telling jokes) it was about a man who died and when he arrived in the afterlife was told he could have anything he wanted. So he asked for all the best food, drink and women, everything he ever wanted fast cars, holidays and indulged himself to the hilt. Over time he grew tired of it all and wondered what hell would be like as he couldn't take much more of the over indulgence and partying, so he asked if he could go and visit hell and give it the once over before he made a decision. However, he was told he didn't need to, he was already there. The choice is ours…

Happy Star Wars Day - May the force be with you!


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All the Worlds a...fraud??

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Edited by Aideen Devine, Monday, 25 Apr 2022, 13:20

The world is full of fakery, we have fake wars, fake pandemics, fake presidents and leaders, fake news, fake science, fake food, fake men and women, fake histories, fake religions and fake concern; all concocted to control you, keep you distracted and in a continual state of terror so that you don’t see that the real war is being waged against you.

Humanity has been the victim in a silent war of terror for decades and didn’t even know it. Governments and corporations have worked hand in glove to make you sick, terrify you, keep you poor and divided, and all while telling you that they were working in your interests. Unfortunately, there is something faulty in the wiring of humans, that we judge people not on what they do but what they say. It reminds me of the scene in Mars Attacks where the aliens are chasing after the humans and shouting ‘We love you’ while blowing them away.

The question is, how do we counteract it? I don’t really know, well, actually I do, but the scale of it is beyond me and I don’t have the means to take it on. However, they say, be the change you want to see in the world so, to that end, as one human being, I have switched off the fake media. From here on, I will completely ignore all the politicians and concern myself with the wellbeing of my family, friends and community only.

We have an election coming up next week and as part of my ‘new agenda for change’ I will not be voting for anyone, I do not want to encourage these people any more. I will use my vote and spoil it and write on it ‘None of the Above’ - spoiled votes are still counted. There was a petition on Change.org a few years ago to have it added to ballot papers. Sadly, nothing came of it and minority governments will still be able to make laws and implement policies that none of us ever voted for. But if I haven’t voted for them, then I don’t see why I should obey them.

There is no doubt the system needs to change but no one is offering any real change, at least not here in NI, they are all strings of the same bow, parroting out the propaganda and box ticking for effect, with nothing new to offer except the same old self-righteous indignation and arrogance. They cannot see outside of the present models for government or the ‘crisis’ issues being manufactured around them. They have neither the intellect nor imagination to look any further than the end of their own upturned noses, and it’s hard to believe that they are concerned about us now when most of them either gleefully joined in, or stood silently by, in the last two years as our freedoms were stripped away and the entire population was subjected to a campaign of media and medical terrorism.

The SDLP’s posters state ‘People First’, this is the same party that a few short months ago was calling for the unvaccinated to be excluded from society. Now, it’s ‘People First’, do they really think we have forgotten. They must think our memories are as short lived as their election promises.

And Sinn Pfizer’s are ‘Time for a Change’. That I certainly agree with but not the change these fascists have in mind, judging by their actions in the last 2, or rather 30+, years. The party that, along with the Ulster Unionists, banned people from graveyards, beaches and forests. Beaches and forests are two of the best places for your mental and physical health, and the importance of graveyards as a comfort to the recently bereaved is immeasurable. When it comes to self-righteous grandstanding it is hard to beat Sinn Fein’s absolute hypocrisy.

Then we have the newbies, People Before Profit but I didn’t hear a word from them when the profits of the pharmaceutical industry were rocketing at the expense of the health and well-being of the people. Profits before People more like - maybe that should be Pfizer’s new corporate by-line, after all, that is what they have been doing for years anyway!

The Socialist Party are touting ‘We cannot afford this system/Capitalism’. But they only have to look back to the old Soviet Union and Mao’s China to see what the price of ‘socialism’ was, an estimated 65 million dead. A better slogan would be, Flogging the Dead Horse! Good luck with that one!

But in the midst of this manufactured economic crisis, (I know, another one!) what can we ‘afford’? The lie of Theresa May’s ‘there is no magic money tree’, has now been laid bare for all to see and not just in the last 2 years. The government has been happily printing money to pay for the ‘covid’ crisis. There was no shortage of capital for the government and their cronies when their snouts were buried in the ‘covid’ trough. But for years we were told that the 2008 banking crisis was the reason the health service and other public services were being starved of funding. Now, of course, we know the story of that ‘crisis’, caused and manufactured by the banking industry and they still got to walk away with all the money and all the property and we were left to pay for it all, as usual.

The rise of crypto currency shows that the entire monetary system is fake as well. There is now and never was any need for austerity or poverty, it would be quite easy to equalise the opportunities in society and life in general but we will never get it from a political party, at least not from any of the present incumbents touting for a soft seat and a deep pocket in Stormont. The move from money in your pocket to numbers on a screen lays bare the falsehood of monetary economics, just add in a few more numbers. I’m not sure what the biggest scam in history is, banking, Christianity, or 20th/21st century ‘health’ care. Hmmm…

Anyway, in next week’s fake democratic election, in my area, the Sinn Pfizer sheep and the SDLP supporting, middle classes will in all likely turn out and put them back in power so don’t expect to see anything changing around here soon, except the value of the fake pound in your pocket, at least, until it is taken away and replaced with the score on your social credit card and your biometric ID.

And in case all this fakery is too much for you, then Mark Zuckerberg can offer you a fake life to go with all the other fake stuff. You can forget all your troubles and plug into the Metaverse and live a fake life with a fake avatar, obviously a much slimmer, smarter and better-looking version of yourself, until such times as you lose all consciousness of reality and become the first human battery in the AI takeover. The Matrix awaits…


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Death and the Apocalypse?

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Edited by Aideen Devine, Thursday, 1 Sep 2022, 12:48

My mother passed away just over two weeks ago, thanks in no small part to Astra Zeneca, Pfizer and the National Death…sorry ‘Health’ Service. I’m the first to admit she had an underlying condition, Type 2 diabetes but she was far from the grave, as the consultant said, when she was first admitted, and yet, that is exactly where she is now.

When admitted, after blacking out at home and collapsing, she was diagnosed with pericarditis, (there’s a lot of it and myocarditis going around and organ failure) then they found blood clots in her lungs. So, in trying to manage the balance of fluids in and fluids out, she was in for several weeks as mentioned in the previous post.

She was so depressed they decided to send her home and treat her in the community. She had also suffered a mini stroke which initially affected her speech, but rectified itself within a few days but her short term memory was slightly affected. She was due to go home the Monday before Christmas. On the Saturday night, the Ward Manager decided she would move her to another Ward, (her fifth or sixth move, I’m not sure, I lost count) against the orders of the consultant that she wasn’t to be moved. She had been in a 4 bed ward and was moved to a single room in the new wing of the hospital, which has been built in preparation for the switch to private care, although no one will admit it publicly yet. She woke about six o’clock in the morning needing to use the bathroom. What happened next, remains unclear, no one knows if she called for assistance or tried to go herself but, if she did, no one came, as they were all on their tea-break. She was found lying on the floor afterwards with a broken hip and from there, went downhill rapidly. I cannot even begin to describe how completely sickened I was on getting that news on the Sunday morning, or how angry. She was in so much pain, they couldn’t leave her so they did a hip replacement on Christmas Eve.

Her mental state before the fall, and afterwards, was masked by the morphine she was on for the pain but she didn’t improve when they took her off it. I wonder now if she suffered another or several small strokes, or maybe it was the 15 different medications that were being pumped into her per day on an empty stomach. With the rules around visits, I didn’t see her for the first 7 weeks of her stay, but was able to see her when she was in Ward 44, and Ward 22, after the fall, but did not see her after the operation until she got home. The decline was shocking. She finally got home on 6 January, a pale shadow of the woman she had been a mere 13 weeks previously – physically unable to walk or stand, and at least 2 stone lighter. Mentally, it was as if the lights had gone out, her emotional connections were broken. She passed away peacefully on 17 January, after slipping into unconsciousness the day before - a small consolation, after three months of hell.

There was a surge in deaths in our town after Christmas, from strokes, heart attacks and sudden onset organ failure. But because most of them were elderly, or over 60, no one is going to even bother to investigate. Maybe some of them would have happened anyway, but even the local priest spoke out about the unprecedented numbers and is strongly anti-CV jabs, even if his church isn’t. But as I keep pointing out, these jabs are not vaccines, they are m-RNA gene therapy, and no one is even bothering to ask where they are getting the RNA from. Is it from animals, aborted foetuses or is it synthetic? No one can think straight with all the hysteria and the media just keep pumping out the fear and propaganda.

It has been a strange two years and feels even more surreal now, the world before wasn’t perfect but God, I miss it. The world now is in an absolute mess, engineered, of course, by the powers behind the political puppets so that they can implement the Great Reset. I’m sure all the anti-Trumpers are delighted with Joe, what a great president, driving the US into the worst economic and social mess in history, and now trying to start a war with Russia – good luck with that one!

And over here we have ‘partygate’. The absurdity of it all, they partied, unafraid and uncaring, while you masked, distanced and volunteered yourself as a guinea pig for the pharmaceutical industry. Granny was left to die alone as mass hysteria and lunacy swept over the population. Common sense forgotten in the midst of it all and the most basic questions regarding facts and scientific evidence, not even asked, as humanity lost their minds and their humanity.

My family like many others have been fractured by this, you would have thought the loss of my mother would have brought them together and started a healing process but, unfortunately, not. Those in thrall to the medical profession refuse to even discuss the possibility that they were duped, it’s hard to reason with those who are screaming hysterically, or maybe they are now so afraid of what may be ahead for them, as they are all jabbed, that they dare not believe they have been used, or that their own government could set them up like this.

My mother’s cousin is still in hospital and suffering from what can only be described as derangement. Yet, the doctors can find nothing physically wrong with her. If they performed a D-dimer test they might find an answer.

They are pushing hard now to get rid of Boris, maybe he isn’t fascist enough for the puppet masters or maybe he has served his usefulness and they don’t need him for the next stage of the plan, it all feels a bit engineered doesn't it. The pattern is becoming more obvious, create a crisis, get the media to whip it up to hysteria levels and then magically present the solution.

The FOI request made by GB News reveals that 17,500 people died with ‘Covid’ alone. Which is about 3k less than a normal flu year and the average age was 82.5 years, one year above the national average, and let’s not even get started on the figures for the monumental waste of our money on PPE or Nightingale Hospitals.

With truckers across the world joining those in Canada in staging protests, it feels like it is the beginning of the end of the insanity, although lunatics like Trudeau and Ardern are holding fast and threatening to be even more fascist. Will humanity prevail? I’m not sure because it feels as if something profound has been lost and, as my mother was hastened to her death, so I feel that humanity has been hastened to their demise. 

Back in the 1960’s, John Calhoun conducted experiments with mice by building them a Utopian society were all their needs were met. Initially, there was an explosion in the population, but the population never reached its potential maximum and eventually tapered off and died. He tried the experiment with many other animals and the outcome was always the same and followed the same pattern, the societies grew and then collapsed. Looking at where we are now, between the ‘woke’ but not awake hysteria, and the destruction wrought by covid, I predict that within thirty years we, in the west, will be living like Romanians were in the 1950’s. While Calhoun’s experiments are taken as a possible demonstration of what happens with over-population, I took from it that it was more a warning about the dangers of a universal income and what would happen in a society when all the needs are met without any effort. We have the ‘snowflake/woke’ generation at present, who have never known want or poverty and the same patterns seem to be evolving. I have included a link to interviews with Dr Calhoun and would encourage you to learn more about his experiments. Then look around you at our present society and see if you can draw parallels.

But whatever the future holds for us, the road ahead is not going to be smooth, all I can advise is to sharpen up your survival skills and stock your cupboards. I think the worst is yet to come especially, if the lunatics are intent on war with Russia.

But in the midst of all the gloom, there is one bit of good news, Mark Zuckerberg lost millions this week when Facebook/Metaverse stock took a big hit. Apparently, Facebook has peaked and is hemorrhaging users/viewers like the mainstream media. It seems life through a screen has lost its attraction and when you censor and shut down your own customers/products, what do you expect?  Like David Aames, it seems people want to live a real life. Here’s to hoping they will be able or allowed to.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iOFveSUmh9U


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