Dayum, to be around that King Hammurabi when he dictated his 282 laws that would set the stage for modern rule of law in the western world. Dayum. His scribes went through many a clay and stone tablet, and reams of papyrus and parchment before committing all that cuneiform to black stone for the king.
If you wish to understand the relative “fairness” of life at any period in history, just read the laws governing its people. One must wonder how Hammurabi arrived at only 282 laws, many of which are extensions of the same issue, given the million-plus laws in the US alone. As I sit here writing to you, I am probably committing several felonies at once. Happy to oblige. Continue reading 282 Damn-Good Reasons to Love Ancient Babylon
My Pops recounted a funny story about one of his SFOD-D buds who was in charge of an entire province in Afghanistan. A US Army master sergeant tellin’ everyone what’s what, handing out parking passes to high-ranking officials, and making the locals play nice with the invading soldiers from 10 different countries. Continue reading Ahhhh, ‘Twas the Fall of 1944 and Nat Geo Ran Romania
I love these two books on POWER. Pops had me read both when I was a child, and they changed my life and attitude forever, not to mention schooled me on how best to conduct myself in. Written back in the day, their firm words still resonate today, right down to your DNA, as Pops says. Continue reading THE TWO MOST HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL BOOKS ON POWER
How often do you read an ancient or rare book that multisparks in your mind, creating a jungle fire that consumes you for weeks with its magnificence of design, thought and purpose?
Like a tornado, this one blew me up, down and away, and I landed gently in a field of wonder:
BENEFICENCE OF DESIGN: In The Problem Of Evil, Vindicated By The Law Of Causation In The Physical Construction Of Matter Continue reading Mother Nature Writes the Final Page of Our Story In Stone
For subversives everywhere, provided you can entiende English. The Office of Strategic Services (OSS) operated clandestinely in WWII and was the precursor to the CIA. The OSS took much of its doctrine from the British Special Air Service (SAS), the modern-day version of Satan’s Angels. If you’re not into the Old Testament, please read on. Continue reading SIMPLE SABOTAGE: OSS FIELD MANUAL No. 3
2014 was the Year of The Great Purge for the CIA, and I don’t mean Culinary Institute of America. They dumped thousands of documents for all good Americans to see and laugh at.
Two docs stood out from the miasma of chaff and ash. The internally published Studies in Intelligence: A collection of articles on the historical, operational, doctrinal, and theoretical aspects of intelligence featured two volumes of “Par-Faits and Other Faits.” Continue reading CIA’s Funniest Home Quotes and Quips from Performance Appraisal Reports
My Pops loves tuna. Guess he needs his minimum daily requirement of mercury, lead, arsenic, cadmium, and various delicious toxins (pesticides, flame retardants and PCBs, just to name a few). Continue reading Anatomy of Bumbling Bee Chris Lischewski: How Corporate Arrogance, Malfeasance, Miscalculation and Conspiracy Led to the Worldwide Tuna Tragedy
Women and children are the most neglected members of the human species, and should be on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
Every day, thousands of women and children around the world are abused and neglected, maimed and murdered. Continue reading Women and Children Should Be On The IUCN Red List Of Threatened Species
Thank you all for your wonderful inspiration!
WARNING: This is a long article, fulla gems and nuggets, so make sure you make time.
One of the greatest creations in The Universe, besides majestic planets like Mother Earth and powerful energy sources like our quantorettal sun, is the human subconscious. It is in direct communication with The Universe, which suggests it also communicates collectively with the subconscious of others. Continue reading How to Actively Communicate with Your Subconscious